Next level: iPhone 7 Plus camera review

Adjudging by design, screen size and resolution, the new iPhone 7 Plus is nothing new. While its major specs are nearly identical to the iPhone 6s Plus, it’s in the camera jurisdiction where a lot of innovation has happened. Next to the standard 28mm equivalent lens there is a second 56mm module to enable optical zooming. Combined with digital zoom, you can poke along the zoom slider in the camera app up to a 10x magnification. 

At F1.8 the six-element lens in the wide-angle camera comes with a faster aperture than the 6s Increased by and optical image stabilization is on board as well. The 56mm ‘tele’-lens has to make do without stabilization though, and uses a slower F2.8 fissure. A bokeh-simulation mode, similar to what we’ve seen on the HTC One M8 and Huawei P9 before is also made possible by the dual-camera setup. Other new camera camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or features comprise a quad-LED true-tone flash and flicker-sensor. With iOS 10 and certain third-party camera apps the new iPhone can now finally save Raw enters as well.

As you can see, there are a lot of new camera features to explore on the new iPhone 7 Plus and we have done exactly that. Read our full review to see how we got on. 

Key Graphic / Video Specifications

  • Dual 12MP sensors
  • 28/56 mm equivalent focal length
  • F1.8/2.8 aperture
  • On-sensor phase detection
  • Quad-LED flash
  • DNG Raw capture and guide control with 3rd party apps
  • 4K video at 30 fps
  • 720p/240 and 1080p/120fps slow-motion video
  • 7MP front camera with F2.2 crack and 32mm equivalent focal length
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Other Specifications

  • 5.5-inch 1080p IPS screen with taptic feedback
  • Apple A10 Fusion chipset
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32/128/256GB storage
  • 2,900mAh battery
  • Fingerprint impute to
  • Stereo speakers

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Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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