Apple has released the next generation of the iPhone at its annual event in San Francisco – the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. At a launch event, the company revealed an upgraded iPhone that, while aesthetically similar to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, has several big
differences. Let’s learn about the new features in Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
Features of iPhone 7:-
1) No 3.5 mm Audio Jack
As rumored Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus ditched the 3.5mm audio jack and antennae lines. Apple will now include all new Earpods with lightning cable in place of 3.5mm audio jack. It means that you can either charge your phone or connect your headphone.
2) Better Camera
iPhone 7 comes with 12MP rear camera with OIS, 6 element lens, F1.8 Aperture, wide-angle, hybrid IR sensor and Quad LED true tone flash.
On the front, it has a 7MP Facetime HD camera with f/2.2 aperture. The new camera setup is 60% faster, 30% more energy efficient, and has wide angle lens.
The iPhone 7 Plus has a dual camera setup with the same camera as iPhone 7 with another 12MP 56mm telephoto lens with F/2.8 aperture baked next to it
New features in iPhone camera includes –
- Optical image stabilisation
- 2x Optical zoom (iPhone 7 plus)
- Better images in low light
- Wide angles in photos
For full list check the specs here : http://www.apple.com/in/iphone-7/specs/
3) Water Resistant
Apple iPhone 7 and iPhones 7 Plus are the first iPhones to have IP67 certification that adds Water and Dust Resistance.
4) Dual Stereo Speaker
For the first iPhone will include dual stereo speakers on top and bottom side for better audio quality.
5) 5 Color Options
The new Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have 5 different color options to choose from. Both of them will be available in Gold, Silver, Black, Rose Gold and Jet Black. Black and Jet Black are the latest addition to the existing color options. Jet Black looks amazingly glossy and Premium. Jet Black variant will cost more than other variants.
6) New Home Button
Apple has redesigned the iconic home button for the iPhone 7, making it force sensitive like the Force Touch trackpads used in recent MacBooks.
7) All new AirPods
Apple new AirPods are the new wireless headset from the company. It comes with 5 Hours of battery backup, and a special case that carries up to 24 hours of charge and also charges the AirPods when kept inside. To connect it to your iPhone, you just have to open the lid and that’s it. AirPods will connect automatically.
Watch all about Apple AirPods Here:
8) Better battery
Apple also promises a better battery performance with additional 2 hours of battery backup compares to iPhone 6s although, battery size is not released by apple yet.
Watch Apple iPhone promo video here:
Price & Availability
The new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will launch in India on October 7 with price starting Rs. 60,000 which is for the base model of 32 GB variant. Prices for the rest of models are still not disclosed.
In US, iPhone 7 starts at $649 for the 32GB variant and the iPhone 7 Plus will cost $769 for the base model. Both the phones will be available in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB storage variants, but the premium Jet Black variant will be coming with just 2 storage options including 128GB and 256GB.
Pre-orders start on September 7 and shipping starts from September 16. iOS 10 will be rolled out on September 13.
Apple AirPods will cost $159 in US. Indian price will be revealed soon.