Apple today unveiled its latest iPhones: the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus. The newest iPhone will be water resistant and also will come without a headphone socket according to the firm.
The iPhone 7 doesn’t look too different from its predecessor, the iPhone 6, but come packed with outstanding features not seen in any iPhone model before. The iPhone 7 is designed for IP67 ingress protection, which means it’s dust and water immersion resistant of up to 1 meter and 30 minutes. The Home Button is now a solid-state, force-sensitive pad that can simulate actuation with the help of a new Taptic Engine which was first seen on the Apple Watch Series One and also dual rear cameras which is found on the larger model. The battery life has also been improved as well.
The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are faster, more powerful and sleeker than any other iPhone Apple has ever built, it will ship with iOS 10, so users are to expect revamped versions of Apple News, Apple Music, Apple Maps, Photos and Messages, along with a new Home app and a new Swift Playgrounds app exclusive to the iPad.
Apple’s new iPhone’s come with either 32GB, 128GB or 256GB of storage, it will be priced at $649 (or $27/month which applies to others), $749 and $849 for the iPhone 7 or $769 (or $32/month which applies to others), $869 and $969 for the iPhone 7 Plus. The Jet Black version will only be available on 128GB and 256GB models of both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
The iPhone 7 variants are available for pre-order now and will be available starting on September 16. To pre-order you you’ll want to be at your computer as soon as the pre-sale goes live. In 2015, the pre-sale started at 12:01 a.m. PST, 3:01 a.m. EDT. So you’ll have to sacrifice some sleep. The company last year had a “Get ready to pre-order” tab that allowed you to store details of your account so you get the iPhone faster when it actually went live. For now it is unclear if Apple will offer this option again, but even if it does, you’ll want to take some steps ahead of time to ensure you’re ready for the rush.
Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne on April 1, 1976, to develop and sell personal computers. It was incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc. on January 3, 1977, and was renamed as Apple Inc. The American multinational technology company designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. Its hardware products include theiPhone smartphone, a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. That run Apple’s iOS mobile operating system. The first generation iPhone was released on June 29, 2007.