The New iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Apple has released its new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7Plus. There’s NOT much difference between the new phone and the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus which were released. The New with slight differences; NO headphone jack, pressure-sensitive home button, better camera, a faster processor and improved battery life.

The new iPhone 7 starts from $649, that’s more than R9 100.00. This is the same price for its predecessor 6S. The larger 7 ‘Plus’ edition, starting at $769, that’s more than R10 700.00 in today’s rand dollar value.

The iPhone 7 is expected to hit the South African market mid October 2016

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iPhone 7 cost

  • 32GB – $649 (R9 095.38)
  • 128GB – $749 (R10 496.82)
  • 256GB – $849(R11 898.27)


Headphone Jack

  • No headphone jack
  • Lightning EarPods in the box
  • Aaptor for standard headphones in the box
  • Wireless AirPods available at extra cost



  • Dust and water resistant. NOT water resistant
  • Two new black colors: ‘Jet Black’ and ‘Black’
  • Camera bump remains


  • 4.7-inch, 1334×750 resolution
  • Brighter

Home Button

  • Pressure-sensitive home button
  • Taptic feedback

Battery life

  • Longest-lasting iPhone ever
  • 2 hours more life than iPhone 6S

Operating System and power

  • OS 10
  • Four-core, 64-bit A10 Fusion processor