Zealous customers camped out overnight for Apple’s newest iPhone 7, but is it worth the $650 price tag? Here’s a closer look at what benefits and drawbacks the new phone offers users.
While Apple never fails to amaze customers with minimalistic design, one major dilemma is the amount of storage available for an iPhone. The iPhone 6S has 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB variants. The iPhone 7 is available in jet black, whereas the iPhone 6S is only available in space gray.
Both iPhones have internal and external issues, which has steered many tech-savvy individuals from buying these products. Some iPhone 7 users report a hissing sound that is equivalent to a computer fan and is a major annoyance when the phone is not powered on. But the 7 has better battery life as compared to the iPhone 6S.
Wide color is a new feature on the iPhone 7, though both models have 3D Touch – a revolutionizing aspect of the smartphone world. Wide color increases the saturation of colors in the retina display of the iPhone 7.
The iPhone 7 has six-element camera, compared to the five-element camera of an iPhone 6S. The newest “element” is the telephoto lens in the iPhone 7 camera, freeing the average iPhoneographer’ from attaching a separate lens to a smartphone camera. Photographers can also use the iPhone 7 to support and compact raw JPEG photos for easy access on other devices. The two cameras in the iPhone 7 are known as the practice of computational photography. It is used in professional cameras, and includes an enhanced auto HDR. The iPhone 6S has one lens and one flash.
The iPhone 6S and 7 have been rated 4.5 stars out of 5 on CNET, a leading electronics rating website. Advancements in the iPhone since 2008 have enhanced the world to be technologically engaged and advanced in connection and communication. The iPhone 8 is predicted to release in late 2017.