While Apple is gearing up to launch its next iPhone in September, tech rumour mills are churning out interesting developments around it. Following its tradition, Apple is expected to introduce two versions of its next iPhone — iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Here’s all that tech grapevine is predicting about Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7S.
1. Similar display sizes
Apple is expected to continue with the same display sizes. The iPhone 7 is likely to feature a 4.7-inch 3D touch display while the larger iPhone 7 Plus is expected to come with a 5.5-inch display. Apple might bump up the resolution.
2. A10 processor
The next iPhones will be powered by Apple A10 processor. While the iPhone 7 is expected to come with 2GB RAM, Apple might offer double RAM of 4GB in the bigger iPhone 7 Plus. Also, the iPhone 7 Plus is likely to run the same processor with increased clock speed.
3. Minimum storage 32GB
Apple is rumoured to discontinue 16GB storage variants for its next iPhone. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus is expected to feature a minimum of 32GB internal storage. Rumours have it that Apple might introduce a 256GB storage variant for business users.
4. More megapixels
Apple has some big plans for the bigger iPhone 7 Plus. It is rumoured to feature a 16MP rear camera along with an 8MP front camera. On the other hand, the iPhone 7 is expected to feature a 12MP rear camera along with a 5MP front shooter.
5. ‘All-new’ OS
Apple will, of course, power its next iPhones with the latest version of iOS 10. It offers a smarter virtual keyboard which can now give intelligent suggestions, and can get help from Siri too. The new iOS brings notable improvements to the Photos app as well. It is now powered by advanced machine learning technology for enhanced facial recognition.
6. Bigger battery
Apple will back the hardware of its next iPhones with bigger batteries. The iPhone 7 is expected to be powered by a 3,000 mAh battery while the Plus variant will, in all probability, will be backed by a 4,000 mAh battery.
7. No headphone jack
Apple is speculated to ditch the traditional analog 3.5 mm headphone socket for Lightning headphones in its next iPhones. While there is no concrete evidence of it yet, experts believe that Apple will bundle its regular 3.5 mm earpods with the next iPhone along with an adapter for free.
8. Fast charging
With a bigger battery, Apple should finally introduce fast charging in its upcoming iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. However, there is no confirmed reports on Apple looking at fast charging yet. Also, experts believe that it is highly unlikely that Apple might ditch it for now.
With water-proofing becoming regular in Android smartphones, Apple might finally introduce it in its iPhone. However, some reports suggest that only the bigger iPhone 7 Plus will be water-resistant.