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Topic: iPhone 8

Lisa Jackson details iPhone 8, iPhone X environmentally friendly design, more in interview

12/13/2017, 08:12 pm

Apple routinely touts environmentally-friendly aspects of new product releases, and that was no different with iPhone 8 and iPhone X. In a newly unearthed interview, Apple's VP for Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson details how the company designed its latest flagships to be the greenest ever offered.

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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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Consumer anticipation ahead of iPhone X dinged Apple marketshare

12/05/2017, 12:12 pm

New data suggests that Apple marketshare took a very slight hit in a three month period ending in October in the U.S., because users put off purchasing phones while waiting for the iPhone X.

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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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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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iPhone 7, iPhone 6s dominate Q3 smartphone sales, iPhone 8 has strong debut

11/09/2017, 09:11 am

The iPhone held the top two worldwide sales slots in the third quarter of 2017, with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s holding the top two spots on the chart.

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Apple reaping higher profits from each iPhone X sold than iPhone 8, analysis claims

11/06/2017, 06:11 pm

Despite the expense of technologies like a 5.8-inch, edge-to-edge OLED display and a 3D facial recognition camera, the iPhone X is actually more profitable per-device than the iPhone 8, according to a research estimate published on Monday.

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These low-cost wireless Qi chargers will juice your new iPhone X or iPhone 8

11/04/2017, 12:11 am

One of the main features of the iPhone X is the ability to wirelessly charge the battery, but some of the options on the market are fairly expensive. AppleInsider rounds up some of the better value options on the market that you can buy right now.

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Earnings preview: Apple to shed light on iPhone 8 launch, Wall Street expects 46M total iPhones sold

11/02/2017, 09:11 am

Thursday afternoon's quarterly earnings report from Apple will be the first indication the company has given as to the performance of the iPhone 8 since it debuted in late September, though any concrete indication of the performance of the iPhone X will likely remain mum until the conclusion of the holiday period.

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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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Canada's Rogers sees 'tremendous' demand for iPhone X, upgrades iPhone 8 status to 'good'

10/27/2017, 07:10 pm

After calling iPhone 8 demand "anemic," Canadian wireless carrier Rogers Communications on Friday upgraded the smartphone's status to "good," while touting interest in iPhone X as "tremendous."

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Apple identifies automakers with wireless charging supporting iPhone 8 & 8 Plus

10/24/2017, 10:10 am

Apple has issued a new support document identifying which auto brands -- and in some cases, specific vehicles -- offer iPhone 8-compatible wireless chargers.

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Survey finds iPhone X & 8 purchase intent at highest level since Apple launched the iPhone 6

10/23/2017, 03:10 pm

Amid concerns over the debut of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, a new survey finds that the trio of those phones plus the iPhone X is generating considerable buying buzz, with 69 percent of North American consumers planning to buy a new iPhone within the next 3 months.

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With iPhone X imminent, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus selling close to what an 'iPhone 7s' would

10/23/2017, 09:10 am

New data collated from the retail chain suggests that the iPhone 8 Plus outsold the iPhone 8 in September, with the pair grabbing 10 and 8 percent of total U.S. iPhone sales across the entirety of the third calendar quarter, with the pair only available for eight days of the measurement period.

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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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