The Apple iPhone X and the Apple iPhone 8 Plus are the newest smartphones from the company for the year 2017. The Apple iPhone 7 that launched last year is also on sale. Let us find out how the Apple iPhone 7 compares with the other two newly launched smartphones.
iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 7: Display
The Apple iPhone X is the only smartphone in the comparison to feature OLED technology, HDR capability, and the bezel-less design. The display of the Apple iPhone X measures 5.8-inches, and it has Apple’s proprietary scratch-resistant glass. Recently, Displaymate has awarded the Apple iPhone X display as the best smartphone display, the title which was recently held by Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
The Apple iPhone 8 Plus has a 5.5-inch Full HD display with LCD technology. Despite being launched in 2017, the Apple iPhone 8 Plus has a display surrounded by bezels. The Apple iPhone 7 also features an LCD display with thick bezels, but it comes with a smaller screen size of 4.7-inches.
iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 7: Camera
The Apple iPhone X and the Apple iPhone 8 Plus flaunt a dual-camera setup with two 12-megapixel sensors. The dual-camera configuration in both the smartphones has a similar use, one sensor has a normal FoV, and the other sensor has 2x zoomed FoV. Both the smartphones also have Portrait mode. Capturing images with background blue can be achieved by Portrait mode. Additionally, both the smartphones feature 4K video recording at 60 frames per second. Currently, there is no other smartphone in the market apart from Apple iPhone X and the Apple iPhone 8/8 Plus to feature 4K video recording at 60 frames per second.
Coming to the Apple iPhone 7, it has a single 12MP camera with OIS and quad-LED flash. The Apple iPhone 7 is capable of recording 4K videos at 30 frames per second. On the front, the Apple iPhone 7 has the same 7-megapixel sensor as that of the Apple iPhone X and the Apple iPhone 8 Plus.
iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 7: Performance
The Apple iPhone X and the Apple iPhone 8 Plus have similar processors, a hexa-core Apple A11 Bionic chipset. Currently, the Apple A11 Bionic chipset is the most powerful processor available in a smartphone. The Apple iPhone 7 houses a quad-core Apple A10 chipset, which is the predecessor of the Apple A11 Bionic. The Apple iPhone X and the Apple iPhone 8 Plus are packed with 3GB of RAM, whereas, the Apple iPhone 7 has 2GB of RAM.
As all the three smartphones are from Apple, they feature iOS operating system. Apple has recently upgraded these three smartphones with the iOS 11.2 OS, which has brought with it many bug fixes. The Apple iOS 11.2 is short of many features when compared to the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system, but it has a faster and a smoother performance.
iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 7: Battery
The Apple iPhone X and the Apple iPhone 8 Plus come with fast battery charging technology. Sadly, both the smartphones don’t come with fast chargers out of the box; you have to buy the fast charger separately. Both the smartphones also feature wireless charging. However, wirelessly charging these two smartphones takes a lot of time as they support charging at just 8W. The Apple iPhone X has a 2716mAh battery and the Apple iPhone 8 Plus has a 2691mAh battery.
Moving on to the Apple iPhone 7, it lacks both, fast battery charging and wireless charging. The device packs a relatively smaller 1960mAh battery.
iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 7: Price in India
The Apple iPhone X is the costliest smartphone available in the Indian market, the 64GB variant of the Apple iPhone X retails for Rs. 89,999 and the 256GB variant retails for a whopping Rs. 102,999. The Apple iPhone 8 Plus costs Rs. 75,450 for the 64GB storage variant, and Rs. 88,750 for the 256GB storage variant. Coming to the Apple iPhone 7, it is the most affordable smartphone in this comparison; it costs Rs. 50,810 for the 32GB storage variant and Rs. 59,910 for the 128GB storage variant.