iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, are now available for purchase in India. Both the handsets were available for pre-orders in India starting September 22 via online and offline stores. Jio partnered with Apple to release the new iPhone models, and hosted an event on Friday to officially launch the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus with Apple CEO Tim Cook making an appearance via video link. Among the highlights of the new phones are wireless charging and glass back, among others. Globally, the phones have seen tepid response because of the iPhone X, which is positioned higher than them in Apple’s 2017 portfolio.
The iPhone 8 features a 4.7-inch display, whereas the iPhone 8 Plus features a 5.5-inch display. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus come with a new A11 Bionic chipset (six cores, in total) that is said to be 70 per cent faster than last year’s chip. It is paired with a new graphics processing chip that is 30 per cent faster than what’s in the A10.