Apple iPhone 8 Plus (SIM Free / UK)
SIM Free / Unlocked UK Stock
All iPhone 8 Plus from Clove are provided SIM FREE and Unlocked. Our stock is guaranteed to be fully compatible with all UK and European mobile networks.
This specification uses a single NANO SIM card. For 4G / LTE networks outside of Europe, please consult the specification list and your local carrier / operator.
Reasons to buy Apple iPhone 8 Plus
- Apple-designed A11 Bionic processor
- Ships with the new iOS 11
- Dual 12MP and telphoto cameras with Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture - Telephoto: ƒ/2.8 aperture
- 5.5-inch Retina HD display - IPS technology
- IP67 water and dust resistant
- Secure TouchID fingerprint sensor
- Apple Pay enabled (where available)
- Lightning connector for charging, data and audio
- Qi wireless charging
- Reduced environmental impact
Colour and memory variants
iPhone 8 Plus is available in 3 colours. Gold, Silver and Space Grey.
Storage starts at 64GB, with also a 256GB version.
- Apple iPhone 8 Plus (SIM Free UK specification)
- EarPods with Lightning Connector
- Lighting to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapter
- Lightning to USB Cable
- USB Power Adapter
Every year Apple give us a new improved look on their iPhone range and this year is no exception. Incredibly durable glass has been used to create a stunning design, which is strong and practical. This is further improved by the colour-matched aerospace-grade aluminium band which gives additional strength.
Wireless charging is now possible due to this design which gives iPhone users the convenience of this technology. This makes it possible charge without connecting fiddly cables.
As with previous models the iPhone 8 has been precision-engineered to be water and dust resistant and has an IP67 rating.
The all new All Bionic processor now features multiple cores improving on efficiency both in speed and power usage. While also bringing the ability to interact with your smartphone in new ways including augmented reality.
With each new iPhone, we always hear about how much the camera has been improved. Apple seems to be able to constantly find new ways to make the camera we take with us everywhere to more powerful, and with an ever greater number of features.
The iPhone 8 Plus has a combination of a 12 MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras. The sensor in the 12 MP wide-angle camera is now larger and faster. It features a six-element lens, with a f/1.8 aperture and optical image stabilisation.
These improvements result in you being able to take photos in any light conditions. As the sensor maximises the available light to produce the best results. Also, the optical image stabilisation adjusts and compensates for natural movement to remove blur from any of your photos.
An Apple-designed image signal processor (ISP) now makes it easier to take your photos than ever before. It detects elements in the scene, for example, people, motion and lighting conditions and optimises the photo. All this is done before you even decide to take the photo.
The ISP also gives you further improvements advanced pixel processing, wide colour capture, faster autofocus and enhanced HDR.
With the iPhone 8 Plus you have the extra benefit of Portrait mode and Portrait Lighting (beta).
Portrait mode has been improved with sharper detail and more natural background blurring. Improving performance in low-light conditions, so you can enjoy this effect everywhere at any time in the day. So, now you can really concentrate on the person posing for your photo.
All through it is still in Beta, Apple has released Portrait Lighting to consumers. This technology gives you the ability to add striking lighting effects to your photos in real-time. Enable you to capture amazing effects including shadows and spotlights on your subject.
All these features give you the perfect photo every time.
There have been improvements to the 5.5-inch display which make it look brighter and more natural.
The Retina HD display makes everything look more natural using light sensor technology. This makes subtle changes to the image using an expansive colour spectrum.
True Tone technology makes your viewing experience more enjoyable. It uses four-channel ambient light sensors to make adjustments to the screen white balance. Which means you can look at your iPhone in various lighting conditions and environments without any strain to your eyes.
A11 Bionic processor
The Apple-designed A11 Bionic processor is highly efficient with four cores and is up to 70 per cent faster than the previous A10 Fusion. It also benefits from the addition of two performance cores.
A dedicated graphic processor unit (GPU) improves games and app speed. So you can enjoy beautiful and engaging games, which push what you expect from a smartphone.
This chip makes realistic augmented reality possible for new experiences.
Qi is a wireless charging standard which is now starting to receive wide adoption in public places including hotels, airports and coffee shops. This means you can simply place your phone on to the charger wherever you are and keep the power topped up. Various manufacturers in particular car makers are also including this technology.
Apple’s elegant solution which enables wireless charging through a glass back cover brings this technology to a wider audience. Meaning iPhone users no longer have to worry about connecting cables.
This is due to be further enhanced with the introduction of AirPower, which will enable you to charge multiple Apple products on the same wireless charging mat.
Games and apps will now be able to offer a new reality with enhanced AR technology. The combination of hardware and software makes it possible to create a 3D landscape you can move around and see from various angles.
|SIM Free & Unlocked||Yes|
|Make/Model||Apple A11 Bionic (6-core, 64-bit)|
|Other||Embedded M11 motion coprocessor|
|Capacity (Up to)|
|Capacity||64 / 256GB|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 (~401 ppi)|
|Other||Sapphire crystal glass, True Tone display, fingerprint resistant oleophobic coating, Dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles|
|Frequencies||850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz|
|Frequencies||850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps|
|Frequencies||LTE Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700c), 17(700b), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800 DD), 25(1900), 26(800), 28(700 APT), 29(700), 30(2300), 34(TD 2000), 38(TD 2600), 39(TD 1900), 40(TD 2300), 41(TD 2500), 66(AWS-3)|
|Speed||LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps|
|Version||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 / 5 GHz)|
|Video Out||Yes - wired with Apple AV adapter / wireless via Apple Airplay|
|Hardware Buttons||Power / Volume / Mute|
|Other||Integrated Touch ID Home Sensor|
|Antenna Type||GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS|
|Built-in Software||Apple Maps|
|Flash||Quad-LED True Tone flash with slow sync|
|Camera Lens||6-element lens, Sapphire lens cover, Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 | Telephoto: ƒ/2.8|
|Other||Portrait mode, Portrait Lighting (beta), Optical image stabilisation, , Sapphire crystal lens cover, Backside illumination sensor, Hybrid IR filter|
|Front Facing Camera||Yes|
|Type||7MP camera, Retina Flash, ƒ/2.2 aperture, Auto image stabilisation|
|Formats||AAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3) and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX and AAX )|
|Formats||HEVC, H.264, MPEG-4 Part 2 and Motion JPEG Supports Dolby Vision and HDR10 content|
|Recording||4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps|
|Near Field Communication||Yes|
|Type||Non removable Li-ion & Wireless Qi charging|
|3G||Up to 21 hours (13 hours Internet use / 14 hours video playback)|
|Dimensions||158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5mm (6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30")|
|Weight||202 grams (7.13 oz)|
|Software||iOS 11 and included Apps|
|Other||Rated IP67 under IEC standard 60529, TouchID fingerprint sensor, NFC for Apple Pay only, M3 / T4 hearing aid support|
The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this product. Hopefully you will find the answer to your question, if not, use the contact form below and we shall answer it for you.
Do you ship internationally?
Yes - If you are located outside of the UK you may want to take a look at our list of FAQs for international customers on the following link: http://www.clove.co.uk/international-customers.aspx
Is this phone SIM FREE and Unlocked?
Yes, this phone is SIM Free and unlocked and can be used with networks around the world. Do check the specifications to ensure compatibility in your region with your network provider. No SIM card or contract applies to this phone.
Is this phone brand new?
Yes. Unless the description of the product suggests otherwise (I.e. EX-DEMO) then this product is brand new and has not been used before.
Is there any network/operator branding?
No - There is only the manufacturer’s branding.
Does the phone have a Micro SDHC/memory card slot?
No. Apple phones do not support external storage.
What SIM card does this phone use?
It uses a Nano SIM.
Is this a dual SIM phone?
No. This is the official UK release and is SINGLE SIM only.
Is this phone waterproof?
The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus is rated as IP67. They are splash and water resistant, however, should not be immersed in water for extended periods of time.
Does this phone have NFC?
Yes, however, it can only be used for Apple Pay transactions.
Does this phone have wireless charging?
Yes. Qi wireless charging is supported
Does this phone have Gorilla Glass?
Yes, the version is not specified
Does it have an FM radio?