What’s New with iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus?
What are the specifications of Apple’s seventh generation smartphones? Did they change many features and specifications in their iPhones?
After the South Korean Company Samsung unveiled their new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge in February 2016, and Galaxy Note 7 in August 2016, their biggest competitor Apple strikes back with the revealing of their new phones! Will the American Company Apple succeed in taking back some market share since the holiday season is just around the corner in the United States of America?
Actually, Apple is hoping to gain a large market share during the Holiday seasons in the States and Europe especially during the last quarter of 2016 as Christmas and New Year will take place. This is considered a high seasons for electronics in the United States.
It seems Apple has a great chance in the market since Samsung is facing a catastrophic problem with their Galaxy Note 7’s battery; which they had to withdraw from the market. Users are wondering about what iPhone 7’s specifications and features will be and we will answer their question.
On April 7th 2016, Apple announced their new iPhone 7 in San Francisco, California, during an event they hosted in one of the city’s biggest halls: Bill Graham.
What Are the Main Specifications Of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus?
Many experts and specialists viewed iPhone 7 as an improved version of iPhone 6 since Apple enhanced the camera resolution and battery performance, improving speakers and replacing the headphone’s jack and headphones with wireless ones called AirPods. iPhone 7 is the best iPhone so far when it comes to resolution and screen colors, as well as being water and dust resistant.
Actually, many people interested in the smartphone world did not consider that iPhone 7 lived up to the expectation and is similar to iPhone 6 despite of the information above, and they expressed that they miss Apple’s previous Executive Chief Steve Jobs as well as referring to Apple’s performance now as “being humble”.
iPhone 7 had a smoother design than previous iPhones with the dimensions of: 138.8x67.1x7.1 milliliter (5.44x2.64x0.28 inches) and weighs 138 grams.
The new iPhone 7 is water and dust resistant and can last for half an hour in a depth of one meter.
It has a 4.7 inch screen which makes 65.6% of the device with a resolution of 750x1334 pixels and clear vibrant colors. Apple confirmed that this iPhone is the best iPhone so far when it comes to screen resolution and colors.
iPhone 7 is operating on a quad-core Apple A10 Fusion operating system and powered by iOS10. It will be available in different versions when it comes to internal storages which are: 32, 128, and 256 gigabytes all with a 2 gigabyte RAM.
The main (rear) camera has a resolution of 12 megapixels with an f/1.8 lens aperture and the front (selfie) camera has a resolution of 7 megapixels with an f/2.2 lens aperture. iPhone 7 has a non-removable 1960 mAh lithium ion battery and will be available in the following colors: black, jet black, silver, gold, and pink.
Moving on to iPhone 7 Plus, it is bigger in size and has a double camera and it is clear that Apple is depending on iPhone 7 Plus more than iPhone 7!
iPhone 7 Plus has the dimensions of 158.2x77.9x7.3 millimeters (6.23x3.07x0.29 inches) and weighs 188 grams.
Just like iPhone 7 and new Samsung phones, iPhone 7 Plus is water and dust resistant and can last for half an hour in depth of one meter. It has a 5.5 inch screen making 67.7% of the whole phone with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels.
As for the system specifications, iPhone 7 Plus operates on the quad-core tenth generation Apple Processor (Apple A10 Fusion) with a speed of 2.23 gigahertz and is powered on iOS10 operating system. It will be available in three different internal storages: 32, 128, and 256 gigabytes and all with a 3 gigabyte RAM.
iPhone 7 has a double rear camera with a resolution of 12 megapixels and a front camera with a resolution of 7 megapixels. It is powered by a non-removable 2900 mAh lithium ion battery.
Second Generation Apple Watch
During iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus’s announcement, Apple also unveiled their new second generation smartwatch that operates in a dual-core processor and is water resistant (on a depth reaching 50 meters).
The new Apple watch has more than one design, from sporty to classy, but the improvement in its processor has enough to make the watch operate 50% better than the first generation Apple watch. It is also clearer with a better resolution and contrast even in direct sunlight. Apple also improved its battery so that it can last longer.
Apple watches have the best market share in the smartwatch industry – according to Apple’s Executive Chief Tim Cook. Note that the second generation Apple watches has other specifications like built-in GPS, sport and health applications, and can support the new popular game Pokémon Go!
Is That All?
In addition to being water resistant, with a high resolution, contrast and vibrant colors, improved camera, no headphone’s Jack, and a better speaker, Apple announced that the seventh generation iPhones will have the Super Mario game which is something video gamers are enthusiastically waiting for!
The new Apple phones will be two times faster than the sixth generation iPhone’s thanks to its processors, and the screen resolution is 25% better (retina HD). The screen also has the three dimensional touch features.
The development and improvement of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus’s camera is not only about the resolution and clarity, but it also includes the ability to take wide photos and has optical image stabilization, optical and digital zooms and better processing in dim lights.
Apple is now accepting pre-orders for the different internal storages and colors. iPhone 7 will have a price ranging between 650 and 850 USDs (455 and 595 JODs) and iPhone 7 Plus will have a price between 770 and 970 USDs (539 and 679 JODs). Both prices are before taxes.
Regardless of all these specifications, some tech experts believe that iPhone 7 did not live up to its expectations and everything new in iPhone 7 is already available in other smartphones (different brands: like double camera and water resistance).
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