“We’ve bagged the CAD files being used to make prototypes of Apple’s upcoming smartphone sensation, which may well actually end up being called the iPhone 7 Pro, courtesy of @OnLeaks, AKA Steve Hemmerstoffer of Nowhereelse.fr,” Tom Morgan reports for Stuff Magzine.
“With pics in hand, we can finally address some of the long-running rumours surrounding the iPhone 7 Plus – which, unfortunately, includes saying goodbye to the headphone jack,” Morgan reports.
MacDailyNews Take: There’s nothing “unfortunate” about it.
“As there’s no 3.5mm cutout, it looks as if you’ll have to switch out your headphones for a pair with a Lightning connector on instead,” Morgan reports. “No word on whether Apple will be sticking a pair in the box, but we’re guessing it’s unlikely.”
MacDailyNews Take: Why would it be unlikely? Apple has included compatible headphones in every iPhone box.
“You can clearly see space for the dual-lens camera, which is apparently only visible on the designs of the iPhone 7 Plus/Pro but not those of the vanilla iPhone 7,” Morgan reports. “The biggest difference from the iPhone 6s? Those three holes near the bottom. We’re hearing this is Apple’s Smart Connector, which first appeared on the iPad Pro.”
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MacDailyNews Take: The Sleep/Wake button is still in the wrong place (should be on top, regardless of the iPhone size, Apple) and the obtrusive “camera bump” remains, but otherwise we can’t wait!