iPhone 7s

Here’s what I would have liked. Apple announces the iPhone 7s and the iPhone 7s Plus. Almost everything looks the same as the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus, but almost everything has been improved. Let’s start with the inside. A11 Bionic chip with Neural Engine, M11 motion coprocessor, better f/1.8 12MP camera, etc. […]

Apple’s Search for iPhone OLED Screens

[ Bloomberg ] Pavel Alpeyev and Takashi Amano: Now OLED is the big goal. The technology has been included on top-end smartphones for years, including almost all of Samsung Electronics Co.’s high-end phones. While LCDs rely on a backlight panel, OLED pixels can glow on their own, resulting in thinner displays, better battery life and […]

iPhone 7 Display Test Results by DisplayMate

[ DisplayMate ] Raymond Soneira, President of DisplayMate, ran a battery of tests to find out how good the iPhone 7’s display is. Here’s my summary: Two Color Gamuts: 102% DCI-P3, a wide color gamut used in digital cinema, and 104% sRGB / Rec. 709. The iPhone 7 automatically switches between the two. Brightness: 602 […]

Phil Schiller Claims iPhone 7 Display The Best

Here’s the list Phil Schiller put up while declaring the iPhone 7’s display the best on any smartphone: 25% brighter display Wide color gamut Cinema standard Color management 3D Touch Brightness: Let’s start from the top. The iPhone 7’s display is 25% brighter than the display found in the iPhone 6s. So how bright is […]

Super Mario Run Creator Shigeru Miyamoto Explains Why iPhone First

[ TIME ] Shigeru Miyamoto: Of course there are other mobile devices we’ll be bringing the game to later. But with the Apple devices, their hardware design is such that there’s not much you have to do from a compatibility standpoint across multiple different devices. It’s very streamlined. And I think just from a philosophical […]

Why Apple Killed The Headphone Jack on the iPhone 7

[ Buzzfeed ] The 3.5-mm headphone jack is universal and has been for quite some time. Look at a laptop, desktop computer, smartphone, tablet, car, airplane, alarm clock, receivers, computer speakers, conference systems, headphones, etc. What you’ll find is that anything everything that can output sound has a 3.5-mm headphone jack. And Apple killed it on the […]

Apple iPhone 7 Camera

[ Apple ] Here are a few takeaways from today’s iPhone 7 announcement by Apple. Optical Image Stabilization This definitely deserves a finally. Finally, the regular non Plus version of the iPhone 7 also gets optical image stabilization. It sure did take Apple a while. With the non Plus version of the iPhone 7 you […]

Apple iPhone 7 – Dual Cameras Confirmed?

[ Gizmodo ] Amazon accidentally went live with a page for iPhone 7 cases, accessories, and Bluetooth headphones. In one of the case photos — a Speck case to be more specific — the iPhone 7 has dual cameras. Other smartphones already feature dual cameras to enhance photo quality. The LG G5 has two cameras. […]

Rumor: iPhone 7 with 9.7-inch iPad Pro-like Display

[ 9to5Mac ] KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo is speculating the upcoming iPhone 7 will sport the same sizes — 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch — but with a display like that of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. The 9.7-inch iPad Pro had two distinct features: a wider color gamut and what Apple calls True Tone. This is what Apple […]