IPhone X may not available until 2018, say analysts

The two new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will now be available in two storage options only - 64GB and 256GB variants.

The open sale for both smartphones officially go live from 6pm and will be available through all offline and online retail channels.

Apple has released the final output of their hard work in the form of the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X. Since the iPhone X will not be released until later this year, critics have chose to focus on the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.

Redmond Pie compared fast charging and standard charging, pitting the iPhone 8 Plus vs. iPhone 7 Plus. There are several under-the-hood improvements and subtle design changes. At Apple, we are incredibly excited about this new generation of iPhone - iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus.

Last Monday, Susquehanna International Group estimated that Apple pays $581 to configure its iPhone X. If that's true, it would mean that Apple earns $418 per smartphone.

iPhone 8 Plus features a 12 Megapixel Wide-angle and 12 Megapixel telephone lens rear camera with Quad LED True Tone flash and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS).

Both the iPhones come with a front-facing 7-megapixel camera with an aperture size of f/2.2.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus features a 5.5 inch Retina Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) Wide screen IPS True Tone Display. The problem components have been dubbed Romeo and Juliet; the former is used to project the 30,000 dots onto a user's face, while the latter refers to the infrared camera that reads the pattern.

Apple has put the Bionic chip in both iPhone 8 models and the iPhone X. The term "bionic" really doesn't have a technical meaning - it just sounds cool.

Moreover, Jio was also providing 70% buyback on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Pre-booking numbers in India are nearly half of what they were during the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus launch previous year.

A Rs 10,000 cashback can also be availed on purchase of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus on Citi cards on 29 September purchases. Special thanks to Mukesh and everyone at Jio for hosting the celebration for iPhone customers. Amazon is also offering a 3/6/9/12 months no-cost EMI on select credit cards. For instance, the iPhone 8 Plus 256GB is priced at Rs. 86,000 and the cashback offer will give buyers back Rs. 52,976.

Flipkart has added an extra Rs 3000 to the iPhone 8 duo's exchange value and is serving up a 1-year Buyback Guarantee worth Rs 33000. There's another Rs 3,000 discount on exchange of your older iPhone.

  • Carolyn Briggs