In a few hours time from now, at exact 1:00 AM Philippines time, the live iPhone 7 keynote event is all set to unveil the latest Apple flagship phone for 2016. Held at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, we can expect a whole bunch of Apple product announcements not just about the iPhone 7 but also about the rumour Apple Watch 2, new Apple TV, revamped Macbook Pro, iOS 10, Mac OS Sierra, and a whole lot more.
But the star of the night will definitely be much awaited iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. If you are one of the many Apple fanatics that can’t watch the live iPhone 7 keynote coverage later, here are some of the important details you can expect to be announced later about the newest iPhone 7.
iPhone 7 Details
- New Color: Piano (Glossy) Black
A new glossy black iPhone will join the existing Silver, Gold, Rose Gold and Space Grey color options. It’s also rumour that another Matte Black version is coming.
- IPX7 Water Resistance
Same with Samsung, the new iPhone 7 will be water resistant and can be submerged into water for 30 minutes max. It’s not dustproof unlike the Samsung S7 and Note 7 but it’s a worthy feature every Apple fans will welcomely embrace.
- No Headphone jack / port
Yes, Apple is removing the long existing headphone jack / port in the iPhone 7. Instead, they will replace it with a lightning EarPods which can be inserted through the lighning charging port. In addition, Apple is also set to introduce a new wireless Airpods.
- Improved Camera and Flash
Despite the camera will remain to be 12 MP, there will be major improvements on the picture quality through a new light field app. The iPhone 7 Plus however is said to have a dual-camera setup capable of wide angle shots. An upgraded rear camera flash will also have a four (4) LED setup for better true-tone shots.
- Faster Processor – Apple A10 Chip
A new Apple A10 chip will powerup the new iPhone 7. It has 2.4 GHz of processing speed and up to 35% increase in performance compared to the previous 6S model. RAM will also be increase to 3GB.
- Bigger Storage Options
Say goodbye to 16 GB base iPhone model as the new iPhone 7 will come in 32 GB, 128 GB, and ultimately 256 GB of internal storage options.
- Almost similar design as iPhone 6/6s
Unfortunately unlike the previous years, there will only be some minor design and form factor changes in the iPhone 7. One of which is the trimmed and less pronounce athena bands at the back.
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