Apple has announced the launch of iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 with big improvements over its predecessors, which go by say goodbye to 3.5mm jack connector, adding new colors, dual rear camera for the Plus model, the use of a dual – speaker, an extremely powerful SoC and the new flagship smartphone will be water resistance through an IPx7 certification. We must recognize that all developments were already implemented by many models available in the market.
Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus announced with big improvements
In terms of design, both devices are similar to their predecessors, so Apple continues to maintain its identity with a very recognizable design which at first glance the only differences would be in the region of the device, otherwise, if you quickly look at the device, we know that this is an iPhone, so slight changes introduced without losing the identity. Both devices can be pre-ordered from September 17.
Apple iPhone 7
We are facing a compact device of 4.7 – inch featuring an HD resolution of 1334 x 750 pixels which give a dimension of 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm thickness powered through dual – core Apple A10 SoC (40% faster than 6s) coupled with 2GB of RAM with 16 / 64/128 GB of non – expandable storage. Apple iPhone 7 will run iOS 10 operating system out of the box.
One of the most important change is the use of 12 megapixels rear camera (60% faster 60% and 30% more efficient than the previous model) with an F / 2.2 aperture with PDAF and Quad LED flash, image stabilizer and capable of capturing 4k @30 FPS video. While on the front iPhone 7 has a 7 MP sensor with auto stabilizer.
With regard to connectivity, we have 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, no FM radio and of course the fingerprint reader in the physical Home button, which now also allows different tasks. All this depends on a battery of 1960 mAh capacity, which translates into 2 hours of more backup against the iPhone 6s (12 hours browsing with 4G / 3G).
The iPhone 7 does not have a headphone jack, rendering countless 3.5mm headphones useless with the device (or requiring the use of an adapter). Its starting price will be 699 euros.
Apple iPhone 7 Plus
As expected, the iPhone 7 Plus is the phablet variant of 5.5 inches with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels using the same Apple A10 SoC with 2GB of RAM, but available in 32/128/256 GB capacity and will use a configuration of the dual rear camera allows for true 2x optical zoom without loss of image quality. It will be available in a new piano black with glossy effect of gold, silver and pink / gold color. The rest of the specifications, such as connectivity or technology used are same as iPhone 7. Its starting price will be 799 euros.
Here’s Apple’s quick-fire list for mobile photographers:
– Optical image stabilization is now on both new iPhones, whereas it was only on the larger Plus model previously. Apple says it allows for up to 3x longer exposures.
– The aperture on the iPhone 7 camera is wider, at f/1.8, letting in up to 50 percent more light.
– The front-facing camera is an upgraded 7-megapixel sensor with “auto image stabilization.”
– You can shoot RAW DNG files.
– Quad-LED True Tone flash on both new iPhones.
– The iPhone 7 Plus has the same 28mm-equivalent, 12-megapixel lens as the iPhone 7, but it adds a second 12-megapixel telephoto lens.