Spec Sheet Shows iPhone 7 Plus With 256GB Storage and Lightning EarPods

A photo claiming to show a specification sheet for a 256GB-capacity iPhone 7 Plus has been circulating online today.

Originally posted on Chinese microblogging site Weibo, the image is just the latest in a series of pictures of potentially dubious authenticity given how easy it is to digitally alter them.

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The photo in question appears to be of Hong Kong origin, and claims to show the inclusion of Lightning-equipped wired EarPods and a Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter in the box.

Those details square with the widely held belief that Apple's upcoming iPhone 7 and 7 Plus won't have a headphone jack, and will instead rely on an all-in-one Lightning port for charging, listening, and connectivity.

Yesterday, Apple added a 2TB storage tier to its iCloud service, which could be tied to the impending launch of a larger capacity handset or improvements to phone camera quality. Also yesterday, Apple was granted EAEC certificates for "AirPods" – wireless in-ear headphones which may be sold separately as accessories.

With just a week to go before Apple's September 7 media event, leaks and rumors of varying quality will undoubtedly continue to emerge at an increasing pace. Pre-orders for the new iPhones are expected to begin on September 9 with a potential launch of September 16 or September 23.

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Top Rated Comments

keysofanxiety Avatar
100 months ago
"A headphone jack, a charger, a proprietary interface.

A headphone jack, a charger, a proprietary interface!

Are you getting it? These are not three separate ports!"
Score: 105 Votes (Like | Disagree)
polbit Avatar
100 months ago
To charge, or to use my headphones... Ah, the dilemma, brought to you by Apple. Innovation at its' best!
Score: 44 Votes (Like | Disagree)
profets Avatar
100 months ago
More importantly, it even mentions lightning to 3.5mm included in the box. I think it's excellent for users if Apple does include it, but I think it's a mistake for Apple as it shows there's a need for 3.5mm still and they've removed it.
Score: 38 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ty1eRRR Avatar
100 months ago
WHO CARES!! GIVE US MACBOOKS APPLE!!!
Score: 35 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Brookzy Avatar
100 months ago
Don't you think the text is too wide? Comparing to the back of my 6s Plus box this looks fake.

And do you really think Apple will call it a "Lightning to Headphone Jack" adapter?

That's become the accepted nomenclature here but really that's informal language. I would expect something more like "Lightning to 3.5mm Audio Adapter" or something.
Score: 28 Votes (Like | Disagree)
yaxomoxay Avatar
100 months ago
If it's gonna bring better sound quality, i'm all for it.
On compressed audio files? Please.
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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