The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus official unveiling is less than a week away. Apple will take the wraps off its newest flagship smartphones on September 7 in San Francisco. Here’s how you can watch the live stream of the event. We have seen numerous leaked photos and videos of the new iPhones in the last few weeks. Ahead of the official unveiling, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus prices have leaked in China.
iPhone 7 and 7 Plus prices leaked
The prices were leaked by Chinese-language publication Anzhuo.cn. According to the leak, Apple will bump up the storage capacity to 32GB, 128GB and 256GB. Anzhuo.cn says the 32GB of the 4.7-inch iPhone will cost CNY 5,288; the 128GB version is priced at CNY 6,088; while the 256GB version will cost CNY 7,088. It means the 32GB and 128GB versions of the iPhone 7 will cost the same as 16GB and 64GB iPhone 6S. Even for the bigger 256GB iPhone 7, Apple is increasing the price by only CNY 200 ($30) compared to the 128GB iPhone 6S.
The 5.5-inch model will cost CNY 6,088 for 32GB variant, CNY 6,888 for the 128GB model, and CNY 7,888 for the 256GB model. Here too, the prices of 32GB and 128GB iPhone 7 Plus are the same as last year’s 16GB and 64GB iPhone 6S Plus. And the price of the 256GB iPhone 7 Plus is only CNY 100 higher than the 128GB iPhone 6S Plus. This is a significant price cut by Apple.
iPhone 7 features and specs
The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are said to appear similar to their predecessors, though there will be a few welcome changes and improvements. Supply chain leaks suggest that Apple will replace the clickable home button with a pressure-sensitive one that will use haptic feedback to give users the feel of a click. The new iPhones will also be available in a new “Gloss Black” color similar to the 2013 Mac Pro.
Specs wise, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will sport 2GB and 3GB RAM, respectively. The 4.7-inch model is rumored to pack a 1960mAh battery, while its bigger sibling will come with a 2910mAh battery. The Plus variant will also get a dual-camera system to capture better images. The new iPhones are said to come with wireless headphones called AirPods.