CNET First Look
A first hands-on with the red iPhonesThe iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Product Red special edition, up close.
It's springtime, which means it's RED iPhone time. Apple released the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED special edition phones, which much like last year's iPhone 7 and 7 (PRODUCT)RED phones are red. And again, they support the Global Fund, which is an initiative to stop the spread of HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis. In subsaharan Africa. Now a lot of people are gonna want to know what color red is this and that's why were are here to show you the red of the red iPhone 8 and keep in mind this is not available on the iPhone 10. There is no product red iPhone 10 there is only a product red pholio case in leather. Now we did bring an iPhone 7 plus along with us and the 7 plus Has an aluminum back. And it does look different then the glass back on the iPhone 8 and 8+. Where it looks a lot more blood red. The sides in the aluminum, they are pretty much the same shade. This year, the iPhone 8 and 8+ have a black front, as opposed to the white front of last years model. And if you want to see how they are compared to other products, we have a gallery which also shows how they look up against the other cases and iPods As in watch bands. Keep in mind that in September, probably or who knows, there will be new iPhones this year. So this is kind of a happier cycle. But if you want to get a red iPhone, now is the time to get one.