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First Video of Working iPhone 7 Shows Camera in Action

After sharing photos of the first powered on and fully functional iPhone 7 earlier, Chinese repair shop GeekBar has created a brief accompanying video that shows the smartphone's camera in action for the first time.


The individual who recorded the video can be seen panning over his MacBook and other desk objects with the iPhone 7 view finder open. The smartphone appears to be running Apple's internal testing software SwitchBoard, rather than a public version of iOS.

The short 25-second clip is too blurry to provide an accurate look at the expected camera improvements on the iPhone 7, but it does confirm that the overall design of the device seen in leaked photos is very likely the real deal.

In particular, that design is expected to include no headphone jack, dual speakers, a larger rear-facing iSight camera, and repositioned antenna bands along the rear shell. The device still has a home button, but whether it is flush and touch sensitive as rumored cannot be clearly distinguished.

iPhone 7 pre-orders could begin Friday, September 9, ahead of retail availability on Friday, September 16, according to noted leaker Evan Blass.

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39 months ago
Since everyone is interested in if I'm going to buy this or keep my iPhone 6s +, I'm going to keep my 6s+. Now you all can carry on with your day
Rating: 20 Votes
39 months ago
"Can't innovate anymore, my ass" Schiller, Phil, 2013.
Rating: 14 Votes
39 months ago

Fugly protruding camera even worse than iPhone 6 so unpleasant :(:(

It will have such an effect on my life! /s

Oh wait, yes it will. It will take even better pictures that I can enjoy even more with my family.
Rating: 10 Votes
39 months ago
FILMED IN PORTRAIT.

it must be real
Rating: 8 Votes
39 months ago

"Can't innovate anymore, my ass" Schiller, Phil, 2013.


And half of MR commenters
Rating: 6 Votes
39 months ago
Resist the urge to complete your iPhone collection and wait for 2017. I am not saying Apple will include some great internal improvements, but the spend nearly $1,000 for what is basically iPhone 6SE doesn't seem logical. The iPhone 2017 seems to be where a lot of the innovation will be applied. Sure, if you have a iPhone 4, 4s, 5, 5s, this might be a great upgrade.
Rating: 6 Votes
39 months ago

Oh wait better they should have made the phone slightly thicker to make rear flat and also should have made room for bigger battery

A phone the thickness of an iPhone 4/4s or 5/5s and the size of a 6/6+ would be unpleasant to hold, especially in a case.

If you don't believe me, I suggest trying to pick up one of those phones after using a 6/6s. The difference is actually jarring.
Rating: 6 Votes
39 months ago

Removing the ubiquitous 3.5mm jack used in laptops, desktops, automobiles, stereos, music players, tablets, mobile phones, even airline in-seat audio jacks, is a travesty. Millions of consumers have invested good money in high end headphones and/or earbuds that use the 3.5mm standard, now those consumers are screwed.

You are going to use an adapter, no one from Apple is going to come to your house and seize your old headphones.
Rating: 6 Votes
39 months ago

That camera bump looks outrageously disgusting.
Let's get this horrible release over and done with.

Yes this is so much nicer

Rating: 5 Votes
39 months ago
No headphone jack = buy
Rating: 4 Votes

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