Each year, the launch of the Apple’s newest flagship smartphone device — the iPhone — generates more hype than possibly any other technology related event. As a matter of fact, rumors related to the forthcoming iPhone iterations’ unveiling start circulating over the Internet months in advance of the official announcement. The case is no different this 2016, and the Apple iPhone 7 and its other versions has been a primary subject of numerous speculations and leaks over the worldwide web.
The latest rumor, which comes from prominent phone leaker Evan Blass and better known by his Twitter handle @evleaks. According to Blass, the Cupertino-based tech giant company will be unveiling the iPhone 7 in the second week of September, which is on 12th to be exact. This is in line with past rumors suggesting that the device will be launched in early to mid September.
In that scenario, we’re looking at a media event on Tuesday, September 12, with the official iPhone 7 release on the following Friday, which will be on September 23. Another possibility: an event on September 13, pre-orders begins on September 16 and the new cellular devices ships on September 23.
There has been a number of speculation regarding the upcoming iPhone 7. That said, these include everything from the iPhone’s in new color variants to the ditching of the 3.5mm audio jack.
Recently, a new video surfaced over the Internet showcasing a new color version – Space Black that the smartphone might come with. The new color edition will replace the space grey option that was first introduced with the iPhone 5S .
The expected suggested retail pricing of the iPhones have been reportedly leaked as well, thanks to a post made on Chinese social networking service — Weibo . The base 32GB storage variant of iPhone 7 is rumored to be priced at CNY 5288, while the 64GB and 256GB models will likely cost CNY 6088 and CNY 7088 respectively in Chinese market. These prices roughly converts to $790, $910 and $1,060 respectively.
On the other hand, the iPhone7 Plus 32GB base storage model is rumored to be sold at CNY 6088. As for the 128GB and 256GB variants, they’ll likely be retail at
CNY 6888 and CNY 7888 respectively.
Moreover, the rumored iPhone7 Pro with 32GB storage option might be priced CNY 7088, and the 128GB and 256GB models will likely be priced at CNY 7880 and CNY 8870 respectively.