Overview

Every year, when it is autumn time and Apple reveals new iPhone, blow up thousands of chairs, and the Web is filled with angry comments, saying, “sell the same thing many times more expensive.” But, even if the reaction of the Internet audience in the creation of fresh Apple traditionally is negative, the appearance of the new iPhone always causes a stir, followed by intense discussion and … sales growth. Take the box with the Apple iPhone 7 Plus is, remove the packing tape, open, on-pas, but inside is still the same, “iPhone” from the face – no changes. Well, what can be a good smartphone with a new filling, but the old design

Specifications Apple iPhone 7 Plus is

  • Screen:? TFT IPS, 5,5 ” , 1920×1080, capacitive, multitouch (3D Touch), 401-ppi
  • processor: Apple A10 Fusion
  • Operating system: iOS 10
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Internal memory: 32 GB
  • memory card Support: no
  • Communication: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz || UMTS 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz || LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • SIM: nano-SIM
  • Wireless interfaces: Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Navigation: GPS, GLONASS
  • Cameras: Home – 2 x 12 Mn (flash, autofocus), front – 7 megapixel (Retina flash)
  • from dust and IP67 water protection
  • Sensors: lighting, motion, proximity, microgyro, a compass, a barometer, a fingerprint scanner
  • Battery 2900 mAh non-removable
  • Dimensions: 158,2h77,9h7,3 mm
  • Weight: 188 grams

packaging equipment

Apple’s little changed the packaging design, is now on the cover shows no front and rear of the body. And the version of the iPhone in Black Onyx color gets a special, black box, differing from the other brothers in the model range.

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Package includes Lightning cable, power supply, “clips” to extract SIM-card with the Lightning adapter for 3.5mm audio port and EarPods headset. Hard to say, troubled Apple issues of economy or ecology, but earlier headphones lying in a plastic box, and now it was replaced by a cardboard strip.

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Appearance

Probably no more recognizable smartphones than Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is, their design even copy with an enviable constancy. And Apple did not bother too much about the appearance of their devices this year, offering the same thing, only slightly mutated: in particular, removed the antenna strip from the back surface of

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The camera lens all as issued over the surface, but the unit has become larger on it attentive fan of the brand immediately realizes that is a new, not the old iPhone. Usually, however, the user can wait for an unpleasant surprise when all the similarity of vehicles, covers the iPhone 6 Plus and 6s Plus the new iPhone 7 Plus does not fit, it is necessary to buy a new

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on the right side taken out the power button, located underneath the tray for a single nano-SIM.

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On the left is the lever to activate the silent mode, just below – the volume buttons on the lower end of the opening speaker and port Lightning, and the usual headphone jack removed.

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How justified such a move, when not all morally and financially ready to listen to music without wires, buying new accessories? Apple sensitively captures trends and forcibly motivated to move to the “bright” side. Meanwhile, even before the release of iPhone 7, more than three hundred thousand people signed a petition to maintain the connector, but their opinions are not heard.

Protection against water and dust to IP67 rating means that the smartphone can withstand a half-hour stay in fresh water at a depth of one meter. After such a bath it will not break and will continue to work – at least in theory. On the Apple practice to best protect themselves and said that if when detect the penetration of moisture is removed from the device warranty. Strange for waterproof gadget, but on the other hand, what is to prevent irresponsible users to arrange with your smartphone dive deeper and longer than that, and then carry it to the service?

The iPhone, new body colors. It became a classic Space Grey left in the past, instead of black color appeared, and in two versions: matte and glossy. Last – the same Black Onyx, which comes in a black box. Polished aluminum looks very nice on the promotional photos, but instantly covered with fingerprints and quickly – with scratches and abrasions. Fashionable – does not mean practical

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Ergonomics

Even among modern smartphones with six-inch screen iPhone 7 Plus looks great. Compared to the iPhone 6 Plus 2014 design slightly changed, but everything remained the same wide screen frame, sloping ledges, slippery aluminum. Dare to wear the smartphone for 80 thousand rubles without a cover – will please request service centers to replace a broken screen (at the price of its flagship smartphone of some Chinese brand)

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key from under the Apple TV is in no hurry to give up, but for the first time since the introduction of the first iPhone, we have lost the physical buttons. Now that the sensor element under the sapphire crystal. The usual response is simulated vibration. Unusual sensations: it resembles normal operation buttons, but it is not! The smartphone settings you can choose between three levels of vibration: stronger or weaker, the technology is similar to the Force Touch, TrackPad that works in Apple laptops. At first, all this seems unusual, and then difficult to understand how they lived without it before – light magic Apple

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The fingerprint reader works in conjunction with a digital code, setup takes quite a long time by today’s standards – on Android top-level this operation is much faster. For the scanner no complaints, it clearly carries out its duties and does not fail.

screen

Why change something if buyers and so happy with everything? Wide screen frame, inordinately large size body … “Well, what we can afford it” – probably thought Apple engineers and offered painfully familiar shape for the third time. Yes, iPhone equipped with the same Full HD screen, as well as three years ago. That is, the resolution remains the same, but the display itself finalized, the picture became brighter and cleaner. That’s only to see it can only be compared with the old iPhone, if you put the two devices side by side.

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The density of points, respectively, also remained the same – is the flagship for Android flaunt enhanced picture clarity, Apple mediocre 401 ppi. This is a good indicator, but the same features currently exist in much more cheap smartphones, and why pay more?

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Apple’s said that the new iPhone a display with extended color gamut (the space of DCI-P3, in cinemas), which was 25% brighter than the old iPhone 6s Plus. The difference, however, is difficult to feel.

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But if you do not compare and do not think about the price, the screen iPhone 7 Plus excellent quality. He has a very accurate color, large supply of brightness, high-quality anti-glare filter, high sensitivity and good oleophobic coating on the glass 2,5D.

The device in

iPhone 7 Plus is equipped with a new quad-core A10 Fusion, clocked at 2.34 GHz. The device 3 GB of RAM and storage at 32, 128 or 256 GB. The test sample, 23 GB of 32 GB was available after the smartphone. Of course, this is not enough for the active use of the device – the memory is fading away, if a lot of pictures, but even more so to shoot video

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iPhone 7 Plus works very quickly, all programs “fly.” But sometimes iOS 10 surprises strange twitch in the Settings menu. The same effect occurs when switching the menu of running applications. Yes, it happens very rarely, but because of Apple expect perfectly tuned system.

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The smartphone is easy to digest any performance tests, giving impressive numbers in benchmarks.

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demanding applications too is not an obstacle, as well as video playback or loading for him pages in Safari. With all the games from our test set iPhone 7 Plus handled “perfectly well”.

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The iPhone 7 Plus there is a headphone jack, you want to listen to music – get used to the new features. For the lowly there EarPods headphones, complete with remote control, microphone jack and Lightning at the end. Audiogurmany buy themselves of Bluetooth-headset, getting rid of the wires. And for everyone else in the box is a white adapter with Lightning 3.5 mm unaesthetic, but it’s free – a violation of Apple paradoxical ideology. However, the adapter is difficult: it is embedded in the DAC, it works with a remote control, so in a couple of all old accessories work with it

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EarPods headphones – an amateur. They sit, as it seemed, not very comfortable, but this moment is subjective, some, on the contrary, they are very popular for planting. Sound good to complete the headset, you can talk to them, using calls to FaceTime, Skype or during regular telephone calls.

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus equipped with stereo speakers – the sound comes through the hole to the right of the Lightning connector, and at the same time from the earpiece above the screen. Quite unexpected combination, but sonorous, impossible to miss a call.

Camera

Go to the description of the camera, rather, cameras, because the rear there are two 12-megapixel module. The cameras differ from each other: one with aperture f / 2.8, the second with the f / 1.8, the first – telephoto, and the second – a classic, wide-angle. iPhone 7 Plus is the first Apple smartphone with a two-fold optical zoom, zoom objects can be without loss of quality, at least in theory. And in practice?

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Apple’s would not be a, if not imposed restrictions. Do you want to shoot with Zoom, please, only in low light conditions automatically switches the smartphone with a telephoto lens on a camera with a second aperture optics, believing, apparently, that no other way to “pull” picture. Does this fix in a future firmware? Wait and see. And here too there are subtleties.

is required to click on the icon to toggle the main camera on the extra to use the zoom. And if you use a customized approach the scale, again triggered the digital zoom, so that the optical – or twice, or no

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On presentation and showed unusual for smart phones portrait mode, promising to add it to iOS 10.1. At the time of release of the review has not taken place, but it can test volunteers, putting beta.

doubt, try it or not, we did not, so here are some examples of how a smartphone does, “bokeh”.

Of course, for owners of DSLR-cameras with a fleet of high-quality fixed-lens is sophomoric, but for smartphones – leap forward. It turns out beautifully, besides the usual smartphone does take a picture with a blurred background, easy to appreciate the difference immediately. Most effectively the regime shows itself during the day of shooting, and at night or in low light quality of these images strongly falls – a lot of noise

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Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus removes fine day, making high-quality images at night and in low light conditions. Branded yellowness in the photographs are still distinguished from the other iPhone, Apple loves the warm colors and maintain these settings for many years. The pictures have an excellent dynamic range, you can create masterpieces, even including the HDR-mode.

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Example shooting panoramic images.

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semimegapikselnaya front camera supports Retina Flash function: work in a dark room the screen backlight at maximum brightness, replacing the flash flashlight

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The video recording quality is traditionally high, Apple produces some of the best smartphones for shooting commercials. Stabilization work effectively, no twitching or jerking, very smooth picture. Shooting goes in 4K, you can record slow-mo, do timelaps. Note that optical zoom works while recording video, you can also take photos while shooting with the rollers.

smartphone camera can do Live Photos: this similarity GIF-animations, but to see such creations can be either on a Mac, or iOS-devices, but on Windows or Android it will be just a static picture. But you can upload to Facebook and to please friends funny animation after the Friday party.

Wireless interfaces

Apple iPhone 7 Plus works in different frequency ranges, this versatile communications device anywhere in the world, above all, to put the nano-SIM. The smartphone supports LTE Advanced Cat.10, high speed, and showed that a series of tests.

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Wi-Fi 802.11ac MIMO 2×2 is stable. To communicate with accessories has Bluetooth 4.2. In a pair of wireless headphones Bose QC35 smartphone plays loud and clean, sorry, do not have enough support aptX codec, so the sound would have been even better.

NFC in the iPhone 7 Plus finally can be used for other purposes, because in Russia earned the system Apple Pay payments. Fingerprint scanner is used to confirm the action at the cash register when paying.

Hours

Apple’s traditionally not announce the battery capacity, but according to iFixit data, the battery is 2900 mAh Apple iPhone 7 Plus. Charge enough for a full working day, from morning until evening, you can live without searching outlet. But with the active use is quite possible to defuse the smartphone and for dinner – for example, if the load of his work as a navigator or a camera. Do not forget the power-saving mode, it helps to hold on for another hour or two, when the battery power is running out.

Included is the power supply 1A / 5W, charging him goes a very long time, about 3.5 hours. Therefore we advise owners to use more powerful unit from the iPad to the power 10/12 W, reducing the time from the socket up to two hours. Alas, the rapid charging function is not here, wireless also did not appear. Since the wired headphones are now connected through the Lightning, listening to music while charging your smartphone, you get only with Bluetooth-accessory.

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The results of

Apple iPhone 7 Plus costs from 67 990 rubles, it is one of the most expensive smartphones on the market. Apple does not become this year’s radically updated design, but worked on filling. The device has become more powerful, faster, not afraid of water, got a new touch Home button, as well as the modified cell. He lost a standard connector for headphones, but included is an adapter, and the wireless era has begun.

After spending one day a decent amount on your smartphone, you can prolong the pleasure for a long time, getting regular updates of the software.

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