Apple: iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus, claimed to be the best and most advanced iPhone, EVER.

7:27 pm Deelicious 1 Comments

Yes, the news is out.

*this is like... singing wrecking ball to Samsung*

So, yeah, it is announced at San Francisco that  iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, is the best, most advanced iPhone ever, packed with unique innovations, with features like the new advanced camera systems (summary: 2 cameras that work like one), more power and performance with the best battery life *take that Samsung, bang!* ever in an iPhone, a new kind of immersive stereo speakers, wide colour system from camera to display, two new beautiful finishes, and is the first water and dust resistant iPhone (it's their first though, nothing new lah...)

My reaction on water and dust resistant for iPhone. I am not sorry.

Colours pun quite nice...

News is.... iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in more than 25 countries beginning Friday, 16 September.

Watch the commercial here:

(Psssst, if you are too lazy busy to read everything.....
scroll down to the bottom to watch the "summary" video! You're welcome!)

Let me just quickly quote Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing:

“The completely redesigned cameras shoot incredible photos and videos day or night, the A10 Fusion chip is the most powerful chip on any smartphone while delivering the best battery life ever in an iPhone, and an entirely new stereo speaker system provides twice the sound, all within the first water and dust resistant iPhone.”
iPhone 7 Jet Black!
Let's talk about some of the features here....

The New Advanced Camera Systems:

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus take the world’s most popular camera and make it even better with entirely new camera systems. The 12-megapixel camera includes optical image stabilization on both iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and a larger ƒ/1.8 aperture and 6-element lens enable brighter, more detailed photos and videos, and a wide color capture allows for more vibrant colors with more detail. iPhone 7 Plus features the same 12-megapixel wide angle camera as iPhone 7 and adds a 12-megapixel telephoto camera that together offer optical zoom at two times and up to 10 times digital zoom for photos.

Coming later this year, the dual 12-megapixel cameras also enable a new depth-of-field effect, using both cameras on iPhone 7 Plus to capture images, while sophisticated technology including Machine Learning separates the background from the foreground to achieve amazing portraits once possible only with DSLR cameras. (*GASP*)


For those iPhone fans.... here's additional info for you on the camera advancements, which includes:
  1. New Apple-designed Image Signal Processor, which processes over 100 billion operations on a single photo in as little as 25 milliseconds, resulting in incredible photos and videos.
  2. New 7-megapixel FaceTime® HD camera with wide color capture, advanced pixel technology and auto image stabilization for even better selfies; and
  3. New Quad-LED True Tone® flash that is 50 percent brighter than iPhone 6s including an innovative sensor that detects the flickering in lights and compensates for it in videos and photos.

Its Performance and Battery Life:

The new custom-designed Apple A10 Fusion chip features a new architecture that powers these innovations, making it the most powerful chip ever in a smartphone, while also getting more time between charges with the longest battery life ever in an iPhone (not sure if this can beat Samsung). The A10 Fusion’s CPU now has four cores, seamlessly integrating two high-performance cores that run up to two times faster than iPhone 6, and two high-efficiency cores that are capable of running at just one-fifth the power of the high-performance cores.

Gamers and visualizers behold! Graphics performance is also more powerful, running up to three times faster than iPhone 6 at as little as half the power, enabling a new level of gaming and professional apps. Woots!

Both phones include support for up to 25 LTE bands, for the best worldwide roaming in the industry, and LTE Advanced for three times faster data rates than iPhone 6 at up to 450 Mbps. 

An Amazing Audio Experience:

New stereo speakers offer amazing and immersive sound that is two times louder than iPhone 6s, offering increased dynamic range of sound and a higher quality speakerphone. The new iPhone comes with EarPods with Lightning connector to deliver incredible sound, as well as a 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter that allows customers to use old headphones and accessories.
I am not sure if I really like the design but Samsung's earpiece is pretty cool too. But, diff taste, diff preference!

New AirPods, Apple’s innovative new wireless headphones, weave simplicity and technology together to reinvent the wireless experience making headphones easy to use. Featuring the new Apple W1 chip, AirPods have extremely efficient wireless communication for a better connection, improved sound and industry-leading battery life. AirPods harness the power of Siri, allowing you to access your favorite personal assistant with just a double tap.

Design That Makes a Splash:

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus come in a gorgeous design in silver, gold and rose gold finishes and introduce two all-new black finishes, a beautiful black finish that has an anodized matte appearance, and an innovative jet black finish that has a deep, high-gloss look. The new jet black finish is accomplished through an innovative nine-step process of anodization and polish for a uniform, glossy finish. An entirely reengineered enclosure results in a water resistant iPhone offering protection like never before against spills, splashes and dust.

The new iPhone features the brightest, most colorful Retina HD display ever in an iPhone, now with a wide color gamut for cinema-standard colors, greater color saturation and the best color management in the smartphone industry. An all-new, advanced, solid-state Home button on iPhone 7 is designed to be durable and responsive, and working in tandem with the new Taptic Engine, provides more precise and customizable tactile feedback.

Featuring iOS 10 (the Biggest iOS Release Ever):

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus come with iOS 10, the biggest release ever of the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. iOS 10 introduces a huge update to Messages that delivers more expressive and animated ways to message friends and family, the ability for Siri to do more by working with apps, new ways to interact with apps and even more places to use 3D Touch, beautifully redesigned Maps, Photos, Apple Music and News apps, and the Home app, delivering a simple and secure way to manage home automation products in one place.

iOS 10 also opens up incredible opportunities for developers with Siri, Maps, Phone and Messages APIs, allowing customers to do more than ever with the apps they love to use.

Now now, here's what you want to know:

Pricing & Availability:

  • iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available in silver, gold, rose gold and the new black finish in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB models starting at $649 (US), and the new jet black finish will be offered exclusively on the 128GB and 256GB models from, Apple Stores, Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers.
  • Customers will be able to order iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus beginning Friday, September 9, with availability beginning Friday, 16 September for customers residing in....
    • Australia,
    • Austria,
    • Belgium, 
    • Canada, 
    • China, 
    • Denmark, 
    • Finland, 
    • France, 
    • Germany, 
    • Hong Kong, 
    • Ireland, 
    • Italy, 
    • Japan, 
    • Luxembourg, 
    • Mexico, 
    • Malaysia, yay! Of course NOT! You just wait!
    • Netherlands, 
    • New Zealand, 
    • Norway, 
    • Portugal, 
    • Puerto Rico, 
    • Singapore (but yes, our neighbour got, of course got...), 
    • Spain, 
    • Sweden, 
    • Switzerland, 
    • Taiwan, 
    • UAE, 
    • the UK, 
    • US Virgin Islands: and 
    • of course, THE US.
Apple-designed accessories including leather and silicone cases in a range of colors will be available starting at $35 (US) and iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case will be offered in black and white for $99 (US) from and Apple Stores. Lightning Docks in several color-matching metallic finishes will also be available for $49 (US).
iPhone 7 Plus Leather Case line up of colours

iPhone 7 Silicone Case line up of colours

And here's the summary, creatively by Apple on the new phones....

So, for those who want to purchase the brand new phones.... mark your calendar! More info here on website.

Be deelicious,
8 September, 2016

*Note: adapted from PR release by Apple; video and images (except GIFs) from Apple.

1 comment:

  1. Quite detailed article, the jet black is so cool, thanks for your introduction.