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Apple will finally unveil the brand new iPhone lineup today, which includes a 4.7-inch and a 5.5-inch handsets. There are various leaked photos showing iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, but we now have the first official press image of the upcoming iPhone 7.
Apple has expanded support for 60 fps recording to 4K video in the iPhone 7, according to a Vietnamese site that has allegedly used the 4.7-inch iPhone 7. While the iPhone 6s only includes 30 fps 4K recording, the new model will feature 60 fps 4K recording.
Ahead of the phone's reveal, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has recapped his predictions about the iPhone 7 Plus. Kuo believes the phone will come in five colors, two of which are new. A "dark black" option will replace Space Grey and Apple will also offer a "piano black."
Apple will soon clear out old and non-functional apps from the App Store in conjunction with the iPhone 7's release. Apps that haven't been receiving updates, are no longer functioning as intended, or don't meet current guidelines will be removed beginning September 7.
Apple has updated its iCloud tiers to include a new 2 TB option that's available for $20 (£14) per month. With the plan, which is double iCloud's second largest plan, you're quite unlikely to run out of cloud space. The tier is joined by others for 50 GB, 200 GB, and 1 TB.
A purported iPhone 7 Plus spec sheet has appeared on Weibo which confirms Apple will include Lightning EarPods with the device and offer up to 256 GB of storage space. The photo could be fake, but the information it includes has been supported elsewhere.
The iPhone 7 will be available in a new and potentially very popular color: space black. Mac Otakara has leaked information about the upcoming color, stating it will be available alongside the existing "space grey" option. The phone will also have a metal gloss finish.
With so many reports from different sources, we still don't know the exact names of the upcoming Apple smartphones. Some say they will be called iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, while latest reports reveal the "SE" naming. The same goes with launch dates.
Stealing an iPhone/iPad could become a bit riskier if Apple implements a recently patented method for collecting and storing pictures/fingerprints of a thief. The patent application explains how Apple would hold on to the biometric information of unauthorized users.
Greater design changes are expected with the iPhone 7s compared to the iPhone 7 and one may be the removal of the device's long-standing home button. Bloomberg reports the phone will see the removal of the home button and a greater focus "on the display."
Up to 256 GB of storage may be available for the iPhone 7, something that's been claimed in a few reports. The Malignant, a leaker, has posted a NAND memory spec sheet which reveals Apple will offer 32 GB, 128 GB, and 256 GB of storage, with Toshiba supplying the latter.
Many things are known about the upcoming iPhone devices, but nothing is yet confirmed and as always, some things are not true. According to latest details, Apple might not announce the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, but the iPhone 6 SE, which was confirmed by leaked retail box.
There is no product available on Earth that never suffered a malfunction and when we are talking about mobile devices, numbers of broken devices are slowly increasing. The reason behind that is the lack of time for proper testing, since to discover some issues take more time.
Three iPhone models are in the works for next year and one of them will feature a curved display, something that's never been seen on an iPhone before. Nikkei (Japan) reports there will be a 5.5-inch model with an OLED display that is implemented similarly to the S7 Edge display.
Apple is widely believed to be increasing the maximum storage option with the iPhone 7, at least with its 5.5-inch Plus model. This year, the phone may ship with up to 256 GB of storage, according to DigiTimes and a number of other fairly reputable sources.
Apple is likely to release the iPhone 7 on September 23 following a preorder period that'll begin on September 9. This release timeline fits with that of previous iPhones and the exact date comes from 9to5Mac, which learned about the release from AT&T.
Apple was praised and scrutinized when it decided to limit its cooperation with the FBI when they requested access to the contents of the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone. In talking with the Washington Post, Cook said the phone could have been unlocked, but not safely.
Apple's new iPhone lineup is expected to be announced very soon, but there have been so many rumours that we just can't confirm anything with confidence. The handsets are expected to be announced next month, on September 7, but the Cupertino company has yet to confirm that.
The phone that was going to be called the iPhone 7 Pro doesn't actually exist and some of its rumored features will actually just be included in the iPhone 7 Plus. However, a "pro" iPhone model may still be in the works. Nikkei reports there will be an iPhone 7s Pro.
Apple is under investigation in Russia for alleged antitrust violations. The country's Federal Anti-Monopoly Service has accused the company of price-fixing its iPhones. Russia began looking into Apple after a "citizen with information" came forward with the allegations.