At the grand annual event in San Francisco on Wednesday, 7th September, 2016, the technology giant, Apple launched the two new versions of iPhone – iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. A fleeting look at the two new devices will cite a stark resemblance with their previous counterparts, namely iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. But, the similarity is limited to the external appearance only. The internal features of the just launched iPhones are far more advanced and magnificent.
1. The new quad-core Apple A10 Fusion processor having 64-bit 4 core CPU powers the new iPhones.
2. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are available in 32GB, 128Gb and 256GB. 16 GB as the starting storage takes exit!
3. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in five different shades – gold, silver, rose gold with the new additions – matte black and jet black. The colour grey find place no more in the iPhone family!
4. The antenna bands now feature on the edges.
6. IP67 ration makes iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus waterproof and dust-resistant.
A Round-up of the Jaw-dropping Features of the New Versions of iPhone – iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
The New Touch-Sensitive Home Button
The new iPhones are revolutionary enough. Starting the discussion about the revolutionary features, let’s talk about the new touch-sensitive home button which uses the taptic system to give advanced response. So now, the new iPhones vibrate to respond when the user touches the home button.
Now It’s Lightning EarPods and Say Hello to Stereo Speakers
The new iPhone models have stereo speakers (one at the top and another at the bottom of the phone). With the new iPhones, the users have to bid adieu to the traditional headphones. They are being offered with Lighting EarPods that connect through the phone’s charging port. The earphones can be used with iPads and Apple watches too.
Now, this point hints to the most shocking feature which is discussed next.
The 3.5mm Headphone Jack is No More
This is perhaps, the biggest revolutionary feature of the latest version of iPhones. Apple has said goodbye to the headphone jack in their iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. As already mentioned in the previous paragraph, the earphones connect through the device’s Lightning port which will now be used for charging, data transfer and last but not the least, connecting earphones.
Remarkable Snapshots with Advanced Camera
This is for all the passionate photographers. The latest iPhones come with advanced camera to capture more precise and amazing snaps in low light. While the iPhone 7 has a single rear camera of 12 megapixel sensor which is touted to be 60 percent faster and 30 percent more energy efficient than its earlier versions, the iPhone 7 Plus has two 12 megapixel rear cameras – a wide angle lens and a telephoto lens with 2X optical zoom. Both the phones have 7 megapixel (upgraded from 5 megapixel in earlier iPhones) front (FaceTime) camera – quite a good reason for selfie lovers to be all smiles.
4K video recording capability, live editing of video files, quad-LED flash and flicker sensor are the other wow features of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
Longest Battery Life
Talking about the battery life, iPhone 7 will continue for 2 more hours than iPhone 6. On the other hand, iPhone 7 Plus will provide 1 hour more than iPhone 6 Plus. This makes the new iPhones having the longest-ever battery life.
What’s the Price and When can I have my iPhone 7?
Right now, Apple has announced the India price for the 32GB storage model of iPhone 7 only which is INR 60,000. The company has also confirmed 7th October, 2016 as the release date of the new iPhone models in India.
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