News

Apple partners with Flipkart ahead of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus launch in India

Apple has officially partnered with Flipkart ahead of the iPhone 7 launch in India on October 7. Now, Flipkart becomes an authorized online reseller of Apple products in India. Earlier, Infibeam was Apple’s only authorized online reseller in India to sell iPhone and iPad. However, Flipkart will also be selling the MacBook laptops and desktops in the country in addition to iPhone, iPad and other accessories.

Apple announces iPhone 7, iPhone 6s and SE India pricing

The iPhone 7 starts at Rs 60,000 in India for the 32GB ROM variant, Rs 70,000 for 128GB and Rs 80,000 for the highest 256GB variant. The iPhone 7 Plus starts at Rs 72,000 for the 32GB variant, Rs 82,000 for 128GB and Rs 92,000 for the whopping 256GB variant. Apple India has also reduced the pricing of the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus and iPhone SE. Check out the Flipkart iPhone 7 listing here. Find out the specifications and features of the new iPhones below.

apple-iphone-7-with-wireless-airpods

Apple iPhone 7 Specifications and Features

The iPhone 7 rocks a 4.7-inch (1334×750 pixels) Retina HD LED-backlit widescreen multi-touch wide color display (P3) with IPS technology. It comes with a pixel density of 326 ppi and a contrast ratio of 1400:1. It has a maximum brightness of 625 cd/m2 with Full sRGB standard display and fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front. It has dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles and support multiple languages and characters simultaneously. There is 3D Touch, which is basically a feature that will allow the device to know the difference between a slight tap and a longer or more forceful tap on the display.

The iPhone 7 is now powered by an all new Apple A10 Fusion quad-core chip, six-core GPU along with M10 motion coprocessor that has a 64-bit architecture and it packs in 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM as well for improved performance and faster graphics. It runs on the latest iOS 10 out of the box. It is IP67 rated and hence is water and dust resistant.

The iPhone 7 is equipped with a new 12 megapixel rear iSight camera with Quad-LED True Tone flash, f/1.8 aperture, 6-element lens and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and digital zoom up to 5x. It comes with Live Photos with Stabilization and also has Autofocus with Focus Pixels. Now, Panorama can go up to 63 megapixel. It now records 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) videos at 30 fps, 1080p Full HD video at 30 or 60 fps and 720p videos at 30 fps. There is OIS for video as well Coming to Slo-mo videos, it takes 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps. Now, Time-Lapse videos come with Stabilization as well. You can also take 8 megapixel still photos while recording 4K videos. On the front, there is a new 7 megapixel front-facing selfie camera with Retina Flash for bright selfies. It comes with a f/2.2 aperture and can record 1080p Full HD videos. It is 7.1 mm thick and weighs 138 grams. There is a new home button where the fingerprint sensor is embedded. It is now pressure sensitive and comes with the new generation Taptic Engine.

There is no 3.5 mm audio jack onboard but Apple is packing in a lighting to 3.5mm adapter inside the box for free. The Apple iPhone 7 now comes with new stereo speakers that offers immersive sound that is two times louder than the iPhone 6s, with more dynamic range of sound and a higher quality speakerphone. It comes with EarPods that has lightning connector.

On the connectivity front, the iPhone 7 comes with 4G LTE, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with MiMo, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC (Apple Pay), GPS and GLONASS, VoLTE. It comes with sensors that include Touch ID, Barometer, Three-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor. It has a Li-lon battery (non-removable) that gives up to 14 hours of talk time on 3G. Internet usage of up to 12 hours on 3G, up to 12 hours on LTE, up to 14 hours on WiFi. It offers up to 10 days of standby time, up to 40 hours of audio playback and up to 13 hours of HD video playback.

Apple iPhone 7 Plus with new camera system, more power, performance, best battery life, stereo speakers, wide color display, water and dust resistant launched

Apple iPhone 7 Plus Specifications and Features

The iPhone 7 Plus rocks a 5.5-inch (1920 × 1080 pixels) Retina HD LED-backlit widescreen multi-touch wide color display (P3) with IPS technology. It comes with a pixel density of 401 PPI and a contrast ratio of 1300:1. It has a maximum brightness of 625 cd/m2 with Full sRGB standard display and fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front. It has dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles and support multiple languages and characters simultaneously. There is 3D Touch, which is basically a feature that will allow the device to know the difference between a slight tap and a longer or more forceful tap on the display.

The iPhone 7 Plus is now powered by an all new Apple A10 Fusion quad-core chip, six-core GPU along with M10 motion coprocessor that has a 64-bit architecture and it packs in 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM as well for improved performance and faster graphics. It runs on the latest iOS 10 out of the box. It is IP67 rated and hence is water and dust resistant.

The iPhone 7 Plus is equipped with a two new 12 megapixel rear iSight cameras (wide-angle and telephoto) with Quad-LED True Tone flash, f/1.8 aperture (wide-angle), f/2.8 aperture (telephoto), 6-element lens and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), Optical zoom at 2x and digital zoom up to 10x. It comes with Live Photos with Stabilization and also has Autofocus with Focus Pixels. Now, Panorama can go up to 63 megapixel. It now records 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) videos at 30 fps, 1080p Full HD video at 30 or 60 fps and 720p videos at 30 fps. There is OIS for video as well Coming to Slo-mo videos, it takes 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps. Now, Time-Lapse videos come with Stabilization as well. You can also take 8 megapixel still photos while recording 4K videos. On the front, there is a new 7 megapixel front-facing selfie camera with Retina Flash for bright selfies. It comes with a f/2.2 aperture and can record 1080p Full HD videos. It is 7.3 mm thick and weighs 188 grams. There is a new home button where the fingerprint sensor is embedded. It is now pressure sensitive and comes with the new generation Taptic Engine.

There is no 3.5 mm audio jack onboard but Apple is packing in a lighting to 3.5mm adapter inside the box for free. The Apple iPhone 7 now comes with new stereo speakers that offers immersive sound that is two times louder than the iPhone 6s, with more dynamic range of sound and a higher quality speakerphone. It comes with EarPods that has lightning connector.

On the connectivity front, the iPhone 7 Plus comes with 4G LTE, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with MiMo, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC (Apple Pay), GPS and GLONASS, VoLTE. It comes with sensors that include Touch ID, Barometer, Three-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor. Now, there is a 2nd Gen Touch ID sensor baked into the home button that is twice as fast as the last one. It has a Li-lon battery (non-removable) that gives up to 21 hours of talk time on 3G. Internet usage of up to 13 hours on 3G, up to 13 hours on LTE, up to 15 hours on WiFi. It offers up to 16 days of standby time, up to 60 hours of audio playback and up to 14 hours of HD video playback.

Both the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are available in Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Black and Jet Black colors in 32, 128 and 256 GB storage variants, however Jet Black is exclusive to 128GB and 256GB models.

Source

About the author

Bibek Saha

He is the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of The Techolic. A tech enthusiast who is always found reading or writing on technology. An avid Manchester United fan and a big time foodie. If not writing, he can be found watching the latest movies and TV shows. Interact with him on Twitter and Google+

Leave a Comment