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iPhone 7 rumored to feature 14nm A9 processor, DSLR-like rear camera

Apple's upcoming next-gen iPhone 7 should feature edge-to-edge display, 14nm A9 processor, DSLR-like camera and much more

By Anthony Garreffa from May 9, 2015 @ 23:33 CDT

Now that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been out for close to a year, it's time to start the rumor mill on the next generation iPhone. We don't know if it will arrive as the iPhone 6S, or the iPhone 7, but from our industry sources, we are expecting the iPhone 7 to arrive later this year.


Now, onto what we will find in the iPhone 7. The next iPhone will reportedly feature an edge-to-edge display, taking up that valuable bezel that made the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus feel far, far too big. As for resolution, I think Apple will keep it at 1080p, and the screen size and physical dimensions of the iPhone 7 will also shrink.

Inside, we should find Apple's new A9 processor, which will be made by their main competitor: Samsung. Samsung will use their new 14nm FinFET technology to make Apple's custom processor, so we should expect a seriously fast dual- or quad-core processor from Apple in the iPhone 7. On the rear, rumor has it Apple will cram in a dual-lens snapper into the iPhone 7 that will provide 'DSLR-like' images. The rear-facing camera in the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge is already damn impressive, so it should be interesting to see what Apple can do.

We could also see Apple make use of USB Type-C in the new iPhone 7, but this is something we'll have to wait and see about. As for the release date, Apple should unveil the new iPhone later this year in September.


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