iPhone 8 Specs [A1863, A1905, A1906, A1864, A1897, A1898]

Find out specs and other details of every iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Models including A1863, A1905, A1906, A1864, A1897, A1898. Read along to find out the differences in all these models.

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are smartphones designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. It is the eleventh generation of the iPhone. They were announced on September 12, 2017, alongside the higher-end iPhone X, at the Steve Jobs Theater (Apple Park) in the Apple Park campus, and were released on September 22, 2017, succeeding iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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Besides the addition of a glass back, the designs of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are largely similar to that of their predecessors. Notable changes include the addition of inductive charging, a faster processor, and improved cameras and displays. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus share most of their internal hardware with the iPhone X.

Reception of the phones was mixed, with reviewers praising the addition of inductive charging and the new Apple A11 processor, while significantly criticizing the aging design.

How many iPhone 8 models are there?

There are a lot of iPhone 8 models available in the market and can really confuse the end customers.

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So, in this article, we will explain all the basics and differences of all the iPhone 8 models [A1863, A1905, A1906, A1864, A1897, A1898] along with its carrier info.

1. iPhone 8 models

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All the iPhone 8 models are listed below.

  • A1863
  • A1905
  • A1906

2. iPhone 8 plus models

The iPhone 8 models available are,

  • A1864
  • A1897
  • A1898

iPhone 8- Models explained with Specs and Carrier info

All the iPhone 8 models have some differences between them. So under this heading we will be covering the details of all the models so that you can easily pick the right one for you.

Basic Specs of iPhone 8

1. Colors

  • Gold,
  • Silver,
  • Space Grey

2. Capacity

  • 64GB
  • 256GB

3. Weight

  • 148 grams (5.22 ounces)

4. Display

  • Retina HD display
  • 4.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1334×750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio (typical)

5. Splash, Water and Dust Resistant

Rated IP67 (maximum depth of 1 metre up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529

6. Processor

  • A11 Bionic chip
  • Neural Engine

7. Camera Features

  • 12 MP Primary Camera
  • f/1.8 aperture
  • Optical image stabilisation
  • Six‑element lens
  • Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
  • Panorama (up to 63-megapixel)
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
  • Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
  • Live Photos with stabilisation
  • Wide colour capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Improved local tone mapping
  • Exposure control
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Auto image stabilisation
  • Burst mode
  • Timer mode
  • Photo geotagging
  • Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG

iPhone 8 A1683 Specs

This is the worldwide version of the phone and is available in the US, Asia as well as Australia.

Band Info

  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)
  • FDD-LTE Bands 1 (2100 MHz), 2 (1900 MHz), 3 (1800 MHz), 4 (AWS), 5 (850 MHz), 7 (2600 MHz), 8 (900 MHz), 12 (700 MHz), 13 (700c MHz), 17 (700b MHz), 18 (800 MHz), 19 (800 MHz), 20 (800 DD), 25 (1900 MHz), 26 (800 MHz), 28 (700 APT MHz), 29 (700 de MHz), 30 (2300 MHz), 66 (AWS-3)
  • TD-LTE Bands 34 (TD 2000), 38 (TD 2600), 39 (TD 1900), 40 (TD 2300), 41 (TD 2500)

Carrier Info

United States

  • C Spire
  • Sprint Wireless
  • US Cellular
  • Verizon

SIM-Free

  • 64GB Space Gray MQ6K2LL/A
  • 256GB Space Gray MQ7F2LL/A
  • 64GB Silver MQ6L2LL/A
  • 256GB Silver MQ7G2LL/A
  • 64GB Gold MQ6M2LL/A
  • 256GB Gold MQ7H2LL/A

Sprint

  • 64GB Space Gray MQ752LL/A
  • 256GB Space Gray MQ812LL/A
  • 64GB Silver MQ762LL/A
  • 256GB Silver MQ822LL/A
  • 64GB Gold MQ772LL/A
  • 256GB Gold MQ832LL/A

Verizon

  • 64GB Space Gray MQ722LL/A
  • 256GB Space Gray MQ7X2LL/A
  • 64GB Silver MQ732LL/A
  • 256GB Silver MQ7Y2LL/A
  • 64GB Gold MQ742LL/A
  • 256GB Gold MQ802LL/A

Australia

  • Optus
  • Telstra
  • Virgin
  • Vodafone

China

  • Chinese Mobile
  • China Telecom
  • R.China Unicom

Hong Kong

  • 1O1O and CSL
  • 3
  • China Mobile Hong Kong
  • SmarTone

New Zealand

  • 2degrees
  • Spark
  • Vodafone

Puerto Rico

  • Open Mobile
  • Sprint Wireless

U.S. Virgin Islands

  • Sprint Wireless

iPhone 8 A1905 Specs

This model lacks the CDMA Band and thus only supports VoLTE and GSM bands.

Band Info

  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • FDD-LTE Bands 1 (2100 MHz), 2 (1900 MHz), 3 (1800 MHz), 4 (AWS), 5 (850 MHz), 7 (2600 MHz), 8 (900 MHz), 12 (700 MHz), 13 (700c MHz), 17 (700b MHz), 18 (800 MHz), 19 (800 MHz), 20 (800 DD), 25 (1900 MHz), 26 (800 MHz), 28 (700 APT MHz), 29 (700 de MHz), 30 (2300 MHz), 66 (AWS-3)
  • TD-LTE Bands 34 (TD 2000), 38 (TD 2600), 39 (TD 1900), 40 (TD 2300), 41 (TD 2500)

Carrier Info

United States

  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile USA

T&T

  • 64GB Space Gray MQ6V2LL/A
  • 256GB Space Gray MQ7Q2LL/A
  • 64GB Silver MQ6W2LL/A
  • 256GB Silver MQ7R2LL/A
  • 64GB Gold MQ6X2LL/A
  • 256GB Gold MQ7T2LL/A

T-Mobile:

  • 64GB Space Gray MQ6Y2LL/A
  • 256GB Space Gray MQ7U2LL/A
  • 64GB Silver MQ702LL/A
  • 256GB Silver MQ7V2LL/A
  • 64GB Gold MQ712LL/A
  • 256GB Gold MQ7W2LL/A

Belgium

  • BASE
  • Mobistar
  • Proximus
  • Telenet

Canada

  • Bell
  • Rogers
  • Telus
  • Virgin Mobile

France

Germany

Italy

Spain

Mexico

  • AT&T
  • Movistar
  • Oui
  • Telcel

Puerto Rico

  • AT&T
  • Claro
  • T-Mobile USA

Singapore

  • M1
  • Singtel
  • StarHub

United Kingdom

  • 3
  • O2
  • Sky
  • Virgin Mobile UK
  • Vodafone

iPhone 8 A1906 Specs

This very model is only released in Japan in order to abide by the local laws. It comes with Felica NFC in order to use Apple Pay.

Band Info

  • GSM / EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)
  • FDD-LTE Bands 1 (2100 MHz), 2 (1900 MHz), 3 (1800 MHz), 4 (AWS), 5 (850 MHz), 7 (2600 MHz), 8 (900 MHz), 11 (1500 MHz), 12 (700 MHz), 13 (700c MHz), 17 (700b MHz), 18 (800 MHz), 19 (800 MHz), 20 (800 DD), 21 (1500 MHz), 25 (1900 MHz), 26 (800 MHz), 28 (700 APT MHz), 29 (700 de MHz), 30 (2300 MHz), 66 (AWS-3)
  • TD-LTE bands 34 (TD 2000), 38 (TD 2600), 39 (TD 1900), 40 (TD 2300), 41 (TD 2500), 42 (TD 3500)

Carrier Info

Japan

  • au
  • NTT DOCOMO
  • SoftBank
  • 64GB Space Gray MQ782J/A
  • 256GB Space Gray MQ842J/A
  • 64GB Silver MQ792J/A
  • 256GB Silver MQ852J/A
  • 64GB Gold MQ7A2J/A
  • 256GB Gold MQ862J/A

iPhone 8 Plus- Models explained with Specs and Carrier info

All the iPhone 8 models have some differences between them. So under this heading we will be covering the details of all the models so that you can easily pick the right one for you.

Basic Specs of iPhone 8

1. Colors

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Space Gray
  • (PRODUCT)RED™

2. Capacity

  • 64GB
  • 256GB

3. Weight

  • Height: 6.24 inches (158.4 mm)
  • Width: 3.07 inches (78.1 mm)
  • Depth: 0.30 inch (7.5 mm)
  • Weight: 7.13 ounces (202 grams)

4. Display

  • Retina HD display
  • 5.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen LCD Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
  • 1920-by-1080-pixel resolution at 401 ppi
  • 1300:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • True Tone display
  • Wide color display (P3)
  • 3D Touch
  • 625 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
  • Dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
  • Display Zoom
  • Reachability

5. Splash, Water and Dust Resistant

Rated IP67 (maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529

6. Processor

  • A11 Bionic chip
  • Neural Engine

7. Camera Features

  • Dual 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
  • Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture
  • Telephoto: ƒ/2.8 aperture
  • 2x optical zoom; digital zoom up to 10x
  • Portrait mode
  • Portrait Lighting
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Six‑element lens
  • Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Sync
  • Panorama (up to 63MP)
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
  • Tap to focus with Focus Pixels
  • Live Photos with stabilization
  • Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Improved local tone mapping
  • Exposure control
  • Auto HDR for photos
  • Auto image stabilization
  • Burst mode
  • Timer mode
  • Photo geotagging
  • Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG

iPhone 8 Plus-A1864 Specs

A1864 is the global version of the iPhone 8 Plus and is available worldwide including in the US and Asia.

Band Info

  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)
  • FDD-LTE Bands 1 (2100 MHz), 2 (1900 MHz), 3 (1800 MHz), 4 (AWS), 5 (850 MHz), 7 (2600 MHz), 8 (900 MHz), 12 (700 MHz), 13 (700c MHz), 17 (700b MHz), 18 (800 MHz), 19 (800 MHz), 20 (800 DD), 25 (1900 MHz), 26 (800 MHz), 28 (700 APT MHz), 29 (700 de MHz), 30 (2300 MHz), 66 (AWS-3)
  • TD-LTE Bands 34 (TD 2000), 38 (TD 2600), 39 (TD 1900), 40 (TD 2300), 41 (TD 2500)

Carrier Info

United States

  • C Spire
  • US Cellular

SIM-Free

  • 64GB Space Gray MQ8D2LL/A
  • 256GB Space Gray MQ8G2LL/A
  • 64GB Silver MQ8E2LL/A
  • 256GB Silver MQ8H2LL/A
  • 64GB Gold MQ8F2LL/A
  • 256GB Gold MQ8J2LL/A
  • 64GB RED MRT72LL/A
  • 256GB RED MRT82LL/A

Sprint

  • 64GB Space Gray MQ9D2LL/A
  • 256GB Space Gray MQ9G2LL/A
  • 64GB Silver MQ9E2LL/A
  • 256GB Silver MQ9H2LL/A
  • 64GB Gold MQ9F2LL/A
  • 256GB Gold MQ9J2LL/A
  • 64GB RED MRTJ2LL/A
  • 256GB RED MRTK2LL/A

Verizon

  • 64GB Space Gray MQ962LL/A
  • 256GB Space Gray MQ992LL/A
  • 64GB Silver MQ972LL/A
  • 256GB Silver MQ9A2LL/A
  • 64GB Gold MQ982LL/A
  • 256GB Gold MQ9C2LL/A
  • 64GB RED MRTG2LL/A
  • 256GB RED MRTH2LL/A

Australia

  • Optus
  • Telstra
  • Virgin
  • Vodafone

China

  • China Mobile
  • Chinese Telecom
  • China Unicom

Hong Kong

  • 1O1O and CSL
  • 3
  • China Mobile Hong Kong
  • SmarTone

New Zealand

  • 2degrees
  • Spark
  • Vodafone

Puerto Rico

  • Open Mobile
  • Sprint Wireless

U.S. Virgin Islands

  • Sprint Wireless

iPhone 8 Plus-A1897 Specs

This A1897 doesn’t support CDMA Bands thus depends on GSM and VoLTE for connectivity.

Band Info

  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • FDD-LTE Bands 1 (2100 MHz), 2 (1900 MHz), 3 (1800 MHz), 4 (AWS), 5 (850 MHz), 7 (2600 MHz), 8 (900 MHz), 12 (700 MHz), 13 (700c MHz), 17 (700b MHz), 18 (800 MHz), 19 (800 MHz), 20 (800 DD), 25 (1900 MHz), 26 (800 MHz), 28 (700 APT MHz), 29 (700 de MHz), 30 (2300 MHz), 66 (AWS-3)
  • TD-LTE Bands 34 (TD 2000), 38 (TD 2600), 39 (TD 1900), 40 (TD 2300), 41 (TD 2500)

Carrier Info

United States

AT&T

  • 64GB Space Gray MQ8T2LL/A
  • 256GB Space Gray MQ8W2LL/A
  • 64GB Silver MQ8U2LL/A
  • 256GB Silver MQ8X2LL/A
  • 64GB Gold MQ8V2LL/A
  • 256GB Gold MQ8Y2LL/A

T-Mobile:

  • 64GB Space Gray MQ902LL/A
  • 256GB Space Gray MQ932LL/A
  • 64GB Silver MQ912LL/A
  • 256GB Silver MQ942LL/A
  • 64GB Gold MQ922LL/A
  • 256GB Gold MQ952LL/A

Belgium

  • BASE
  • Mobistar
  • Proximus
  • Telenet

Canada

  • Bell
  • Rogers
  • Telus
  • Virgin Mobile

France

Germany

Italy

Spain

Mexico

  • AT&T
  • Movistar
  • Oui
  • Telcel

Puerto Rico

  • AT&T
  • Claro
  • T-Mobile USA

Singapore

  • M1
  • Singtel
  • StarHub

United Kingdom

  • 3
  • O2
  • Sky
  • Virgin Mobile UK
  • Vodafone

iPhone 8 Plus A1898 Specs

This (A1898) is an exclusive model for Japan. It comes with Felica NFC technology which is required to use Apple Pay and similar services in Japan.

Band Info

  • GSM / EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A)
  • FDD-LTE Bands 1 (2100 MHz), 2 (1900 MHz), 3 (1800 MHz), 4 (AWS), 5 (850 MHz), 7 (2600 MHz), 8 (900 MHz), 11 (1500 MHz), 12 (700 MHz), 13 (700c MHz), 17 (700b MHz), 18 (800 MHz), 19 (800 MHz), 20 (800 DD), 21 (1500 MHz), 25 (1900 MHz), 26 (800 MHz), 28 (700 APT MHz), 29 (700 de MHz), 30 (2300 MHz), 66 (AWS-3)
  • TD-LTE bands 34 (TD 2000), 38 (TD 2600), 39 (TD 1900), 40 (TD 2300), 41 (TD 2500), 42 (TD 3500)

Carrier Info

Japan

  • NTT DOCOMO
  • SoftBank
  • 64GB Space Gray MQ9K2J/A
  • 256GB Space Gray MQ9N2J/A
  • 64GB Silver MQ9L2J/A
  • 256GB Silver MQ9P2J/A
  • 64GB Gold MQ9M2J/A
  • 256GB Gold MQ9Q2J/A

Conclusion

So, these are all the models available for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus. Hope this article helps you to decide on which model you want to buy. Furthermore, if you have any query do comment below.

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