Apple unveils the iphone 7 and other cool products

Apple unveils the iphone 7 and other cool products

After all the rumours, assumption and speculation over the Apple iphone 7 and the iphone 7 plus, Apple inc cleared the air at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, yesterday when they official unveiled their 2016 products to the public.

If you always wanted water resistance and better battery life on your iPhone, you’re going to be happy. If you wanted a headphone jack, you’ll be sad.

The new iphone 7 is Jet Black, water resistant, and yes, as I said earlier, no headphone jack instead apple surprised everyone with airpods, s the name implies, the new headphones look pretty much exactly like the company’s EarPods line, with the obvious distinction of being wireless. Also, the home button being a solid-state Force Touch-like panel means it doesn’t quite have the same feel. It will take time or some effort in getting used to it.

iphone 7 and iphone 7 plus

Here, we compiled some new features of the iphone 7

Size and feel: The iPhone 7 feels pretty much the same as the iPhone 6S, with the same 4.7-inch screen, the iphone 7 plus has a 5.5 inch display . Apple says the “HD Retina display” is 25 percent brighter than last year’s model. It includes the pressure-sensitive 3D Touch layer that buzzes slightly when you press and hold the screen.

Static home button: The home button is now solid state, which means you can’t physically press or click it in . It’s pressure-sensitive, including “taptic feedback”, which just means that apps can give you three levels of pressure and haptic feedback, like a light or strong buzz. It doesn’t feel like a button and definitely takes getting used to, but so far it seems to get the job done.

Water-resistant: Yes, it is water-resistant.

No headphone jack: It’s gone. Really. Instead, Apple’s new EarPods headphones will connect through the Lightning connector port; you’ll also get an adaptor in the box. Apple’s also pushing new, funky-looking AirPods headset connects wirelessly through auto-pairing.

Apple airpods

New camera: The iPhone 7 keeps the 12-megapixel camera, but adds a larger aperture and — this is a big deal — optical image stabilization that keeps images steadier. The camera sticks out more from the back. (The iPhone 7 Plus gets a second, 56mm telephoto lens on the back that works like a built-in zoom feature.)

New front-facing camera: The iPhone 7’s 7-megapixel front-facing camera leaps up from 5 megapixels on the iPhone 6S, and includes auto-image stabilization (but not optical image stabilization).

Stereo speakers: A second speaker joins the iPhone to give you stereo speakers. There’s now one at the bottom and one at the top (this is brand-new for Apple).

Longer battery life: Greater battery capacity for longer battery life. Apple estimates 12 hours of LTE browsing (the iPhone 7 Plus should clock about two more hours).

Faster processor: The iPhone 7’s new A10 Fusion chip is a 64-bit, quad-core processor that Apple says is 40 percent faster than last year’s A9 processor. Two cores are high-performance, the other two are “high efficiency,” which means they’ll conserve battery while handling tasks. Take-away message: deeper visual graphics, especially with gaming.

More storage: unlike previos models the storage starts from 32GB, 128GB, 256GB capacities.

Colors: Glossy jet black, matte black, gold, silver, rose gold (P.S. New jet black is only available in 128GB and 256GB models.)

On the Event , Apple also unveiled the sleek Apple watch series 2. 

apple watch series 2

The second iteration of the Apple Watch is pretty similar to the first, distinguished mainly by its newfound water resistance. There are now three options — aluminum, stainless steel and a gorgeous new white ceramic, which is four times as hard as stainless steel.

Apple have also teamed up with Nintendo to bring supermario on the iphone.

super mario

Pokemon Go is finding its way to the Apple Watch.

pokemon go on apple watch

The new Pokémon Go Watch app, which will allow Pokémon trainers to see how far they’ve walked, how many calories they’ve burned, how close your Poké eggs are to hatching or when there are nearby Pokémon or Pokéstops.

So there you have whats going down at apple inc for you and if you cannot get one of these news gadgets, well good news is that updates are coming, iOS 10 is coming on September 13, watchOS 3 on September 13 and macOS Sierra will arrive on September 20.

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