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Tim Cook Shares First Photos Taken With iPhone 7 Plus

Following the announcement of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus last Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook today tweeted out a link to some of the first official photos that have been taken using the advanced photography capabilities of the larger, 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus.

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Taken by Sports Illustrated photographer David E. Klutho, the pictures come from the Titans-Vikings game that took place earlier today. Using the iPhone 7 Plus, Klutho was able to take advantage of Apple's new dual-lens 12-megapixel camera, and the 2x optical zoom feature exclusive to the larger model iPhone.

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Klutho's shots provide evidence of the crisp and bright photos that can be taken with the iPhone 7 Plus and its second 12-megapixel telephoto lens, but the collection lacks an example of improved low-light photography that Apple touted in the debut ad for the iPhone 7.

Later in the year, the camera app on the iPhone 7 Plus will also be getting a new feature called "Portrait," letting users create photos where the two cameras intelligently detect faces in the foreground, while adding an artful blur effect to elements in the background.

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The smaller 4.7-inch iPhone 7 packs in similar high-quality photo-taking abilities, without the second telephoto lens and 2x optical zoom. Both new iPhones were announced alongside the Apple Watch Series 2 and AirPods last week in San Francsico. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are expected to arrive this Friday, September 16, with the lucky first batch of pre-order customers already receiving shipment notifications.

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Check out the rest of the photos taken using the iPhone 7 Plus here.

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