Apple iPhone 8 Plus Price in Nigeria, Specs and Review in 2020

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Apple, the American technology giants released the iPhone 8 Plus alongside its smaller variant, the iPhone 8 in 2017. The iPhone 8 Plus, the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X were all launched alongside each other. The iPhone 8 Plus still has the same premium design all Apple iPhones have and comes with a newer and better processor. The iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 is the successor to the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 launched the year before. In this article, I’ll be writing on iPhone 8 Plus specs and price in Nigeria. I’ll also be doing a review about iPhone 8 Plus in 2020 telling you if it is still worth buying.

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iPhone 8 Plus Key Specs

• 5.5 inches Retina IPS LCD display
• Apple A11 Bionic chipset
• 3GB of RAM
• 64GB or 256GB built-in storage
• 12MP+12MP dual rear camera
• 7MP front facing camera
• IP67 water and dust resistant
• Front mounted fingerprint sensor
• 2,691 mAh battery
• Qi wireless charging support
• Fast charging support
4G LTE network support

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Design and Body

Apple did a lot of work concerning the design and build if this phone, as the iPhone 8 Plus has a premium all glass build with an aluminium frame. The glass used is a Corning Gorilla Glass which is scratch resistant and Apple claims it to be the phone with the most durable glass on any phone as at then.
The phone is also IP67 certified meaning it is water and dust resistant and can survive in 1 metres deep water for 30 minutes. The phone is a little bulky as it weighs 202 grams but it is quite slim at 7.5 mm. There is a dual stereo speaker grille below the chin which has great audio quality. As you know, the phone has a front mounted fingerprint sensor on the home button for unlocking.

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The iPhone 8 Plus sports a 5.5 inches Retina IPS LCD display with a FHD resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and an amazing 401 pixels per inch density. The screen uses an ion strengthened glass that has oleophobic coating which prevents fingerprint smudges. The display has a 625 nits max brightness with 3D touch. The display has wide colour gamut and true tone.

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Processor and Memory

Apple uses a new A11 Bionic chipset in this phone which they claim is the fastest processor in any phone as at then. The iPhone 8 Plus is powered by the new A11 Bionic chipset which offers better performance and is also power efficient. The phone uses Apple GPU for gaming and graphics related activities.
The iPhone comes with 3GB of RAM and either 64GB or 256GB built-in storage with no option to expand it.

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Apple offers a dual rear camera on the iPhone 8 Plus which features a 12MP wide camera sensor with Phase Detection Auto Focus and Optical Image Stabilization and a 12MP telephoto camera sensor which gives 2X optical zoom. The dual rear camera can record 4K videos at up to 60 fps and 1080p videos at up to 240 fps.
At the front, there is a 7MP standard camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture for taking cool selfies.

Network and Connectivity

The iPhone 8 Plus has support for 4G LTE network which gives you access to fast blazing internet speeds of up to 600 Mbps when downloading and surfing the web. It supports the following 4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66.
It comes with speedy dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 5.0 for wireless connectivity. It has NFC for Apple pay and other payments.

Battery and Charging

iPhone 8 Plus comes with a 2,691 mAh non removable Li-Ion battery. It has support for 15W fast charging which charges the phone to 50% in 30 minutes. It also supports Qi wireless charging making it the first iPhone to ever support wireless charging.


The Apple iPhone 8 Plus runs on iOS 11 out of the box and is upgradeable to iOS 13.6.1, the latest iOS version.

iPhone 8 Plus Price

iPhone 8 Plus price in Nigeria starts at around 165,000 Naira to 220,000 Naira if you want to buy it. The price of iPhone 8 Plus starts at $299 on top international online stores like Amazon.

iPhone 8 Plus Review in 2020

The iPhone 8 Plus is still a good phone to buy in 2020 as it is still sleek, smooth and has great performance. The phone will still get over 3 years of Apple support so it is a good future proofing smartphone. The camera performance is still okay. Overall, the iPhone 8 Plus is still worth buying in 2020.

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

  • Processor: Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
  • RAM:64GB 3GB RAM 128GB 3GB RAM 256GB 3GB RAM
  • Storage: 64GB 3GB RAM 128GB 3GB RAM 256GB 3GB RAM
  • Display: Retina IPS LCD 625 nits (typ)
  • Camera: Quad-LED dual-tone flash HDR
  • Battery: Li-Ion 2691 mAh non-removable (10.28 Wh)

Apple iPhone 8 Plus SPECIFICATIONS


  • technology technology
    GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2g bands 2g bands
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3g bands 3g bands
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4g bands 4g bands
    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
  • speed speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps


  • announced announced
    2017, September 12. Released 2017, September 22
  • status status


  • dimensions dimensions
    158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm (6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 in)
  • weight weight
    202 g (7.13 oz)
  • build build
    Glass front (Corning-made glass), glass back (Corning-made glass), aluminum frame
  • sim sim
    IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 min) Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)


  • type type
    Retina IPS LCD, 625 nits (typ)
  • size size
    5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~67.4% screen-to-body ratio)
  • resolution resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)
  • protection protection
    Ion-strengthened glass
    3D Touch display & home button


  • os os
    iOS 11, up to iOS
  • chipset chipset
    Apple A11 Bionic (10 nm)
  • cpu cpu
    Hexa-core (2x Monsoon + 4x Mistral)
  • gpu gpu
    Apple GPU (three-core graphics)


  • card slot card slot
  • internal internal
    64GB 3GB RAM, 128GB 3GB RAM, 256GB 3GB RAM

main camera

  • dual dual
    12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.8, 57mm (telephoto), PDAF, 2x optical zoom
  • features features
    Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
  • video video
    4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps

selfie camera

  • single single
    7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)
  • features features
    Face detection, HDR
  • video video


  • loudspeaker loudspeaker
    Yes, with stereo speakers
  • 35mm jack 35mm jack


  • wlan wlan
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
  • bluetooth bluetooth
    5.0, A2DP, LE
  • positioning positioning
  • nfc nfc
  • radio radio
  • usb usb
    Lightning, USB 2.0


  • sensors sensors
    Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer


  • type type
    Li-Ion 2691 mAh, non-removable (10.28 Wh)
  • charging charging
    15W wired, PD2.0, 50% in 30 min (advertised) Wireless (Qi)
  • talk time talk time
    Up to 21 h (3G)


  • colors colors
    Gold, Space Gray, Silver, Red
  • models models
    A1864, A1897, A1898, , A1899, iPhone10,2, iPhone10,5
  • sar sar
    1.19 W/kg (head) & & 1.19 W/kg (body) & &
  • sar eu sar eu
    0.99 W/kg (head) & & 0.99 W/kg (body) & &
  • price price
    About 340 EUR


  • performance performance
    GeekBench: 10037 (v4.4)
  • display display
    Contrast ratio: 1395:1 (nominal), 3.957 (sunlight)
  • camera camera
    Photo / Video
  • loudspeaker loudspeaker
    Voice 76dB / Noise 74dB / Ring 79dB
  • audio quality audio quality
    Noise -93.5dB / Crosstalk -80.2dB
  • battery (old) battery (old)
    Endurance rating 81h


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