Apple has not paid too much attention of improving the appearance, instead, they only focus on the features inside to help the duo iPhone 7/7 Plus enough against the “army” Android devices that are increasingly powerful.
- Jet Black version with the back glass
Although the design is not too different from the iPhone 6s / 6s Plus with 4 main colors that are gold, silver, rose gold, the iPhone 7/7 Plus will have a specific black version called Jet Black with a dorsal polished glass and an aluminum monolithic body.
- Resistance to water and dust
iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will be the first iPhone generation with water and dust resistant ability with IP67 standards, allowing the pair to be water-resistant up to a depth of approximately 1 meter for 30 minutes.
- Force Touch integrated in Home button
Unlike previous rumors, Apple still remains the physical Home key for their next iPhone generation, but it is integrated force touch to customize and perform more new features.
- Dual Camera
Dual camera will only appear on iPhone 7 Plus. One main camera with a 56mm focal length is suitable for portrait photography and a wide-angle camera for landscape photography. You can switch flexibly between the two cameras on the camera interface. Meanwhile, the camera on the iPhone 7 still remains 12MP resolution but it has been upgraded to the f / 1.8 aperture and integrated optical stabilization, accompanied with 4-LED flashes. The front camera is also raised up 7MP resolution with the vibration resistance.
- 5mm headphone jack is not available
Apple officially eliminated the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack on this new iPhone . According to Apple, removing the audio port aims to increase battery capacity, and lay the new sensors. Headset on iPhone 7/7 Plus will connect via the Lightning port. Apple offers an adapter to switch the Lightning port to 3.5mm port for the user to use the traditional headphones. Besides, Apple also introduced a wireless headset named AirPods. This headset has sensors to recognize when it is worn in the ear and the acceleration sensor to activate Siri.
- Dual Loud Speakers
For the first time, the duo iPhone 7/7 plus are equipped with dual loudspeaker. Apple does not share much information about this, but two stereo speaker is expected to deliver better sound experience than iPhone 6S/6S plus.
- The lowest storage will start at 32GB
It is the first time Apple sells the iPhone version with the lowest capacity at 32GB to respond to criticism about too little memory of 16GB. The starting price in the US market for the iPhone 7 32GB $ 649, 749 USD for the 128GB version and 849 USD for the 256GB
- Brighter screen, Wider color range
Although the size and display resolution remain the same as the iPhone 6 / 6s Plus but Apple says that they has improved the iPhone’s screen brightness on 7/7 Plus up to 25% brighter and wider color range. The screen is also integrated with 3D Touch like the predecessors
- Better Battery
As usual, Apple did not announce a specific battery life. However, it was said that on the new iPhone generation, the battery life will improve dramatically with 12 hours of surfing the web on 4G LTE network for iPhone 7 and 13 hours for iPhone 7 Plus, 10 days of standby time for iPhone 7 and 16 days for 7 Plus.
- Strong “A10Fusion” processor
Along with the iPhone 7/7 Plus, Apple introduced the powerful Apple A10 Fusion processors, based on 64-bit platform with 4 cores, 40% faster than previous generation chips. This processor is also integrated a new GPU expected 50% faster than GPU on Apple A9. A10 Fusion will bring a better gaming experience on mobile devices.