Apple iPhone 7 Summary and Introduction
Apple iPhone 7 smartphone was released in September 2016. The touchscreen smartphone is a one SIM phone with an aluminum design measuring 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm or 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (height – width – thickness) which weigh 138 grams.
The iPhone 7 is available in various colors which are Jet Black, Black, Rose Gold, Red, Silver, Gold while there are 3 available models or trims of the iPhone 7 which are the 32GB model, 128GB model and 256GB model.
The Apple smartphone is splash, water and dust resistant and was tested under controlled laboratory conditions with a rating of IP67 under IEC standard 60529.
Splash, water and dust resistance are not permanent conditions and resistance might decrease as a result of depth of water; although Samsung galaxy S7 and Note 7 are technically more water resistant than the Apple iPhone 7.
iPhone 7 is known to be an improved version of of the iPhone 6s, it is one of the most sought out phones at the moment because of its mind blowing features. the battery is stronger than the iPhone that were produced before it.
Apple iPhone 7 Key Specs
|Resolution||750 by 1334 pixel|
Price: How much does Apple iPhone 7 cost?
You can get the iPhone 7 in the US for $849 while the price on Canada starts at $1,110 depending on online retailer you choose from below.
In Australia, the price starts at $1,145 but the price of iPhone 7 in UK is £690 while the EU countries can buy iPhone 7 for €749.
In Africa, you can buy the iPhone 7 in Nigeria for ₦305,000 and Kenya for KSh 84,566 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of iPhone 7 is RS 54,560.
*Prices here don’t reflect latest prices. Go to your favorite ecommerce website to check latest prices or ongoing deals. You can never tell what you might find especially with our top picks below!
The iPhone 7 LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen display occupies approximately 65.6% of the smartphone body, setting the screen display size at 4.7 inches (diagonal) Retina HD display with screen resolution at 750 x1334 pixel, wide range of colours and screen density 26 pixels per inch.
It features a taptic engine feedback which is the first valuable UI concept and a 3DTtouch which looks more like a gimmick.
The 3D touch present on the iPhone 7 is improved, it is not as insane as the 2k and 4k OLED panels that have been used in Android phones, but it is sharp, bright with beautiful LCDs.
The device features wide range of colours which is observed when a picture is taken with the iPhone 7 onboard camera, because it’s image looks so good on its display screen.
The device fabricated from aluminum material has a dimension of 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm or 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (height – width -thicknes) and weighs 138g.
The Apple mobile phone is pack with an IP67 water/splash/dust resistance. The mobile device has a striking resemblance to Huawei P10 although it has higher performance than the mentioned smartphone.
The iPhone 7 is an unusual smartphone as it is full of aggressive breaks and convention while wrapped in cases that look almost like its two predecessors.
The iconic iPhone home button is no longer a physical button as seen in the past iPhones , but instead a sophisticated ballet of pressure sensors and haptic vibration motors that stimulates the feel of a button.
The iPhone 7 which resembles iPhone 6 has three different feature to differentiate it from iPhone 6, first the antenna lines are on the back and colored to blend on the matte black and glossy jet black models.
Secondly, the camera bump has been enlarged and more artfully carved into rear casing. Thirdly, it does not have a headphone jack.
Apple iPhone 7 runs on iOS operating system on A10 fusion chip with integrated M10 motion processor with performance backed by a 3GB RAM and Quad – Core processing unit clocking at speeds of 2.34 GHz which is similar to processors of smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S9 , Galaxy S9 plus and the Google Pixel phones.
Although this Apple mobile device only has internal memory of 64GB and 128GB while iPhone 7 has Internal storage size available at 32GB, 128GB and 256GB.
The A10 fusion processor present in the iPhone 7 blends two high power cores that rivals laptop performance with low power cores that combines with a much larger battery to extend run time by up to two hours.
iPhone 7 has both a rear or primary camera and a front or secondary camera. iPhone 7 comes with 12-megapixels for the rear or primary camera with f/1.8 aperture while a 7-megapixel front or secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture is stationed for additional camera support.
The 12-megapixel camera features optical image stabilization, Quad-LED true tone flash and live photo, while the 7-megapixel features face time HD camera with retina flash.
The iPhone dual camera promises to usher in a brighter and clearer image with the introduction of its dual camera zoom which can zoom image closer and stabilizing it
Battery Capacity and Sensors
iPhone 7 packs a non-removable Li-Ion 1960mAh to power all the above features and more, like the connectivity options which includes Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC.
But its battery capacity still does not come close to smart phones like the new Essential Phone Energizer Power Max P16k Pro and Samsung Galaxy S9 whose battery stores more charge and lasts longer.
Sensors which includes finger print sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass, barometer and light sensor.
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Apple iPhone 7 Full Specifications
|Device Name||Apple iPhone 7|
|Released Date||Release September 2016|
|Dimensions and Size||138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches|
|Weight (in grams)||138 g|
|Colors||Jet Black, Black, Rose Gold, Red, Silver, Gold|
|Number of SIM||One|
|Water Resistance||Yes – iP67 certified|
|Battery Capacity||1960 mAh battery|
|Stand-by||14 hours (3G)|
|Talk time||40 hours (3G)|
|Screen Type||LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen|
|Screen Size (inches)||4.7 inches|
|Resolution||750 x 1334 pixels|
|Pixels Per Inch (PPI)||326 ppi pixel density|
|Colors||16 million colors|
|Screen Protection||Oleophobic coating, Ion-strengthened glass|
|Operating System||iOS 10.0.1 but can be upgraded to iOS 11.0.2|
|Processor Type or Chipset||Apple A10 Fusion|
|Processor||Quad-core 2.34 GHz (2x Hurricane + 2x Zephyr)|
|Internal Storage||32GB, 128GB and 256GB|
|Expandable Storage Type||–|
|Maximum Expandable Storage||–|
|Front or Secondary||7-megpixel, f/2.2 aperture|
|Rear or Primary||12-megapixel, f/1.8 aperture|
|Features||1/3″ sensor size, phase detection autofocus, OIS, quad-LED (dual tone) flash, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)|
|Wifi or Wi-Fi||Yes|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|USB||2.0 reversible connector|
|Network Technology||GSM/ CDMA/ HSPA/ EVDO/ LTE|
|Fingerprint||Yes – Front mounted|
|Compass or Magnetometer||Yes|
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