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Topic: iPhone 8

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Google Pixel 2 XL: camera is only part of the package

10/20/2017, 09:10 pm

A new review looking at camera images captured by Apple's iPhone 8 and Google's HTC-built Pixel 2 declared iPhone the overall winner in a series of shots where both phones actually performed well. But despite Google's framing of 'camera score' as the only criteria for modern smartphones, there's a lot more of interest to buyers than just a phone's still camera.

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CEO of Canada's Rogers sees 'anemic' demand for Apple's iPhone 8

10/19/2017, 03:10 pm

The CEO of Canadian communications giant Rogers said that the company is so far seeing "anemic" demand for Apple's iPhone 8, potentially adding to the evidence that global sales are soft.

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Rumor claims Apple cutting iPhone 8 production orders in half

10/19/2017, 10:10 am

Apple is allegedly slashing its production orders for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus by roughly 50 percent for November and December, which if true could be the earliest such cut in the iPhone's history.

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NAB calls for activation of iPhone FM radio feature Apple says does not exist

10/18/2017, 09:10 pm

Less than a month after U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai called on Apple to activate FM radio functionality in its iPhone devices, the National Association of Broadcasters on Wednesday issued a similar call to action, saying the company could easily integrate such features if it so desired.

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Video: See how iPhone 8 4K 60fps video sacrifices some picture quality for higher framerate

10/17/2017, 02:10 pm

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are the first smartphones on the market to shoot ultra-high-resolution 4K video at 60 frames per second. But shooting 4K at that framerate does come with some visual compromises. AppleInsider demonstrates in our new video.

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iPhone X, pent up demand predicted to drive Apple sales for years to come -- if all factors line up

10/16/2017, 11:10 am

An analyst has mixed feelings about the iPhone X pricing and release schedule, and believes that it may drive Apple's valuation to new heights -- but if it is not well accepted, then it will eat into the company's earnings for years to come.

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How Apple's iPhone X TrueDepth AR waltzed ahead of Google's Tango

10/13/2017, 05:10 pm

Apple's iOS 11 brings Augmented Reality to a huge installed base of over 350 million iOS devices with powerful A9, A10 Fusion or A11 Bionic chips. However, another form of AR is about to be introduced, exclusive to the company's new iPhone X. Here's a deeper look at Apple's big AR surprise.

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Inside Apple's ARKit and Visual Inertial Odometry, new in iOS 11

10/12/2017, 03:10 pm

When iPhone launched ten years ago it took basic photos and no videos. Today's iOS 11 now achieves a new level of image capture with Depth, AI Vision and Machine Learning. In parallel, it hosts a new platform for Augmented Reality, which integrates what the camera sees and graphics created by the device. Here's a look at how it works.

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Watch: Apple's iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7 Plus cameras compared

10/09/2017, 10:10 pm

Though the cameras in Apple's latest iPhones boast the same megapixel count as last year's models, the new devices sport greatly improved internal components, from "deeper" pixels to an upgraded image signal processor. See how the new hardware compares to its predecessor in this video.

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iPhone X TrueDepth supply issues likely to clear up in early 2018, 'super cycle' still coming

10/06/2017, 10:10 am

KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo sees the TrueDepth camera and Face ID as the real driving force behind a "super cycle" for the iPhone, with it ultimately growing iPhone sales for the entirety of fiscal year 2018.

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Video: How Apple's 'Slow Sync' flash for iPhone 8 and iPhone X makes pictures better than ever

10/05/2017, 02:10 pm

The iPhone 8 and iPhone X boast a new feature dubbed "Slow Sync" flash that improves picture quality when relying on the camera flash. AppleInsider shows you how it works in our latest video, covering everything from exposure to slow shutter speeds, and how flash freezes the image.

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Watch: HEIF vs. JPEG on iPhone 8 compared

10/04/2017, 05:10 pm

Apple announced support for the High Efficiency Image File (HEIF) photo format at WWDC in June, a standard that supposedly retains image quality while boasting better compression that results in files half the size of past formats. We decided to test out Apple's claims by using our iPhone 8 Plus to take photos in the legacy JPEG format and HEIF, then comparing them side by side.

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Three more reports of swollen batteries in iPhone 8 Plus surface, still not statistically significant

10/04/2017, 04:10 pm

Three more reports of swollen iPhone 8 Plus batteries have surfaced in international markets, but the current rate of failure is still well within industry norms for infant failure of lithium ion batteries.

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Winner of the iPhone 8 giveaway announced [Pat Y.]

10/03/2017, 03:10 pm

AppleInsider would like to congratulate Pat Y., winner of our latest giveaway. Pat will receive an unlocked 64GB iPhone 8 in Space Gray and a Presidio Ultra case courtesy of Speck.

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Apple continues weekly update cycle with iOS 11.0.2, containing iPhone 8 call crackling fix

10/03/2017, 01:10 pm

Two weeks since the original release, and one week after the last minor update, Apple has released iOS 11.0.2 with rectification of crackling sounds during calls on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and other assorted fixes.

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Deals: LG 43" 4K monitor for $649 ($350 off); 21" iMac 4K (Radeon 560) for $1,399 ($100 off); no interest financing for 12 months on iPhone 8

10/03/2017, 11:10 am

B&H Photo is taking $350 off LG's 4K display (43MU79-B) today only, bringing the price down to $649.95 with no tax outside NY and NJ. Apple authorized resellers are also discounting 2017 iMacs by $100, and Amazon sellers have iPhone 8 devices in stock with no interest if paid in full within 12 months using the Amazon.com Store Card.

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Comparing iPhone 8 charging speeds with fast charge, wireless and more

10/02/2017, 11:10 pm

With the launch of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, Apple introduced its smartphone user base to fast charge technology capable of delivering an up to 50 percent charge in just 30 minutes. AppleInsider takes a closer look at the technology and how it compares to traditional -- and wireless -- charging methods in this video.

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Video: iPhone 8 Plus A11 Bionic versus iPhone 7 Plus A10 Fusion performance test

10/01/2017, 08:10 pm

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus come loaded with Apple's new A11 Bionic processor. AppleInsider takes a look at everything it brings to the table, and how it compares to the A10 Fusion from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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New Apple video ad shows the effects of Portrait Lighting mode in the iPhone 8 Plus

09/30/2017, 05:09 pm

Apple is promoting the photographic capabilities of the iPhone 8 Plus in a new advertisement released on Saturday morning, with the ad highlighting the new Portrait Lighting mode included with the iPhone by showing the effects users can produce using the feature.

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Apple reportedly 'looking into' pair of iPhone 8 Plus with split screen from swollen battery

09/30/2017, 10:09 am

After reports circulated on social media about two iPhone 8 Plus exhibiting a swollen battery out of the millions shipped, Apple is reportedly looking into the situation surrounding the accounts and the phones themselves -- as it nearly always does.

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