To accommodate its new thinner design, the iPhone model will no longer have the standard 3.5 millimeter headphone jack, instead the company is developing a set of wireless EarPod Bluetooth headphones.
According to the report, KGI Securities' Ming-Chi Kuo, regarded as "the best Apple analyst on the planet", reaffirmed that Apple is indeed releasing not two, but three models of the forthcoming iPhone 7.
The new iPhone 7 range is expected to be launched in September and will include a 4.7-inch iPhone 7, a 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus and a new model based around Plus which some are dubbing the "iPhone 7 Pro".
According to Japanese site Macotakara, the iPhone 7 is said to have a thiner body, roughly 1mm thinner than the iPhone 6s.
When we aren't discussing the FBI's attempt to make everyone less secure by breaking into Apple's iPhones, we're discussing what we expect from iPhone 7 later this year. It could also come with stereo speakers, making it a better option for on-the-go video watching.
News about the iPhone 7 slimming down has come from two sources.
Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s laid a great foundation for the future and it will be exciting to see where Apple takes the iPhone and its technology next year. In addition to the flush camera, the iPhone 7 is also rumored to feature stereo speakers.
Moreover, the iPhone 7, just like its predecessor, may be coming along with other versions.
It's not known exactly how Apple will help reduce the thickness of their iPhone, but the lightning port is expected to be thinner.
The March event could also see the release of new Apple Watch models, mostly consisting of new wristbands and software improvements. We haven't heard anything new on that front, but a new report says there will be some changes on the outside when the smartphone finally arrives.
The report also appears to confirm previous rumors that Apple is planning to consign the headphone jack to the history books.
The iPhone 7 is likely to be unveiled in September.
An A9 processor, upgraded 8-megapixel camera, M9 chip for fitness tracking, finger print scanner for Touch ID, NFC chip for Apple Play and Apple's latest WiFi are some of the important and eagerly anticipated features of this new iPhone from Apple. Rumors about Apple ditching the extended camera and headphone jack have been prevalent for months.
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