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Apple iPhone 7 Plus Review

Apple iPhone 7 Plus Review: Apple’s latest technique of bringing out an iPhablet that includes all the perfect bits of the smaller new iPhone has been a great one – however, this year, the iPhone 7 Plus is a phone that’s markedly good than the smaller model.

Last updated on October 19, 2020 11:35 pm

That’s mostly achieved via two issues: improved battery life and a progressive camera. The former is always made to be better, given the bigger size, however by including a dual-camera setup to the mix Apple has created a conscious struggle to make the 7 Plus look like a distinctly different alternative.

Apple iPhone 7 Plus Specification

Display size: 5.5-inch

Storage: 32GB, 128GB, 256GB

Mobile software: Apple iOS 10

Rear Camera: 12-megapixel (wide), 12-megapixel (telephoto)

Front-facing camera: 7-megapixel

Processor: Apple A10 chip (64-bit)

Price: (USD) $769 (32GB); $869 (128GB); $969 (256GB)

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Sales Package Handset, EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Model Number MNQN2HN/A
Model Name iPhone 7 Plus
Color Silver
Browse Type Smartphones
SIM Type Single Sim
Hybrid Sim Slot No
Touchscreen Yes
Display Features
Display Size 5.5 inch
Resolution 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Resolution Type Retina HD Display
Display Type LED-backlit IPS
Other Display Features Retina HD Display, Multi-touch Display, 1300:1 Contrast Ratio, Wide Color Display (P3), 625 cd/m2 Maximum Brightness, Dual Domain Pixels for Wide Viewing Angles, Fingerprint Resistant Oleophobic Coating, Display of Multiple Languages and Characters Simultaneously, Display Zoom, Reachability
OS & Processor Features
Operating System iOS 10
Processor Type A10 Fusion Chip with 64-bit Architecture and Embedded M10 Motion Co-processor
Memory & Storage Features
Internal Storage 32 GB
Phone Book Memory Yes
Call Log Memory Yes
SMS Memory Yes
Camera Features
Primary Camera Available Yes
Primary Camera 12 megapixel
Primary Camera Features Wide Angle and Telephoto Cameras, Wide-angle: f/1.8 Aperture, Telephoto: f/2.8 Aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Six Element Lens, Panorama (Upto 63 MP), Sapphire Crystal Lens Cover, Backside Illumination Sensor, Hybrid IR Filter, Autofocus with Focus Pixels, Tap to Focus with Focus Pixels, Live Photos with Stabilization, Wide Color Capture for Photos and Live Photos, Improved Local Tone Mapping, Body and Face Detection, Exposure Control, Noise Reduction, Auto HDR for Photos, Auto Image Stabilization, Burst Mode, Timer Mode, Photo Geotagging, Time Lapse Video with Stabilization, Cinematic Video Stabilization (1080p and 720p), Continuous Auto Focus Video, Take 8 MP Still Photos While Recording 4K Video, Playback Zoom, Video Geotagging
Secondary Camera Available Yes
Secondary Camera 7 megapixel
Secondary Camera Features 1080p HD Video Recording, Retina Flash, f/2.2 Aperture, Wide Color Capture for Photos and Live Photos, Auto HDR, Backside Illumination Sensor, Body and Face Detection, Auto Image Stabilization, Burst Mode, Exposure Control, Timer Mode, FaceTime Video Calling Over Wi-Fi or Cellular
Rear Secondary Camera 12 megapixel
Flash Quad LED True Tone Flash
HD Recording Yes
Full HD Recording Yes
Video Recording Yes
Video Recording Resolution 3840 x 2160
Digital Zoom Optical Zoom - 2x, Digital Zoom Upto 10x
Frame Rate 1080p@30fps,1080p@60fps, 720p@30fps, Slow Motion Video Support for 1080p@120 fps and 720p@240fps fps
Call Features
Video Call Support Yes
Phone Book Yes
Connectivity Features
Network Type 4G VOLTE, 3G, 2G
Supported Networks 4G LTE
Internet Connectivity 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE
3G Yes
3G Speed HSPA+
Pre-installed Browser Safari
Bluetooth Support Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.2
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Version 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
USB Connectivity Yes
GPS Support Yes
Other Details
Smartphone Yes
SIM Size Nano Sim
Removable Battery No
Voice Input Yes
Graphics PPI 401 PPI
Predictive Text Input Yes
Internal Memory 32
Sensors Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor, Barometer, Three-axis Gyro Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Backside Illumination Sensor, Digital Compass
Supported Languages Multi-language Support
Other Features Rated IP67 Under IEC Standard 60529, Apple Pay, Audio Calling: FaceTime Audio, Voice Over LTE (VoLTE), Wi-Fi Calling, TV and Video: AirPlay Mirroring, Photos, Audio, Video-out to Apple TV (2nd Generation or Later)
Important Apps Siri, Air Drop, Air Play, Air Print, Control Center, Hand Off, Home Kit, iCloud, iCloud Keychain, Multitasking, Night Shift, Notification Center, Spotlight Search, iMovie, Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iTunes U, GarageBand, Apple Store, Trailers, Apple TV Remote, iTunes Remote, Music Memos, Find My iPhone, iCloud Drive, Find My Friends, Stocks, Watch, Maps
Multimedia Features
Audio Formats AAC, MP3, HE-AAC, MP3 VBR, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, WAV
Video Formats H.264, AAC-LC, M4V, MP4, MOV, MPEG4, AVI, PCM
Battery & Power Features
Battery Type Li-Ion
Width 77.9 mm
Height 158.2 mm
Depth 7.3 mm
Weight 188 g
Warranty Summary 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus Design

iPhone 7 Plus

The feel and shape of the iPhone 7 Plus are very much like that of the two versions earlier than it. It’s large – properly large – especially if you add a case to it.

Yes, it has an expansive screen. However, it’s the iPhone 7 Plus’s height that makes it a handful.

In other respects, the design has been improved a little. The antenna bands that banned the back now curve throughout the bottom and top edges of the phone. At the back, the re’s a far more pronounced camera bump.

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus Display

iPhone 7 Plus

Full HD resolution sounds old hat now. Plenty of phones from LG, Samsung, and others have filled with ultra-sharp quad-HD screens for years. The iPhone 7 Plus doesn’t follow suit and retains to what Apple designates as a “Retina” display. It appears excellent, with the 5.5-inch display size.

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus Software

iPhone 7 Plus

Apple unveiled iOS 10 last June. As a part of the new update, Apple refined the home and lock screens, the control centers and notification, the 3D Touch experience, Siri, and improved the system apps. Apple did a good job refining the interface, and there are sufficient new features to enhance the user experience without complicating it. You may never use a few of those, and you’ll still get to experience the iOS in its full beauty.

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus Hardware and Performance

iPhone 7 Plus

The iPhone 7 Plus retail box includes the standard accessories – a Lightning cable, a wall plug and Apple’s EarPods ending on a Lighting connector. The provided charger is 5V/1A which is a pity as the phone can charge twice as fast include a third-party 5V/2A charger.

It has a 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB/128 GB/256 GB internal storage and also has a Pressure-sensitive Home key powered by a brand new Taptic Engine. The iPhone 7 Plus are dust and water-resistant (IP67).

Apple has contained the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus with a new-generation A10 Fusion chip. It has a quad-core CPU, a first for the iPhones, with two high-performance cores operating at 2.34GHz and two power-saving ones. The high-performance ones run about 40% quicker than the A9 chip and two times quicker than the A8.

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus Camera

iPhone 7 Plus

Have a look on the back of the 7 Plus, and it has two 12MP cameras, one of that is a telephoto lens whereas the other is a wide-angle lens. In short, switching from wide-angle to telephoto provides you a 2x optical zoom, which suggests you don’t lose image quality whereas getting closer to your subject. it has a 7 MP front camera.

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus Battery Life

iPhone 7 Plus

One of the reasons I’d always suggest a Plus version of the iPhone over the standard one is battery life.

Apple iPhone 7 Plus has no shortage of battery capability, and it has a 2,900mAh battery capacity.

Whereas the 4.7-inch iPhone 7 dissatisfied me even in comparison with other small phones, the 7 Plus is a beast that runs going and going. I regularly plug it in to charge late at night with 30% or more battery to spare.

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus Connectivity Options

WLAN: Dual-band,Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot

Bluetooth: A2DP, LE, v4.2


NFC: Yes (Apple Pay only)

USB: v2.0, reversible connector

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iPhone 7 Plus

For these nearing the end of their two-year iPhone 6/6 Plus (or Android flagship) contracts although the iPhone 7 Plus is a much more attractive proposition, and you will appreciate the upgrades and efficiency boost much more.

The re’s a case to be given for saving yourself some cash without losing loads of features and choosing up the iPhone 6S Plus as an alternative. However the upgrades on the iPhone 7 Plus – mainly the dual camera – make it a much more awesome buy than the smaller iPhone 7, and when the upgrades come to the camera software a real worthwhile improve.

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