New report claims that Apple will call its 2017 handsets the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus


Last month, KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo said that Apple would be releasing three handsets next year, including the Apple iPhone 7s and Apple iPhone 7s Plus. In addition, there will be a special 10th anniversary edition of the phone sporting an OLED display, an all glass front and back and a Touch ID button embedded in the front screen.

A fresh report from Japan published yesterday says that Apple will release just two phones next year, the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus. And to further disappoint those who were looking forward to something along the lines of the Xiaomi Mi MIX to be unveiled by Apple in 2017, next year's phones will look just like this year's models except that they will be powered by the A11 chipset. And next year's lineup will reportedly include a red version of the two iPhone models.

Of course, Apple might have deliberately spread this rumor to call off the hound dogs sniffing under every rock for clues about a so-called 10th anniversary iPhone model. Until Apple actually unveils its 2017 iPhone handsets next September, we just need to keep in mind that anything is a possibility.

source: MacOtakara (translated) via RedmondPie

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36 Comments

1. waqas.mehmood2

Posts: 55; Member since: Nov 21, 2015

Come on apple change design

2. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

you have to use what they give they wont do what the customer request,

9. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

COURAGE...

13. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Just because they name it the 7s doesn't mean they won't change the design, even Apple can't be so stupid as to use the same design for 4 years straight.

21. mahima

Posts: 727; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

they are...as long as the fans are...!!lol

29. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Well damn, their fans are dumb as hell lol. I'm the type of person who can't buy a phone of the same design twice. Apple does have a new person in charge of next year's iPhone design so hopefully it will be different.

24. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Lol, have you seen their other product lines?

16. Papa_Ji

Posts: 838; Member since: Jun 27, 2016

20. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3100; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

LOL good one.

22. cmdacos

Posts: 4104; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

May happen but not likely. Apple is profit focused over anything else which has worked very well for then for many years. The change is now though that profit is replacing product value on a slow curve. There were already discounts on the latest devices to drive sales which never happened before. In a small way this has to do with other OEMs selling their devices with premium specs and design at negative margin to out pressure on the market. Apple is doing the least amount of design effort now to minimize manufacturing costs to continue profit goals driven by price reductions and more importantly a potential move to the US for manufacturing.

3. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

Another boring design since iPhone 6, why Apple? #TimCookSucks #SteveJobsPro

4. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

Every year apple introduce new name to old colors. Next year, others will see it as RED.But apple has different view

5. enthasuium

Posts: 150; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

Another report confirms that Apple iPhone 7s will have single and iPhone 7s Plus will feature dual camera and they will be launched at the same event :-P

6. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 926; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

ahahaha I keep telling people this but they don't believe me.

7. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3100; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Rose red.

32. TechNeck

Posts: 649; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Seems more like a Dark Rose...

8. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

typo at title.... to excited to write this article?

33. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

Don't talk about typos when you can't determine "to" from "too".

10. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2146; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

They will have the 7S and a new model come out next year. They don't want any leaks for competitors to see...

25. Panzer

Posts: 282; Member since: May 13, 2016

Samsung is making the screen and a bunch of other parts. Pretty sure Samsung knows what the phone will basically look like.

11. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

7S or 8, my money is ready.

12. SIGPRO

Posts: 2815; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Hahah same old crap!

14. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

Apple is about to buy the colour red now...great

18. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

But Apple won't be able to patent it .

23. cmdacos

Posts: 4104; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

They will try. They often patent designs that are already patented. System is broken all around.

15. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Lol.. Bs news

17. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

2018 is probably the year when we see all of the iphone line up having new designs

19. combatmedic870

Posts: 984; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

Well duh...this was obvious.

26. tokuzumi

Posts: 1865; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

Apple will continue to name their devices in the same manner since the beginning (with the exception of the 2G to 3G).

27. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

This could really hurt them if they do this. Everyone is expecting a new design.

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