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Apple - iPhone 8 Plus 64GB - Gold (AT&T)

Model: MQ8F2LL/ASKU: 6009659

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 2692 reviews

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Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    iPhone 8 plus

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    Shenanigans
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    With the announcement of iphone 8, I was a bit skeptical at first whether to go for it. After giving a considerable thought, I decided to five it a try. If you are going to go for it, do give a read on the below: Pros: 1. A significant improvement on the camera: There has been some significant upgrades on the camera end. The pictures are crisp and clear. Not to forget the front cam modes which, though some are in beta, are still a cut above the rest. 2. Louder stereo speakers: This might not be significant to everybody, however, it is worthy to me. I stay alone most of the time and this feature helps me not craving for the headphones when at home. 3. Augmented Reality and iOS 11: The internal software are a top notch. This phone has a lot of potential which we are all yet to explore, but we would eventually. Cons: 1. Same old design: Its been a while since I think the same design is being migrated from the previous older iphone models. Although, they are slimmer, but this is 2017. We already have bezel less displays in many phones. Although, Apple brought it alive with the iphone X, I would've appreciated had they reduced the bezel in this model as well. 2. Lack of 3.5 mm jack: While we may still whine about it, there is no 3.5 mm jack returning to iphone ever. The extra cable makes it look weird when in use with other headphones. Even cheapest Beats model comes with a 3.5 mm connector with no bluetooth. This makes me think apple need to understand their game properly before finalizing any product. 3. Lack of quick charge from in-box: I cannot simply imagine spending another 80 bucks just for getting a quick charge. Although other phones have it included in the bx directly. Overall, the iphone is quite sturdy and with the addition of wireless charging, I am quite satisfied with the product. I personally rely on one cable and multiple Qi charger pads. This makes life easier to an extent. It would be easiest when all companies enable USB Type C in all devices. However, when it comes to this iphone, I'd definitely say, go for it. It is a major worthy upgrade.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very nice upgrade from an iPhone 6s

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    GeooeG
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    My iPhone 6s finally decided that it no longer wanted to charge up. I had been having issues for a while, but finally, it refused to charge when plugged in. I have had Android phones in the past, I prefer Apple's products at this point. I visited the BestBuy story in Fort Collins, CO to get a hands-on experience when I first started having issues with my 6s. I read through reviews on line, including the ones on the BestBuy website. I was unsure of the size change between the 6s and the 8+, but after owning it for several weeks, I am happy with the purchase. At 56, the extra screen real-estate makes enlarging the fonts more practical so that I can read messages at a glance without putting my reading glasses on. The biggest improvement is in battery life. This phone goes all day for my usage and still has ~70% battery left when I drop it on the charger. Speaking of chargers, I picked up an inductive charger in hopes of preserving the lightning port for as long as possible. I drop it on the charger at night and pick it up in the morning fully changed. At least I can be sure that the problem I had with charging the 6s will not happen with this phone. I was also hesitant about losing the headphone jack. I already used BT headphones for the gym. The included lightning to headphone adaptor covers my other headphones I use while flying. The extended battery life means that I don't need to be charging the phone on a 4 hour flight while listening to music and playing solitaire. I really have not had a chance to take the camera for a spin, but my oldest son has the 8+ and has posted some fantastic portrait shots. I like the fingerprint ID and I really don't want or need the face id bit that the iPhone X has.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great phone

    Posted
    KevTr0N
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    I recently upgraded to the 8 Plus from an iPhone 7 model. I decided not to wait for the X(10) model for several reasons. I really enjoy TouchID. I did not want to have to look directly at my phone every time I wanted to unlock the device or make a purchase. Furthermore, although the X's screen is slightly larger with a smaller form factor, the screen is not as wide and is obscured by the sensors. With that said, I prefer the wider screen on the 8 Plus, bezels and all. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are also incredibly fast. When comparing the 8 with Samsung's Note 8 in Geekbench, the iPhone's A11 chip wins by a long shot. The camera has several noticeable upgrades from the previous generation (7); specifically with image quality, low light performance, and zoom. The 8 additionally supports slo-motion in 1080p, opposed to 720p on the 7. Wireless charging is not a big deal for me, however, is nice to have and I have found the battery life to be excellent. No, this phone is not an exciting change in relation to its design, but it's a good design and might be something you may want to consider.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great phone

    Posted
    Liam
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    I like the glass back and the new wireless charging technologies. Phone works well. My only complaint about purchasing this from Best Buy was that when I bought it, I thought I was buying an unlocked device. I was not made aware though, that once I insert a SIM Card into the device, it would lock to the carrier of that SIM Card even though I had paid for it in full. Best Buy really needs to be clear about this when selling to customers. It caused a major ordeal for me when I was helping a client buy an iPhone. To avoid this, as it turns out, you can insert a Verizon SIM into the phone from the beginning and once it activates temporarily on the Verizon SIM, it will permanently unlock the device. Verizon is required by law for all their devices to be unlocked, so if you do that first, it will permanently unlock the phone. Best Buy does not sell truly unlocked phones, they sell phones ready to lock on the carrier they are activated on, so be sure and put in a Verizon SIM first if there is any chance you may need to change carriers before you have met the terms of your carrier unlock policy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent phone for teens!

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    tracy33
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    This is a Christms gift so it has not yet been opened, but I purchased this same phone from Best Buy last Christmas for my daughter and she loves it as much today as she did last year!! So much so, that she didnt even consider buying the new Iphone X! (thank god lol). So I have NO doubt my teenage son will love it just as much, especially since he has the iphone 6...a big upgrade! Seriously cannot WAIT for him to open it!!! A must buy phone, extremely durable as well. My 25 yr old daughter drops her phone i swear multiple times a day onto pavement, at work on concrete floors, you name it! And it still looks as good as it did brand new! And that is with a very thin case! I say if you are looking for a great phone, buy this one for sure! I dont like iphones personally..probably cuz im old and i dont understand the interface that well hahaha. Ill stick with my Note 9! But if you are an iphone lover, or your child is..dont hesitate!! :-)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    An excellent upgrade from the iPhone 6s Plus

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    Caliber72
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    This new iPhone is an upgrade from an iPhone 6s Plus. They both have the exact same size and dimensions, but you need to keep in mind that there is no earphone plug and the camera is off-center, therefore, you will definitely want to consider a different case if you are also coming from another 6S plus. Nonetheless, this particular model is pretty much the same physically but electronically, it is completely a vast upgrade from the 6s Plus series. It is definitely a notable improvement in performance, display resolution, and over all compatibility with speed. We find that upgrading our iPhones every other generation actually provides a very large amount of features that are not always present from one generation to the next. By going with every other upgrade series, you are sure to get the most value and/or cost benefit with such a sizable purchase. These things are not cheap. Extremely happy. As a last note, if you have more than one phone on your carrier’s account, it is usually in your best interest to try to upgrade at or around the same time to keep your bills in cycle from multiple phones on the same plan.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    RED IPHONE 8 PLUS

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    TK2948
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    My first time in a long time having an IPhone. I upgraded from a galaxy to the Iphone 8 plus. It only gets 4 stars cause they need to make a Iphone that isn't too small like the regular I phone and not to big like the plus. the X Is buggy and isn't worth the extra cash it is the perfect size but as I said its buggy. Maybe when Apple gets the kinks out of the X it should be great but don't forget if it isn't broke don't fix it! that's why I Decided to upgrade to the iphone plus 8 before the next Iphone comes out and is a copy of the X. Anyway about the iphone 8 plus. Siri is a serious plus she has been redefined and is almost perfect! the phone holds a charge better than any phone I have had recently. stereo speakers are a plus. making voice calls and listening to music sound awesome! 4 stars cause I have yet to find the perfect phone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Mixed review?

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    TessyK
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    This phone is awesome in a LOT of ways! Totally unexpected sound quality for games is amazing! The screen is better than my other iPhones - although I did upgrade to the Plus so it is also larger. Everything very similar to the other iPhones I have had. The problem is that people cannot always hear me when I talk. I am a realtor and I use it as my business phone. So if you only text and want a great phone for games and picture quality - this is it! If you need to talk on your phone - this might not be the one for you. Glad that I purchased the apple care because it worked well the first two weeks - I may have an addition to my review after I trade it in on a new one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice red phone

    Posted
    kiaranerys
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    Upgraded from 6splus rose gold to the 8 plus in red. I didn't want the iPhone x. This phone I use as my business phone. I have the Samsung note 8 for my personal phone. I was hesitant to upgrade because the 6splus was still working fine. Since I had received a email to get a free 100 best buy gift card if I activate a upgraded iPhone I decide to upgrade. Display has enhanced greatly. I'm still playing around with it to see all its features. I only had for a day. I actually like the red color its glossy and stands out a lot. Transfer of apps and contacts and pictures for me didn't take long. The employee set it up for me. Comes with same equipment headphones, etc. Overall satisfied with my purchase. Did what I normally do only had to pay tax for the phone. I have the next plan with ATT.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Iphone 8 plus best iphone ever

    Posted
    Osie77
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    If you aren’t an iPhone user and are considering this phone, I won’t spoil it! Iphone 8 plus You will love every part of owning the iPhone, from setting it up and personalizing, to every day photography, music, organizing, exercise, games, group chat, iMessage with family out-of-country, etc!!! Absolutely the best iPhone yet! Love it!!! Cons: Absolutely can not stand the tiny charging cable it comes with. It doesn’t even reach from the outlet to the top of the table...You cannot use anything except factory cable if you do not want to pretty much void warranty if something happens. (Get Apple care and you can use whatever you please!) if you have a laptop with a USB port, just charge it there and make it a habit. You can charge it and back up your phone at the same time, and the cable length won’t be such a huge issue.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    My favorite color...

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    X4CTO
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    My wife picked up the (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 Plus and I almost got this one as well, I decided on the iPhone X instead. While I am extremely pleased with my choice, I do wish I could have the red too. As superficial as it may seem, I almost chose the 8 Plus just because of the rich red coloring. I wish they would have made the X in a (PRODUCT)RED edition. Maybe the steel surround on the X (as opposed to aluminum on the 8 Plus) posed a problem with the coloring options, but I'd love an all black X with that (PRODUCT)RED back glass. Other than that, the 8 Plus has almost all the same tech as the X and is just as fast. It's a great device and an excellent upgrade from any other generation of iPhone indeed. That RED though!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wise choice

    Posted
    iMikejones
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    I had an iPhone 6 and have been waiting for the latest models to come out. After the release of the 8, 8 Plus and ensuing X, I decided on the 8 Plus as the camera features were similar to the X, less an option I really didn’t need. The other X features look cool but not a $200 upgrade for me, so I opted for the 8 Plus, and am glad I did. Super fast, great screen resolution, no ‘notch’ (which would distract me), and the camera is PERFECT for my needs. Portrait mode and lighting (Beta) is awesome. A GREAT choice and highly recommended!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It’s different

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    NinjaMrPatrick
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    This is the first iPhone I have ever owned. I am normally an android user but I needed a new phone and there was nothing android out that was interesting to me. Pros of the IPhone 8 -the sound is pretty good -the standby time for the battery feels like forever -I really like the fingerprint scanner -Other than the average white front, the glass finish on the back is actually quite luxurious Cons -The battery seems to drain quick when in use -You have to buy all those extra pieces for fast charging -No back button and menu area on the touchscreen like the android -You can’t customize anything other than basic contributions All in all. The IPhone 8 is pretty alright. I’ll probably honestly go back to android unless Apple owes me with the IPhone X 2

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Slippery devil but very nice

    Posted
    beever
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    This is the first plus size phone I've ever gotten and it takes some getting used to holding onto it. Even on some surfaces it likes to slide away on its own. I can say that it definitely loads my apps much faster and retains more of them in memory instead of having to reload after leaving the app for a few seconds. However, buying a case for it seems to be problematic. I want a clear one to show of my red, but the reviews seem to indicate that the buttons won't work well. I did try to buy one at the store but couldn't get the power button or volume down button to function, so returned it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great phone.

    Posted
    D2017
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    I've had three previous iPhones in the past. When it was time for a new one, I wasn't sure what to get. I didn't want the pay the extra for the X, and I came close to opting for a Galaxy, but I opted for the 8+. While it looks the same as every iPhone has forever, it works so much faster than my previous iPhone 6. The size takes some getting use to, but I'm growing to like it. I like that it still has the fingerprint sensor. I don't like that the absence of a headphone jack. At this point, I'm adjusting to that, but that would be my biggest reservation to keeping the phone at this time. If you're in the Apple Eco-system, I think this is a good way to go to get new features without paying for the newest X.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good for price

    Posted
    Jessswin
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    I switched from a Samsung Note 3 bc it was not in my budget to upgrade to the Note 8 or 9 and I wanted a reliable phone with a large (wide) screen. Mail has given me several issues...main issue is message "unable to send to trash". I spent an hour in the apple store and 3 hours over the phone with Apple support with no resolve. I also have had issues with my notes on Macbook syncing to my iPhone and apple support says it's because I don't have the latest version on my Mac. They've told me I can't upgrade though bc I don't have 8 GB of RAM and it doesn't perform well on Macs under 8. Screen is nice, though.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Phone - iPhone 8+

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    JoeC
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    This was an advance christmas present for my daughter. If you are not ready to jump the iphone X or 10, this is about $200 cheaper and better alternative in terms of cost. So far, she tells me that the phone's, video, camera, battery life, speed to open files, speed when searching files, is so much faster than her previous iphone 6. So, with that I guess this is a good buy. If you have Directv, there is a promotion with ATT, that if you buy 1 phone, you also get the 2nd one for free. We jumped on this promotion and I got the other phone for my wife. Both are very happy with their phones. Me? still rocking the samsung Note 2 phone. Will wait to get a used Galaxy s8+ soon.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple iPhone 8+......is awesome!

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    JoeC
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    This was an advance christmas present for my wife. If you are not ready to jump the iphone X or 10, this is about $200 cheaper and better alternative in terms of cost. So far, she tells me that the phone's, video, camera, battery life, speed to open files, speed when searching files, is so much faster than her previous iphone 6. So, with that I guess this is a good buy. If you have Directv, there is a promotion with ATT, that if you buy 1 phone, you also get the 2nd one for free. We jumped on this promotion and I got the other phone for my wife. Both are very happy with their phones. Me? still rocking the samsung Note 2 phone. Will wait to get a used Galaxy s8+ soon.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice upgrade from 6s+ but wait if you have a 7

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    highwaycrossingfrog
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    As my title says, the iPhone 8 Plus is a great upgrade from a 6s plus, but if you have an iPhone 7, you should wait for what the iPhone X, or whatever is after that, might offer. The camera is amazing! Big difference from my 6s Plus. Colors are more vivid, with deeper blacks and better night-time pics. The new photo features might be an iOS thing, but the difference shows in the hardware. The glass body is pretty sleek, certainly easier to hold on to, but since we're all using cases, this might be a wash. Again, upgrade from a 6s+, and below is good. If you have a 7, you can wait.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    8 Plus is a Winner

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    SatelliteJunkie
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    My finally decided to upgrade her iPhone 5 to the iPhone 8 plus before an international trip as she wanted it to take pictures with it instead of dragging her heavy iPad along. She loves it. She is enjoying the larger screen size and decided she did not need to upgrade her iPad to a newer model as now that she has the bigger screen on the iPhone 8 plus, she has all she needs. Now she can use finger print to open phone and use for several other apps as well without having to remember passwords. The phone is slim and has a very solid feel to it and the "rose" color is quite nice. Put a Tech 21 case on it for added protection. Great addition to the iPhone family of phones.

    I would recommend this to a friend