iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus pre-orders now live

iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus

Apple has officially kicked off the pre-orders for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K. It’ll be interesting to see how the first two fare now that the duo has to compete with the attention-stealing iPhone X.

Buying the iPhone 8 upfront in the US will set you back by $699 for the 64GB version and $849 for the 256GB one. The iPhone 8 Plus is priced at $799 and $949 for the same respective storage variants.

Bookings have commenced in over 29 countries across the world including Japan, Australia, the US, the UK, Mexico, China, France, Ireland, Germany, and Canada. Pre-orders in the US can be placed via Apple’s site, the Apple Store app, AT&T, Sprint, Best Buy, Verizon, and T-Mobile.

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As with previous iPhone releases, carriers are offering sweet deals to help you save some bucks. T-Mobile has announced a $300 trade-in deal for any working condition iPhone starting from the number 6. AT&T is bundling a buy-one-get-one-free offer for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

However, the catch here is that you’ll have to be a DirecTV or U-Verse customer and buy the phones via the AT&T Next payment plan. The company also has a $300 trade-in deal active for older iPhones, as well as a $200 one for other select phones.

Specifications of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus:

– Display: 4.7-inch 1334 x 750p (8), 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080p (8 Plus)
– CPU: A11 Bionic
– OS: iOS 11
– Storage: 64GB/256GB
– RAM: 2GB (8), 3GB (8 Plus)
– Camera: 12MP (8)/dual 12MP (8 Plus) rear, 7MP front
– Battery: 1821mAh (8), 2675mAh (8 Plus)
– Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fiac, NFC, A-GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 5.0

If you’re looking to buy the iPhone X, you’ll have to wait till October 27 to pre-order and November 3 to snap it up.