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iPhone owners say this year’s update is one to skip

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The iPhone 7 is getting some big upgrades.
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Apple is expected to unveil its next big update for the iPhone in the next couple weeks, but a majority of people don’t think it will be a major improvement, according to a new survey that reveals iPhone owners are split on whether the new model will be a big deal.

In a survey of over 1,735 adults in the US, customer acquisition firm Fluent found that while 87% of iPhone users say they will purchase another iPhone as their next phone, only 36% think the iPhone 7 will be a major improvement over the iPhone 6s.

Early rumors have suggested the iPhone 7 will be a fairly boring update with some minor tweaks, while Apple plans to bring major changes to the device in 2017. The survey found that 55% of iPhone owners are most expected about the rumor Apple will add waterproofing to the iPhone 7. Increased storage was also high on everyone’s improvements list with nearly one quarter of respondents saying they’re happy Apple will kill 16GB storage units.

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The iPhone 7 is expected to unveil during the fall with early rumors pointing to September 7th as the possible keynote date. Major new features are expected to include a dual-lens camera, pressure sensitive home button, new color options, faster processor, speedier LTE and more.