New details about the iPhone 7: A10 processor 2.4 GHz, IPX7 water resistance, a new 12-Megapixel camera, glossy black color
Traditionally, every September Apple introduces the new iPhone. The next-generation model will present on September 7 in San Francisco. What innovations will offer the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus on the eve of the presentation of said known accurate insides KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
According to Kuo, Apple is planning starting with the iPhone 7 to expand the variety of colors of patterns, releasing the smartphone in five different shades. In Cupertino decided that it is not the most serious changes in the design of the iPhone 7 should brighten up, ease of use, design of new products. Instead of the Space Gray will come with two new “black” (dark black) and glossy black (piano black). “The device is a 2016 release will be presented in the widest color variety in the entire history of flagship phones,” says the analyst. During the initial stage of “gloss black” can be available only for the iPhone 7 with more memory.
New Apple smartphones will be based on the A10 processor, which is a proprietary development of the California giant and is manufactured at TSMC. In Cupertino refused the services of Samsung for the reason of the superiority of the technological process InFO (Integrated Fan-Out) implemented in the new generation of chips. Processor with a clock frequency of 2.4 GHz in the iPhone 7 will provide a significant performance boost compared to the Apple A9 chip in iPhone 6s.
As in the case of the iPhone 6, the new generation of Apple smartphones will be available in two variants – 4.7 – and 5.5-inch screen. Resolution displays will not change, but the panel will borrow from the iPad Pro a number of technologies among which the new color space and enhanced color range, whereby the saturation of colors will be 25% higher.
iPhone 7 will be equipped with 12-megapixel cameras. Larger model iPhone 7 Plus will get a double module providing the function of optical zoom. The source notes that the dual camera of the smartphone will include wide-angle lenses, and telephoto. The larger the camera will get optical image stabilization and the lens of the six optical elements. The principle of operation of dual camera iPhone 7 will differ from that in smartphones Huawei P9.
New camera for the iPhone will complement the new flash, which is to improve the quality of shooting in low-light conditions. The number of LEDs will increase from two to four (two cold and two warm) for a more advanced technology True Tone.
Confirmed rumors that Apple refuses iPhone with 16 and 64 GB of memory, offering smartphones at 32, 128 and 256 GB. iPhone 7, like its predecessor, will have 2 GB of RAM, the iPhone 7 Plus is 3 GB. Additional gigabytes are needed for the new dual camera.
As expected, the next-generation iPhone will lose the 3.5 mm Jack for headphones. To compensate for the inconvenience called the new wireless headphones and an adapter with a Lightning to 3.5 mm in the kit. Place the audio connector, as reported, is improved recognition of the strength of the pressing Force Touch. Externally, it will look like a lattice of the second speaker, but would include an improved display sensor. Also inside the case to fit an additional sound amplifier.
Standard proximity sensor in the iPhone 7 will yield to the new laser sensor. The latter is much faster and at a greater distance. The appearance of this sensor will be implemented in smartphones, new gestures to control the strokes of his hands.
Future gadgets will be the camera of the new generation and protection from water and dust standard IPx7, like the Apple Watch. This means that the iPhone 7 can be immersed in water to a depth of 1 meter for no more than 30 minutes. This is enough to use the gadget in the shower, but in a pool without special case, the device is not worth taking.
In KGI has lowered the forecast on supply of the iPhone 7 from 82 million to 65 million smartphones to the end of the year. The analyst explains that the deficiency of new components of the smartphone and the “limited factor of innovation in the device. Although “seven” quite a lot of innovation, the key for consumers will be a new body-colored, dual camera, waterproof housing, and the lack of 3.5 mm audio Jack.