Apple iPhone 7 with water resistant body, A10 Fusion SoC announced, starts at $649


Apple just announced the iPhone 7, it’s latest flagship iPhone at an event in San Francisco. It has a 4.7-inch Retina HD display with 3D touch, is powered by a new quad-core Apple A10 Fusion processor with 3.3 billion transistors making it 40% faster than Apple A9 along with hexa-core GPU, has a new 12-megapixel iSight camera with 6-element lens, f/1.8 aperture, High-speed Sensor (60% faster, 30% efficient), support for 4K video recording and quad LED two-tone flash. It also has a new 7MP Facetime camera. It runs on the latest iOS 10.

It is also water and dust resistance with IP67 ratings. It has a new home button which house the fingerprint sensor is now press sensitive with the new generation Taptic Engine. It has also removed the 3.5mm audio jack, so it now comes with EarPods with Lightning connector and comes bundled with lightning to 3.5mm adapter. The wireless Airpods will also be available separately.

Apple iPhone 7 specifications

  • 4.7-inch (1334 x 750 pixels) IPS 326 ppi display, 1400:1 contrast ratio, 3D Touch
  • Quad-core A10 Fusion 64-bit processor with six-core GPU, M10 motion co-processor
  • 32GB,128GB and 256GB storage options
  • iOS 10
  • Water and dust resistant (IP67)
  • 12MP camera, f/1.8 aperture, OIS, Six‑element lens Quad-LED True Tone flash, 4K video recording at 30 fps, Slo‑mo 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps
  • 7MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture, 1080p video recording,Retina Flash
  • TouchID Fingerprint sensor, Stereo speakers
  • Dimensions: 138.3x 67.1×7.1 mm; Weight: 138grams
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac with MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS with GLONASS
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery with up to 10 days standby, Up to 12 hours internet use on 3G/4G LTE, 14 hours on Wi-Fi

The Apple iPhone 7 comes in Jet Black, Black, Gold, Rose Gold and Silver colors. It starts at $649 for the base 32GB version, 128GB variant costs $749 and the 256GB variant would cost $849. It will be available for pre-order beginning Friday, September 9 in more than 25 countries and goes on sale from Friday, September 16.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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