2017 iPhone Options – Which One Is Right For You?

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With the release of the iPhone X just days away, many people are trying to decide which iPhone to buy.  Almost everyone agrees that the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus are great devices, but many are still trying to decide if the iPhone X is worth the extra cost.  To try and help you make a decision, we’ve put together the latest edition of our iPhone Comparison Chart with most of this year’s choices.  If you’re interested in an older model that is still available, you can check out our earlier comparison chart here.

2017 iPhone Comparison Chart

General FeaturesiPhone XiPhone 8 PlusiPhone 8iPhone 7 PlusiPhone 7
Capacity (in GB)64, 25664, 25664, 25632, 128, 25632, 128, 256
Screen Size5.8"5.5"4.7"5.5"4.7"
Resolution2436 x 11251920 x 10801334 x 7501920 x 10801334 x 750
Height5.65"6.24"5.45"6.23"5.44"
Width2.79"3.07"2.65"3.07"2.64"
Depth0.3"0.3"0.29"0.29"0.28"
Weight6.14 oz7.13 oz5.22 oz6.63 oz.4.87 oz.
Splash, Water, Dust ResistantYesYesYesYesYes
ProcessorA11 Bionic ChipA11 Bionic ChipA11 Bionic ChipA10A10
Touch ID2nd Generation2nd Generation2nd Generation2nd Generation2nd Generation
SiriYesYesYesYesYes
Earpods and ConnectorLightning
with 3.5mm Adapter
Lightning
with 3.5mm Adapter
Lightning
with 3.5mm Adapter
Lightning
with 3.5mm Adapter
Lightning
with 3.5mm Adapter
ColorsSilver, Space GraySilver, Space Gray, GoldSilver, Space Gray, GoldJet Black
Black
Silver
Gold
Rose Gold
Jet Black
Black
Silver
Gold
Rose Gold
Screen FeaturesiPhone XiPhone 8 PlusiPhone 8iPhone 7 PlusiPhone 7
Retina DisplaySuper Retina HDRetina HDRetinaHDHDHD
3D TouchYesYesYesYesYes
Camera FeaturesiPhone XiPhone 8 PlusiPhone 8iPhone 7 PlusiPhone 7
Resolution12MP12MP12MP12MP12MP
Wide-Angle & TelephotoYesYesNoYesNo
Aperturef1.8/f2.4f1.8/f2.8f1.8f/1.8f/1.8
Optical Image StabilizationDualSingleSingleYesYes
Live PhotoYesYesYesYesYes
True Tone FlashYesYesYesQuad-LEDOuad-LED
AutofocusYesYesYesYesYes
Video FeaturesiPhone XiPhone 8 PlusiPhone 8iPhone 7 PlusiPhone 7
Resolution4K4K4K1080p1080p
Slow Motion VideoYesYesYesYesYes
ZoomOptical & DigitalOptical & DigitalDigital2x Optical, 6x Digital3x Digital
Video StabilizationYesYesYesYesYes
Power and Battery FeaturesiPhone XiPhone 8 PlusiPhone 8iPhone 7 PlusiPhone 7
Talk time21 hours21 hours14 hours21 hours14 hours
Internet Use (on Wi-Fi)12 hours13 hours12 hoursUp to 15 hoursUp to 14 hours
Video Playback13 hours14 hours13 hours14 hours13 hours
Audio Playback60 hours60 hours40 hours60 hours40 hours
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The information in this chart was compiled from data available on www.apple.com and is considered accurate as of November 1, 2017. Apple Tech Talk assumes no responsibility for any omissions or inaccurate information.

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  • […] PrintWith last Friday’s release of the iPhone XR, many iPhone fans are trying to decide which model is the best for them.  With all three new models adopting the full screen design, 2018 is probably going to be a big year for iPhone upgrades.  Some people will be partial to a certain size while others may be more interested in having a better camera.  To assist you in deciding which new model is right for you, we have put together a comparison chart for the three new 2018 iPhone models.  Of course, if you’re on a budget but still want a new iPhone there are several older models still available.  To compare the iPhone X, 8 Plus, 8, 7 Plus and 7, check out our 2017 comparison chart here. […]

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