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iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus release date rumors: home button set to disappear

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus release date rumors: home button set to disappear

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus release date rumors: home button set to disappear

iPhone 6s shipping begins sept 25Apple iPhone 7 release date is still many months away. There is no definite time frame for the arrival of the next generation Apple baby. Nonetheless the Cupertino based tech giant has said that it has great plans for the new version and long time Apple watchers believe Apple is going to make the forthcoming version look miles ahead of its competitors.

There are rumors that Apple may not like to keep the home button on its handset. This is going to make the forthcoming version look completely different from the iPhone 6S Plus. In an illustration Marek Weidlich has shown how the phone may look if Apple gets rid of the home button.

There is no denying the fact that Apple’s handsets are the costliest in the market. This is the reason that some people are ready to wait for the next version than to go and grab the iPhone 6S that doesn’t come with any significant improvement over its previous version.

Nonetheless the next iteration of iPhone is still far away in woods as it is not going to be launched before September 2016.

There are reasons to believe that as Apple has time to contemplate changes and the company is doing just that at the moment. One of the most recent rumours – that Apple currently has five different prototype handsets undergoing scrutiny – suggests an iPhone with built-in fingerprint recognition software in the screen is currently being tested. This makes us believe that the Cupertino based tech giant may actually do away with the home button. This will open the door for edge-to-edge screen that will make it look much, much better.

Then there are other reports suggesting that Apple will make iPhone’s next version much thinner than the present iteration. Reports suggest that iPhone 7 could ship without the industry-standard 3.5mm headphone jack in favour of using either the lightning port or a USB-Type C port for docking headphones to.

This is not a very new rumor about Apple handsets. In fact the USB type-C rumour has been around for some time after Apple equipped it as the only port on the new Macbook, and an iPhone equipped with USB-C is rumoured to be a prototype handset. Nonetheless others believe that Apple will make us wait longer to make such a significant chance.

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