From wild to plausible: iPhone 7 concept renders that caught our eye

From wild to plausible: iPhone 7 concept renders that caught our eye
Concept renders of popular — usually upcoming — devices have become a sort of a tradition. Sure, most of the time they're just those weird, sometimes even crazy renders of a device that we all know won't ever be reality. Occasionally, however, we get something that looks both appealing and plausible. As in, they don't feature a device with an emergency CO2-powered parachute that is obviously overboard. 

No harm in having a little fun, though, and we'll be the first to admit that we enjoy sifting through artists' works every now and then. Most of what we see is a little too much on the amateur side and so we don't mention it, but at times we get something that we feel compelled to feature. For this selection, we tried to steer clear of the first group as much as possible, and focus on polished works that dream up the way the next iPhone (7) could end up looking like. 

Of course, renders can sometimes flesh out a device for which we have leaked technical drawings. In fact, we've noticed such a trend lately, and the 'leaks industry' has actually scored a few hits already on that front. That in mind, no CAD files were used in the creation of the below works as far as we know, so look elsewhere if you're itching to get a sneak peek into the iPhone 7.

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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)

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20 Comments

2. -Shadow-

Posts: 95; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

The most unrealistic thing about these concepts are those thin side bezels, have these people ever seen an iPhone?

9. Iodine

Posts: 1495; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

Why it should be unrealistic ? If there is concept of a CO2 parachute, why not thin bezels ?

3. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

say goodbye to those :D apple has repuation for small incrememental update in their new device

4. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

4/5S are iconic designs, I hope Apple will come back to that style, 6/6S design is incredibly ugly when you realize that the same company came with iP4 which is still one of best looking phones IMO

12. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Agreed. I believe Apple designs died with Steve Jobs.

15. -Shadow-

Posts: 95; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

I don't agree, i think iphone 5 improved in the design, and is better than 4/4s

5. toyboyz

Posts: 235; Member since: Jan 22, 2010

Just remember people! "Where not ready for tech that looks this cool yet"!

6. Lenny86

Posts: 301; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

Wireless charging is welcome...bloody cheap charging cables are taking a piss since iPhone is iPhone!

8. Iodine

Posts: 1495; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

They all look too thick, save for maybe number 3. Any concept over 6,9 mm is a big, dishonest, flat-out LIE and completelly off.

10. aegislash

Posts: 1518; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

The first one that resembles iPhone 4/4S is absolutely gorgeous. I get that metal is more *premium*, but honestly, having been using an S6 Edge and Edge+ for the last few months, I've come to the conclusion that devices with glass on the front/rear and metal frame are top notch in terms of beauty.

11. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Concept #1 is gorgeous

13. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

The world is waiting.

14. flavius22

Posts: 218; Member since: Aug 23, 2015

Everything is amazing with this phone untill they release the same disapointing phone for another two years

16. Unordinary unregistered

Over 100,000,000 disappointed users. Oh wait, 90+% satisfaction rate............. The only disappointed users are the ones NOT buying the phone, like yourself.

17. BLSEOTB

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 24, 2015

Cant wait for the day Apple brings wireless charging and makes everyone feel like its the latest and greatest technology.

20. -whis-

Posts: 16; Member since: Dec 15, 2015

but they said its just a gimmick.. quick charge, AMOLED,2k display, waterproof certification, processor with more than 2core, also a gimmick for them :-/

22. MarinoVladimir

Posts: 41; Member since: Aug 04, 2014

umm... sorry to disappoint you, but that already exists with Samsung. lol

18. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

Dream on iSheeps.

19. BRYLYNT

Posts: 89; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

Pull a mp3 from a website. How's that for a concept.

21. faha1

Posts: 56; Member since: Apr 08, 2013

Concept No 1 is good and 5,6 is also but No 2 is bad and flop.

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