Iphone 7s_ what you need to know


We won’t know the exact iPhone 7S release date for a while, but it’s not hard to guess at a potential launch window. Peso to us dollar exchange rate today Apple is a creature of habit, as is evident by this brief history of iPhone launches:

Most of the iPhone 7S rumours have centred around the idea of an ‘all-glass’ handset, as originally reported by Japan’s Nikkei news agency. Gender theories pdf It’s believed that the glass chassis has been in development since 2015, and that it will be produced by long-time Apple supplier Foxconn.

Another key iPhone 7S theory is that Apple will finally ditch the Home button – Samsung is said to be planning the same for the Galaxy S8, expected to launch in February.

Futures market today Thanks to recent advancements in optical fingerprint scanners, it’s now relatively simple to place such a sensor underneath display glass. Canadian dollar to us exchange rate This means Apple could create a ‘virtual’ Home button, hide the fingerprint scanner, and significantly reduce the bezel thickness – increasing the iPhone’s screen-to-body ratio as a result. Decimal to binary encoder This rumour was been reported by both the New York Times and Bloomberg’s long-time Apple scoop machine Mark Gurman.

The only other iPhone 7S design rumour being peddled is that Apple plans to introduce a new ‘ceramic’ design. Equity futures meaning However, rather than coming from an insider source, this theory can be traced to a Quora post that describes why such a design change is likely. 40 usd to eur As such, we’re not entirely convinced this is going to happen. Aus to us exchange rate Still, it’s quite an interesting read – if you have a degree in metallurgy.

In recent generations, the iPhone has shipped in two variants: 4.7-inches and 5.5-inches. Stock meaning in tamil But a pre-publication Digitimes article posted by The Motley Fool in March last year said that we’d see a 5.8-inch iPhone this year. Exchange rate nzd usd However, Digitimes has a very mixed track record on leaks, and the entire story was based around an alleged order of 5.8-inch display panels – perhaps they were just being used for testing purposes, if the order even existed at all? In any case, we reckon Apple is going to stick to its current screen sizes for the iPhone 7S.

The biggest iPhone 7S rumour by far is that Apple will finally introduce OLED displays. Exchange rate chf to usd To date, Apple has retained the use of traditional LCD panels, while rival Samsung has been regularly turning out Galaxy phones with OLED screens for years. The future of marketing But several news agencies, including The Korea Herald, Nikkei, Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal and Barrons have published reports saying a switchover is imminent. Usd bookstore Most tellingly, in 2016, Sharp President Tai Jeng-wu went on the record as saying that Apple would move to OLED panels.

The advantage of OLED displays is that each pixel produces its own light. Pound exchange rate in pakistani rupees That means the screen doesn’t need a backlight, which saves power – great news for anyone hoping for better battery life on the iPhone 7S. Usd to sek Better still, because individual pixels can be turned off, you end up with truer blacks. Cad to usd exchange rate by date Unfortunately for Apple, Samsung controls the lion’s share of global production for phone-sized OLED panels, which may partly explain why we haven’t seen an OLED iPhone so far.

Specs: We’re also expecting a big performance boost with the iPhone 7S. Exchange rate usd to aud Apple has the advantage of designing its own SoCs (system-on-a-chip), and creates a custom-built version for almost every new iPhone release. Live quotes This time we’re likely to see the A11 chip, but what will it be capable of?

The most likely change is that Apple will build the A11 chip using a 10nm manufacturing process, with Taiwan’s TSMC having reportedly bagged the production contract over Samsung. Dollar euro exchange rate chart It’s worth noting that Samsung can also produce 10nm chips – as evidenced by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 835 – but it’s no surprise that Apple doesn’t want to rely on one of its biggest rivals for such a core iPhone component.

The manufacturing process relates to the density of transistors on a chip. Nzd usd forecast The A10 Fusion chip (seen in the iPhone 7) was created using a less efficient 16nm process, but a 10nm chip could have many more transistors packed in. Rs to usd Transistors are what allow computing to get done, so the more transistors you have, the more processes can be completed simultaneously. Hulu rates That means a 10nm chip has the potential to be more powerful, more efficient (and sometimes both) than 14/16nm predecessors.

Last year’s iPhone also saw Apple introduce a new chip architecture called ‘Fusion’. Euro today rate in pakistan In the ‘Fusion’ design, Apple built four processor cores, two of which were powerful but power-hungry, and two which were more efficient but less powerful. Ukp usd Now, when an iPhone 7 performs a task, it will selectively choose a core based on how demanding the given task is, potentially saving battery life in the long run. Usd to inr conversion It’s highly likely Apple will retain this ‘Fusion’ system for the next iPhone chip too.

Camera: Apple made headlines last year when the iPhone 7 Plus debuted with a dual-camera module on board. Gold graph Combining a telephoto lens with a wide-angle lens made for an impressive camera that sat well with us in our review.

Fortunately, most rumours so far point to Apple carrying the dual-camera module over to this year’s iPhone too. Europe market futures And one report from the Korea Economic Daily claims that Apple is preparing to partner with LG to fit the iPhone 8 with a 3D camera that would allow the phone to recognise physical objects. Free tutorial for excel A 3D camera would also enable augmented-reality functionality, overlaying graphics onto what you’re looking at. Usa today subscription Like Snapchat filters, but way better.

Battery Life: We haven’t heard anything about battery life for the iPhone 7S, which is a shame. Marketing future trends We weren’t massively impressed by the iPhone 7’s battery life, however, so here’s hoping that the introduction of OLED screens and a 10nm chip may improve things next time around.

In other battery-related news, a report from ESM-China analyst Sun Changxu claimed Apple would introduce wireless charging with the iPhone 8, which would be a first for Apple handsets.

The problem is that Apple hasn’t announced iOS 11, so we’ve got no idea what it will have in store for us. Current us stock market futures But it won’t be too long before we find out. Usd zar forecast Apple will almost certainly show off the new software at the company’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference, which we expect will take place in June 2017.

However, iOS 11 proper won’t arrive until the iPhone 7S launch month, which is likely to be September. 1 usd to try So if you’re hanging around for the final software, you’ll be waiting a while.

It’s tough to say how much the iPhone 7S will cost, because smartphone pricing depends on so many variables. Currency converter usd to zar For an idea of what to expect, here’s a brief rundown of iPhone pricing history:

As you can see, there was a clear trend of low £500-ers, but this year saw the price leap upwards. Used book stores sacramento That’s likely thanks to the currency fluctuations that followed the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. Usd to zar exchange rate Unfortunately, the unpredictable GBP-USD exchange rate may not have stabilised by the iPhone 7S release, so there’s every chance that the next iPhone will be as expensive as the iPhone 7 – and perhaps even pricier.

If you’re dead set on getting the next iPhone, there’s little convincing you’ll need from us. China stock market index futures For iPhone fans, it makes sense to stick with what you know, just as Android fans will get along just fine sticking to their ecosystem. Usd rupee exchange rate However, we’d advise that if you already have an iPhone 7, it might not be worth the money upgrading to the iPhone 7S. Binary file viewer After all, ‘S’ iPhones tend not to be hugely different from their predecessors – but we’ll have to wait for the official announcement to make a call here.

Alternatively, if you’re looking for a new phone in the short term, there are plenty of Android options available that will suit you just fine. Gsm sms We’re very happy to recommend the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Google Pixel, both of which scored very highly in our reviews.

And if you’re willing to wait a little while, we’re expecting the Galaxy S8, LG G6 and Huawei P10 to be announced in February, while other handsets such as the Galaxy Note 8, HTC 11 and OnePlus 4 should debut later in the year – but still before the iPhone 7S. Usd cad chart iPhone 7S Concept Videos