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...
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197 Comments

175. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

You are moron. Are you also happened to be apple insider?

176. Ninetysix

Posts: 2964; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Should have just replied in your native language instead of English.

177. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Eat more apples mutton.

14. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

*BOOM*

16. djkhalid

Posts: 156; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

Sounds like iphonearena is about to orgasm while writing this piece.

20. jzhdvdbdxgdsj

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 02, 2016

Apple's 1715 mAh battery is equivalent to an android phone's 2500-3000 mAh battery because it's much more efficient. I think Apple is going in a better direction-make the phone last longer by making it more efficient instead of bigger & bulkier. However, if they can put a bigger battery without increasing the size of the phone, then why not?

23. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

And bigger fire

29. tedkord

Posts: 17365; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

No, it's not. Apple had very good standby times, but Android phones get better usage time.

86. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

What? No it isnt. The other reason the iPhone has its present battery life with such. small battery is because they have a chip built on 14NM. Sonitnuses less power. Also consider the biz phone does less than any of the S6 models. Samsung put larger batteries in their phone because there phone has stronger hardware like 1440p, more ram, dual quad core and more. Also the S has always had a larger battery vs the iPhone every single year. Even with better hardware the South manages to always last longer.

22. darkkjedii

Posts: 31108; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

It's shaping up to be a very compelling device. I can't wait to see the real deal in September. Give us a good one Cook, loving your new direction.

31. TheYellowFlash

Posts: 45; Member since: Oct 08, 2015

"loving your new direction" That sounds really gay

34. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

are you serious?...what does gay sound like?...You had nothing better to do than call his choice of words gay?...and you had the gusto to use the names of one of the most badass characters in Anime...shame on you

37. Cyberthing

Posts: 127; Member since: Nov 18, 2014

He wasn't badass, someone like Gatsu is badass. Your typo reminded me of his name.

55. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

gusto..is an actual word

140. Cyberthing

Posts: 127; Member since: Nov 18, 2014

Thanks for the correction. I thought you were trying to say "guts to" lol.

42. darkkjedii

Posts: 31108; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I really don't care in the least bit what you have to say.

26. jzhdvdbdxgdsj

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 02, 2016

I'm against the removing of the 3.5mm jack, but it has to be done because Apple just happens to be the leader in introducing new deas that are frowned upon at first but end up becoming useful in the future. At first, it will be bad-everyone will need adapters, etc. but it will become the norm about a year later. About the 256 GB: just make the base model 32GB instead. Please. I would have bought an iPhone if it wasn't for that.

30. tedkord

Posts: 17365; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It's not a new idea. Smartphones before the iPhone had special adapters for headphones that plugged into the charging port. It was a bad design then, it's a bad design now. Separate ports is better.

36. jzhdvdbdxgdsj

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 02, 2016

What I mean is that you may need adapters now, but soon you may find that all headphones come with an adapter by default. And, being the influential company that Apple is, you may find that other electronics companies will support lightning on their devices as well ( maybe that last point was a bit too much creative thinking, but who knows?)

45. tedkord

Posts: 17365; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

First, they can't support lightning, Apple won't license it out. Second, it's a bad idea regardless. Separate inputs will always be better, no matter what.

52. jzhdvdbdxgdsj

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 02, 2016

You do have a point, because no one minds having a separate port. My guess is that Apple is just trying to make its phone look cleaner.

56. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

No you don't. Maybe it's just me. But I can easily find a pair of wireless headphones-even more then cord headphones. Have you seen how much room the headphone jack tacks up? This could be used for better speakers and camera or even better a larger battery. I won't be using lightning headphones.

61. jzhdvdbdxgdsj

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 02, 2016

Maybe, but I don't think wireless headphones are popular enough to render other headphones useless. At least not yet.

66. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

You do speak truth. But I definitely would prefer wireless headphones over cable, especially if it removes to ability to charge my phone at the same time.

76. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

If it comes with wireless EarPods( which they have a patent for), it's game over!

89. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

I've heard they are pretty bad. Wireless EarPods seem to cut in and out connection and don't even have good quality. I say Apple put regular earphones in but of course make it with the lightning connecter. But once those dull I'll be moving to wireless headphones.

151. tedkord

Posts: 17365; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It's really not. I've had worlds headphones, and I keep going back to wired. I don't rant another thing I need to charge every day. It's a pain.

69. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

The problem is the current 3.5mm jack is not only out of date.. but its amazingly still analog.. its time to move into the 21st century. Unlike other companies before it, Apple has a huge loyal fan base, and a lot of influence in a lot of industries. Apple is our best chance to move away from the out of date 3.5mm jack into something more "modern".

90. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

Agreed, but what do you mean by "modern"? Are you saying we should remove it? Or do you want to take a different route? Like a pair of earphones that connect using smart connectors like how the iPad pro connects to the smart keyboard? It would be a good idea to remove both the charging and headphone port and replace them with a smart connecter. That would Leave ALOT of space giving that both take a huge amount of space already which could be used for a camera, speaker or even better a battery improvement. Lol I'm drifting of somewhere else.
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