Apple’s forthcoming range of iPhone 7-branded phones is likely to offer different features depending on their size, reports suggest.
Rumours have been flying for months about Apple’s plans to bring a dual lens camera with SLR smarts to its next iPhone range.
Some have claimed that this module would only be used on the 5.5–inch iPhone 7 Plus, marking it out from the smaller, 4.7–inch iPhone 7.
Among those making such claims was analyst Ming Chi Kuo. Now he’s released a research note which reiterates his initial belief, suggesting he’s heard further information about Apple’s plans for the device.
Kuo warns that with rivals releasing similar cameras on their smartphones the iPhone 7 Plus could ‘underwhelm’ consumers.
Reserving features for larger models could leave Apple scope to rename the iPhone 7 Plus the iPhone Pro, something which has been rumoured before.
It appears Apple is not planning major changes for this year’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, instead looking towards a big upgrade in 2017.
Supply-chain sources have suggested there are plans to release a curved screen smartphone using an AMOLED display next year.