Compare Apple iPhone 8 deals

Apple unveiled the iPhone 8 in September 2017, alongside the big-screened iPhone 8 Plus and the special anniversary edition iPhone X. The lowest-priced of the lot, however, was this one - the regular iPhone 8. Here's all you need to know about it, including how to get a contract deal at the best price.

How to find an iPhone 8 deal

Finding an iPhone 8 deal couldn't be simpler. Just use our mobile comparison tool to compare all the available deals on this amazing phone, and when you spot one that looks good, click through to sign up to a plan.

Use the filters at the side of the page to narrow down your search, and we'll only show you deals that match all the things you want. You can filter for things like cost, storage size, data allowance, preferred networks, and more.

What is the iPhone 8 like?

Screen

Like the 6s and 7 models before it, the iPhone 8 has a 4.7-inch display, complete with a HD resolution of 750 x 1334 pixels. It's nice and clear and bright.

Camera

The camera on the back of the iPhone 8 has a 12MP lens, plus autofocus, OIS (optical image stabilisation), and quad-LED flash. As per most iPhones, it's easy and effortless to take high-quality photos. The selfie camera on the front, meanwhile, has a high-res 7MP lens.

Performance

The processors on the 8 are a clear step ahead from all the previous iPhones. It's packing a six-core A11 'bionic' chipset, which guarantees brilliantly fast performance.

Battery

Apple's cagey about the exact capacity of the phone's battery, but rest assured it'll last you all day. And, unlike older iPhones, it's enabled for wireless charging.

Features

Here's what else the iPhone 8 has got:

  • Gorgeous design, full of shiny glass and aluminium
  • Touch ID and Apple Pay
  • Up to 256GB storage
  • Siri
  • Water-resistant
  • Pressure-sensitive 3D Touch screen

iPhone 8 pay monthly contracts

iPhones are very popular phones, which is good news for you as it means a huge number of mobile networks offer deals on them - including EE, Three, O2, Vodafone, and more. It also means you have plenty of choice over allowances and tariffs on the iPhone 8.

All budgets are catered to as well - you can pay lots upfront and enjoy lower bills for the next two years if you like, or even grab a deal with no upfront cost at all.

And of course you'll find early-upgrade deals from certain networks - like O2 Refresh plans - and special offers for existing customers.

What's the best price on an iPhone 8?

The iPhone 8 is a little costly to buy outright, so we'd recommend going for a contract plan to spread the cost out a bit.

The best way to find the cheapest iPhone 8 deal for you is to compare your options above. Filter the deals down to only show ones that suit you, and sort the grid by total cost to see the lowest-priced ones at the top.

You can also keep costs down by:

  • Choosing a lower allowance
  • Picking a budget network - smaller ones like iD Mobile are usually cheaper than big ones
  • Getting a refurbished handset
  • Buying through a reseller
  • Looking out for existing customer deals

The filters on the grid will also let you set limits on how much you can pay, both per month and upfront today.

What's good about the iPhone 8?

  • Incredibly fast and powerful
  • Cool design
  • Water-resistant
  • Lots of internal storage

What's bad about the iPhone 8?

  • No headphone jack
  • Bigger and higher-res screens available on other iPhones
  • Expensive

iPhone 8 specs

Reasons to buy the iPhone 8

  • Really Thin
    7.3 mm
  • Small
    67.3x7.3x138.4 mm
  • Fast CPU
    2100 MHz
  • Multiple Processor Cores
    6 Cores
General
Manufacturer Apple
Operating System iOS
Release Date
Sim Card Type Nano
Sensors
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
GPS Yes
Size & Weight
Form Factor
Thickness 7.3 mm Is thinner than average
Size 67.3x7.3x138.4 mm Is very small
Weight 148 g Is average weight
Battery
Battery Type Lithium Ion
Capacity 1821 mah Has a smaller than average battery capacity
Standby hours
Talktime 14 hours Offers less than average talktime
Display
Display Size 4.7 inches Has an average size screen
Screen Type IPS LCD
Resolution 750x1334 inches Has a smaller than average screen resolution
Pixels Per Inch 326 ppi Has lower than average pixels per inch
Touch Screen Type Capacitive
Processing power
CPU 2100 mhz Has a faster than average processor speed
Processor Cores 6 Cores Has better than average processing power under the hood
Memory 3000 MB Has an average amount of RAM
Storage
Internal Storage 64, 256
External Storage No
Camera & Video
Primary Camera 12 MP Has an average megapixel camera
Flash Yes
LED Flash No
GEO Tagging Yes
Auto Focus Yes
Fixed Focus Yes
Touch Focus No
Face Detection Yes
Smile Detection No
Image Stabilisation Yes
Video Quality 4K
2nd Camera 7 MP Has an average secondary camera
Data
Generation 4G
Frequency Dual-band
NFC Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Wi-Fi Direct No
Bluetooth Yes
USB No
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes