September is always the most awaited month for the iPhone lovers. Apple just unveiled their most advanced and powerful version of iPhone called ‘iPhone 7’ at an event held at San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Wednesday.
Here are Top 15 most noticeable things about iPhone 7
1 No headphone jack
Just as rumored, iPhone 7 will not have the traditional 3.5 mm headphone socket anymore. Plugging headphones will happen only through the lightning port. Though users will always have the option to go fully wireless with a pair of Bluetooth headphones or using Airpods, Apple’s latest innovation.
2 Breakthrough updated 12MP rear sensor and 7MP Front Camera
iPhone 7 is equipped with an updated 12MP camera with f/1.8 six-element lens and optical image stabilization sensor. The new sensor is 60% faster and 30% more efficient than the previous camera system. The front camera will have 7MP resolution and can record 1080p video. The new LED flash consists of four LEDs.
3 The brightest, most colorful Retina HD display ever in an iPhone
iPhone 7 comes with the brightest, most colorful 4.7″ Retina HD display ever in an iPhone. According to apple, it is 25% brighter and sports a wide color gamut for cinema-standard colors, greater color saturation and the best color management in the smartphone industry.
4 Stereo speakers at the top and bottom for the first time in an iPhone.
The iPhone 7 sports stereo speakers at the top and bottom. This has been introduced for the first time in any iPhone ever. It will have 2x the volume of the iPhone 6s as well as an improved audio range.
5 With an IP67 certification, iPhone 7 is now water and dust- resistant
This is the first ever water and dust resistant iPhone. With an IP67 certification, it can survive up to 30 minutes under a meter of water.
6 Solid-state redesigned home button
Apple has fully redesigned the home button. It is now powered by “Taptic Engine” which gives more precise and customisable small vibration feedback as users use it. It is designed to be durable, responsive and highly force sensitive on iPhone 7.
7 New True tone flash with four LEDs
New Quad-LED True flash has four LEDs that generate 50 percent brighter light than iPhone 6s. It also has also an innovative flicker sensor that detects flickering in lights and makes the flash look like natural light in recorded videos and captured photos.
8 Best battery life ever in an iPhone
With the most powerful chip on any smartphone, iPhone 7 delivers the best battery life ever in an iPhone. According to apple, it lasts two hours more than the iPhone 6s.
9 Two versions of black: Jet Black and just Black
There is five color option to choose in iPhone 7 including two all-new black offerings. The first version is a beautiful black matte finish and the other one is an innovative jet black finish with a deep high gloss look. Other colors are Gold, Silver, and Rose gold.
10 Comes with Apple A10 Fusion chip : The most powerful chip ever in a smartphone
According to Apple, iPhone 7 is equipped with the new custom-designed Apple A10 Fusion chip which features a quad-core CPU with 3.3 billion transistors – two high-performance cores and two power-saving ones and hence making it the most powerful chip ever in a smartphone. As compared to A9 chip, it will run 40% faster while it will two times faster than the older A8 chip. The new GPU is 50% faster than the A9’s GPU and consumes 66% of the power.
12 Pricing starts at $649 for the 32GB base model
The iPhone 7 pricing starts at $649 for the 32GB base model which is similar to iPhone 6s. Though the main difference is that Apple has doubled the storage of their lowest-priced configuration in comparison to the previous year’s lowest price model. The lowest price model is now 32GB. The starting price of iPhone 7 Plus is $769 for the base 32GB model. The highest storage configuration of both is 256GB. The 128GB variant of iPhone 7 costs $749 and the 256GB – $849.
In Europe, the iPhone 7 will cost €759 for the 32GB variant, €869 for the 128GB model and €979 for the 256GB one.
13 Three models based on storage capacity: 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will have three variants based on storage capacity: 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB . The starting price is $649 (US) . One noticeable thing is the 128GB and 256GB models of the new jet black finish will be offered exclusively from apple.com, Apple Stores, Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers.
14 Available from 16th September in the US and 7th October in India
Both the iPhones are going to be available on September 16, with pre-orders starting on September 9 in in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, UAE, the UK, US Virgin Islands and the US.
In India, it will be made available to customers beginning Friday, October 7.
15 Super Mario Run app in the new iOS
Apple chief Mr. Cook confirmed that Super Mario is coming to the App Store. Nintendo,the developer of Super Mario which has previously refused to offer its games and franchise characters on any mobile devices has confirmed to bring an iOS exclusive running-themed adventure of Super Mario.
16 The new AirPods : truly wireless earbuds
Apple finally announced the truly wireless earpods called AirPods that come with absolutely no wires. Equipped with Apple’s new W1 chip built-in and dual optical sensors, Airpods will only play when they’re in your ears. It also has dual accelerometers which will detect the touch to activate Siri on double-taping. It will be available in late October for $159
Are you interested in buying this new iPhone? 7 Which features did you like the most, kindly write under the comments section.