When analyst Ming-Chi Kuo first floated the rumor that the iPhone 7 Plus would have dual rear cameras, back in January, the caveat was that Apple would likely offer a single camera version of its large model as well. Now Ming-Chi Kuo has revised his original prediction, saying Apple has settled on just offering the dual-camera in the 5.5-inch Plus, and will also include 3GB of RAM in that model to handle the image-processing requirements.
Like always, Mac Rumors has a detailed roundup of what’s been rumored so far about the iPhone 7. From all indications the phone will look very similar to the iPhone 6S, may or may not have a headphone jack, and will of course have the usual spec bumps Apple offers in every generation. There are also conflicting reports that the iPhone 7 Plus will / won’t have the same Smart Connector that’s on the iPad Pro — including a purported photo of the phone (above) which shows the dual cameras, new antenna design, and Smart Connector.
What’s clear now, and what maybe wasn’t so evident back in January when these rumors began, is that dual-cameras are great, are better than single cameras in a small form factor, and like them or not we’ll be seeing that unsightly double-lens bump in a lot more places.
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