iPhone 7 might finally bring the feature everybody wants


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A big battery could be a huge sell for iPhone 7.
Photo: Martin Hajek/Flickr

Apple’s new iPhone lineup this fall may not contain the most exciting updates ever, but it may pack an under-rated feature fans have been begging for years: better battery life.

The upcoming iPhone 7 may pack a juicy 1960mAh battery inside its simplified shell, according to a new rumor from OnLeaks. The often-reliable Apple leaker says he’s not 100% sure it will happen, but he’s right, it would be about a 15% increase in capacity over the 1715mAh battery in the iPhone 6s.

A better battery would be a big upgrade for iPhone users who don’t want to buy the Plus-sized iPhone models to get the best battery life. Seems how Apple is likely to remove the headphone jack, we hope they manage to squeeze in a couple more hours of battery life during normal usage.

Other new features to the iPhone 7 are expected to include a second speaker on the bottom, simplified antenna, new home button design, larger camera on the iPhone 7 and a dual lens camera on the iPhone 7 Plus or iPhone 7 Pro.

Full details of the new devices aren’t expected to be revealed until September.


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