10 Major updates to know in iPhone 7


Tim Cook started his speech in launch conference with following sentence,

“We will soon be officially released iOS 10, this is our most significant release of iOS, it gathered a lot of features …… such a good system, we need a better iPhone run it.”

After a brief pause he said,

This is iPhone 7

In this conference, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus rocks the stage. Some of major updates are as following.

New design, new color

This time, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus comes with bright black color, of course, you can call it a black piano. But after it will come to people’s hand user will call it “advanced black”. After all, 128GB and 256GB storage iPhone 7 & 7 are advance so is the color and design.


In addition to the most popular bright black color, Apple has stopped gray color and launches bright black. However both phones body use same material that is still a 7000 series aluminum.


The new design, and finally Apple iPhone 7 & 7 Plus brings IP67 waterproof and dust-proof features. This feature is slightly less than Samsung Galaxy Note 7, but good enough. So you don’t need to worry about rain shower. More precisely we can say that IP67 is much powerful and completely prevents dust intrusion. Whereas, this phone will remain safe if follows through 1 meter deep water.


In addition, iPhone’s Home button is one of its major changes. iPhone Home button is using advance force touch, and you will notice when you tap on the button. This feature is optional and can be customized depending on your need. Ideally it does not put any force but it will deceive your finger with such vibration and sound that you will feel it.


iPhone Dual Camera:

First talk about the iPhone 7 Plus camera, in addition to 12 MP, iPhone has another 7-megapixel wide-angle lens. iPhone 7 Plus have this along with 12 MP camera and can be zoom widely for large distance. Apple claims that it can be as large as 2 x optical zoom, 10x digital zoom.


Some of iPhone camera facts, apart from at least one camera outside, but also grow a lot compared to the previous generation:

  • 12 megapixel rear camera, and a 7-megapixel front camera.
  • True quality flash, there are four LED lights flash so brightness increased by 50% as well as the flash sensor.
  • Optical image stabilization, ƒ / 1.8 aperture, six mirror lens
  • Image signal processor, using machine learning techniques to obtain faster focusing, optimize local tone mapping and more accurate white balance

Bright and wider screen:

While talking about screen, they said;

Thanks to the new wide color gamut technology, and excellent color management system, Retina HD display capable of rendering cinematic color. It more rich colors to render the image, that is, you see this colorful world, can more realistically on the screen to show up. So, whether you’re viewing photos beautiful dress, or enjoy your tropical shooting Live Photos, color displays are so accurate, if on the ground.

iphone screen

Specification wise it is brighter than the previous generation, and 25% increase, with wide color gamut. But the resolution remain same and there is no change.

Stereo Speakers:

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus both equips stereo speakers, available at the bottom and the top. Whereas, the volume of iPhone 6s was lower and doubling the dynamic range in latest iPhone 7. In short, this device has best ever speakers than any other smartphone.


No Headphone Jack:

Before there were rumors about removing headphone jack from iphone 7 but now news has finally been confirmed. Apple cancels 3.5mm headphone jack and replace it with a Lightning interface headset. Users who want to use wire headphones can still use it with extension charging port. However, ultimate goal of Apple is to completely remove 3.5mm jack from future smartphones.


High End Processor:

Apple said, iPhone 7 & 7Plus equips A10 Fusion processor that is fastest processor in the history of iPhone, not only fast, but also efficient.

This time A10 Fusion chip central processor with the new quad-core design. High-performance core running at speeds up to 2 times than iPhone 6. This means that it can work according to different needs, to achieve required performance and energy efficiency.


Better processor, iPhone 7 & 7Plus life will be better, and now will be able to use charge longer. Compared with the previous generation iPhone, iPhone 7 will give 2 more time battery. However, iPhone 7 Plus can provide up to one hour more time.


If we talk about its storage, Apple provides 32GB, 128GB and 256GB storage, while keeping lowest price of $ 649. Which can be analysed that iPhone 7 price in Pakistan will be 70,000 RS initially.

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Azhar Sumra

Azhar Sumra is tech blogger and editor with previous work experience with leading newspaper. He is fun, rocking and a perfect workmate, always have a book in hand and friends call him book worm.