Apple announces new iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus

iphone 7

    New Colors

  • Jet Black, Black, Gold, silver, Rose Gold.
  • Home Button

  • Home button now non-mechanical. Force sensitive. Solid state. Home button reengineerd to be force sensitive solid state, with a Taptic Engine.
    Unique taptic feedbacks for actions, messages, notifications, ringtones, and other apps through the Taptic Engine API.
  • The new enclosure is water and dust resistant. IP67 resistant
  • Performance

  • New chip called A10 Fusion in the iPhone 7.
  • 64-bit four-core processor. “It is a rocket ship.”
  • 40x faster than A9 in the 6S, 2x faster than the A8.
  • 120x faster than the original iPhone.
  • Two high-efficiency cores that run at 1/5th the power. Low-power apps run on the efficiency cores, all automatically controlled by a new power controller.
  • New GPU as well. 240x faster than the original iPhone.
  • A10 Fusion is the most powerful chip ever in a smartphone.
  • A10 Fusion will enable “console level gaming,” which is basically something we hear every year. Also there is a PS4 event right after this one where Sony is expected to announce a 4K PS4, so.
  • Battery

  • On average, 2 more hours per day of battery life more than iPhone 6.
  • Camera

  • New camera system is a huge advancement. Everything is new: optical stabliization, f1.8 aperture lens, new six-element lens.
  • New 12mp sensor that’s 60 faster and 30 percent more energy efficient.
  • There’s even a new TrueTone flash with four LEDs that has a flicker sensor to make photos in artificial lighting.
  • A new image processor as well. Schiller says it uses “machine learning” to read the screen and set focus, exposure, and color.
  • Live Photos — can be edited.
  • iOS 10 supports RAW and wide color in other apps.
  • Front facing camera is now 7mp with auto image stabilization.
  • iPhone 7 plus camera

  • Two 12MP cameras in the Plus — a wide-angle and a telephoto.
  • 2x optical zoom. Up to 10x with software zoom.
  • There’s a new photo style called “portrait” that allows you to create a depth effect.
  • Retina HD display.

  • 25 percent brighter, wide color gamut, color management, 3D Touch.
  • Audio

    Stereo Speakers / Headphone Jack

  • One is at the bottom, the other at the top. Twice the volume as the 6S, with increased dynamic range.
  • Earpods. Now connecting over Lightning. No
  • the dongle is so ugly and included in the box.
  • AirPods

  • Truly wireless earbuds, basically.
  • W1 chip
  • Case is smaller than the wired EarPods case.
  • Pre-Orders, Shipping & Prices

  • Pre-order starts September 9th.
  • Available September 16th in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Italy and a few others, with more to come.
iOS 10 arrives on September 13th. Next week.

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