“The Japanese site Mac Otakara says the upcoming iPhone 7 (the mock-up is courtesy of iPhone-Tricks.com) will sport a Smart Connector, which could mean a Smart Keyboard for the next gen Apple smartphone,” Dennis Sellers reports for Apple World Today.
“If you compare iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, there is no difference in size,” Mac Otakara reports. “The headphone jack will disappear but it is expected that the speaker will remain monoaural.”
Appel’s iPad Pro models (9.7inch and 12.9-inch) use the Smart Connector, a magnetic connection that provides data transfer and power, in conjunction with Apple’s Smart Keyboard for each device.
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