Apple iPhone 7: Everything We Know So Far [Rumor Roundup]

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Apple's latest iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus have recently reached in the hands of customers. Well, the iPhone 7 release date is still at least a year away, but, there are already rumors about next year's iPhone 7 are beginning to circulate.

We have seen many concept images of the rumored iPhone 7, featuring edge-to-edge display, waterproof design, and even concepts that ditched home button on the handset.

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There is not much details about the Apple iPhone 7, but we have managed to get some rumored specs. Have a look at the slider below to know more.

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Apple iPhone 7

The current generation of iPhones are already very thin and light, but Apple is likely to cut on the dimensions just a little bit to keep the "lightest, thinnest" tagline forever alive. Designer, Hasan Kaymak, came up with a concept video for the iPhone 7 featuring a number of innovative ideas including that Apple might remove a home button completely. The concept show a completely edge-to-edge display.


Apple iPhone 7

Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus have significantly greater water resistance than their predecessors. Meanwhile, some tech experts believe that the Apple might include completely waterproof iPhone 7 in 2016.



Apple iPhone 7

Back in September, Apple has filed a patent application in the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. Apple called it as "Sidewall display". The image in the patent application shows a phone with a screen that stretches all the way around the device. It is expected that the iPhone 7 might come with so called Sidewall display.


Apple iPhone 7

It is rumored that the Apple's A9 processing chip will be powering the next gen iPhones. We heard some news from Samsung back in December that it was working on A9 chips for Apple using its 14nm FinFET technology.

There is also information that Apple will introduce new chipset - A10 with six-core processor. While, the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus uses the A9 chipset, which has only dual-core processor.

According to a report by VentureBeat, the next iPhones could be powered by an Intel chipset. The report further says that, Apple might use two suppliers, including Intel and Qualcomm for its chips rather than just one.



Apple iPhone 7

The camera for the iPhone 7 has been rumored for a quite long time. It is rumored to feature a dual-lens camera module in the iPhone 7 offering a DSLR like picture quality.


Apple iPhone 7

The iPhone 7 is rumored to have a memory of 3GB RAM. When it comes to storage option, the iPhone 7 will have the same storage as the current iPhone: 16GB, 64GB and the 128GB.

Wireless Charging

Apple iPhone 7

Android smartphone by Samsung, Sony and LG have already came with the ability to charge the smartphones wirelessly. While, Apple iPhone haven't been able to charge wirelessly because of its aluminium case. Many rumors claims that a Apple has filed application in U.S. Patent and Trademark to incorporate wireless charging in its next generation smartphones.


Apple iPhone 7

Apple does not consider a higher battery life as it worth significant sacrifices in other areas. But, the batter life will be a little better. However, iOS 9 is designed to improve battery life of all iPhones.

USB Type-C

Apple iPhone 7

Following the release of the new MacBook, there is an expectation that Apple might fit in the USB Type-C port in the upcoming iPhones.

Release Date

Apple iPhone 7

As per the Apple's launch pattern, the iPhone 7 will be released somewhere in September 2016.

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