Apple has finally moved away from their love for all phones small and has given in to the demand for a bigger phone. The Plus series is not new and is going strong with Apple iOS 10 and the 7 series launch. Apple iPhone 7 Plus was just as leaked and as expected as the iPhone 7 and there’s really no surprise there. That Apple will launch a bigger device in the over 5-inches display size range wasn’t new and seriously, this launch has surprised no one. The leaks surrounding both the phones, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus gave us a lot of hints into what the devices will be all about. Also, the iPhone 7 Plus does have some features different from the iPhone 7.
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Apple has not ramped up just the screen size of the iPhone 7 Plus keeping the internals the same. They also tweak the hardware and give additional features to make the phone not just a bigger version in name but in reality a completely different device. Agreed, the main difference between the devices is the screen size but apart from the screen size, there are also a lot of other differences which are note-worthy. iPhone 7 Plus does have some similarities to the iPhone 7 too. iPhone 7 Plus is quite an impressive device and despite all the feature leaks and the numerous hints, we cannot fail to be impressed by the device. But then, does the phone do justice to all those leaks and rumours? Or is it just all about surprises? Let’s find out.
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As always, Apple iPhone 7 Plus will work on their iOS and the latest iOS debut by Apple is iOS 10. There are quite a few new features in iOS 10 and Apple is clearly pushing the iPhone towards the youth. iOS 10 brings in a youthful, fun feel and the updates are pretty interesting. Along with iOS 10, Apple has also partnered with newer app developers and will be launching new game apps to Apple iPhone 7 Plus.
iPhone 7 Plus comes with the 5.5 inch HD Retina display with the pixel resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels at 401 ppi pixel density. The glass is protected by ion-strengthened glass with oleophobic coating. In terms of display, there’s not much new for iPhone 7 Plus.
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iPhone 7 Plus comes with a 64-bit quad core processor with Apple A10 Fusion chipset which Apple claims is their best to date. The phone comes in 32Gb, 128GB and 256GB internal memory variants. That is definitely one massive bump in terms of storage for Apple. iPhone 7 Plus comes with 2GB RAM.
This is where the iPhone 7 Plus shines. iPhone 7 Plus comes with a 2Mp dual camera. While the first 12MP lens is a wide-angle lens, the second 12MP lens is a telephoto lens. Both cameras will work together to create an optical zoom function or give the photo a DSLR Bokeh effect (slightly blurred images). The front camera is a 7MP snapper. The flash is the quad-LED flash with dual tone. iPhone 7 Plus also supports 4K video recording.
The iPhne 7 Plus comes with a Non-removable Li-Ion battery with Apple only claims is its best to date. Well Apple, details wouldn’t have harmed anyone!
In terms of design, the phone is pretty similar to the iPhone 6S Plus and comes in all the standard colours of Rose Gold, Gols, Black, Silver and this time, there’s a new shade – the Jet Black shade which does look pretty neat.
Apple iPhone 7 Plus will be avaialbe for pre-order from September 9th and will begin shipping on September 16th for $749 for the base, 32GB variant.