The iPhone 7 was announced on Wednesday, September 7th during Apple’s yearly September event. Along with the iPhone 7, Apple also announced the second iWatch.
The iPhone will come in two brand new colors, and the storage sizes have been upgraded to 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB.
Below are a list of 10 essential things to know about the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus.
1 – Color Upgrades
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus will be available in Gold, Rose Gold, Silver, Black, and Jet Black. (Jet Black will only be available with iPhone 128GB and 256GB).
2 – Home Button Upgrades
The home button powered by a taptic engine will be touch sensitive.
3 – Now Water Resistant
God is good! The new iPhone will be water resistant.
4 – Camera Upgrades
The camera received several upgrades. It will feature optical image stabilization, a six-element lens, 12 megapixel sensor. The iPhone 7 Plus camera will also feature a dual lens (with incredible zoom features).
5 – Upgraded Retina Display
6 – Upgraded Audio Experience
The iPhone will feature stereo speakers and produce twice the volume.
7 – Ear Pods
The audio jack has been removed from the iPhone, but Apple isn’t completely leaving wired headphones. The new headphones will now connect via lighting. Apple will also be supplying an adapter with the purchase of an iPhone, so that all your old headphones will still work.
8 – Wireless Capabilities
The iPhone 7 (which will operate on iOS 10) will have new wireless capabilities to go along with the launch of Air Pods, a new wireless headphone experience.
9 – Apple Pay will be Upgraded
10 – Performance Upgraded
As always, the performance will be upgraded.
The new iPhone will be available for pre-order on Friday, September 9th and will officially become available on Friday, September 16th.
For more information about pricing, specs and ordering, you can visit apple.com here.