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Topic: iPhone 8

Video: The best wireless chargers for iPhone 8 and iPhone X

09/28/2017, 11:09 am

The launch of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus mark the debut of Qi wireless inductive charging in Apple's products. But which charging pad is the best option for your new iPhone? AppleInsider gives you the scoop.

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KGI: iPhone 8 sales in line with expectations, analysts overplay short Apple store lines

09/27/2017, 01:09 am

Sales of Apple's iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are off to a solid start despite claims from analysts and media citing a lower than usual turnout at Apple store locations as evidence of decreased interest in the new smartphone lineup.

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Super fast bionic glass: iPhone 8 Review

09/26/2017, 09:09 pm

Apple's latest iPhone 8 is supercharged by its new A11 Bionic chip, which does the heavy lifting for a series of major new camera features as well as making everything faster. It also packs iPad Pro's True Tone display and Fast Charging, and adds Qi wireless charging through its beautifully glossy rear glass back, built in a familiar shape but with a new steel structure ringed in an aluminum band with precision seams that continue the water and dust resistance of the previous 7 generation.

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Super fast, big bionic glass: iPhone 8 Plus Review

09/26/2017, 07:09 pm

Apple's latest iPhone 8 is supercharged by its new A11 Bionic chip, which does the heavy lifting for a series of major new camera features as well as making everything faster. It also packs iPad Pro's True Tone display and Fast Charging, and adds Qi wireless charging through its beautifully glossy rear glass back, built in a familiar shape but with a new steel structure ringed in an aluminum band with precision seams that continue the water and dust resistance of the previous 7 generation.

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Apple says fix coming for 'crackling' iPhone 8 audio

09/26/2017, 07:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued a statement confirming a small number of iPhone 8 handsets suffer from an audio glitch that causes a "crackling" noise during phone calls, saying a fix for the problem is in the works.

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Apple spends an estimated $247.51 on iPhone 8 parts, $288.08 on iPhone 8 Plus

09/25/2017, 10:09 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook has repeatedly dismissed bill of material estimates as incorrect, but that's not stopping research firm IHS Markit to share its latest findings with industry analysts. This year, the firm estimates Apple spends $247.51 on the components that comprise one 4.7-inch iPhone 8 with 64GB of storage.

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Apple's iPhone 8 supports EVS for high-quality audio over LTE

09/25/2017, 05:09 pm

Gone largely unnoticed in the aftermath of Apple's iPhone unveiling, the new iPhone 8 lineup now supports the enhanced voice services (EVS) codec, promising higher quality calls over LTE networks that support the feature.

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Last call! Giveaway: Enter to win an unlocked iPhone 8 in Space Gray complete with a Speck Presidio Ultra case

09/25/2017, 12:09 pm

AppleInsider has partnered with Speck this week to offer readers the chance to win a special iPhone 8 package. One lucky winner will receive an unlocked 64GB iPhone 8 in Space Gray complete with a Presidio Ultra case from Speck to keep the new device safe and secure. Total combined value exceeds $750.

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Apple rumored to launch jumbo-sized 6.46-inch iPhone X in 2018

09/25/2017, 10:09 am

Reports from South Korea suggest that Apple has ruled out a 5.2-inch OLED phone in 2018, and is examining two sizes of OLED screens with one very similar to the iPhone X, plus a large-format LED model.

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Netflix app updated for 1080p HDR on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, forthcoming iPhone X

09/24/2017, 03:09 pm

An update to the iOS Netflix app brings HDR video to Apple's new crop of phones including the iPhone 8 family and November's iPhone X, but as of yet, the feature has not been added to the Apple TV version of the app.

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Inside iPhone 8: Apple's A11 Bionic introduces 5 new custom silicon engines

09/23/2017, 07:09 pm

Apple's new A11 Bionic chip used in iPhone 8 and the upcoming iPhone X packs in an array of processing cores and sophisticated controllers, each optimized for specific tasks. We only know a bit about these, let alone what else is packed into this SoC. Here's a look at the new Apple GPU, Neural Engine, its 6 core CPU, NVMe SSD controller and new custom video encoder inside the package.

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Apple adds global FeliCa support to Apple Pay with iPhone 8, iPhone X & Apple Watch Series 3

09/22/2017, 08:09 pm

Overshadowed by Apple's recent glut of hardware news, the company's latest mobile devices now feature NFC technology that allows all iPhone 8, iPhone X and Apple Watch Series 3 devices, even those sold outside of Japan, to interact with FeliCa terminals.

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Inside iPhone 8: new 29 watt Fast Charging like iPad Pro, using USB-PD

09/22/2017, 08:09 pm

Apple's new iPhone 8 supports new Qi wireless charging pads as a wireless convenience, but if you're in a hurry to recharge, you'll want to plug it in to take advantage of the significantly faster charge you can get using a standard 10 or 12 watt iPad adapter. New to iPhone 8 is an even quicker "Fast Charging" feature that uses the 29 watt USB-Power Delivery specification associated with USB-C and USB 3.1 to get you from zero to 50 percent in 30 minutes.

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Watch: Unboxing all 3 iPhone 8 colors, plus bonus Quick Start setup

09/22/2017, 06:09 pm

Considering a new iPhone 8 or 8 Plus? AppleInsider unboxes all three color options of Apple's latest handset lineup and goes through the new Quick Start setup feature, which lets users transfer setup options and settings over from another device running iOS 11.

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Apple premieres new promo video, '8 things to love about iPhone 8'

09/22/2017, 04:09 pm

Apple on Friday released a new video ad, "8 things to love about iPhone 8," looking to hook viewers on its latest smartphone, shipping today.

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Apple's Tim Cook says iPhone 8 & Apple Watch Series 3 seeing localized sellouts

09/22/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple is seeing localized sellouts of the iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 on launch day, though units may still be available, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a TV interview.

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After decade of iPhone launches, there's still a line in San Francisco

09/22/2017, 11:09 am

At Apple's Union Square flagship retail store in San Francisco, an early morning line of about 100 people formed down the block for new iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 buyers, split between users with pre-order reservations and people who just stopped by to pick up the new gear.

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Ikea 'This Charges Everything' ad campaign for iPhone 8 Qi charging invokes past Apple slogans

09/22/2017, 11:09 am

Ikea is capitalizing on not just Apple's inclusion of Qi charging on the iPhone 8 and iPhone X to promote its own line of compatible charging equipment -- but also implements variations of phrases that Apple has used in the past.

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AppleCare+ iPhone 8 back screen glass replacement $99, not screen repair cost of $29

09/22/2017, 10:09 am

Users with AppleCare+ for the iPhone are accustomed to a relatively new $29 screen replacement from Apple -- but that only applies to the screen in the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and not the back glass.

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iPhone 8 Plus best performing smartphone camera ever, iPhone X expected to be better

09/22/2017, 09:09 am

While the new iPhone 8 did very well beating all other manufacturer's devices in testing by DxOMark, the iPhone 8 Plus is the undisputed champion of all other smartphones ever produced.

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