Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus- 10 Must Know Interesting Features and Updates

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It is September 7, 2016. The most awaited day for apple lovers. Apple’s official event for 2016 has created world sensation as usual trending in the google search. The reason is when Apple’s iPhone 6S was launched in 2015, apple fans felt that there was not any bigger update than 3D touch. Rumours began to widespread about Apple iPhone 7 even before 6 months stating iPhone 7 would not have the headphone socket, iPhone 7 would have 256 GB internal storage, iPhone 7 camera would be dual lens focussed. Are all these true?

So let’s know now.


The official features unveiled about Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in Apple 2016 event. 

What is much interesting in the new Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus?

Here comes the list about iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus interesting things.

10. Design of iPhone 7

Apple’s breakthrough design evolution can be observed when you have iPhone 4, iPhone 5S and iPhone 6. Apple’s unique design features of the home button, speakers, headphone socket have been inspiring millions of smartphone designers. So what is new in the design of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus?

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Yes, the overall look of new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus resembles iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S. But the finish of iPhone 7 took a step ahead with improvised materials and colours. You can feel the difference in your hands when you hold the new Apple iPhone.

iPhone 7 new design also has plenty of new path breaking features inbuilt. The improvised home button, dual lens camera of iPhone 7 Plus, Lightning connector with built-in microphone and speakers are the new features which come along with the new design of Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

9. Home button

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The home button of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus looks similar to iPhone 6S. But Apple has improvised its new home button with force sensitive solid state material powered by a Taptic engine for quick actions. This improves the action faster for the fingerprint sensor, messages, Apple pay, Siri and much more.

8. Water and Dust resistant

And yes, The most awaited waterproof Apple iPhone for us this year. The new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are water resistant and dust resistant. Apple iWatch new series are also water resistant. The new Apple watch series 2 and Apple watch Nike+ are made exclusively for swimmers and athletes.

7. Camera of iPhone 7

Here comes the giant! iPhone 7 and 7 Plus cameras would change the world. Apple has made a drastic improvement far better in its way of improving iPhone camera. Here are the interesting camera features and updates in iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.

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iPhone 7 has single 12 MP camera as iPhone 6S. But, iPhone 7 Plus has 2 cameras 12 MP each. The front camera is 7 MP. Apple calls it 7 MP facetime HD camera.

Find interesting?

iPhone 7 Plus camera has two rear cameras, one is wide angle and the other called telephoto. This gives you a DSLR photography. The wide angle and telephoto camera could do an optical zoom at 2x and digital zoom up to 10x.

Didn’t you get what it means?

Look at the below picture taken in iPhone 7 Plus.

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The boy standing at the back can be zoomed up to 10x. iPhone 7 Plus camera click the zoomed pic with exact quality and clarity as you do in DSLR.

Wow ! So how could Apple achieve these interesting features and updates in their camera?

  • Optical image stabilisation – iPhone 7 camera exposure is increased 3x times. You can take the new iPhone 7 and click a perfect pic when you are in night. You can carry your iPhone 7 in your travel to click a perfect candid shot while in motion.
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  • Perfect aperture focus could allow 50% more light through the lens. Thus your picture would be distinct and vivid with the perfect exposure and aperture.
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  • The Six-element lens – Canon EF series DSLR have 12 elements lens, while our new iPhone 7 has 6 elements lens. So could it replace DSLR? Well, Apple states that iPhone cameras are not meant to replace DSLRs. But the new iPhone 7 Plus camera could give you the exact photography quality as DSLR lens does.
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  • High-speed sensors are used in Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Apple states the sensors are 60% faster and 30% more efficient.
  • Quad- LED tone flash – This is a new technology in LED. Normal LED has the basic colours (Red, Green, Blue) in three different lenses with one each. But in Quad LED, each lens contain all the 3 colours including white.

So how could Apple able to incorporate such new features and technology in iPhone?

The power behind the astonishing camera of new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus is Apple’s newly designed image signal processor. Apple has designed its own processor to give the best out of camera for iPhone 7 users.

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6. Retina HD Display

Apple retina display is always outstanding. This time, Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus enhanced its display better. The screen would be 25% brighter than what you had observed in iPhone 6S. The normal videos you look in iPhone 7 would be of cinematic standard.

5. Speakers

Here are the redefined speakers for the best music experience ever in a smartphone. Yes, iPhone 7 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus comes with 2 stereo speakers placed at top and bottom of the iPhone.

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4. Battery

The battery of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have improved. iPhone 7 battery has 2 hr longer battery life than iPhone 6S. iPhone 7 Plus is also mean to have 1 hr longer battery life than iPhone 6S Plus.

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3. Wireless Airpods

Being a breakthrough in the era of technology, iPhone 7 comes with new wireless ear pods. Of course, Apple calls it as “Wireless Airpods”. This Airpods are intelligently powered by Apple W1 chip which minimises the noise and maximises the sound. No matter what, you are going to enjoy the ultimate music experience with Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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2. Capacity

This time, there is no 64GB storage in new Apple iPhones. Both iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were launched with 32GB, 128GB and remarkable 256 GB variants.

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The 256 GB storage of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is yet another remarkable benchmark in the world of smartphones.

1. Performance

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Each year when Apple releases new iPhone, there would be a remarkable improvement in the means of performance. Similarly, the phenomenal is proved this year too. Apple gives the processing performance graph which shows the new iPhone 7 is 120 times faster than the first iPhone made. The graphics performance is 240 times faster.

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These were achieved by the new Apple A10 processor. Apple calls it as “Fusion Chip”. The new A10 processor has 2 high-efficiency cores with a performance controller designed by Apple. A10 is accompanied by M10 motion coprocessor. This makes the graphics performance 50% faster than the A9 processor and 3x times faster than A8. The Graphics performance of Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is two-third the power of the A9 processor and half the power of the A8 processor.

Apple iPhone 7 – an Iteration or Evolution?

OMG ! After reading these, do you think iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is an iteration? Come on buddy, It’s time for Apple !



  • iPhone 7 launched in exaggerating manner. Same design, same features. No customer really checked whether his new Iphone’s battery is well optimised or not. Wait for iPhone 8.