iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Release Date, News & Update: Apple Releasing Limited Quantity? More Impressive Specs & Features Revealed

By Daniel Flores , Updated Sep 08, 2016 09:53 AM EDT
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Apple has recently unveiled the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus during its annual event in San Francisco on Thursday, Sept. 8 . In the event, Apple tackled the iPhone 7 including its impressive features such as the pressure-sensitive home button, a faster processor, a better camera, a longer battery life and the absence of the 3.5mm headphone jack to cite a few.

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Specs & Features

The iPhone 7 will now come with a pair of Lightning EarPods, which connects through the charging port of the new Apple smartphonet. Infrared sensors detect when the EarPods are placed in the users' ears and motion sensors control ear piece to communicate with Siri and detect the users' voice. The EarPods can provide the user five hours of use with a compact charging case.

The revamped cameras of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus can capture sharper photos in low-light. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will feature a 12-megapixel rear cameras; the latter will have another 12-megapixel telephoto camera that would let users digital zoom up to 10 times and two times optical zoom. The cameras of both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus also feature a 4k video recording capability and users are allowed to edit videos live with wide color capture.

The appearance of iPhone 7 might look pretty much the same with its predecessors but the new color variants of the iPhone 7 will definitely wow consumers especially after Apple added another option. Apple has introduced two new shades of black -- the black and Jet Black -- that will be added to the Gold, Silver and Rose Gold variants.

In terms of its battery life, Apple promised that both iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will have the longest battery life ever in history of the Cupertino-based company. The iPhone 7 can last up to 14 hours of use, while the iPhone 7 Plus can be used up to 15 hours when using WIFI and 4G. Both Apple variants are now water-resistant and these models have a built-in IPX67 that can withstand a depth of 1 meter of water for 30 minutes.

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Release Date

Apple fans can order iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus on September 9 and shipping of the new models will start on September 16. However, reports suggest that orders will only be limited for the time being due to some problems on the phone's components. For more iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus news and update, stay tuned to GamenGuide!

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