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iPhone 8 vs iPhone 11 Pro

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Those choosing to upgrade from an iPhone 8 to an iPhone 11 Pro will see numerous improvements and changes. The device security switches from Touch ID to Face ID, and the overall look of the device changes due to the larger 5.8-inch Super Retina XDR display. The iPhone 11 Pro is powered by the A13 Bionic chip with a third-generation Neural Engine and has up to 512GB of internal storage space, an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, improvements in terms of battery life, and a textured matte glass and stainless steel design. The other area that saw improvement was the camera setup. The iPhone 11 Pro features a 12MP TrueDepth camera on the front and a 12MP triple-camera setup on the back. The rear camera array supports Night Mode and includes ultra-wide, wide-angle, and telephoto cameras.

Price Comparison

iPhone 8 vs iPhone 11 Pro Pricing

iPhone 8 prices start at $74, which is cheaper than the iPhone 11 Pro low price of $199.

Specs Comparison

The iPhone 11 Pro has more advanced features than the iPhone 8. The iPhone 11 Pro specs include Face ID, a 5.8” Super Retina XDR display, Apple A13 Bionic chip, up to 512GB of storage, an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance, and a 12MP TrueDepth front camera with a triple 12MP rear camera. In comparison, the iPhone 8 specs include Touch ID, a 4.7” Retina HD display, Apple A11 Bionic chip, up to 128GB of storage, an IP67 rating for dust and water resistance, and a 7MP FaceTime HD front camera with a 12MP wide-angle rear camera.

Size

Size iPhone 8 iPhone 11 Pro
Width 67 mm 2.7 inches 71 mm 2.8 inches
Height 138 mm 5.5 inches 144 mm 5.7 inches
Depth 7 mm 0.3 inches 8 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 148 g 5.2 ounces 188 g 6.6 ounces

The iPhone 11 Pro is larger in size compared to the iPhone 8. The iPhone 11 Pro Max has a 5.8” display with measurements of 5.67” (H) x 2.81” (W) x 0.32” (D). The iPhone 8 has a 4.7” display with measurements of 5.45” (H) x 2.65” (W) x 0.29” (D). The iPhone 11 Pro is also heavier, at 6.63 ounces, versus the 5.22-ounce weight of the iPhone 8.

Camera

Camera iPhone 8 iPhone 11 Pro
Primary 12.2 MP 12.2 MP
Resolution 4032x3024 4032x3024

The iPhone 11 Pro has a more advanced camera setup than the iPhone 8. On the front, the iPhone 11 Pro has a 12MP TrueDepth camera and the iPhone 8 has a 7MP FaceTime HD camera. The better front camera hardware on the iPhone 11 Pro allows for additional features such as Portrait Mode, Portrait Lighting, and 4K video recording. The rear camera on the iPhone 11 Pro is a triple 12MP system with a wide, ultra-wide, and telephoto lens, and the rear camera on the iPhone 8 is a single 12MP wide-angle lens. The rear camera on the iPhone 11 Pro supports a key feature that is not available on the iPhone 8, which is Night Mode.

Screen

Display iPhone 8 iPhone 11 Pro
Resolution 750x1334 1125x2436
Screen Size 120 mm 4.7 in 147 mm 5.8 in
Pixels Per Inch 326 ppi 463 ppi

The iPhone 11 Pro has a larger and higher resolution display than the iPhone 8. The iPhone 11 Pro features a 5.8-inch Super Retina XDR (OLED) HDR display with a resolution of 2436 x 1125, a contrast ratio of 2,000,000:1, 800 nits (typical) max brightness, and a 1200 nits (HDR) max brightness. The iPhone 8 features a 4.7-inch Retina HD (LCD) display with a resolution of 1334 x 750, a contrast ratio of 1,400:1, and a 625 nits (typical) max brightness. Some of the common features include Haptic Touch, wide color (P3), and True Tone.

Battery

Battery iPhone 8 iPhone 11 Pro
Capacity 1821 mAh 3046 mAh
Longevity 12 hours hours
USB Lightning Lightning

The iPhone 8 has a 1,821 mAh battery and the iPhone 11 Pro has a 3,046 mAh battery. The iPhone 8 and the iPhone 11 Pro are fast-charge capable and support Qi wireless charging. Battery life estimates show the iPhone 8 as offering up to 13 hours of video playback time or up to 40 hours of audio playback time. In comparison, the battery in the iPhone 11 Pro is able to provide up to 18 hours of video playback time or up to 65 hours of audio playback time.

Processing

Processor iPhone 8 iPhone 11 Pro
CPU Apple A11 Bionic APL1072 / APL1W72 (T8015) Apple A13 Bionic APL1085 / APL1W85 (T8030)

Color Choices

iPhone 8

Available in 4 colors:

  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Red
  • Silver

Which iPhone 8 color should you buy?

iPhone 11 Pro

Available in 4 colors:

  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Green
  • Silver

Which color iPhone 11 Pro is the most popular?

iPhone 8 vs iPhone 11 Pro Colors

The iPhone 8 introduces two new colors not found in the iPhone 11 Pro color palette: Gold and Green. Both the iPhone 8 and iPhone 11 Pro share two colors: Silver and Gray. However, the iPhone 8 does away with Red and Gold, previously seen on the iPhone 11 Pro.
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The iPhone 8 is available in three colors, and the iPhone 11 Pro is available in four colors, but three of the colors overlap between these phones. The common color options are Space Gray, Silver, and Gold. The fourth color for the iPhone 11 Pro is Midnight Green.

Storage Options

iPhone 8

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Which iPhone 8 storage should I buy?

iPhone 11 Pro

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 256GB
  • 512GB

Which storage iPhone 11 Pro is the most popular?

iPhone 8 vs iPhone 11 Pro Storage

The iPhone 11 Pro introduces one new storage option not found on the iPhone 8: 512GB. Both the iPhone 8 and iPhone 11 Pro share two storage options: 64GB and 256GB. However, the iPhone 11 Pro does not have options for 128GB, as seen on the iPhone 8.
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The iPhone 8 ships in two storage configurations, and the iPhone 11 Pro ships in three storage configurations. Both of these phones offer a 64GB storage option on the low end. The iPhone 8 also has a 128GB option, and the iPhone 11 Pro also has options for 256GB and 512GB.

Reviews

iPhone 8

241 reviews 4.9 stars

iPhone 11 Pro

107 reviews 5.0 stars

iPhone 8 vs iPhone 11 Pro Reviews

Users rate the iPhone 8 with 4.9 stars, compared to the iPhone 11 Pro with 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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