If we talk about the most anticipated devices for the year 2016, iPhone 7 will probably top the chart although we have seen some really devices already launched this year, Samsung flagship smartphone Galaxy S 7 & S7 edge being much discussed smartphone as well. According to various rumors and the trend that company has been following, the iPhone 7 is going to make debut in 3rd quarter of 2016. The company has been releasing iPhone in the month of September and if the same trend continues, we will have iPhone 7 in the same month again this year. It has been very typical of the tech giant and last 4 iPhone were released during September/October month every year.
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iPhone 7 release date
Starting from iPhone (first ever iPhone), it was announced in the month of June, 2007 and next three iPhone were released in the same month over next three years. iPhone 3G and 3G S were released in June 2008 and June 2009 respectively followed by iPhone 4 in June 2010. It was only iPhone 4S that the company planned to showcase in the odd month of October 2011 and for rest of the models since iPhone 5, the company chosen September month for new release.
The iPhone 5 was brought-in in September 2012, iPhone 5S & 5C in September 2013, iPhone 6 & 6 Plus in September 2014 & the latest iPhone 6S in September 2015. Based on this cycle we can predict that new iPhone 7 can be unleashed during the same month this year.
iPhone 7 specifications & features
iPhone 7, according to Techradar will feature hexa-core processor together with A10 chip-set which will make the device work faster than ever. Apart from it, the company is planning to keep the size same as predecessor and we may see two variants of next iPhone, iPhone 7 & 7 Plus as we saw with iPhone 6 (and S moniker). Talking about screen size, the release of iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S plus given us sign that tech company has started to think about manufacturing big screen phones but the recent release of iPhone 5 SE indicates that the company also not neglecting customer base who loves small screen iPhone.
iPhone 6S came with 4.7 inches screen and its sibling iPhone 6S plus designed even bigger in size that measures 5.5 inches to serve the needs of customers but iPhone 5 SE was kind of surprise for the customers with screen size was limited back to 4 inch as seen in iPhone 5! With these two big screen smartphones and small screen variant of iPhone 5, Apple has given signal that the company want to capture the customers who want small screen phones.
According to reliable resources we come to know one of the reason of declining sales of iPhone is smaller screen size. Other companies like Samsung, Huawei, Xiamo, OnePlus, Sony, are offering bigger screen smartphones and are being appreciated by the customers as in this technologically advanced world the smartphones aren’t being used just to make call and play games. The smartphones are being used to serve multiple purposes like editing documents, surf internet, access to email that requires bigger screen phones.
iPhone 7 will run latest version of operating system i.e. iOS 10 which is yet to be released, improved processor and 4GB RAM that will make multitasking even faster. The independent UK, the iPhone 7 Plus will have 2 cameras at the back that will help capturing photograph as clearer as a DSLR camera.
The Etnews believes that the company may use Fanout technology to improve the battery to make the iPhone 7 thinner as ever at 6.1 mm.
iPhone 7 price
As far as price is concern, iPhone 7 can be priced between 900 to 1000 USD without contract in different countries. However, this is just a prediction, we may see some good deals by the mobile carriers.