iPhone 7: Specifications, Key Features, Price and Releasing Date

Today, Apple has released its next generation iPhone, i.e. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, at its annual event in San Francisco. Apple’s newbie has several ultra modern features like improved camera quality, a pressure-sensitive home button, a faster processor and improved battery life, as well as no headphone jack. This neophyte will be soon available in a new range of colors with starting storage capacity of 32GB.

Key Features of New iPhone7

    • Upgraded Camera: Apple has given a face-lift to its iPhone 7 with dual lens camera. The rear camera has f/1.8 lens with the ability to focus more light onto the lens and 12MP sensor that is 60% faster & saves more energy. The camera is featured to click excellent quality sharp images in low light areas. Apple has overcome zooming in issues on a photo, a problem that Apple has been hot and bothered for years. The bigger version of iPhone 7, i.e. iPhone 7 Plus has two 12MP cameras, a wide-angle lens, and a telephoto lens. The camera is featured with 4K video recording capability, live video editing, and wide color capture.

    • No Headphone Jack: The new models lack headphone jack. Instead, they are available with a pair of lightning earpods that can be connected through wireless Apple AirPods and the charging port. The AirPods offer 5 hours of listening and are available with the compact charging case and 24 hours of battery life. You can use your old headphones to plug into your new iPhone as Apple will supply adapter to connect your headphones.

    • Appearance: There is something Apple has to offer to its fans in terms of outward show of the new iPhone. The company has introduced two new colors as a replacement for space gray. These include matte black and glossy black. The new models are also available in silver, gold and rose gold color options. The shiny jet black is exclusively available for 128GB and 256GB models.

    • Battery Life: iPhone 7 will have the longest battery life and definitely solve battery related complaints of its fans. It has been mentioned that on an average, iPhone 7 battery will last 2 hours longer than iPhone 6S and 1 hour longer than iPhone 6S Plus. The iPhone 7 battery will last 14 hours when using WiFi and 12 hours on 4G. Meanwhile, the iPhone 7 Plus battery will last 15 hours on WiFi and 15 hours on 4G.

    • Water-Resistant: Yes, it is true that new iPhone is completely water-resistant with an IPX67 rating which means the hardware can bear up immersion in up to 1 meter of water for 30 minutes.

    • Internal Performance: It will be powered by 64-bit 4 core CPU, a new Apple A10 Fusion, which will be 40% faster than A9 of iPhone 6s. There will be a great improvement in graphics performance which is also 40 % more powerful than the A9.

    • Home Button: There is a vibration-based taptic feedback system given on home button. Now, it will vibrate when touched.

    • Cost: The new iPhone 7 price will start at £599 for the 32GB model. According to T3, the prices are as follows:

The iPhone 7:

• £599 for 32GB

• £699 for 128GB

• £799 for 256GB

The iPhone 7 Plus:

• £719 for 32GB

• £819 for 128GB

• £919 for 256GB

  • Releasing Date: The iPhone 7 will be released worldwide on September16, both online as well as brick-and-mortar shops. However, the device is scheduled to hit Indian shores in October 2016.

It cannot be denied that every time Apple comes up with something fresh and interesting in its mobile launch. Buying this device is undoubtedly a good decision, but make sure you don’t need to break your bank as its price is hard to digest.

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