7 Reasons to Buy the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus (and 3 to Skip)

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Mark Spoonauer

Obsessed with tech since the original PalmPilot, Mark Spoonauer is responsible for the editorial direction of Tom's Guide and has covered technology for more than 15 years. He became editor-in-chief of the site in 2013. Mark specializes in covering all things mobile, having reviewed dozens of smartphones and other gadgets. He speaks at key tech industry events and appears regularly on TV to discuss the latest trends. Mark was previously reviews editor at Mobile Computing, and his work has appeared in Wired, Popular Science and Inc. Follow him on Twitter at @mspoonauer.

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  • rmckenzie5
    Seriously? For $700 and up? For a stinking phone? No thanks.
  • lesizz
    As pointed out elsewhere, the display on the 8 is not very bright, which will affect its visibility in bright light situations.
  • androidrobo
    The future of the iPhone is buttonless, and you can either accept this reality now or be miserable later when Apple stops making iPhones with a home button on them because, like the headphone jack, it's never coming back.
  • Nathan_1
    2557513 said:
    Seriously? For $700 and up? For a stinking phone? No thanks.

    Not a phone, Its a computer with a sim card, the fact that we still call them phones today is bizaar