Latest Apple iPhone 7 Plus rumors call for 3GB of RAM, 256GB of internal storage and more

The latest rumored specs for the Apple iPhone 7  and the Apple iPhone 7 Plus come from China's Weibo micro-blogging site. This morning's gossip has the upcoming 5.5-inch phablet carrying 3GB of RAM, up from the 2GB employed on the Apple iPhone 6s and the Apple iPhone 6s Plus. The smaller Apple iPhone 7 will not get the bump, and will continue to utilize 2GB of RAM.

Another difference between the two models concerns internal storage. The iPhone 7 will be offered with 16GB/64GB/128GB of native memory, while the tiers available for the iPhone 7 Plus will be 32GB/128GB/256GB. The rear camera is another component heavy with speculation. Apple just gave the rear snapper on the Apple iPhone 6s a bump from 8MP to 12MP, and now there is talk of a 21MP snapper for the rear of the iPhone 7. The iPhone 7s, on the other hand, could come with a pair of 12MP shooters on back, with one offering optical zooming capabilities.

One area that iPhone fans would like to see improved in the new models is battery life. One rumor, not supported in any way by leaks we've seen, has Apple employing a Type-C USB Port on the new phones. Frankly, we can't see Apple giving up control of the Lightning port, especially if the 3.5mm earphone jack is removed as expected. We've already seen earphones leaked with the Lightning plug on the end. The argument for switching to Type-C is that it would allow Apple to offer fast charging capabilities, but this is not going to happen.

Other Weibo posts mention that Apple plans on improving Wi-Fi connectivity on this year's iPhone models so that the phones can provide faster internet and 4K video streaming. Wireless charging is also mentioned in this cornucopia of speculation. Our advice? All of these things are fun to think about, but for now we suggest taking them with a grain or three of salt.

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via Mobipicker

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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)
iPhone 7 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2900 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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148 Comments

1. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

They'd better be offering those kind of specs, considering the price they're charging for their normal models

14. Freeza

Posts: 95; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

With 720p screen

59. sgodsell

Posts: 7190; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

I am really curious that Apple is now putting in 3gb of RAM in their iPhone. Especially when this time last year all the iPhone preachers were telling everyone that Apple doesn't need 2gb of RAM with the iPhone 6. They wrre making up crap that Android needs 4gb or more because it's slow and laggy. Yet 1 year later, now Apple is going to 3gb of RAM. Where are all those Apple Zealot's anyway. Wait I know where they are right now. They are still eating their crow.

61. yyzamin

Posts: 382; Member since: Aug 26, 2015

Dude android is still laggy and they talking about 6gb ram. iPhone 6 still not laggy and approaching 2nd birthday and has 1gb ram. I think it's time to stop hating something you know nothing about.

108. PhoneFixer unregistered

Laggy?!? I am 100% sure u NEVER had android android phone..

118. sgodsell

Posts: 7190; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

This time last year the iPhone 6 was at the top of Apples heap. The iPhone 6 only had 1 gb of ram. So please explain why Apple needs 3 gb of ram now. Yyzamin, dude please explain to everyone why Apple has to put 3gb of ram now in their iPhone? Oh, and clearly you haven't used Android in a long time.

64. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Refer to post #43 for the information you've been searching for :D.

70. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

dont see any information there, just bunch of bulls**t from a troll.. Its funny how they keep defending apple, while apple raping their wallet, lol

79. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

You just said "raping their wallets" and called someone else a troll. I swear people smh =_=.

89. Freeza

Posts: 95; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

That's the best fanboys can pull out from their half baked mind. They have to depend on Apple to bake the rest to convince what they do is the best.

80. ava51

Posts: 86; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

It is being expected that Appleā€™s iPhone 7 will probably smash existing sales records http://www.smartphonesupdates.com/apples-iphone-7-will-probably-smash-existing-sales-records/ according to a note to investors from BMO Capital Markets analyst Tim Long and his team, the iPhone 7 is actually sitting in front of a massive wave of untapped sales.

130. therealestmc

Posts: 679; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

I don't think apple is putting 4GB because they need it but rather because it's nice to have. 2 GB is more than enough to run iOS.

97. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

No more cheap 16 GB version for rich-kid wannabes.

47. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Apple gonna leave the 3GB if you buy the 256GB version lolol

62. yyzamin

Posts: 382; Member since: Aug 26, 2015

How many android OEM's offer 256gb out the box without the purchase of a $20 256gb micro sd card?

81. iushnt

Posts: 3085; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Can someone show me how can I get a genuine 256 GB card for $20

91. Leo_MC

Posts: 7203; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

You must travel a few years into the future and you can get it cheaper than that.

110. tedkord

Posts: 17302; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

More than a few, considering the 128 gigabyte cards still aren't that cheap.

57. Dingy_cellar_dweller

Posts: 339; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Every year these wild kinds of claims are made and they never eventuate.

107. PhoneFixer unregistered

Yeah 256gb and it will cost 1500 bucks.. And again everybody will go for 32gb bcos they won't afford it..

2. Firestorm

Posts: 44; Member since: Jun 27, 2015

Waiting patiently for another 16 GB..

50. TheWeasel

Posts: 403; Member since: Dec 26, 2014

Try harder.

60. sgodsell

Posts: 7190; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

He didn't have to try too hard. It made me laugh.

3. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

This years iphone might just knock it outta the park afterall..

4. dubaiboy78

Posts: 442; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

$2000 minimum for 7 plus!!!

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Stop trolling.

28. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

7 plus should be around $3000, not $2000

38. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

See post 6, and after you respond, see post 6 again.

8. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

and my money is ready

63. yyzamin

Posts: 382; Member since: Aug 26, 2015

Poor people will love that comment. Keep preaching to the 3rd world.

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