iPhone 7, 7 Plus Pre-registration Begins in India: 6 Ways They’re Different from Each Other

    In an event on September 7th, Apple unveiled its latest flagships, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Over the last couple of years both the offerings from Apple have remained identical except for their size and the presence of OIS on one of them. But, this year its slightly different. Read more to find out what the difference is.

    iPhone 7, 7 Plus Pre-registration Begins in India

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    The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are slated to start shipping from September 16 in the US and will be available starting from October 7 in India.

    The good news is both the iPhones are available for pre-registration in India. So, get ready to shell out the huge amount of money from your bank account.

    Pre-registration is not same as pre-ordering

    A few of the Apple's retail partners in the country like iWorld and Unicorn store are now accepting pre-registrations for the Apple's latest offerings. Do note that pre-registration is not same as pre-order.

    Pre-registration is more of an invite for the prospective buyers whereas pre-ordering is paying at least a fraction of the full payment.

    iPhone 7, 7 Plus Pre-registration Begins in India

    Head to iWorld and Unicorn Store for pre-registration

    Currently, iWorld and Unicorn Store are the only two retailers among others who are accepting pre-registrations. Apple has just made the pricing official in India. So, expect other retailers to start pre-registration or pre-booking soon.

    iPhone 7, 7 Plus Pre-registration Begins in India

    To pre-register for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus you can head to the official website of iWorld or Unicorn Store. You have to provide your basic information to get registered.

    On the day of launch, you'll have to reproduce the booking reference number at the store to get your hands on the device first.

    iPhone 7, 7 Plus Pre-registration Begins in India

    Available from 12 AM on October 7 in India

    Both iWorld and Unicorn will start selling the iPhones from 12AM on October 7th. Other partners like Beetle Teletech said it will start delivering the iPhones from 7PM on the same day.

    On the other hand, major retail stores in the country like Croma, Reliance Digital, and Jumbo are yet to start accepting pre-registrations or pre-booking.

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    Before pre-registering or pre-booking for the iPhone you are interested in, you should know the major differences between iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

    Here are the six differences between both the iPhones:

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    Same design, water resistant, and no headphone port

    There's no much of a design overhaul this time except for the repositioned antenna bands and a more prominent camera bump on the 7 Plus. Both the iPhones retain almost the same design as their predecessors.

    What's new? Well, both the iPhones are now water and dust resistant, missing headphone port, and will be available in new colours: Jet Black and Black apart from the regular Rose Gold, Gold, and Space Grey.

    Brighter display

    Akin to its predecessors, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will ship in two size variants - 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch. The 4.7-inch comes with a resolution of 750x1334 pixels (326 PPI) while the Plus comes with a Full HD display (401 PPI).

    Both the iPhones now cover a wide colour gamut and are 25% brighter than the last generation iPhones. The iPhone 7 Plus's display will be more sharper and crisper than the one on iPhone 7. However, in terms of colour, vibrancy, and viewing angles there will be no much difference between the two.

    iOS 10 out-of-the-box

    Both the iPhones will run the iOS 10 out-of-the-box. Meaning, both of them will offer similar experiences. However, there will be few additional features in the camera app of 7 Plus to make the most of the dual camera setup.

    Both have Apple A10 Fusion chipset under-the-hood

    The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus both of them will be powered by Apple's A10 fusion chipset. Both the devices will be available in 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB storage variants.

    The only major difference between these two is in terms of battery capacity, iPhone 7 Plus will have a larger battery capacity.

    Two 12 MP sensors at the back

    The major difference between these two phones comes is in the camera department.The iPhone 7 Plus has two 12 MP sensors at the back in contrast to the single 12 MP sensor on the back, allowing it to offer optical zoom and digital zoom. On the other hand iPhone 7 offers digital zoom only.

    Price and availability in India

    The iPhone 7 is price starts at Rs. 60,000 for the 32GB variant and goes as high as Rs. 80, 000 for the 256GB variant. The 7 Plus is priced at Rs. 72,000 for the 32GB variant with the 256GB variant priced at Rs. 92,000. Both the smartphones will be available in India starting from October 7.


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