iPhone X vs iPhone 8 – Head on Comparison


The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are currently available in the market to buy, yet you have to wait for the iPhone X which is the most exciting model offered by Apple. The iPhone X is likewise more than 40% more costly than the iPhone 8, so is it worth the additional expense.


  • iPhone X – 5.8-inch 18.5:9 True Tone OLED, 2436 x 1125 pixels (458 ppi), 82.9% screen-to-body proportion
  • iPhone 8 – 4.7-inch 16:9 True Tone LCD, 1334 x 750 pixels (326 ppi), 65.6% screen-to-body proportion

Being a bezel less phone, the iPhone X display is much bigger, while the OLED provides a considerably more noteworthy contrast proportion and saves power. Where the iPhone 8 matches, the iPhone X is Apple’s True Tone innovation support and High Dynamic Range (HDR) data, which is available on iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon.


Contrasting iPhone 8 and iPhone X sizes of the screen, it is suggested that the former should be large. However, another feature of iPhone is how composed is it:

  • iPhone X – 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm (5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 in) and 174g (6.14 oz)
  • iPhone 8 – 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm (5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 in) and 148g (5.22 oz)

Indeed the iPhone X might be marginally taller than the iPhone 8. However, it is scarcely any more extensive or thicker and just 17% heavier. The top and bottom bezels are removed in iPhone X. It has lost the Touch ID fingerprint sensor to get a bezel-less display.

Moreover, both the iPhone X and iPhone 8 share similar design such as Glass backs which offer wireless charging, IP67 protection, and unbending Series 7000 Aluminum in their frame.


iPhone X and iPhone 8, both are equipped with:

  • Apple A11 ‘Bionic’ chipset: Six-Core CPU
  • Six Core GPU
  • M11 movement coprocessor
  • 3GB RAM (iPhone X), 2GB RAM (iPhone 8)

The additional RAM may appear to be vital, however with the iPhone 8 driving a lower resolution of the screen and a single lens camera, the execution of the two iPhones will be indistinguishable.

iPhone X in place of the fingerprint sensor is equipped with facial detection feature and works well during dark light conditions as well. The iPhone 8 does not feature Face ID yet keeps Touch ID.


Like the iPhone 8 Plus, the iPhone X has a 12-megapixel lens, which empowers 2x optical zoom. This is incredible for zooming in on photographs in high light and ought to be superior to the dual camera on the iPhone 8 Plus as it has a larger aperture and optical picture stabilization and empowers Portrait Mode.


For all their enhancements, where the iPhone 8 will frustrate is its battery life. However, the iPhone X is extraordinary. Apple guarantees the iPhone X will last “up to 2 hours longer than iPhone 7”.
Apple at last included remote charging and wired quick charging to all its new iPhones. The issue is Apple does not supply snappy chargers in the container, and they are costly.


The iPhone X changes iPhone design out of the blue since the first iPhone propelled in 2007 and it might reform how we sign into our cell phones. The iPhone 8 may demonstrate a more brilliant purchase.

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