iPhone 7 Hardware and Software Full Spec

August 1, 2017

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7plus Hardware and Software Specifications 

iPhone latest edition is launched at regular intervals in order to lure the customers and expand its revenue at a rapid pace. One of the important buzz that most of the users talk about is its hardware and software specifications. Most of the users will obviously want to know about the latest offerings for their iPhone. By going through this tutorial users will have sufficient knowledge about the hardware and software specifications of their iPhone 7. So let us, first of all, go through all the notable changes that have been made in the newly launched phone.

No headphone jack availability

One of the revolutionary change that iPhone has given to its users is none availability of headphone jack in the phone.  People who want to use the multimedia services are expected to use headphones that connect to the phone's Lightning port or Air Pods. This is completely a new experience to the users and a reason to buy the phone.

In built storage of the phone has increased

Previously if we talk about the maximum storage capacity then it was only 128 GB. This has increased to 256 GB which means users have now greater storage capacity options although a bit expensive definitely worth it for long term users.

Major upgrade in the camera system of the phone

There is a dual camera system available in the latest iPhone device which is a major upgrade in comparison to the previous version. It includes two 12-megapixel cameras on the back of the device, with the second camera offering a telephoto lens. This gives users with better image effect. So if you are looking for the good quality camera than iPhone 7 has got everything to offer to you.

More variants in terms of color

Previously iPhone 7 used to come in colors named silver, gold and rose gold but with the launch of iPhone 7, two more variants are available for the users which are black and jet black. The later one is available only in 128 GB and 256 GB models.

Availability of better color fidelity in the screen

A special technology has been built in the phone that allows displaying a greater range of colors and thus improving the quality of the image. This option was previously available only on iPhone 7.

iPhone 7 Hardware Features

  • The new A10 Fusion processor 
  • Support for Felica NFC standard used in Japan.
  • Improved battery life
  • 25% brighter screen
  • W1 wireless audio chip to support AirPods and new wireless Beats headphones
  • Redesigned, solid state Home button with new force-feedback engine
  • Improved user-facing camera
  • The ability to edit and add effects to Live Photos
  • IP67 water and dust resistance

Screen Specification

  • iPhone 7: 4.7 inches, at 1334 x 750 pixels
  • iPhone 7 Plus: 5.5 inches, at 1920 x 1080 pixels

Cameras Specification

iPhone 7

  • Back camera: 12 megapixels, digital zoom up 5x
  • User-facing camera: 7 megapixel

iPhone 7 Plus

  • Back camera: Two 12-megapixel cameras, one with telephoto lens, optical zoom to 2x, digital zoom to 10x
  • User-facing camera: 7 megapixel
  • Panoramic photos: up to 63 megapixel

Video Specification: 

  • 4K HD at 30 frames/second
  • 1080p at 120 frames/second slo-mo
  • 720p at 240 frames/second super slow-mo

Battery Life Specification

iPhone 7

  • 14 hours talk
  • 14 hours Internet use (Wi-Fi)/12 hours 4G LTE
  • 30 hours audio
  • 13 hours video
  • 10 days standby

iPhone 7 Plus

  • 21 hours talk
  • 15 hours Internet use (Wi-Fi)/13 hours 4G LTE
  • 40 hours audio
  • 14 hours video
  • 16 days standby

Sensors Specification

  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Touch ID
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • 3D Touch
  • Taptic Engine for feedback

Colors Available in market

  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Rose Gold
  • Black
  • Jet Black
  • Red (added March 2017)

Size and Weight 

  • iPhone 7: 4.87 ounces
  • iPhone 7 Plus: 6.63 ounces
  • iPhone 7: 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches
  • iPhone 7 Plus: 6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches

Capacity and Price

iPhone 7

  • 32 GB - US$649
  • 128 GB - $749
  • 256 GB - $849

iPhone 7 Plus

  • 32 GB - $769
  • 128 GB - $869
  • 256 GB - $969

iPhone 7 & 7 Plus Software Features

  • The improved camera features of the iPhone 7 Plus don't ship with it. Instead, they'll be delivered as a free software update later in 2016
  • Editable Live Photos
  • iOS 10 support
  • Support for all existing iPhone features like FaceTime, Siri, GPS, AirPlay, App Store, Apple Pay, etc.

Apart from the notable changes as mentioned above, there are several other changes in the hardware of the iPhone 7 that has been made. Below mentioned is the list of all the other changes that have been made in the latest edition of iPhone.

  • Better battery life for improved performance
  • Water and dust resistance facility
  • The all new A10 Fusion process which has been solely designed for this phone
  • Users can easily edit and add effects to live photos
  • Brighter screen as much as 25% for comfortable usage
  • Better front facing camera and user facing camera


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