Rumor: Coming iPhone 7 Plus Calls For 256GB Storage Option, Will Have Larger 3100mAh Battery

Any idea on what the 2016 iPhone will be called, as the new year unfolding upon the tech world, attention is now being turned to the next-generation iPhone – or the iPhone 7. Now that another report surfaced, suggesting that Apple could be planning on increasing the maximum storage capacity of its 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus. The same Chinese website that detailed purported specifications for an iPhone 6c and iPhone 7C yesterday.

The introduction of 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus saw in 2014 and with the launch of an evolutionary upgrade to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, Apple has pretty much considers as its flagship devices. New report that claims the iPhone 7 Plus will have a 256GB storage option exclusive to the device, and hints at the two iPhone models the tech giant actually considers to be its most premium smartphone offering.


Google Translated text:

Message from the supply chain, Apple will launch iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus two products this year, the same screen size is still 4.7 / 5.5 inches, but the configuration will be improved.

The most important is, iPhone 7 Plus 256GB capacity will be exclusive, it would be in addition to the screen size and battery capacity, it is the biggest difference with the iPhone 7 lies.

The sources are also suggesting that Apple could have plans in place to increase the battery capacity of the iPhone 7 Plus by up to 13% and its screen features a higher resolution display that accommodates user interface features lacking on the standard iPhone. With a 350mAh increase in battery capacity over the exiting 2750mAh battery of the iPhone 6s Plus, bringing it up to the 3100mAh mark. Indicated that this offering of increased storage and battery will not go with the standard iPhone 7.

The Plus-tagged iPhones currently offer a larger battery, higher resolution screen, and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) as a USP over their ‘regular’ siblings, but if the features suggested in this report do land on the iPhone 7 Plus, it would be interesting to see how fans of the 4.7-inch form factor would react to its release.

Last year Apple significantly reduced battery size in the move from 6 Plus (2915 mAh) to 6s Plus (2750 mAh), leveraging the increased efficiency of the A9 chip and software improvements to maintain the same battery life. Many fans who may find it worthwhile to jump from an iPhone 6s to iPhone 7 Plus with that kind of internal capacity, can also tempt many redirect from the Android ecosystem across to iOS. Price? Bigger question here is what Apple attach to the model with 256GB storage? Will they drop the 16GB model and start 64GB model at the price of 16GB, 128GB at the price of current 64GB and 256GB at the price of current 128GB model? Or sell all the storage capacity variants of iPhone 7 in the mix.

More on iPhone 7 suggest the potential for a waterproof casing, the removal of its 3.5mm headphone jack, additional system RAM and support for USB 3 Lightning support and will be running a new version of iOS 10 and a new A10 processor. Only time will tell.

(Source: MyDrivers [Google Translate])

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