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Topic: iPhone 8 Plus

iPhone 8 outsold iPhone X in Apple's holiday quarter, consumer survey finds

01/22/2018, 12:01 pm

Apple's active shipping of eight iPhone models during the holiday season has led to some interesting data, with the fall 2017 releases outselling older models nearly two to one.

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Supply chain in uncharted territory with three iPhone flagships, bracing for reduced component orders

01/17/2018, 09:01 am

Component producers in Apple's supply chain for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X are expecting orders for the parts to reduce in the first quarter of 2018, but it appears that they are using previous sales metrics based on two flagship model phones, rather than three for the predictions.

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Apple improves U.S. device activations share following iPhone 8, iPhone X launches

01/16/2018, 10:01 am

Apple enjoyed a bumper quarter in the United States following the launch of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X, according to a consumer research report into device activations, with activations of iPhones in the last quarter of 2017 up compared to both the previous quarter and the same quarter in 2016.

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Scosche intros new iPhone-compatible MagicMount Charge & Elite lines

01/11/2018, 04:01 pm

Accessory maker Scosche announced a series of car mounts this week, including the MagicMount Pro Charge line, supporting Qi wireless charging on the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X.

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Apple's iPhone X tops November sales in China, Japan & Great Britain

01/10/2018, 09:01 am

The iPhone X did particularly well during its November launch, claiming the lead in three markets, despite Apple losing some share in the overall smartphone market.

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Apple tops device activations during holidays, iPhone X handily beating iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

12/27/2017, 09:12 pm

Apple once again leads the industry in smartphone and tablet activations during the week before Christmas, with very strong sales of the iPhone X leading the iPhones released in 2017, with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 availability both overseas and as used devices adding to the lead.

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Rosenblatt Securities disputes iPhone X order cut rumors, says no changes in Apple's plans

12/26/2017, 12:12 pm

Contrary to supply chain speculation, production of the iPhone X remains right on schedule, according to investment firm Rosenblatt Securities, which also has seen evidence that sales are accelerating in China.

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Supply chain scuttlebutt stokes fears that Apple's $999 iPhone X price is too high

12/26/2017, 08:12 am

Ahead of typical seasonal trends, where iPhone sales traditionally cool off after the holidays, supply chain reports have begun projecting doom and gloom for Apple's flagship iPhone X, prompting analysts to cut estimates.

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Apple debuts new Hermes Watch band, case options for iPad Pro, Apple Pencil & iPhone 7 Plus/8 Plus

12/08/2017, 03:12 pm

Apple has ushered in another batch of new accessories for its mobile devices, presumably hoping to snag holiday shoppers -- or people who will customize Apple gifts after the fact.

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Consumer Reports ranks iPhone X behind Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8 series in testing

12/05/2017, 04:12 pm

Consumer Reports has performed a bevy of tests on the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X in conjunction with an assortment of other smartphones, and found the iPhone 8 series very slightly lagging behind the Samsung Galaxy S8 -- with the iPhone X close behind the iPhone 8.

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Comparison: iPhone X vs. iPhone 8 Plus camera quality

12/05/2017, 12:12 am

In this video, we take a closer look at the differences, and similarities, between the rear- and front-facing cameras included in Apple's iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus.

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iOS 11.2 beta switches on quicker 7.5W wireless charging for iPhone 8 & X

11/14/2017, 10:11 am

With iOS 11.2, still in beta, Apple has silently enabled promised 7.5-watt wireless Qi charging for the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X -- faster than the 5 watts the devices supported at launch.

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Video: One week using Apple's iPhone X vs. iPhone 8 Plus

11/12/2017, 07:11 pm

There are benchmarks and specs -- and then there are actual use cases that may differ between the iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. AppleInsider has spent over a week with the iPhone X now, and here's what we think about it, versus the iPhone 8 Plus.

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iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus production accelerating alongside cutback in orders for iPhone 8

11/11/2017, 09:11 am

Reports from the supply chain suggest that any production problems that may have plagued the iPhone X are long past, and Apple and its manufacturing partners will increase production to ship about 26 million of the OLED model in the holiday quarter.

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Some iPhone 8, iPhone X users suffering from GPS issues, software fix appears to be coming in iOS 11.2

11/09/2017, 11:11 am

A growing thread on the Apple community support forums suggests that users are having some difficulties with GPS accuracy mostly on the iPhone 8 and iPhone X -- but a software fix appears to be included for most in the most recent beta of iOS 11.2.

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Video: Apple's iPhone X speakers sound off louder than iPhone 8 Plus

11/08/2017, 07:11 pm

Despite sharing many features under the hood, the iPhone X's speakers appear to be more powerful than what you'll hear on the iPhone 8 Plus.

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Israel-based Corephotonics sues Apple over iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus dual-lens camera

11/07/2017, 02:11 pm

Israel-bases company Corephotonics has sued Apple, alleging that the iPhone manufacturer has used four of its patents surrounding dual-camera technology in the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus without permission or licensing.

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Best Buy goes installment-only on Apple's iPhone 8 & X after backlash over $100 premium

10/31/2017, 04:10 pm

Best Buy has removed options to buy an iPhone 8 or X upfront from its U.S. website, which had previously generated controversy since the retailer was charging a $100 premium on top of Apple's normal retail prices.

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iPhone 8 breaks Apple's decline in China, questions remain around iPhone X

10/30/2017, 10:10 am

This fall's launch of the iPhone 8 appears to have reversed six quarters of declining iPhone sales in China, in fact giving Apple 40 percent growth year-over-year for the September quarter, according to research estimates published on Monday.

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Comparison: 4K 60fps video shot on iPhone 8 Plus vs. Panasonic's Lumix GH5 mirrorless camera

10/29/2017, 08:10 pm

With iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, Apple introduced the ability to capture 4K video at 60 frames per second, a major accomplishment for such a small device, but how does the compact lens and camera module fare against a proper prosumer rig? AppleInsider takes a closer look by pitting iPhone 8 Plus against Panasonic's GH5 mirrorless camera.

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