Apple posts photos taken with the iPhone 7 and its refined camera

Apple posts photos taken with the iPhone 7 and its refined camera
This is it, folks! The iPhone 7 is here and it is looking very, very promising. But if you've had the chance to watch the livestream of Apple's event, you're surely aware of that already. You might also know that the new iPhone comes with a refined, 12MP camera, and that happens to be one of its most exciting features.

On the hardware side of things, the resolution of the sensor might not have changed, but improvements to the optical system give the camera greater light-absorption capabilities. The wider aperture of F1.8 lets in 50% more light compared to what the iPhone 6s could capture, while the addition of optical image stabilization allows the camera to set slower shutter speeds. As a result, the iPhone 7 should excel even in tricky light conditions.

Yet that's all theory. Perhaps you'd like to take a look at some real-life photo samples, no? On its website, Apple just posted a set of official images shot with the iPhone 7, and you're free to see them in the gallery below. As expected, they all look splendid, and our expectations for this new shooter are already set pretty high.

The new iPhone 7 is scheduled to launch on September 16, with pre-orders starting on September 9. Getting one will cost you no less than $649.

Related phones

iPhone 7
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 1960 mAh(14h 3G talk time)



1. Kumar123 unregistered

Stunning looking photos.

2. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

beautiful and proof you don't need 4 gigs of ram and quad core processors like s fans think

3. tedkord

Posts: 17320; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Those weren't the reason the S6 through the Note 7 had better cameras than the iPhone.

6. Tom5521

Posts: 41; Member since: Sep 04, 2016

Keep lying to yourself

9. tedkord

Posts: 17320; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I guess DXOMark and all the reviewers were lying to me, too.

7. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Don't mind him, man. He just aims to get the argument started. Mentioning Samsung's specs and fans in this thread.... off topic.

32. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Yeah that's true but they aren't remarkably better than the 6s plus camera. It's like the difference between scoring a 95 or 100 on a test, both are A+ scores.

8. talon95

Posts: 995; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Proof that Apple fans are happy to pay more for less? FYI, A10 has 4 cores just like all the other flagships on the 820 this year.

12. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 674; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

Its not about 4 cores, it is about how you design them into the SoC architecture and the OS. Taking Apple's track record of proprietary processor design into account, Apple will most probably have outclassed the competition again.

17. Awalker

Posts: 1973; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

Apple does well with game optimization. Outside of that most high end phones perform similarly.

18. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Yeah, Apple A10: has "outclassed" the competition with a CPU which can run a single thread faster, but can't solve an equation like "how do I execute these multiple programs faster" and lags behind in multi-threading. SMH

23. Unordinary unregistered

Except the iPhone 7 has a quad core processor.


Posts: 652; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

FYI the A10 chip in the iPhone 7 is quad core and the 7 Plus model these pictures were shot with has almost 4GB of ram so its not proof of anything except that Photoshop is still a good editor.

4. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Shrugs, not really seeing anything compelling People post better on Reddit all the time, I want to see some of the shallow depth of field pics.

5. thegeneral7010

Posts: 437; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

Guess it will be a good competitor to note 7 camera if it didn't beat it.

10. Applesexual123

Posts: 17; Member since: Aug 20, 2016

It's almost infuriating how apple still can't match the camera quality in the old galaxy s5. The iPhone is a 3rd rate phone with a 1st rate price.

14. bucky

Posts: 3778; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

lol nobody took this comment seriously.

24. Unordinary unregistered

3rd rate brain with 1st rate mouth


Posts: 652; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

Hey, a 1st rate mouth is how you get elected President of the United States. Just saying...

11. DBounce

Posts: 169; Member since: Apr 26, 2014

Crushed black levels, noisy shadows and blown highlights. As expected.

13. Awalker

Posts: 1973; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

They look decent but I think I cant get better shots with my 6P and 5X.

15. Khyron

Posts: 397; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

Not dslr like photos and no 4k@60fps

41. tedkord

Posts: 17320; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Those were just rumors.

20. mudcat626

Posts: 224; Member since: Jul 13, 2016

If you seen the gameplay in the presentation, you will see that the A10 is 2 to 3 yrs ahead of everything else. Desktop class processors. Android phones he's will sputter, lock up and quit. If it's the Note 7 it would overheat and the battery will blow. Stick to Candy Crush,lol. IPhone camera already good, but photographers using IPhone 7 says that hey are great cameras. Even more great pics for the shot on IPhone commercials. I have always wondered as bad as Samsung copies Apple, why they don't show a commercial with S7 pics? Maybe because they are altered so much, they look cartoonish? Or S7 owners don't take photos worth showing? Curious about that.....

29. tedkord

Posts: 17320; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

You lost all credibility when you compared it to desktop CPUs. And you went full retard after that.

50. SR-72

Posts: 183; Member since: Sep 01, 2016

Dopey fool Apple fans.

22. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

That apple A10 is breathtakingly fast ...

45. Benalys

Posts: 23; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

To get the photos with rich yet accurate colors, only three brands of lenses can satisfy: Zeiss, Leica and schneider kreuznach, The photos are taken by Zeiss lens (Nokia Pureview 808)​-pureview/ Blackberry’r Priv uses Schneider Kreuznach lens, and here are photos taken wity PRiv, You may search the flickr web site. iPhones’s photos have been processed substantively within the smartphone. However, no matter how they process the photos, they can not correct the color deviation, i.e., the iPhones photos are always have some tint of yellowish. And they are under saturated. This is because iPhone’s camera lenses were made with a no name lens manufacture.

49. ezfidel

Posts: 61; Member since: Dec 25, 2012

Ur a idiot if these photography pictures with the iPhone 7 got u excited. Show me some simple every day type shots, don't try to sell me this bulls**t.

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