iPhone 7 might pack a 1960 mAh battery (despite being thinner than the iPhone 6s)

Although this year's upcoming new iPhones may be about 1mm thinner than the iPhone 6s series, they could include larger batteries. 

According to @OnLeaks (who usually shares leaked information from reliable sources), the iPhone 7 is expected to feature a 1960 mAh battery, though this isn't 100% confirmed. Obviously, we're talking about the 4.7-inch iPhone 7 here, not about the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus (which should include a battery of at least 2700 mAh). Since the iPhone 6s packs a 1715 mAh battery, the iPhone 7 could end up having 14.2% more juice than its predecessor - that is, if course, if the alleged 1960 mAh battery is real.

Earlier this year, we heard that Apple would be able to include larger batteries in its next-gen iPhones thanks to the fact that it redesigned the A10 chipset to occupy less space.

Sure enough, a larger battery doesn't always guarantee longer usage times, but we're guessing that Apple will do everything it can to make the best out of that extra mAh.

As reported many times before, Apple will almost surely announce its new iPhones in September, likely without major design changes. The Cupertino company might not want to use the iPhone 7 name this year, instead saving it for 2017, when it will celebrate 10 years since the launch of the original iPhone.

Note: The image above allegedly shows a leaked iPhone 7 prototype.

source: @OnLeaks

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. KingSam

Posts: 1425; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

If iphone can run on those tiny batteries I imagine if Apple put a 3000 mAh.

4. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

The Plus models carry around that amount. My 6s+ gets through two days with relative ease. If they put that in the smaller model.....oh man..... :D.

21. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Well imagine that 3000mAh battery on the 4.7" version, now that would be AWESOME. But noooo, stupid Jony Ive knows best, the guy slacked ever since Jobs died.

22. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Jon Ive had been on my s**t list for years now. I've never wanted to put a bat to someone's face more in my time on this planet. Thin.Is.Evil!!!!!!!!!!!!!

36. AlikMalix unregistered

Agreed.. Huge Apple fan!!! But you can put a fork in it - Johnny Ive is Cooked!!! (Pun intended)

15. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

You ever heard of a 6s plus?

24. pagal

Posts: 49; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

The ios and soc are so well optimized that they are better than 3000mah on android. Ya ! sad but true.


Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Uh, no. The normal 6s doesn't run longer than 3000mAh phones that have bigger screens and higher resolution. The plus is great, but the little one, no.

38. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Dude are you stoned? My Note 5 last 2 full work days on a single charge. I've never seen any iPhone do that. Yet my phone does more. If the Note 5 had the iPhones tiny battery it would probably die in a day, just like the iPhone does. The iPhone lost 80% of its charge with just 2 full hours of Web browsing, while the S7 lost about 60%. Dude you need to stop smoking that crap.

42. Leo_MC

Posts: 7218; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

You must have never used an iPhone if you say 6s uses 80% battery in just 2h of web browsing; my 6s easily gets 5-6h (even my 5s is capable of 3h). Note is just as great as the iPhone, only bigger, and it performs just as good as apple's device: 1 day of normal usage, 2 days o light usage so, if you get 2 days, you're a light user.

26. iushnt

Posts: 3086; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

1900 mAh Will probably give 4 hrs SOT. My 4350 mAh Mate 8 gives me 12 hrs SOT. Bigger battery is always better since both the OS now is efficient on same level.

2. Mxyzptlk unregistered

My body is ready.

5. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016


6. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

Along with you're old buddy, Darkkjeddi is also ready. I believe and think he's mind and soul is also ready......

13. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1183; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

*Your* old buddy, not much to say.....

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 30971; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Arte8800 proofreading is fundamental. You're, instead of your lol.

20. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Funny how these trolls still label you a die hard Apple fanboy darkk LOL. I would agree if it were Mxy, but you? No no no.

23. darkkjedii

Posts: 30971; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Bro, I'm soooo not an Apple fanboy lol. I've got just as much android as iOS, other than my iPad. I'm just content to let them run with it, it's funny lol.

30. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Same here, using an Android smartphone and an iPad mini, I have been called fandroid and ifan by different people in this site. LOL.

31. AmashAziz

Posts: 2898; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

I am revealing something to you: whenever you honestly talk something good about a product, always remember to criticise it in some small but legit way. Or read the comments first and see what 95% of the people are agreeing upon; once you have analysed it, then agree yourself if your mind says its right. Otherwise resist your urge to comment; that could be better sometimes! If you find someone writing something incorrect, or false, then donot jump on to insult that person right away. Always ask first how that person thought the thing they wrote. And then start a respectful argument to correct the person instead of bashing and trolling (sensible people hate these two). Or just wholly ignore that and go your way. Because many around here just feel the need to bash or troll somoeone whom they find wrong. They wont stop and think. I, you and others need to understand this and start relocating our mind to sensibilities. Only then this chat would settle. There are several other things to tell but that would make this reply awfully long. And stop making fun of people like techixp who write long articles like I wrote here. It's not wrong to do so. Whats wrong is to write stupid and childish things in long replies. Write sensibly, then no matter how long you write. Just tell this to techiexp whenevr you encounter him (I also told him though but he didn't understand). I also saw you and several others not doing what I wrote above. But never bashed insensibly. Always thought every circumstance before writing so never was called an isheep/ifan or android/samsung fanboy. Believe me friend! So if anyone around here wants to bash idiotically, they may go forward; It wouldn't effect my life. What would effect everone would be to do what I said above. And better if you all could :-) !!

35. mammary.moon

Posts: 31; Member since: Jun 30, 2016

techixp long replies are repetitive , stupid and full of rubbish . Unlike yours

37. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

It's ignorance though, I can see if you're being unfairly critical of one brand over another, but your posts are balanced and rational.

25. iushnt

Posts: 3086; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

While you admitted that you found nothing new in Note 7, what new did you find here?

3. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

No more thin phones! More battery FTW! In all seriousness, even though the 6s had a smaller battery than the 6 they both had relatively the same battery ratings. Hopefully we can get 4 hrs SOT out of this (got about three out of my 6).

39. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Consider how the S6 was thinner than the 6S, yet has a bigger battery. Consider that every Galaxy S released the same year of an iPhone, had a bigger battery. Whose battery is Apple buying. How is it, Apples battery takes of 50% of th3 phones size a day be so small. Yet the Galaxy S battery sits in the middle and takes of a smaller space over all? Mayne Apple thanks with 2 cores, the battery doesn't need to be bigger. But those 2 cores plus and LCD do need more power. Once Apple goes AMOLEF thin it should improve. But with all the money you guys constantly brag aboit, it's amazing how they skimp out on important things like battery size, ram amount and display resolution.

41. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

A) Why does everything revolve around "Samsung vs. Apple" with you. B) Bruh.....just.... bruh, you and I both know the S6 had terrible battery life. Why even bring it up here? Did I challenge your lord Sammy in some way? Is Apple your fated rival? C) Now you're just wasting my time with your false logic. I refuse to indulge in your nonsense.

7. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

smh even those super slim phones have bigger battery Gionee Elife S5.5 - 5.5mm - 2300 mAh vivo X5Max - 5.1mm - 2300mAh Oppo R5 - 4.9mm - 2000mAh

10. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

I wish the batteries were bigger no question, but you have to factor in optimization as well ya know. Look at how good battery life is for the SE compared to the 5s.

12. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Legit question here. Are those devices smaller than the 4.7in iPhone it terms of height and width? (Edit)Looked at the R5 and it's both taller and wider.

43. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

you mean 4.7incher with body as big as 5incher due to iPhone's record breaking screen-to-body ratio? just look at last year's 5inch smartphone with 7mm thickness, all have more than 2500mAh juice

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