Smartphone, Lightning cable, USB adapter, warranty card
Choose iPhone 8: the best smartphone with a great camera
Apple iPhone 8 Space Gray 64Gb - one of the most anticipated iPhones. On the eve of the release of the model for sale, the profile resources could only guess what the novelty will look like and what features will be available for the new smartphone. Given that rumors and speculations about leaders in the smart technology industry, such interest in new models is quite justified. However, it happens that the announced gadget or line of fresh produce does not cause a stir after the sale. A similar thing happened with the relatively inexpensive iPhone 8, which "crossed the road" flagship iPhone X. Our review will touch on the "junior" in the line and undeservedly deprived of attention model iPhone 8 Space Gray 64Gb.
Appearance of Apple iPhone 8 Space Gray
Price ranges from $ 350 to $ 1,150, the same body design and a wide variety of "stuffing" Apple products force users who want to change their gadgets to more attractive new products, more carefully study the characteristics of each model to be aware of the functionality and operation of the device. So, let's start with the moment when the cherished white box is in the hands of a happy customer. Here, no surprises: the complete set of Apple iPhone 8 Space Gray remained unchanged:
instructions and warranty card.
Looking at the phone, you will encounter an irresistible feeling of deja vu and the rhetorical question: "Have I seen it somewhere?". The fact is that the fourth generation of Apple smartphones uses the same design. If there are any differences, they are so insignificant that at first or even second glance it is almost impossible to find them. This was probably the biggest disappointment of users who are tired of the old gadget, but instead it is offered exactly the same, albeit with different parameters. But, as they say, the taste and color ...
There are also conservatives who like the usual look of a smartphone much more. Speaking of color: iPhone 8 Space Gray 64Gb - the most popular model, because the gray color is neutral, it does not show small scratches and fingerprints.
Writing a review of the iPhone 8, it is impossible not to mention that the main change in the design of the body of the phone of this model is the installation of a glass back panel. Well, the installation - rather than the return of the glass backdrop, which was practiced in the 4th series. You can, of course, nostalgia, resorting to memories of four years ago, if not one "but": the glass still does not have enough strength and falling "smartphone" on a hard surface often makes it repaired to replace the screen, which will cost a fortune. In the states, this service costs almost $ 350. By the way, the size of the iPhone 8 Space is more than seven millimeters, and the weight is +10 grams (148 g). As for other details, it's all the same:
4.7² display, framed by large plastic panels at the top and bottom;
the camera protrudes beyond the plane of the body;
mechanical buttons for switching sound, Lightning port;
imitation of the "Home" button with a fast fingerprint scanner and other details that have been roaming from novelty to novelty for four years now.
The case has good protection against moisture, which again inherited from the previous series: the manufacturer promises that the phone will work if placed for three hours under water to a depth of 1m, but experiments, however, should be refrained from, because not all problems associated with the "wetting" of the gadget are included in the warranty list.
Display: clear picture and quick response
The primary factor for calculating the efficiency of the touchscreen in Apple is the human eye's perception of an image of a certain size at a fixed distance. Since the screen size remained unchanged - 4.7², then its expansion has not changed, and is 1,334 × 750 pixels or 326 ppi, ie at the level of the Retina display, presented in the fourth series. Actually, especially avid users have since tried to see the pixels on the screen, but not everyone succeeds and only if different devices are adopted. At the same level remained color rendering due to the excellent calibration of the display and even a slight reduction in the spectrum, shown by some tests, does not cause a feeling of dullness of the picture.
The display is able to respond to changes in ambient color temperature, which, as we know, depends on the spectrum emitted by a particular lighting fixture, as well as the intensity of natural light (TrueTone technology). The function can be disabled during periods of photo editing, otherwise the user notes only the advantages of this feature. The screen is perfectly readable in bright sunlight and does not dazzle the eyes at night thanks to the automatic backlight adjustment. A trouble-free sensor with a good response in this model is not without the Force Touch function with a tactile response to the pressure of different forces on the screen.
How do you hear me?
Users of the Apple iPhone 8 Space Gray 64Gb, as well as other Apple smartphones, can answer this question unequivocally: "Very good!". In fact, they do not even bother about it, because the sound of these gadgets has always been high. Many complain that the 3.5² headphone jack has not returned, so to connect a standard headset, you will need an adapter with Lightning. Many find a way out by connecting to the gadget for greater convenience wireless headphones AirPods, which replaced the still popular EarPods.
Operating system and hardware
Apple iPhone 8 Space Gray 64Gb is a fast and powerful smartphone with a productive A11 Bionic processor. The new six-core, ten-meter Neural Engine chip provides stable, efficient operation of the gadget, without failures, hangs and overheating during periods of heavy use. The excellent interaction of "hardware" and numerous applications is facilitated by iOS 11 - the original development of Apple. Note that the manufacturer regularly releases software updates, eliminating small errors and shortcomings that do not affect the overall positive picture of the smartphone.
Perhaps due to the fact that Apple phones serve their owners for a long time and they accumulate a fairly large array of necessary information, the developers have further simplified the setup of the new device. Now it is enough to point the camera of the old smartphone on the screen of the new one to start the process of data transfer via the backup created by iCloud. The only inconvenience is the passwords that will need to be entered on the new device whenever the system so desires.
IPhone 8 cameras
The Apple iPhone 8 Space Gray 64Gb has built-in rear and front cameras, respectively 12 MP / ƒ-1.8 and 7 MP / ƒ-2.2. The developers also worked well to improve the software quality of photography. Added Slow Sync function, which allows you to synchronize the flash and HDR mode.
The cameras work in automatic mode, very quickly, you can take great pictures right while driving, and fans of "digging" in the settings, experts advise to try third-party software. In terms of video recording, it is worth noting the additional capabilities of shooting 4K movies at 60 FPS and Full HD for slow motion.
One of the few, but still existing problems of the software is the instability of resource management of the lithium-polymer battery. In the iPhone 8 Space, its capacity is 1821 mAh (- 139 mAh) and this forces users to recharge in the middle of the day, or use a portable charger, so as not to be left without communication and the Internet. But the positives appeared in the charging process, which was reduced by about 10 minutes, and the model supports the function of "fast charging", giving the battery half the power in 30 minutes.
Is it worth buying an iPhone 8 in Kiev? The answer is only "Yes"!
Summing up, we can name several reasons why you should buy an Apple iPhone 8 Space Gray 64Gb:
significant increase in the power of the new gadget;
protection against moisture penetration;
new charging capabilities, including wireless;
traditionally comfortable ergonomics.
The smartphone looks attractive from all points of view, it is, above all, a convenient and reliable tool, an image thing and a great companion.
Reviews about Used Apple iPhone 8 64GB Space Gray
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Технічні характеристики телефону поки що влаштовують (користуюсь 1 міс). Глюків не було, камера хороша, якшо руки з правильного місця)))
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