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Topic: iPhone 7 Plus

Some users complain about poor phone call sound on Apple's iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

09/22/2016, 01:09 pm

Some people are experiencing unusually bad sound quality from the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus when taking phone calls, according to complaints received by AppleInsider and shared on Apple's support forums.


Shoppers looking at Apple's iPhone leaning towards Plus models, mid-tier memory, survey finds

09/22/2016, 09:09 am

A larger proportion of people are now choosing Plus-sized iPhone models, while about half of buyers are picking mid-tier storage, according to an RBC Capital Markets survey shared with AppleInsider.


Back in black: iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus mega review

09/22/2016, 08:09 am

Apple's latest iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are faster, sport significantly better cameras, expand system-wide haptics in iOS 10 with a new solid state Home button and Taptic Engine, introduce Wide Color and other major Retina HD technology improvements without changing their display resolutions, add new water resistance and include updates to system components ranging from RAM to storage to wireless capabilities.


Apple's first iOS 10.1 beta enables iPhone 7 Plus bokeh 'Portrait' mode

09/21/2016, 02:09 pm

Promised to arrive later this year, the new "Portrait" mode utilizing the dual-lens design of the iPhone 7 Plus camera is available to test now with the newly released iOS 10.1 beta for developers.


Apple seen building 75M iPhone 7 units by end of 2016, focusing on 7 Plus

09/21/2016, 10:09 am

Apple is likely building more iPhone 7 units than expected in the second half of 2016, particularly 7 Plus models, according to a new analyst memo seen by AppleInsider.


Teardown finds DAC chips in Apple's Lightning EarPods & Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter for iPhone 7

09/20/2016, 02:09 pm

As anticipated, a teardown of Apple's Lightning EarPods and Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter -- both included with the iPhone 7 -- has discovered small digital-to-analog converter chips, though their exact supplier remains a mystery.


South Korean analysts expect 100 million iPhone 7 orders fulfilled by end of 2016

09/20/2016, 09:09 am

A series of analysts from South Korea see only upsides for iPhone 7 component suppliers as a result of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall, with one expecting to see over 100 million sales of Apple's new phone before the end of 2016.


Apple working on fix for iPhone 7 Lightning EarPods remote control issue

09/19/2016, 07:09 pm

Apple on Monday acknowledged consumer complaints that a glitch in the gratis iPhone 7 Lightning EarPods causes the attached multifunction remote control to intermittently stop functioning, saying a fix is in the works.


Apple's first weekend of iPhone 7 sales roughly in line with earlier iPhones, data suggests

09/19/2016, 02:09 pm

The first weekend of iPhone 7 sales seems to have been on track with past iPhone launches, despite Apple's decision not to announce official numbers, according to early analytics data.


Launch iPhone 7 purchasers predominantly upgraders, looking for 128 GB

09/19/2016, 12:09 pm

An analyst's examination of iPhone 7 buyers at launch sees more customers looking at 128GB models versus 256GB, with the vast majority of early buyers upgraders from older iPhones rather than switchers from Android.


Apple looking into glitch causing iPhone 7 to lose service after turning off Airplane Mode

09/19/2016, 11:09 am

Apple is reportedly investigating a problem affecting the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus that causes the devices to lose cellular access after a person turns off Airplane Mode.


No need for 4K display on Apple's iPhone 7 because of screen quality, expert claims

09/19/2016, 11:09 am

Apple's Wide Color display on the iPhone 7 is the iPhone's best yet, with a record high contrast ratio and record low reflectance according to a recent third party analysis, and the quality of the screen may cast doubt on rumors of a shift to OLED displays.


Too soon? Apple's new iPhone 7 ruffles feathers with Lightning audio, Home button changes

09/18/2016, 07:09 pm

Hands on, real world use of Apple's latest iPhone 7 models provides overwhelming evidence that the company has a clear vision for the future and is marching toward it without much regard for the opinions of its detractors. This "courage of conviction" backs a series of rather radical and somewhat controversial iPhone 7 changes for Apple--already well known for breaking with the past.


Apple shares new iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2 ads with focus on water resistance, camera

09/18/2016, 06:09 pm

Apple released three new commercials for its latest iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 on Sunday, each showcasing new hardware features like water resistance, fitness tracking and iPhone's low-light camera capabilities.


iPhone 7 owners say phones producing 'hissing' sound under heavy task loads

09/17/2016, 11:09 pm

Some early iPhone 7 and 7 Plus adopters are complaining of an audible "hissing" sound when the devices' A10 processors run into heavy demands.


Apple's solid-state iPhone 7 haptic Home button requires a new hard reset trick: Down+Wake

09/17/2016, 02:09 pm

Apple's new iPhone 7 models introduce a new solid-state (non-mechanical) Home button which no longer physically depresses but instead is a software-driven sensor. That necessitates a new physical button sequence to hard-reset the device if it stops responding; that happens to be holding the Volume Down and Wake buttons for five seconds.


iPhone 7 solid-state home button works on capacitive touch, gloved users beware

09/16/2016, 09:09 pm

With iPhone 7, Apple updated its iconic home button from a mechanical push-button design to a solid-state sensor stack, meaning it requires direct contact with skin, or a capacitive glove, to operate.


Black & Jet Black: Unboxing the new iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus with Lightning headphones

09/16/2016, 07:09 pm

Apple's latest iPhone 7 models sport two new color finish options: a solid matte Black and a high gloss Jet Black. Both appear to be in high demand, so if you're on the fence (or in line) we've taken some photos and videos highlighting the differences, including their almost invisible new seam lines, Apple's enhanced leather case options and the new Lightning headphones.


Target, Best Buy hamstrung by Apple Watch, iPhone 7 stock issues

09/16/2016, 11:09 am

Brick and mortar retailers Target and Best Buy have apparently not been given enough inventory to fulfill all pre-orders, and are emailing customers informing them that Apple Watch Series 2 orders won't be shipped by the promised date.


iPhone 7 teardown confirms Intel modem in AT&T, T-Mobile models

09/16/2016, 10:09 am

A pair of teardowns have confirmed speculation that Apple used multiple vendors for cellular modems in the iPhone 7 family, with an Intel-made wireless modem found in a model for AT&T and T-Mobile.