Apple has launched the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus smartphones starting from $649 along with Apple Watch Series 2, Apple Watch Nike Plus for price starting from $369 and Wireless Earpods for $159.
Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus specifications
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are using new gen chips called A10 fusion – 4 core CPU with 3.3 billion transistors. 2 cores are 40% faster than A9. The other 2 are high efficient core running at 1/5 the power. Graphics 6 core GPU 50% faster than A9 consuming 2/3 power of A9.
Screen is 4.7 inches IPS supporting 1334 x 750 pixels resolution. iOS 10 runs out of the box. The iPhone 7 Plus comes with a 5.5 inch IPS screen with 1920 x 1080p resolution. Retina HD display is 25% more brighter. Users can choose from 32GB/128GB/256GB storage options. iPhone 7 and 7 Plus is water resistant IP67 certified.
iPhone 7 / 7 Plus Camera
Primary camera on the Apple iPhone 7 is of 12MP resolution Camera – OIS, f/1.8 aperture – gets 50% more light, 6 element lens, 12 MP high speed sensor, quad LED true tone flash with flicker sensor. Also supports Video image stabilization, IOS 10 can capture RAW images. Front camera is 7MP Facetime HD camera for those selfies with auto Image stabilization.
iPhone 7 Plus comes with dual cameras of 12MP each. One is with Wide angle lens and other is telephoto 56mm lens that provides 10 X zoom capabilities – 2x optical and rest up to 10x digital.
Audio via Lightning port
The 3.5mm audio jack has been removed, instead iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will use lightning port for audio. Lightning to 3.5mm adapter is included.
Other features are 4G LTE, VoLTE, 3G, 2G, Bluetooth 4.2, finger print sensor, stereo speaker on the front top and bottom, NFC, GPS + GLONASS and WiFi.
The built in battery on the Apple iPhone 7 gives up to 12 LTE browsing and the iPhone 7 Plus gives up to 13 hours non-stop LTE browsing on a full charge.
iPhone 7 / 7 Plus Price
iPhone 7 is priced at $649 (32GB), $749 (128GB) and $849 (256GB). iPhone 7 Plus is priced at $769 (32GB), $869 (128GB) and $969 (256GB).
Apple iPhone 7 / 7 Plus will be launched in India in October starting from Rs. 60K.
Apple Watch Series 2
Apple watch series 2 is swim proof. Speaker ejects water so as to keep the watch water proof up to 50 meters. It can accurately calculate calories burned for swim workout. Swimmers will love this. It’s using 2nd Gen S2 dual core processor up to 50% faster, a new GPU 2x faster.
2nd Gen display 2x brighter at 1000 nits, works amazing great under direct sunlight. There is built in GPS. Series 2 comes in wide variety of styles, and a new material – ceramic. It’s running WatchOS 3 out of box.
Apple watch Nike Plus in cool colour option also available. Apple watch series 2 will be priced at $369.
Apple series 1 with dual core processor will be available for $269.
These watches will on sale in September and Nike Plus late October.
Apple Wireless Airpods
Apple wireless Airpods is using W1 chip. They play only when you are ready to listen. It delivers 5 hours usage on single charge. Compact charging case provides 25 hours of charging time. Users can use lightning to charge case.
Apple Wireless Airpods is priced at $159.