It's Official! Apple has sent out the media invites for the launch of next iteration of iPhone. Dubbed as the iPhone 7, the flagship smartphone has been in the news for more than a year now and today we have received the official launch date of the smartphone.
The news was first posted on Twitter by Joanna Stern saying that the Apple iPhone 7 will be unveiled along with Apple Watch 2 on September 7 in SanFrancisco.
Now, the big question is- Which devices will Apple launch at the event? Well, it is expected. The iPhone and 7 Plus will be surely launched, which was earlier confirmed by some leaks. And, it is widely expected that Apple will also launch the second generation of Apple Watch namely, the Apple Watch 2.
Hours after the Apple event announcement, a new leak surfaced online comparing the specifications of upcoming iPhones with their predecessors. Check out the sliders below to know more about the latest leak and which might be the final specs of both smartphones.
Same Display as their predecessors
The latest leak suggests that the Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus aren't getting any huge leap in terms of display. The iPhone 7 will have the same 4.7-inch IPS LCD display with a pixel resolution of 1750×1334 pixels and 326 PPI.
On the other hand, the iPhone 7 Plus also comes with the same display as the iPhone 6S. A 5.5-inch display with a pixel resolution of 1920×1080 and 401 PPI can be seen in the iPhone 7 Plus.
The Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus shipped with the Apple A9 chipset and M9 motion processor and the upcoming iPhones will arrive with the Apple A10 processor and M10 motion processor for graphics. The Apple A10 chipset will be 20-30 percent faster than the current A9 processor.
Bigger Camera Sensors on Both Smartphones
The iPhone 7 might come with a bigger camera sensor and the leak shows that the smartphone will have the same 12MP rear camera with the sensor size bumped to 1/2.6 inches from 1/3 inches on iPhone 6S. It will also have a f/1.9 aperture.
On the other hand, the iPhone 7 Plus might feature a dual rear camera with one being able to capture normal shots and the other one for wide angle shots and better depth of field. It also features the same 12MP rear camera with the sensor size of 1/3 inches.
A 14 Percent Bump in Battery Size
Both the smartphones will pack bigger batteries. Finally, Apple might be taking customer reviews into consideration. The iPhone 7 will feature a bigger 1960mAh battery and the iPhone 7 Plus to come with a 2,910mAh battery.
This is expected. Both the upcoming iPhones will arrive with the Apple's new operating system. The iOS 10 was unveiled at the WWDC 2016 and has been in beta stage for a while now.
Apple Watch 2 is Also Expected
Along with the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple might also launch the next generation Apple Watch. The Apple Watch 2 is said to feature a bigger battery, faster processor, and an aided GPS chip for faster geolocation tracking.