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Apple iPhone 7 Review Roundup

The iPhone 7 is the smaller model with a 4.7-inch screen that improves over last year’s iPhone 6s with better front and rear cameras, faster speeds, and waterproofing.

Apple iPhone 7


The early reviewers are very critical of the missing headphone jack, and expect a more substantial update next year for iPhone’s 10th anniversary. Still, there are enough improvements that make it easy to recommend and hard to beat.

4.5 out of 5

Average Overall Rating


4.5 out of 5 stars (1 reviews)

Critics Reviews (Around the Web)

Those who have been waiting years to buy a new phone are in store for a major upgrade with the iPhone 7. Read full review →
I'd buy it and can recommend it to those of you in the market for an upgrade. Read full review →
As always, the new iPhone is a better iPhone. Its new A10 Fusion processor is ludicrously, outrageously fast, somehow even more so than last year's (already crazy fast) A9. Read full review →


4.5 out of 5 stars
Down to brass tacks: do all of the new features of the iPhone 7 make up for the inconvenience of the missing headphone jack? This may or may not surprise you, but I don't think so -- not yet. Read full review →
For your money, you'll get water resistance, a much faster phone with two or three times the RAM and better battery life, a significantly improved camera, and a few other perks. Read full review →
You won't go wrong buying the iPhone 7 if you can tolerate the earbud issue, especially if you're on an installment plan like Apple's that just gets you a new iPhone every year. Read full review →
With the iPhone 7, Apple literally polished the iPhone 6S design to near perfection. You'd be hard-pressed to find a better smartphone — unless you buy the iPhone 7 Plus. Read full review →
Apple has upgraded: the case, the battery, camera, screen, speakers, processor, storage, the Home button, and the software. Read full review →
Get over the missing headphone jack: The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are worth the upgrade for longer battery life, better low-light photos and water-resistance. Read full review →
Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in Jet Black
Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in Jet Black


  • Wider color gamut screen
  • 32GB base model is improvement
  • New storage option up to 256GB
  • Super fast A10 Fusion processor
  • Camera adds image stabilization feature
  • Beautiful, yet familiar, design
  • Responsive new home button
  • Excellent camera
  • Performance and power to spare
  • Great battery life
  • Water resistant


  • Doesn't have telephoto camera found only in iPhone 7 Plus model
  • Less RAM than iPhone 7 Plus
  • Expensive
  • Jet Black finish prone to scratches
  • No 3.5mm headphone jack
Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in Jet Black Rear View
Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in Jet Black Rear View

Our Final Conclusion

The iPhone 7 is the smaller model with a 4.7-inch screen that improves over last year's iPhone 6s with better front and rear cameras, faster speeds, and waterproofing.

Product Overview

September 7, 2016 - The Best, Most Advanced iPhone Ever Offers New Camera Systems, Longer Battery Life and Water & Dust Resistance Apple today introduced iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the best, most advanced iPhone ever, packed with unique innovations that improve all the ways iPhone is used every day. The new iPhone features new advanced camera systems that take pictures like never before, more power and performance with the best battery life ever in an iPhone, immersive stereo...

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