The much awaited Smartphone, iPhone 7, has finally been unveiled. The handset will go on sale next month at $649. Apple also announced the iPhone 7 Plus at the same event, which comes with a bigger screen and costs USD 769. Both phones come in five attractive color variants including Jet Black, Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Silver.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available with a choice of 32GB, 128GB or 256GB of inbuilt memory. iPhone lovers can pre-order these handsets from tomorrow onwards and the phones will start shipping in US from next Friday, 16th of September 2016 onwards.
The iPhone 7 features a 4.7 inch Retina HD IPS display with the resolution of 1334 x 750 pixels. It packs a 12 MP rear camera with Quad-LED True Tone flash, f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 4K video recording at 30 fps and Slo‑mo 1080p at 120fps. The inbuilt battery is rated to deliver up to 14 hours on Wi-Fi and up to 10 days of standby time
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 7 Plus comes with 5.5 inch Retina HD display with the resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It houses dual 12 MP resolution rear cameras with f/1.9 aperture, Optical zoom at 2x; digital zoom up to 10x, Six‑element lens and Quad-LED True Tone flash. The second camera helps with wide angle shots. The built-in battery offers up to 16 days of standby time.
Both these handsets are powered by 64 bit quad core A10 Fusion processor with M10 Motion co-processor. These water resistant handsets come with IP67 certification and also integrate a fingerprint sensor which is embedded in home button.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus run on latest iOS 10 and also have a front facing camera with 7 MP resolution, f/2.2 aperture and retina flash. These handsets also comes with 4G connectivity with Voice Over LTE support. Other connectivity options include WiFi 802.11 ac with MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS with GLONASS.
There is no Audio jack on the new iPhones, and the audio output is channeled via lightning port. You can also buy $149 Air Pods for wireless connectivity.
Key Specifications of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus:
|Model||iPhone 7||iPhone 7 Plus|
|Display||4.7 inch Retina HD IPS display (1334 x 750 pixels)||5.5 inch Retina HD display (1920 x 1080 pixels)|
|Processor||64 bit quad core A10 Fusion processor||64 bit quad core A10 Fusion processor|
|Camera||12 MP rear and 7 MP front camera||12 MP dual rear cameras and 7 MP front camera|
|Battery||Built-in with up to 10 days of standby||Built-in with up to 16 days of standby|
|Internal Memory||32GB or 128GB or 256GB||32GB or 128GB or 256GB|
|Dimensions and Weight||138.3x 67.1×7.1 mm and 138 grams||158.2x 77.9×7.3 mm and 188 grams|
|Price||$649 or $749 or $849||$769 or $869 or $969|