Previously, we have heard the rumors and reports about the unreleased iPhone series from the trusted sources. There are 2 iPhones rumored to be released by Apple: the iPhone 5c sequel and the second gen of iPhone 5s. Both are the special version of the iPhone’s main series.
The latest versions of the iPhone’s main series are iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, which were released in September. Today, we got the new report about the main series of the iPhone sequel, predicted to be named the iPhone 7.
The press release titled “Apple Will Edge Closer to Samsung in Smartphone Market Share in 2017” discuss about the prediction plot of the smartphone shipment in 2017, where in next year, Apple to believe will dominate the high-end smartphone market share and approach the market share point of Samsung. It also talks about 2 main features of iPhone 7.
“Apple will release the upgraded 4-inch iPhone C series in the second quarter of 2017. The next iPhone (currently dubbed “iPhone 7”) will be introduced in the second half of next year. The major selling points of the next iPhone will be the 3GB memory upgrade for the 5.5-inch model and waterproof feature. Based on TrendForce’s estimation, about 260 million iPhones will be shipped in 2017, representing an annual growth of 12.5% and a market share of 18.5%. With the smartphone market becoming less profitable, iPhone will still have the highest margin next year compared with products from rival vendors.”
Currently, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s Plus have a water resistant feature, so, the enhancement of iPhone 7 capability to have a waterproof feature is making sense. Moreover, Apple has registered a patent regarding of this feature. However, the 3GB of memory size shows the big leap of an iOS. At this moment, iPad Pro is the only iOS device having 3GB of memory, which can be used for a better multitasking process. If it is true that iPhone 7 will have a 3GB memory, it indicates the advanced system on the upcoming iOS 10.
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