With the first half of 2016 coming to an end, Apple is gearing up for the iPhone 7 release date, which will be taking place in September 2016. With just three months away from yet another launch event, the upcoming iPhone 7 will not feature the home button.
According to analysts at Cowen Associates, the home button will be a flat surface that unlocks the screen with Force Touch tech and your fingerprint. Hence, the home button will not longer be physical.
Apple is most likely killing the Home Button: To be replaced with Force Touch
Moreover, the home button is expected to be integrated with haptic feedback to provide you a feeling of having touched a button. Recently, a reputed tech portal showcased images of a touch-sensitive home button.
As per rumors, the upcoming iPhone 7 will feature a narrow border, which is perfectly in level with the glass surrounding the device. You will not view the bezel as pressed in. If you had ever owned or used an iPhone 5S, you will be able to figure that the distinctive metal bezel is missing from the device.
The capacitive home button provides support for tap-based app shortcuts and gestures for calling Siri and populating a list of apps which are running. It will also enable you to perform a whole lot of functions very easily.
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According to unconfirmed reports, the 3D Touch will be improved in iPhone 7 duly to substantially improved0 iOS 10. When we verified the recently released report by Ming-Chi Kuo, it was found that 3D Touch would function in the same way as the existing iPhone 6S. There are reports about a possible addition of multi-3D Touch, but there is no official confirmation.
In addition to the fingerprint sensor, the new iPhone 7 will ship with wireless charging, multi Force Touch, dual-cameras, and a USB Type-C connector. Even though patent for wireless charging was filed three years ago, Apple is working on to incorporate both wireless power and fingerprint sensor on the display.
Moreover, the iPhone 7 is expected to feature water-resistant capability, liquid metal, and smart connector. The notable eliminations are antenna lines and the traditional 3.5 headphone port.
iPhone 7 will be more expensive than previous iPhones?
Recently, it was revealed on Weibo some alleged pricing details of the upcoming iPhone 7 variants.
As per that particular info, the iPhone 7 base model will start at US$794. While the base model of iPhone 7 Plus costs US$914, the iPhone 7 Pro is expected to touch US$1,064. The top-end model of iPhone 7 Pro will cost US$1,335.
The prices are fixed based on RAM capacity and internal storage, with other features more or less remaining the same.