The iPhone 7 is here with a beautiful design, extraordinary processing power, and a fabulous dual-camera setup on the back. It offers all the great qualities a smartphone should have, alongside incredible speakers and great storage options!
Design & Display
The design of the iPhone 7 is elegant and well-executed, as iPhone products always are. The screen is a 4.7 inches Retina IPS LCD Display that has a 750 x 1334 px resolution with an aspect ratio of 16:9. It has a Gorilla glass ion-strengthened front accompanied by an aluminum back and frame. All this plus its oleophobic coating leads to an IP67 standard, which makes it resistant to scratches, dust, and water up to 1m for 30 minutes.
The display supports Wide Color gamut and a 3D Touch display on the home button. By offering a wide color gamut, the screen gives you outstanding color accuracy.
The colors that this phone comes in are Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, and Red.
Operating System & UI
The operating system on the iPhone 7 is iOS 10.0.1, which is upgradeable to iOS 14.2 and all its great features.
It comes with Dark Mode that switches to dark all-white backgrounds and affects all system apps to save battery.
Some of its other features are 3D Touch, Face Time, Wi-Fi calling, AI sorting, Live images, Navigation Gestures, Siri, Maps, Health app, Music, and apple pay.
As for Biometric Security, you can use the rear-mounted Fingerprint Sensor.
Internal design and Performance
The chipset used in this device is a Quad-core Apple A10 Fusion (16 nm) that is faster and more power-efficient than all the iPhones before. It has a better cooling effect and sustained performance.
As for the memory, the iPhone 7 comes with 2GB RAM and offers the option of 32/128/256GB for storage.
The main 12MP camera delivers detailed, high-quality images that are sharp and noise-free.
Then there is the selfie camera that has a 7MP lens that comes with HDR mode and offers brilliant photos.
All cameras deliver a detailed level of consistency in colors, along with impressive quality and high dynamic range.
You can shoot immersive 4k/1080p videos at 30fps. The videos support slow-mo and time-lapse mode, with high dynamic range and cinematic video stabilization, which work quite well.
There is also the portrait mode or Live Focus that features a lot of effects and can be used for both pictures and videos.
Some features of the camera setup are FaceTime, HDR, Panorama, optical image stabilization.
The iPhone7 has a powerful Li-Ion 1960 mAh battery, which supports Music play for up to 40 hours.
The iPhone 7’s speakers are among the loudest iPhones ever. The stereo speakers are loud and have excellent sound quality.
Some features of this iPhone are accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, NFC, and Siri natural language commands and dictation.
iPhone 7 is an absolute powerhouse with solid hardware and a class-leading display. Its high quality and phenomenal performance make it one of the most popular smartphones around the world.
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Announced||2016, September 07|
|Status||Available. Released 2016, September 16|
|Dimensions||138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)|
|Weight||138 g (4.87 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass), aluminum back, aluminum frame|
|Type||Retina IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||4.7 inches, 60.9 cm2 (~65.6% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||750 x 1334 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~326 ppi density)|
|Protection||Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating|
|OS||iOS 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 13.6|
|Chipset||Apple A10 Fusion (16 nm)|
|GPU||PowerVR Series7XT Plus (six-core graphics)|
|Internal||32GB 2GB RAM, 128GB 2GB RAM, 256GB 2GB RAM|
|Features||Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR|
|Video||4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps|
|Single||12 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/3", PDAF, OIS|
|Single||7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm (standard)|
|Features||Face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|USB||2.0, proprietary reversible connector|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Talk time||Up to 14 h (3G)|
|Music play||Up to 40 h|
|Colors||Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Red|
|Models||A1660, A1778, A1779, A1780, A1853, A1866|
|SAR||1.19 W/kg (head) 1.19 W/kg (body)|
|SAR EU||1.38 W/kg (head) 1.34 W/kg (body)|
|Performance||Basemark OS II 2.0: 3416|
|Display||Contrast ratio: 1603:1 (nominal), 3.964 (sunlight)|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 67dB / Noise 73dB / Ring 75dB|