Iphone 7 Overview: Waterproof Black Painting in Red and Stereo

Now, it is available also in red. Apple has released iPhone 7 now presents the September 2016 in a new color. We summarize the details of the device.

Water damage? Almost impossible. According to PerComputer, the iPhone 7 is waterproof. Interesting innovations Apple introduced the device in autumn 2016-only, no new housing. Design, almost nothing had changed in comparison to the two last predecessors. Not everyone like that. But the housing and more than proved in practice over the years.

In the most beautiful promotional German Apple boasts of his devices: “iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus improve every aspect of the iPhone experience and thereby achieve new levels of innovation and precision, what makes it to the best iPhone we’ve ever built”, quote Philip Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President worldwide marketing.

But already reveals: here nothing has been reinvented, but Apple has screwed anywhere and tinkered and improved the most components. This applies to both models for the iPhone 7 with 4.7 inch screen size as well as for the iPhone 7 plus with 5.5 inch screen size.

iPhone-7-housing: Known design in black and black

Remained the same on the whole, the housing is. The antenna strips are now far less conspicuous, and new colors make the Smartphone in a different look: black, and Diamatschwarz, since March 2017 also red. The former with anodized Matt appearance joins in the famous colors of silver, gold and Rosé gold.

Diamond black is, however, a high gloss look, achieved according to Apple through a nine-step process of anodising and polishing. For the noble look Apple scored indirectly more than at the other colors: the smallest and cheapest memory size is not available in diamond black. The same applies to Red-in the context of (product) Red donates when purchasing this option on an AIDS-Hilfe.

  • Size: 138,3 x 67,1 x 7.1 mm
  • Weight: 138 g

Camera of the iPhone 7: only the second-best iPhone camera

The camera has improved Apple, still has only the second-best iPhone camera iPhone 7 with clear distance. Reason: The bigger model that shows iPhone 7 plus, much innovative, with a dual camera for telephoto and manipulated depth of field. A desirable feature.

For the 4.7-inch model inherit at least the optical image stabilizer, which was reserved for only the large Smartphone with the 6 s predecessor versions. A new image signal processor and a 4 x LED flash (true tone), which according to the manufacturer, 50 percent lighter than the iPhone 6 s, also improves the camera.

  • 12 mega pixel camera
  • Aperture 1.8
  • 4 K video recording at 30 frames per second
  • Slow motion videos up to 240 frames per second at 720 p
  • Optical image stabilisation
  • Body and face detection
  • HDR, series of images, panoramas, etc.

The Selfie camera, Apple “face time HD camera” called, offers automatic image stabilization and a 7-megapixel sensor. The Smartphone display acts as a Flash as before.

See details about the image quality as well as an overall rating in our test of the iPhone 7.

iPhone 7 waterproof to IP67

Finally, the iPhone comes with an spray water and dust protection. A feature that is available on the wish list for many years. The last models were already more or less sealed, but even better and officially certified IP67. For underwater shots of the protection is not sufficient, nothing in the way but rainy calls.

Stereo speaker for iPhone

Obviously, Apple has gotten with the iPad pro looking for stereo: make games and YouTube videos in landscape mode is much more fun when left and right from your Smartphone stereo sound can be heard. Some Android model already longer available, now with the iPhone–in contrast to the iPad but only moderately consistently implemented.

Offers iPhone 7 according to Apple a larger dynamic range and a high-quality speakerphone.

No headphone jack on the iPhone

Is the headphone jack disappeared. So this suggests no one as a ground for the refusal of purchase, Apple iPhone 7 sets an adapter lightning-on-Jack at the existing headphones can be used if it because the supplied with EarPods should be connected to the lightning.

More and more audio brands rely on Bluetooth headphones, which can be used also on iPhone 7. There are also first lightning models, such as for example the Q adapt by Libratone.

Processor, battery life and more technical data

The processor wants to work on the other hand energy efficient with a new architecture and four cores on one hand more powerful than the previous models, iPhone. “The CPU of the A10 merger”, so put it Apple, “has four cores: she seamlessly integrated two compared to iPhone 6 twice as fast high-performance cores with two high-efficiency cores, which are capable of with just a fifth of the energy” High-performance cores to get along.” There is of course still a coprocessor, the M10, especially for transaction data.

Battery life according to the manufacturer (up to 2 hours longer than the iPhone 6s):

  • up to 14 hours of talk time with 3 G
  • up to 14 hours of Internet use on Wi-Fi
  • up to 13 hours of video playback.

The home button is now a haptic feedback with the Taptic engine as in the trackpad of MacBooks, but no longer really has. He acts as a fingerprint sensor (touch 2nd generation ID) of course.

Further technical details of the iPhone 7:

  • Display with P3 paint range
  • Pixel density of 326 ppi (1334 x 750 pixels)
  • LTE advanced for up to 450 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi 802 11ac with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • GPS
  • Motion sensors and barometer
  • NFC Apple pay for

Price and release of the iPhone 7

The price of the iPhone 7 starts with 759 euro* with 32 gigabytes of memory (instead of so far 16 gigabytes), for 128 and 256 gigabytes each 110 euros must be added. The iPhone 7 plus there are off 899 euro*.

The Red iPhone comes in trade by the end of March 2017, but since 24 March at Apple and resellers are already booked. As mentioned above the prices correspond to the other models, however, there is no 32-gigabyte version.

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