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 inches
    1334 x 750 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera)
    7 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A10 Fusion, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 256GB, not expandable
  • Battery 1960 mAh
  • OS iOS 13.x



47. yoghibawono

Posts: 240; Member since: May 04, 2016

the odd thing is, (despite being thinner than the iPhone 6s). I encounter phones with slimmer design with bigger battery capacity. Iphone 7 diminish the earphone jack to make the battery capacity only this big?

33. vliang86

Posts: 337; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

The look is starting to grow on me especially the pink one

34. kiko007

Posts: 7525; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Me too. It's weird honestly because I hate gaudy colors :D.

29. InsertUsernameHere

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 31, 2014

About time they increase the battery size. Hopefully, the Plus version will be above 3000 mAh.

27. tyer205

Posts: 41; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

Hope it can be thinner and stronger

19. techman82

Posts: 41; Member since: Oct 08, 2015

Seems the rumor back a bit of the 7 pro/plus having 3100-3200 battery might not have been far off then if this is true, think with the new cpu and gpu and ios 10 and probably tweaking to the screen tech there will be huge gains in battery life on both models

17. dubaiboy78

Posts: 464; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

amazing and revolutionary move from Apple!!! No one can folllow!!!

14. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1186; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

Again, mAh means nothing when the voltage is not the same, and it seems iPhone has a higher voltage rating compared to most Android.

18. kajam

Posts: 222; Member since: Jun 24, 2015

Do you even understand what are you talking about ??????

9. phonehome

Posts: 812; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Charges 0-100% in less than 5 minutes, and has 10000 recharge cycles before degradation. (nothing wrong with dreaming)

11. kiko007

Posts: 7525; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

That's one hell of a dream you got there :D.

28. iushnt

Posts: 3182; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

In that scenario, we wouldn't be commenting here, coz there would be something else in hype than smartphones and then we would be complaining about that something else being imperfect.

40. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

How about we never have to charge a phone at all. They just run on light power.

44. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

just buy phone with removable battery and 9 extra battery, assuming each battery have 1000 recharge cycles, u'll get 10000 recharge cycle in total.. and u'll get 0-100% in much less than 5 minutes (even including boot animation, lol)

8. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Gonna play the waiting game!!!

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: 7525; 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

45. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Height and Width contribute to battery capacity and dispite the iPhone's terrible screen to body ratio, the phone is still smaller in terms of height and width when compared to the phones you mentioned and all other 5-5.2in smartphones released in the last 3 years for that matter, at least as far as I know. Look all i'm saying is when you consider all the variables, fitting an almost 2000mah battery in an even thinner iPhone than the 6s is pretty good on Apple's part just sayin. Sure they could probably squeeze in another 100-200 mah but that could be said about every OEM in regard to their phones. I'm not defending because i'm some fanboy, I just think people should be happy with an increase in battery capacity even if it's only a little. Paired with the A10 I think the iPhone 7/7 plus will crush it in battery benchmarks.

46. sebbellic01

Posts: 305; Member since: May 03, 2016

Galaxy A8 - 5.8mm - 3000 mAH

3. kiko007

Posts: 7525; 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: 7525; 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.

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: 1186; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

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

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 31797; 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.

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