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Larger battery coming to Apple iPhone 7 Plus along with 256GB of internal storage?

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Larger battery coming to Apple iPhone 7 Plus along with 256GB of internal storage?
Slowly, rumors about the Apple iPhone 7 and the Apple iPhone 7 Plus are beginning to help us piece together the various features that will be available on the device. So far, we expect the next iteration of the iPhone to offer some sort of protection from water, and we also expect the 3.5mm earphone jack to be removed. An accessory for the Lightning port will offer a solution for those who want privacy while listening to audio. Touch ID could be embedded into the display, and the iPhone 7 Plus will sport 3GB of RAM.

Another new rumor can be added to the list, this one also involving the larger screened iPhone 7 Plus. According to a report out of China published today, Apple will be offering a version of the phone with 256GB of native storage. That is double the 128GB that tops the amount of internal memory available on the Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus. To put that in perspective, the OG Apple iPhone offered buyers 4GB, 8GB or 16GB of ROM.

In addition, we now expect Apple to bump the capacity of the battery on the iPhone 7 Plus to 3100mAh from the 2750mAh power plant currently employed on the iPhone 6s Plus. That is nearly a 13% increase in the capacity of the power plant inside the phone.

Even though a recent China Mobile road map showed that a 4-inch Apple iPhone 7c might be released in April, we don't expect to see the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to see the light of day until September.


source: MyDrivers.com (translated) via GadgetzArena

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posted on 02 Jan 2016, 15:34 25

1. Sidewinder (Posts: 434; Member since: 15 Jan 2015)


Meanwhile, android flagships are moving toward 4000mAH batteries.

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 15:41 16

3. Paella (Posts: 32; Member since: 08 Aug 2015)


not rly

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 16:46 13

21. Carlitos (Posts: 520; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


The Galaxy A9 managed to fit a 4000mah Battery, while still retaining a very thin profile manufactures seem to crave.

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 20:40 10

72. Doakie (Posts: 2107; Member since: 06 May 2009)


But surely the iPhone will be the first with 256 GB of internal storage! ;) The iPhone is always the trend setter and first to do everything! /s

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 20:43 7

73. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 14180; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


Of course. Apple sets the trend and Samsung comes along and copies.

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 21:46 17

79. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 10659; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


Really? Samsung was one of the first to offer 32GB of storage on the S.

Apple sets a trend? Really?

God you guys are the most worthless idiots on the face of the planet.

It's not copying when the comp e etshing are available to buy. How can it be copying when Samsung makes storage already at various sizes for themselves and others too?

Apple sets trends. Really?

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 00:17 10

100. rishav20193 (Posts: 210; Member since: 18 Jul 2015)


they r being scarcastic !!
& btw, asus had already launched a deluxe edition 256 gb zenfone 2 (not globally though, i think only in brazil)
& it did have a sd card slot too :P

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 20:46 1

189. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 14180; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


Let the salty tears flow.

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 08:27 3

143. submar (Posts: 475; Member since: 19 Sep 2014)


Android phones make new technologies but Apple copy them and tell the world that it is their tech

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 09:19 3

146. tedkord (Posts: 12221; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Ikr. Large screens, split screen multitasking, peek and pop, amoled. The misty just goes on and on.

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 12:29 4

165. Hexa-core (banned) (Posts: 2131; Member since: 11 Aug 2015)


Apple is always the one who copies.

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 15:54

171. Ninetysix (Posts: 2460; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


http://samsungcopiesapple.tumblr.com/

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 21:43 8

77. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 10659; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


How many phones you think are going to come out between now and September?

Also it's just a rumor. As stingy as Apple is on storage I don't even see a 256GB modwl. Especially considering it would costs over 1000's.

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 21:50 8

81. TheBiz (Posts: 232; Member since: 13 Apr 2015)


lol bruh wake up there is a zenfone 2 deluxe version with 256 gb storage

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 22:40

91. 47AlphaTango (Posts: 298; Member since: 27 Sep 2015)


But that thing is sold in limited stocks! Did you even read the statement?

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 01:32 1

113. techperson211 (Posts: 1236; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)


And my z5 premium has 32 gb internal storage and upto 200 gb of SD card, although I'm using 128 gb. Funny thing 16 gb of 6plus is cost a lot more but can only do so much.

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 02:22 1

125. neela_akaash (Posts: 1216; Member since: 05 Aug 2014)


Asus Zenfone 2 already has a variant with 256gb pf internal storage..

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 04:57 5

135. xfire99 (Posts: 872; Member since: 14 Mar 2012)


Apple is never 1st on anything. They are copycat, steal, improve and claim as theirs own innovation.
Asus Zenfone 2 4GB RAM and 256GB storage:
http://pocketnow.com/2015/08/23/256gb-asus-zenfone-2

posted on 05 Jan 2016, 17:06

196. BradyCrack (Posts: 730; Member since: 29 Dec 2015)


Even though android would be nothing without IOS

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 06:40 1

138. geordie8t1 (Posts: 38; Member since: 16 Nov 2015)


no that goes to the asus zenphone 2 deluxe model if im not mistaken, it came with 256gb native storage, there is also the v2 sagus i think its called which although not having 256gb on board storage, can take 2 x 2oogb micro sd cards and has 64gb built in, i dont even wanna imagine what a 256gb iphone 7 plus would cost, but it would be disgraceful

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 11:45 1

164. maddy996 (Posts: 84; Member since: 06 Jan 2014)


Hahaha... nice joke ! BTW Asus has already launched a ZenFone 2 Deluxe Special Edition with 256 gig of internal storage back in August...

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 12:33 2

166. Hexa-core (banned) (Posts: 2131; Member since: 11 Aug 2015)


PA has always been a joke.. It's nothing new.

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 15:46

4. UglyFrank (Posts: 1724; Member since: 23 Jan 2014)


Only the Huawei tbh,

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 16:01 7

7. rubyonrails3 (Posts: 273; Member since: 01 Oct 2014)


You even know what are you talking about ? IPhone batteries can't be compared to Android. IPhone smaller battery is better than most Android phones.

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 16:12 7

11. catze86 (Posts: 726; Member since: 07 Dec 2015)


Yeah, I agree with you. iPhone battery very good to make BBQ too.

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 18:45 10

48. ibend (Posts: 5085; Member since: 30 Sep 2014)


especially made to burn your pocket (literally)

posted on 02 Jan 2016, 18:20 10

44. jalebi2000 (Posts: 180; Member since: 01 Mar 2015)


No offense or anything, but iPhone battery size is smaller and worse than most android phones. But if you don't use your phone that much, than iOS devices usaally do really well sinice they don't run anything in the background.

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 01:36

116. AlikMalix (Posts: 6287; Member since: 16 Jul 2014)


"....sinice they don't run anything in the background"

Prove it!!!

posted on 03 Jan 2016, 16:03

173. AlikMalix (Posts: 6287; Member since: 16 Jul 2014)


Hello? Busy chewing your own words?

posted on 04 Jan 2016, 09:43

193. buccob (Posts: 2578; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


Sorry to chime in but even though you are correct here... I understand what he meant...

Of course the iPhones run many things on the background, and they allow for certain apps to keep services alive... otherwise IM wouldn't work, neither would GPS or music while doing something else... However compared to how Android handles Multi Tasking, Apple solution is still severely limited... and it shows.

You still can't open a web page and go do something else while it load... You can't have Floating apps that improves multitasking A LOT... in fact, after using Sony's Small Apps I wouldn't switch to Apple at all until they implement something similar (and not only to the latest iPad).... in compact phones it makes more sense floating apps than multi-window (the later is better for Phablets)

So in his defense, "they don't run anything in the background" is incorrect, but it still a valid point when compared relatively to Android

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