Apple’s recent special event — not just iPhone 7

Of course!! It was the day of Apple new product roadmap & launches — The much-awaited event of the year.

For all Apple lovers out there who are wondering what new does Apple have for us this year, Beware, it is not just iPhone 7. It is much more!!!

We are giving you a gist of all new offerings from Apple for this year. Hope this read helps you out.


Processor & Battery Upgrade

iPhone 7 and 7 plus have come with a range of new features and perks. Processor upgrades have been part of Apple launch each year and this year is no exception. The new processor is expected to be 40% faster with 50% better graphics performance. To add upto it, the battery has been upgraded too with iPhone 7 and 7 plus to last longer than their predecessors by 1 to 2 hours. The new phones are also water resistant.

Earpods& Storage

Apple has let go the headphone jack &Lightning connectedEarpodshave been introduced in place of them. The base storage option is no longer 16GB. 32GB is the new lowest offering in iPhone 7. So if you look at the new storage variants, they are 32GB, 128GB & 256 GB. Stereo speakers are a part of iPhones now and they boast twice the volume of 6S speakers
Camera has been upgraded on both 7 and 7 plus. Optical image stabilization has been introduced so as to make handheld photography better. The camera sports a12-megapixel high-speed sensor and a Quad-LED True Tone flash, which portrays 50 percent more light and reaches 50 percent farther. Along with this, there is a unique flicker sensor, which reduces the flickering of artificial lightning thereby ensuring better photos and videos.To add up to it, the camera also supports RAW camera APIalong with wide colour capture API. The iPhone 7 Plus comes with two 12-megapixel cameras accompanied by the same Quad-LED True Tone flash. The front camera on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus has also been upgraded to 7-megapixel.


On the Design front, there are not much changes to the Outer Design.Both the phones come in the same 4.7 inch and 5.5 inch display, with the only change being the position of the antenna bands. iPhone 7 and plus also weigh lesser than their predecessors — iPhone 7 weighs 138 grams (iPhone 6s weighed 143 grams) and iPhone 7 plus weighs 188 grams (iPhone 6s plus weighed 192 grams)


This launch also has two colour options in Black –

  • One Black colour variant, with a matte finish and a shiny Apple logo
  • The other Jet Black Colour with a glossy finish (Exclusive to the 128GB and 256GB variants)

Apart from this, the Gold, Silver and Rose Gold Options are available

Home Button

Home Button comes with a Force Touch Technology and it will perform different functions depending upon the pressure we apply to it. It also has a vibration based taptic feedback system which vibrates in a unique way to give feedback to users.

Apple Airpods — Homegrown wireless earphones and the biggest highlight of this Apple launch. Users can now go wireless when listening to audio with the all new Airpods. It connects seamlessly with all Apple devices.Apple feels that this is a breakthrough design and this would be a revolution in the longer run. Built in microphones, Infrared sensors and In built motion accelerometers that respond to touch make this all the more interesting.

iOS 10

The latest software update that provides enrichment to Apple services and features.Apple is also allowing Siri and iMessage to work with apps developed independently. To add up to it, there is also addition of bigger emoji and visual effects along with a Home app to control appliances


The Apple Watch Series 2 comes as a Swim Proof watch, with a built in GPS, faster processor and brighter display. New Operating Software for Existing Watches is expected mid-September. There is also a new Apple Watch,Nike Pluswhich would be a Nike branded Apple Watch designed for runners


iWork software suite will include real — time collaboration features for the first time and it is available for iPhones, Mac computers and iPads. Apple Watch is getting Pokemon Go and Nintendo has come up a new Super Mario Game called Super Mario Run especially for iOS

That brings us to the end of this blog. We hope that this was useful to our readers!!

Originally published at on September 13, 2016.

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