According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the next generation phablet of Apple, which will replace the iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7 called not Pro or iPhone Pro and iPhone 7 Plus. The company refused from the rebranding, which was initially planned to allow the naming scheme of smartphones in conformity with the lineup of tablets, consisting of three devices, a small iPad mini, full sized iPad Air and larger iPad Pro.
However, despite the fact that Apple has abandoned plans to rename the iPhone 7 Plus iPhone Pro, she took care of a larger number of differences from the Plus version just iPhone. The “classic” prefix means not only increased size but also much more advanced functionality. Now the difference between iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus is reduced to only the diagonal and the screen resolution, battery capacity, and the absence/presence of system of optical stabilization in the camera.
According to analysts, the iPhone 7 Plus sample 2016 the capabilities of the main iSight photo module will be further expanded. He will be double and the second compact telephoto lens will allow you to change the focus point in the picture after he was done. To develop such a camera, Apple has attracted engineers of the Israeli company LinX, which was acquired a year ago for $20 million.
In addition, iPhone 7 Plus, the company again will increase the amount of available RAM. According to Ming-Chi Kuo, the 5.5-inch device will be 3 GB of RAM, while the iPhone 7 will continue to be satisfied with 2 GB of RAM. Earlier in the network appeared the schematic image of the new smartphones, which confirmed the presence of a connector Smart Connector from the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus. It will also increase the differentiation between the models. Volume shipments of the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus in the 2016 fiscal year analyst estimates 20-30 million copies.
Mass production of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will start the second half of 2016, and the launch of new products will take place in the autumn – a year after the announcement of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.