Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus battery size detailed in TENAA listing

At the September 7 launch event of the new iPhone 7 line-up, Apple revealed that the new generation iPhones have best battery life ever on an iPhone, but refused to reveal the exact battery capacity. But don’t worry, we have dug out that specific information as well for you.

Just as promised, the Cupertino-based giant has increased the battery capacity on the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus and it is now 14% bigger than the previous gen iPhone 6 series. The iPhone 7 battery stands at 1,960 mAh, which is 245mAh bigger than the iPhone 6s battery of 1,715 mAh. The bigger iPhone 7 Plus houses a bigger battery of 2,900 mAh battery, which is 150mAh bigger than the iPhone 6s Plus. The exact figure leaked out on TENAA, a Chinese telecommunications equipment certification center that enjoys same stature as FCC in the US.

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Battery

At a time when flagships get the juice out of 4000mAh battery and more, it is quite surprising of Apple to pack close to 2000 mAh battery in its phones. However, that’s not an issue for the company as its phones are built to utilize the most of the processor and software, which makes their phones run for same or longer hours than its competitors.

Have a look at the iPhone 7 battery specs compared with iPhone 6s series:

Specification

iPhone 7

iPhone 7 Plus

iPhone 6s

iPhone 6s Plus

Battery Capacity 1960 mAh 2900 mAh 1715 mAh 2750 mAh

It is for sure that iPhone 7 battery would last longer on a single charge. It has new A10 Fusion chipset with four-core CPU including two high-performance cores, which optimizes the power consumption to give the new iPhone more battery life. Apple claims that iPhone 7 will last 2 hours more than iPhone 6s on regular usage. But hold on for an extensive battery review of the new iPhones, which would make things clearer.

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Features and Specs

Talking about other specifications of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, the smartphones equip 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD display respectively with Force Touch home button. The phones are water and dust resistant, but the company won’t cover liquid damages. The dual rear camera of 12MP is one the USPs of the iPhone 7 Plus, which offers up to 2X optical. Besides, Apple has added stereo speakers and launched new wireless AirPods as well.

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