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SAN FRANCISCO – Apple Incorporation Wednesday revealed latest iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus for its users at the annual launch event in San Francisco.

Here is everything you need to know about the smartphone:

Features iPhone 7 iPhone 7 Plus
Display 4.7″ 5.5″
Resolution 1334 x 750 1920 x 1080
Camera 12MP camera 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
Processor A10 64 bit A10 64 bit
Battery Life 2 hours longer battery life than iPhone 6s 1 hour longer battery life than iPhone 6s Plus
Storage 32GB, 128GB or 256GB 32GB, 128GB or 256GB

Appearance:

The new iPhone has an appearance very similar to the existing iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S, however, the screen resolution has been improved to 1334 x 750 for iPhone 7 and 1920 x 1080 for iPhone 7 Plus. The display sizes are 4.7″ and 5.5″ respectively.

The Lightning connection on the Apple iPhone 7 is shown on display during an Apple media event in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 7, 2016.  REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

Colours:

The extraordinary phone starts from 32GB memory and is available in five different colours: silver, gold, rose gold, matte black and jet black. The jet black finish will only be offered on the 128GB and 256GB models.

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Home Button:

Pressure sensitive “Home Button” is the iPhone feature, which was previously available on Mac Books only. This button, wherever touched, gives a vibration feedback to the user.

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Camera:

The iPhone 7 (4.7-inch display) has got a new 12MP sharp camera enabled to take pictures in low-light surroundings as well. Meanwhile, the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus is equipped with two 12 MP cameras, which let users experience wide angle photography with extra zoom.

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The front camera has also been upgraded to 7MP from 5MP for better selfie-taking capability.

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Headphones:

This is the most amazing feature of the new iPhone. The smartphone’s headphone jack has been removed and instead users will get Apple AirPods: which can be connected to iPhone wirelessly.

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The AirPods will be available late October at a price of $159.

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Water Resistant:

The new iPhone is also water resistant and can withstand immersion in up to 1 metre of water for 30 minutes.

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Processor:

Both the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus have got the same processor A10 64 bit. This 40 percent faster than the existing A9 processor in iPhone 6S.

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Battery:

This iPhone has been equipped with the best battery among all iPhones. The battery on the iPhone 7 can last up to 14 hours with WiFi and 12 hours with 4G connectivity. On the other hand, the iPhone 7 Plus gives 15 hour battery life on WiFi and 15 hours on 4G connections.

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This time is two hours longer than iPhone 6S and one hour more than iPhone 7 Plus.

Super Mario Bros Game:

The latest generation iPhone also brings three-decade-old Nintendo game franchise named Super Mario Bros along with it.

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Prices:

Storage IPhone 7 IPhone 7 Plus
32 GB $649 $769
128GB $749 $869
256GB $849 $969

Shipping:

The Apple Incorporation will start accepting orders of the new iPhone from Friday (September 9) while the shipping will start on September 16.

Initially the phone has been announced for only 28 countries, including the US, UK, Australia and Canada. As many as 30 more countries will see the release of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus on September 23.

Photos: Reuters