iPhone 7 Will Reportedly Be As Thin As iPod touch

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We’re still a couple of days away from the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus announcement that we are expecting to fill a minimum of part of the September 9th event, however that hasn’t stopped some individuals getting ahead of themselves with forecasts for what the iPhone 7 will certainly appear like when it shows up a whole YEAR from now.

The most recent to obtain their crystal ball out is KGI Securities expert Ming-Chi Kuo.

In a brand-new report simply out, Kuo says that Apple’s next-but-one huge iPhone release in 2016 might see the smartphone’s density minimized yet even more, with Apple handling to squeeze iPhone internals into a chassis that is more similar to that we have come to anticipate from the iPod touch than a phone.

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Kuo speculates that the iPhone 7 could get as thin as 6.0 mm to 6.5 mm, which is darn close to the present iPod touch’s 6.1 mm. By comparison, the existing iPhone 6 is 6.9 mm thick, while the iPhone 6 Plus includes a little girth, weighint in at 7.1 mm. Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6s is anticipated to be 7.1 mm thick while iPhone 6s Plus is expected to be 7.3 mm thick.

Based on the brand-new density, or thinness expectations for the iPhone 7, Kuo believes that Apple will stick with its current in-cell touch panels, resisting the temptation to switch to glass-on-glass panels. That must make sure less potential bottlenecks in production, something Apple has actually suffered with lately, especially with iPhone launches.

If Apple is indeed going to keep making its brand-new iPhones thinner and thinner then it’s clear it is not likely to squeeze bigger batteries into the iPhone, instead choosing to use the decrease in element sizes to allow thinner devices overall. While many of us would likely rather Apple usage that area to increase the size of the batteries developed into iPhones, someone inside Apple obviously disagrees.

It does not sound like 2016 will be the year we can stop carrying around rechargeable battery packs, does it?


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