Apple just announced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at its Keynote event in San Francisco. The phone is launching in the United States on Friday, September 16, whereas the India release date is now official and it is Friday, October 7th.
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in silver, gold, rose gold and the new black finish in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB models starting at Rs. 60,000. The new jet black finish will be offered exclusively on the 128GB and 256GB models from Apple authorised resellers, says company.
The company will bundle Lightning Connector Earpods and a Lightning to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapter with all iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models. These will also be available separately for Rs. 2,500 and Rs. 900, respectively.
The new Apple-designed wireless AirPods including charging case will be available for Rs. 15,400 beginning in late October.
Apple will launch the range of accessories for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus that includes leather and silicone cases at starting at Rs. 2,900. The iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case will be offered in black and white for Rs. 8,900. The Lightning Docks in different colours and matching metallic finishes will also be available for Rs. 3,700.
The iPhone 7 has a 4.7-inch Retina HD display with 3D touch where as the iPhone 7 Plus has a 5.5-inch Retina HD display with 3D touch. Both the devices are powered by a new quad-core Apple A10 Fusion processor which is 40% faster than Apple A9 along with new hexa-core GPU and runs on the latest iOS 10.
The iPhone 7 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. The iPhone 7 Plus has dual 12-megapixel rear cameras one wide-angle with f/1.8 aperture
and a telephoto lens with f/2.8 aperture for new depth-of-field and has OIS along with Quad-LED True Tone flash. Both iPhones also have a similar 7MP Facetime camera, which is bumped up from 5MP on the iPhone 6S. Checkout our full coverage here.