Last week, Apple started taking pre-order for its new 9.7-inch iPad via Flipkart and now the red colour variant of iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus is also up for pre-orders in India through various online retailers. The Apple iPhone 7 red colour 128GB model is priced at 70,000, while the 256GB model is priced at 80,000. On the other hand, iPhone 7 Plus red colour 128GB and 256GB models are priced at Rs 82,000 and Rs. 92000 respectively. The devices will be released on April 14, 2017.
The company rolled out the special edition Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus to highlight its partnership with RED that seeks to engage the private sector in raising awareness and funds to help eliminate HIV/AIDS.
As far as tech specifications are concerned, the iPhone 7 has a 4.7-inch touchscreen while the iPhone 7 Plus comes with a 5.5-inch display with 1334×750 pixels and 1920×1080 pixel resolution. Both are LED backlit IPS screens and have 625 cd/M2 max brightness.
Apple devices offer A10Fusion CPU, which is claimed to be the best ever CPU to feature in a smartphone. Built on the 64 bit architecture, the CPU comes with four cores, two for conserving battery power and two for high performance. They have a separate motion co-processor while Apple says that their graphics processor is 50 percent faster than that of previous A9 SoC.
On the camera front, the iPhone 7 Plus has a dual camera set up. The iPhone 7 Plus has a primary 12-megapixel camera as the iPhone 7. But the bigger iPhone has a secondary camera, which is dubbed as ‘telephoto’ camera. The secondary camera in the iPhone 7 Plus is meant to create depth effect in images and helps users to get 2x zoom without any assistance from software. Post 2x, the camera takes help of software as is usually happens in smartphones.
The primary 12-megapixel camera of both iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have a f/1.8 aperture, Optical Image Stabilisation, six element lens, Live Photo feature with stabilisation, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Backside illumination sensor, Hybrid IR filter, Auto HDR, Burst mode, timer mode, panorama and geo tagging features. There is Quad LED True tone flashlight on the back panel of both the phones. The 12-megapixel cameras can record 4K videos, slow motion full HD videos at 120 fps and HD videos at 240 fps.
Both iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have 7-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture. Called as FaceTime HD camera, these can record full HD videos, and have BSI sensor, Auto HDR, Auto Image Stabilisation, Burst mode and Timer mode.
The LTE-enabled iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have WiFi (ac), WiFi with MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS with GLONASS and NFC. They have fingerprint sensor that is integrated into the home button. Moreover, the iPhones 7 and 7 Plus comes with revamped Siri that allows users sending messages, set reminders and do more through voice.