iPhone 7: Larger camera assemblies confirmed

iPhone 7 Plus dual camera

Another day brings another image drop from sources in the Far East. The supply chain has been leaking parts photos for some time now, most recently focused on the iPhone 7 headphone jack. Two more images from separate sources seem to confirm that larger cameras are on the way in the next generation iPhone.

Report: iPhone 7 will have headphone jack after all

iPhone 7 components

New leaks of alleged iPhone 7 components reveal a variety of updates coming to the next generation handset. A collection of images have been leaked from repair company Rock Fix, including components that point to dual-SIM card support. The capability to install two separate SIM cards is a popular feature in some Asian markets.

New rumor suggests Apple will stop producing 16GB models with the release of the iPhone 7

16GB iPhone 6s

An IHS Technology analyst (via 9to5Mac) claims Apple will not release a 16GB model iPhone 7 in the fall. Instead the iPhone maker will release a 32GB version of the flagship device as the $199 base model. If true, the next-generation iPhone models will most likely be available in 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB storage capacities. The analyst also noted the iPhone 7 will ship with 2GB of RAM, but did not mention if he was referring to the 4.7 inch model. Previous rumors have suggested that the iPhone 7 Plus will include 3GB of RAM to power its rumored dual-camera system.

iPhone 7 schematics reveal dual-camera, no Smart Connector

iPhone 7 Schematics

The iPhone 7 leaks are coming at a fast pace, starting with this weekend where alleged iPhone 7 images were posted on the Chinese microblogging site, Weibo. The images revealed that the next-generation iPhone will continue to feature a protruding camera and it will also include redesigned antenna lines. The Weibo leak was followed with more sketchy images of an alleged iPhone 7 rear case, posted to the French blog, This leak confirmed another rumor that the iPhone 7 would ship with four speakers, just like Apple's current iPad Pro lineup.

Purported iPhone 7 prototype reveals quad-speakers

iPhone 7 Speakers

Rumors for the iPhone 7 have been all over the place since the release of the iPhone SE. There has been speculation that the next-generation iPhone would ship without a headphone jack, include a Smart Connector and be Apple's first fully waterproof device. On Sunday, Editor of the French blog, Steve Hemmerstoffer released several images of an alleged rear case of an iPhone 7 prototype that threw more fuel on the rumor fire. The images were taken from a promotional video created by an Italian case maker who claims he received the rear shell in anticipation of the upcoming iPhone refresh.


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