Apple iPhone 7 with A10 Fusion SoC, 12MP camera, water resistant body announced for $649


Apple has just announced their most anticipated smartphone iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at an event in San Francisco. The iPhone 7 features a 4.7-inch Display with 3D Touch and Quad-core A10 Fusion SoC. iPhone 7 is also water repellant and dust resistant. The new Apple A10 Fusion chipset is 40% faster than the previous A9 chipset. There is a 12MP iSight camera which is now 60% faster and 30% efficient than the previous version. Apple has also removed the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack.


Specifications of Apple iPhone 7

  • 4.7-inch IPS 326 ppi display, 1400:1 contrast ratio, 3D Touch
  • Quad-core A10 Fusion 64-bit processor
  • Six-core GPU, M10 motion co-processor
  • 32GB/128GB/256GB internal storage
  • iOS 10
  • 12-megapixel camera with Quad-LED True Tone flash, 6-element lens, f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 4K video recording/30 fps
  • 7-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor, Stereo speakers
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67)
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac with MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC
  • Inbuilt rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Apple iPhone 7 comes in three storage variants 32GB/128GB/256GB. The memory is not expandable through microSD. Out of the box, the device comes with iOS 10. The primary camera is a 12-megapixel shooter with Quad-LED True Tone flash, 6-element lens, f/1.8 aperture, OIS. The Camera is able to shoot up to 4K videos at 30 fps and 720p at 240 fps. The front-facing camera is now a 7-megapixel shooter with f/2.2 aperture.

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The new Home button is now pressure sensitive with new Taptic Engine and it also features the Fingerprint sensor. As in this new iPhone, Apple has removed the 3.5mm headphone port so they have come up with EarPods that can be connected via Lightning connector. The wireless EarPods are also available. Under the hood, the new iPhone 7 has a inbuilt rechargeable lithium-ion battery which can stay up to 10 days standby, 12 hours with internet use on 3G/4G LTE and 14 hours on Wi-Fi.

Apple iPhone 7 comes in three variants. The 32GB model is priced at $649, 128GB model is priced at $749 and the 256GB variant is priced at $849. The device comes in Rose Gold, Gold, Jet Black, Black and Silver colors. The device will be up for pre-order from September 9 and will be available in 25 countries from September 16th.