iPhone 7, the most awaited phone of this year has been finally launched on 7th September in San Francisco (U.S.A). According to the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are the best iPhone, apple has ever made. We can see the phone has gorgeous new design, better hardware and software combination and some good upgrade that makes the iPhone a complete smartphone. Looking at the device, it is similar to the previous version of iPhone 6s in term of design, just a minor upgrade and changes has been made and that actually makes a world of difference.
It is a high glass finish with a seamless surface between the glass and moving back all around. You will see Volume rocker and ring/silent switch on the left, Power Button and Simcard Tray on the right, USB charging port, Speaker Grilles and Microphone on the bottom of the phone. There are only few things you might recognize the iPhone 7 apart from the iPhone 6s. First one is the camera which is little bit larger and a bit different looking than 6s, next one is the measure change seen this time- if you see the bottom of the phone, there is no headphone jack. Now the antennas are redesigned and there is a new Home button.
It is said that the display of the phone is best in any smartphone according to the Apple. The display of iPhone 7 is 4.7 inch and iPhone 7 Plus is 5.5 inch that comes in Retina HD display with LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen made up of Ion-strengthened glass with oleophobic coating. The new Retina HD display comes with a cinema standard wide color gamut that is the best and brightest ever on an iPhone. It is also 25% brighter than 6s and 6s plus.It performs quite well in bright day light and has a good amount of saturation to keep the color looking nice while using the phone. The home button is re-engineered, it is now force sensitive solid-state and works together combination with of new generation Taptic engine. This Taptic engine is more responsive, puts out wide range of frequency and creates in real-time with incredible feel to use. The phone is now IP67 certified that means is it dust proof and water-resistant over 1 meter and 30 minutes.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are powered by 64-bit A10 Fusion Quad-core processor with 3.3 billion transistors. Its two core is high performance core. This high performance core runs 40% faster than A9 chip in iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. The other two are called high-efficiency core. They run on 1/5 the power of the high performance core. You get an amazing graphic in A10 Fusion.
Its new GPU six-core graphics chip is 50% faster than A9 and three times faster than A8. Both the version has 2 GB of RAM. It runs on the all new iOS 10 that has so many new addition and proper upgrade. A10 Fusion is the powerful chip ever in any smartphone that lets you do the majority of your tasks very fast.
Also Read: Everything you need to know about iOS 10.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus has the best camera apple has ever made. iPhone 7 has 12 MP (megapixels) on the rear at f/1.8 aperture and a six-element lens to make it even better for shooting photos and videos in low light with Quad-LED true tone flash that illuminates brighter and farther. OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) has been added this time. You can see some new features like wide color capture, your photos and Live Photos that looks even more vibrant. The apple designed image signal processor analyzes every shot to automatically deliver the very best result. The phones also feature 4K video recording, Slow-motion video, Time-lapse video, and many more.
The front facing camera is in f/2.2 aperture with 7 MP (megapixels). It is FaceTime HD and has wide color, live photos, low light sensor, auto HDR, BSI (Back-illuminated sensor), body face detection, auto image stabilization, Burst, Timer mode and Geo-tagging mode.
In iPhone 7 Plus there are two 12 MP camera. One has the wide-angle 28 mm length same as the iPhone 7 and the other is telephoto 56 mm length. With two camera and two different lenses you can create an outstanding photo. The two cameras operates as one giving you time optical zoom and high quality imagery when you zoom even farther.
For the first time it has Stereo speaker. One is one the bottom of the phone and other is at the top of the phone. It sounds great and amazing in portrait as well as in landscape also has twice the volume of the speaker than 6s and 6s Plus. Now sounds is better and has increased dynamic range which delivers a powerful immersive audio experience. Overall the sound of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is better and you will definitely have a new experience.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus has removed the Headphone Jack instead connect them over Lightening. Lightening is a great digital audio connector. Among all the other things it does- it provides digital audio screen, provides power to your headphone and speaker, provides content music control right within its digital connection. If you want to use the old 3.5mm earphone, it is also possible. Lightening to mini phone audio adapter will help you to connect the old earphone which will be included in every iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
AirPods: This time you won’t get the traditional earphone instead you will get a new wireless AirPods. It has clear sound with some interesting features. Apple introduce first wireless chip W1 chip in Airpods. Now you can command Siri, make a call through AirPods. There are couples of other interesting use of AirPods. It is also said that AirPods will last five hours each. Also if you want to charge the AirPods it is easy, the AirPods case has built-in charger, so you can charge directly jut by placing the AirPods into the case and if you want to charge the case just plug-in to lightening.
The iPhone 7 has Non-removable Li-Ion battery which has longest battery life ever in an iPhone and it last 2 hours more than iPhone 6S. The iPhone 7 Plus has Non-removable Li-Ion battery and it last 1 hour more than iPhone 6S Plus. There is no wireless charging in iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. The charging time of the battery is 2 times faster than iPhone 6S.
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This time iPhone has added two new colors– Jet Black and Black. There are total five colors in iPhone- Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold. This iPhone comes in 32 Gb, 128 GB and 256 GB of internal memory. Now you don’t find the 16 GB of the iPhone. Also if you are looking to get Jet black then it only comes in 128 GB and 256 GB. Jet Black color iPhone has high gloss finish and it catches finger print easily where Black color iPhone is simply black which seems like a matt black.
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is better, faster and more powerful. It has got better specs, better battery life and good design. Overall, this is the pretty much awesome phone that we have ever seen and yes, this is also one Flagship Phone of this year.
Now the question remains, Is it going to rule the market? Are you going to switch to this handset? Let us know in comment section.
Kaif is an author and co-editor at Appslova. Intellectually curious tech enthusiast and has been specially covering on How to-Tips-Tricks & Fixes with mobile technology news and app reviews.
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