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Apple releases its iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

3 minute read | January 1, 1999 Share Share

Apple has just released its latest addition to their iPhone collection – the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

The latest addition has several differences compared to the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The highlight features of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus includes a pressure-sensitive home button, better camera, a faster processor, improved battery life, new range of colors, a starting size of 32GB, water-resistant, and its “no headphone jack” feature.

1. Pressure-sensitive home button

  • It has now a vibration-based taptic feedback system wherein it will vibrate once the user presses it.

2. Better camera

  • The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus has two 12MP cameras, one of which is a wide angle lens and the other a telephoto lens that can zoom 2X in high quality without using any software. The latest camera features has been revamped to enhance low-light capabilities and take even sharper photos. The front camera has been updated from 5MP to 7MP for better selfies.

3. Faster processor

  • It will be powered by a new Apple A10 Fusion which has a 64-bit 4 core CPU.

4. Improved battery life

  • iPhone 7 – lasts 14 hours when using WiFi; 12 hours on 4G
  • iPhone 7 Plus – lasts 15 hours when using WiFi and 4G

5. New Range of Colors

  • It is available in five different colors (silver, gold, rose gold) including two shades of black, a matte “black” and a glossy black.

6. Starting size of 32GB

7. Water-resistant

8. The “no headphone jack” feature

  • Apple decided to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack and replacing it with a pair of Lightning EarPods – which connect through the charging port – and wireless Apple AirPods, powered by WI chip. It can connect to several Apple devices such as Apple watches, laptops, and iPads. Through infrared and motion sensors, one can control the headphones. The AirPods provide five hours of listening which, with the compact charging case, delivers 24 hours of total battery life.

One may start purchasing their orders on September 9, Friday. The shipping will start on September 16.



Criddle, C. (2016, September 8). Apple iPhone 7: Full specs, key features, UK price and release date. The Telegraph. Retrieved from

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