That $800 iPhone 8 Plus costs Apple $288 to make

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Apple promises a better battery life.

Demand for the iPhone X has been high since the launch and it has been predicted that Apple may struggle to keep up with the high demand for the smartphone.

The battery pack is, incidentally, ever so slightly larger than the 2,691mAh component within the iPhone. Despite that, Apple estimates that the iPhone X's battery will last about two hours longer than the iPhone 7 Plus.

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The first really noticeable difference comes with the display. Both have a glass back.

Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended the cost of the Apple products, saying they are not only for rich people. Apple's listed tech specs for the iPhone X claims that the handset can deliver up to 21 hours of talk time, up to 12 hours of internet use, up to 13 hours of playback and up to 60 hours of audio playback. It might not be up there with the Oled displays of high-end Samsungs (or the iPhone X's Super Retina HD display), but it gets close.

As for the 3GB of RAM figure, again, this may sound low compared to some Androids, which often sport 4GB of RAM or more, but in Apple's world this is a big upgrade.

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If you are buying the newest offering from technology giant Apple - the iPhone 8 -, online retailers, Citibank and Jio, Flipkart and Amazon have lined up impressive exchange and buyback deals. It's important to point out that the footprint of the iPhone X is smaller than the iPhone 8 Plus. Special neural engine in A11 Bionic chip enables a host of computational photography capabilities in the portrait mode on the iPhone 8 Plus. The V30 is powered by Qualcomm's latest, the Snapdragon 835, supplemented by an Adreno 540 GPU.

Thisanalys is is done every year for popular high-end phones. Increasing the storage from 32 GB to 64 GB has also resulted in spending $6 apiece more. Those looking for more space can opt for the 128 GB model of the V30 (called the V30+), while the three new iPhones double that again with the option of 256 GB. Apple, as usual, hasn't offered the option. These are great phones that, if my experience with the iPhone 8 Plus is representative, would've made fine flagship devices from Apple had the iPhone X not been announced this year. After all, a phone with a depleted battery is a useless one.

That will be through USB-C only, so you will need to connect the new iPhones by cable to make use of speedy charging, but it's a welcome addition.

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And while carrier promotions for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have been relatively muted out of the gate, analysts say operators may become much more aggressive in the coming weeks as they look to leverage new phones to gain market share.

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