- Tech giant Apple has at a special event in San Francisco unveiled the latest models of its popular iPhone smartphone. The most important innovation: the devices do not contain more entries for a regular headphone jack.
For the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus to make more room for other gadgets, the company decided to pick the more than a hundred years ago invented earphone jack from the design.
Instead, it is possible to connect a headphone via the Lightning port, provided that it also has such a plug. Apple such devices provide a set of own earpod' earphones with a Lightning connector.
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Users who have a favorite headphones are also met: included with every new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus is an adapter which can be still used an old-fashioned 3.5mm headphone plug.
Apple itself also comes with a wireless headset: AirPods. These are a proprietary technology related to the iPhone or Apple Watch and also support voice recognition through Siri. They go 5 hours on a single charge and can be recharged in a special case in which a battery is placed.
Apart from this, for some fans shocking, adaptation, there are other innovations. So it is 7 Plus model features two 12 megapixel camera at the rear with two different lenses. Each picture is thus taken twice, and the combined image data are combined. This makes it possible to zoom in to ten times.
The camera in the 'normal' iPhone 7 has also been renewed. So he now has optical image stabilization- previously only on the Plus model present- and there is a new four-pronged flash.
Under the hood, the devices feature the new A10 Fusion processor from Apple, which according to the company itself is 120 times more powerful than the chip in the original iPhone.