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Topic: iPhone 7

iPhone 7 supply remains constrained, Apple viewed as unlikely to catch up to demand by end of year

11/18/2016, 10:11 am

Retail availability of the iPhone 7 -- particularly the jumbo-sized iPhone 7 Plus -- remains in short supply just a week before Black Friday, a new survey has found, suggesting Apple is still struggling to satisfy consumer demand for its latest-generation handset.


KGI: iPhone 7 demand has peaked, suppliers to revise down forecasts

11/15/2016, 12:11 am

Though Apple is still showing shipment delays on iPhone 7 Plus orders -- and Jet Black iPhone 7 units -- noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo infers early buzz around Apple's latest flagship smartphone is flagging, and as such believes overall shipments have peaked.


Watch: iPhone 7 Plus Portrait Mode vs. DSLR

11/08/2016, 10:11 pm

Apple with the recent release of iOS 10.1 enabled Portrait Mode on iPhone 7 Plus, allowing users to add a touch of artistic blur to their images by simulating an enhanced depth-of-field effect. AppleInsider compares the still-in-beta feature to a true prosumer DSLR, the Canon 5D Mark IV with full-frame sensor.


Questionable rumor says Apple could add 'Jet White' option for iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

11/07/2016, 11:11 am

Apple is planning to add a "Jet White" color option for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, a rumor claimed on Monday.


LifeProof opens preorders for rugged Fre cases for iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

11/03/2016, 03:11 pm

Otterbox-owned LifeProof on Thursday launched preorders for its Fre cases for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, designed to offer extra protection not just from drops but the outside climate.


Apple's latest ad brings iPhone 7 poolside to tout stereo speakers, waterproof design

11/02/2016, 03:11 pm

The latest minute-long television spot promoting the iPhone 7 showcases the handset's new, louder stereo speaker design, along with its water resistant chassis.


Survey suggests iPhone 7 more popular than Apple's 6s, not as big as 6

11/01/2016, 02:11 pm

Apple's newly released iPhone 7 lineup is poised to outperform its predecessor, the iPhone 6s, a new survey suggests. But outdoing the blockbuster performance of the iPhone 6 series remains a tall order.


Samsung hopes to fend off interest in iPhone, overcome Note 7 disaster by pre-announcing 2017 Note 8

10/25/2016, 03:10 pm

As part of the continuing Galaxy Note 7 fire debacle, Samsung is not only offering financial incentives for customers to trade their problematic phone for a Galaxy S 7 phone and stay in the Samsung ecosystem in the face of pressure from the iPhone 7, but it is also saying that customers in the country will be able to exchange a Galaxy S 7 for the forthcoming Galaxy Note 8 for half the normal price.


Apple ramping up iPhone 7 production to take advantage of Samsung's Note 7 woes - report

10/25/2016, 09:10 am

Apple is reportedly increasing its iPhone production orders in the fourth quarter in a bid to take marketshare from Samsung, still reeling from the end of the Galaxy Note 7.


iPhone 7 made up 43% of Apple's US iPhone sales in Q3, data says

10/21/2016, 09:10 am

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus reportedly represented 43 percent of Apple's U.S. iPhone sales in the third quarter, even though they were only available for the last two weeks of the frame.


Qualcomm's iPhone 7 Plus modem beats Intel modem in areas with weak signal

10/20/2016, 03:10 pm

The Qualcomm modem used in some versions of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus performs markedly better than the Intel one, at least where signal might be poor, according to research published on Thursday.


Researchers expect 74 million iPhone sales in Q4 2016 on strength of new releases

10/18/2016, 02:10 pm

New analyst research suggests that the iPhone 7 family of phones is selling better than that of the iPhone 6s, but numbers and financial impact for the third quarter are being kept low by early stock limitations on the sought-after iPhone 7 Plus.


Apple sets iPhone 7 launch dates for Egypt, Colombia & several other countries

10/17/2016, 03:10 pm

Apple on Monday updated a collection of its international websites with more iPhone 7 launch dates, filling in gaps across multiple continents.


Apple releases iOS 10.0.3, fixing Verizon LTE issues on iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

10/17/2016, 01:10 pm

Owners of Apple's latest and greatest iPhone received a software update on Monday, with version 10.0.3 exclusive to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, addressing cellular connectivity problems specific to those models.


iPhone 7 offers virtual home button in case of physical button's failure

10/16/2016, 01:10 am

As a backup if its non-mechanical home button fails, the iPhone 7 can offer a software button akin to some versions of Android, owners have discovered.


Video: 5 reasons to upgrade to iPhone 7

10/15/2016, 05:10 am

Apple spent a year packing a raft of improvements into iPhone 7; AppleInsider spent the past few weeks boiling down which of those matters most. Here are five reasons why you should consider upgrading.


Apple starts sales of SIM-free iPhone 7, 7 Plus handsets in US

10/13/2016, 07:10 pm

Like clockwork, Apple started sales of factory unlocked SIM-free iPhone 7 and 7 Plus handsets on Thursday, nearly one month after the smartphones launched in September.


Apple chip supplier TSMC ups 2016 forecasts on sales likely linked to iPhone 7

10/13/2016, 09:10 am

Apple chip manufacturer TSMC on Thursday announced that it expects higher 2016 revenue growth, between 11 and 12 percent, based on the results of a strong third quarter likely influenced by the ramp-up for Apple's iPhone 7.


Apple's iPhone 7 predicted to spur 8% growth, 2017 redesign seen causing 16% sales spike

10/12/2016, 12:10 pm

After the iPhone 6s series saw the first-ever year-over-year decline in iPhone sales, things are expected to be back on the rise for Apple leading into next year with the iPhone 7, and carrying into 2018 with an anticipated redesign, according to investment firm UBS.


Supply chain reports claim Apple will gain smartphone marketshare in 2016, 2017

10/12/2016, 09:10 am

New supply chain reports suggest that the global smartphone market will expand 7 percent in both 2016 and 2017, with Apple both the only US-based company on the list, and closing the gap with Samsung.