“It has barely been a year since Apple launched its latest iPhones, the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus, but rumors are already rife about the company already working on its next flagship smartphone, the iPhone 7,” Liezl Dunuan reports for The Christian Post.

“The latest leak according to a report in Forbes comes courtesy of Japanese blog Macokatara, which claims that the next iPhone will not have the ‘Smart Connector’ feature that is Apple’s most recent innovation among its devices. Macokatara referred to a leaked image of an iPhone 7 prototype, which showed the absence of said feature,” Dunuan reports. “The Smart Connector feature was earlier introduced with the new iPad Pro tablet range, which allowed accessories such as a Smart Keyboard to be connected to the tablet via the Lightning port for both data transfer and power.”

Dunuan reports, “Design-wise, the iPhone 7 is also rumored to have the same design as its predecessor, the iPhone 6S.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Generally with Apple, if it doesn’t have it, it doesn’t need it.