Apple has already sent out the invites for the launch event of next iPhones — iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus — scheduled for September 7. The smartphones until now have been through numerous leaks and rumours, now the latest one claims to reveal the duo’s pricing in China.
According to a report by Phoneradar, iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus are expected to come in three variants (based on storage) — 32GB, 128GB and 256GB. While the iPhone 7 32GB is said to cost CNY 5288, the 128GB and 256GB variants are expected to costs CNY 6088 and CNY 7088 respectively. As for the larger and more powerful iPhone 7 Plus, the 32GB, 128GB and 256GB versions are supposed to come with a price tag of CNY 6088, CNY 6888 and CNY 7888 respectively.
Converting the prices to Philippine currency, the 32GB, 128GB and 256GB of iPhone 7 would approximately cost Php 40,000, Php 46,000 and Php 53,000 respectively. While 32GB, 128GB and 256GB versions of iPhone 7 Plus would roughly cost Php 46,000, Php 52,200 and Php 60,000 respectively.
As per some recent reports, the iPhone 7 will feature a 4.7-inch 3D touch display, while the iPhone 7 Plus is expected to feature a large 5.5-inch display. The company is also planning to increase the display resolution in the iPhone 7 to enable users to use the device for reading and app navigation.
The iPhone 7 is rumoured to be powered by Apple’s A10 processor paired with 2GB RAM. The ‘Plus’ variant is said to feature the same processor with 4GB RAM.
As for the camera, the upcoming iPhone 7 is expected to bear a 12MP rear camera coupled with a 5MP front-facing snapper. As far as the iPhone 7 Plus is concerned, you can expect a 16MP rear camera. Both will be powered by the iOS 10 OS version.
The handsets might also ditch the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack and instead come with a lightning connector for headphones. Rumours also indicate the Cupertino-based tech firm to incorporate fast charging functionality into both the devices. But there are some quarters, which say that this feature is highly unlikely.