This entry was posted on May 17, 2016.
About a month ago, we wrote up an article about the latest iPhone 7 rumours and as the months pass, more information about the much anticipated device are beginning to leak to the public. As of now, we know about the iPhone 7’s design, camera, new headphone jack and potential waterproof qualities. In this article, we will reiterate what we mentioned before and add on more rumours about the device.
As we previously discussed, the next generation iPhone is expected to maintain the same design as the iPhone 6S, with the exception of smaller changes. However, from far, the phone will definitely look the same as the last generation model.
The device will maintain a curved shape around the edges, with the volume rocker and lock screen button on the right hand side. One new difference is the addition of new speakers, which means that the device will allow for stereo sound quality.
It is hard to assume what the internal specifications of this device will be, however we can definitely expect a new Apple processor that will be produced by the TSMC. Apple often releases a new processor with every new iPhone, so we’re definitely curious to see what will be released this upcoming September!
According to a leaked photo, the iPhone 7’s battery is expected to have a capacity of 7.04 watts. There is not a big difference compared to the iPhone 6S, which packed a 6.61 watt battery and the iPhone 6, which packed a 7.01 watt battery.
One of the biggest rumours swirling around was the addition of a dual camera to the iPhone 7. However, now it does not seem too viable, as it would take too much room on the back of the device. It is assumed that the dual camera is being reserved for the iPhone 7 PLUS, the 5.5 inch iPhone, while the regular iPhone 7 will continue to have a single lens.
To understand what benefits a dual camera brings, take a look at this CNET video!
This feature has already been implemented into the iPad Pro and could be included in the back of the iPhone 7 PLUS. A smart connector would allow the phone to be charged wirelessly or wear battery cases. This rumour is not certain, so take it with a grain of salt.
Previous rumours have stated that the upcoming iPhone will not have a headphone jack, but will instead use the device’s lighting port for headphones. This idea has not been openly accepted by the public and raises questions as to how users can listen to music and charge their phone at the same time. As a result, it is suspected that Apple will build wireless charging into the phone to solve this dilemma.
We hope that we have made a suitable summary of all the latest rumours about the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 PLUS. We eagerly await Apple’s official announcement, which will most likely take place in September 2016. If you want to know more about an upcoming device, let us know in the comments and we will get back to you as quickly as possible.