Apple has finally released the much awaited iPhone 7 at it’s 2016 keynote event today. The new iPhone has been upgraded with a faster processor, more storage, highly improved cameras and other features.
iPhone 7 Specs
Here is a look at iPhone 7 Specs in a tabular format.
|Dimensions (L x W)||138.3 x 67.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 inches)|
|Thickness||7.1 mm (0.28 inches)|
|Display||4.7 Inches; 1334 x 750 pixels (326 ppi)|
|Storage||32, 128 and 256 GB|
|Processor||64-bit Quad Core Apple A10 Fusion|
|Front Camera||7 MP|
|Rear Camera||12 MP (4,128 x 3,096 pixels)|
|Battery||2 Hours Longer Battery Life than iPhone 6s|
|Sensors||Fingerprint, Accelerometer, gyrometer, proximity, Ambient light|
|Others||GPS, NFC, Bluetooth, Dual Band Wi-Fi|
|Price||$649, $749, $849|
iPhone 7 Specs and Features
Here is a summary of iPhone 7 specs and features as unveiled by Apple at its 2016 keynote event in San Francisco.
⦁ Faster Processor: The new iPhone 7 is equipped with a faster 64 bit, 4 core Apple A10 processor, which is rated to be 40% faster than iPhone 6s and 2 times faster than iPhone 6.
⦁ More Storage: Apple has finally ditched the 16 GB base model and moved to a 32 GB base option. It has also ditched the 64 GB model and is now offering 128 GB and 256 GB models for those looking for more storage space.
⦁Dual Stereo Speakers: The iPhone 7 features dual stereo speakers, located at the top and bottom of the phone. The speakers in iPhone 7 are rated 2x times louder than those on iPhone 6s.
⦁ New Home Button: Apple has replaced the Home button in iPhone 7 with a new pressure sensitive home button, powered by Apple’s Taptic engine.
⦁ New and Improved Rear Facing Camera:iPhone 7 features an upgraded 12 MP rear facing camera with optical image stabilization and a larger F 1.8 lens that allows more light into the camera’s sensor.
⦁ Upgraded 7 MP Front Facing Camera: iPhone 7 features a new 7 MP front facing camera (upgraded from 5 MP) with optical image stabilization for high quality selfies.
⦁ New Camera Flash Components: The Camera Flash LED’s have doubled in iPhone 7 from two to four,which means the LED flashes 50% brighter than the iPhone 6s.
⦁ More Battery Life: On average iPhone 7 will provide 2 hours more battery life compared to iPhone 6s.
⦁ iOS 10:iPhone 7 will come loaded with Apple’s latest iOS 10 operating system. iOS 10 comes with new features like Raise to wake, a completely redesigned Maps app, handwriting in iMessage and other features.
⦁ No Headphone Jack: Apple has removed the Headphone jack in Phone 7, replacing it with EarPods that connect to the iPhone via the lightning port.
You don’t have to worry about buying EarPods, as the new iPhone ships with a pair of EarPods and also a Lightning to headphone adapter that allows you to make use of your existing headphones.
⦁ New Colour Options: The iPhone 7 will be available in 2 new colors, jet black and black. Apple has removed the Space Grey colour.
⦁ Waterproof and Dustproof with IPX67 Rating: iPhone 7 is Apple’s first waterproof and dustproof phone and the second Apple Product after Apple Watch to get a Waterproof rating.
iPhone 7 has an IPX67 rating, which means it can withstand water splashes and even full submersion up to 30 minutes in 1 Metre deep water.
iPhone 7 Price & Release Date
Pre-orders for iPhone 7 are scheduled to start from September 9, 2016 and the phone will start shipping from September 16, 2016.
The base model of iPhone 7 with an ample 32 GB of storage is priced at $649, while the 128 GB and 256 GB versions of iPhone 7 are priced at $749 and $849.