Launched in September this year the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus has been able to catch the attention of most the people globally and this is no exception in the case of Nepal. iPhones have never been priced economically in the context of Nepal and this year it’s no surprising either. While the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus was already available through third-party retailers and grey markets of Nepal, Oliz Store has officially brought the two new iterations of the phones to Nepal.
The iPhone 7 doesn’t feature much of a change from its predecessor in terms of design, except those antenna bands now placed at the top and the bottom of the phone. While Apple has brutally murdered the headphone jack from the phone, the Cupertino-based company overcomes it with a haptic feedback engine for the home button. Other noticeable features include IP67 certification making the phone waterproof as well as those stereo speakers.
Underneath, the new iPhone 7 is powered by new Apple A10 fusion chipset with quad-core CPU and 3.3 billion transistors. Basically, it means that the new duos from Apple now runs 40% faster than its predecessor, namely iPhone 6 and iPhone 5 – both featuring A9 and A8 chipset. Apple’s GPU has been outperforming most of the Android flagships till date and this time it’s not an anomaly, as the new iPhones features GPU which is 50% faster and powerful than last gen iPhones.
Camera wise the new iPhone 7 boasts a 12MP camera with f/1.8 aperture rate with six element lens making it an excellent companion for low light photography, there’s an Optical Image Stabilization as well which was missing from the iPhone 6 which simply makes it one of the best point and shoot option in the market. The new lens on the iPhone 7 is now 60% faster and 30% more efficient than the iPhone 6. That’s not the only thing that Apple has to offer in its camera department, the new LED flash has been upgraded, now featuring up to four LEDs. Up front, there’s an upgraded 7MP camera up front for the selfie as well as video calls now with an ability to record HD videos.
As far as pricing is concerned the new iPhone 7 will cost Rs. 92,500 for the base model(32GB), whereas the 128GB variant will cost you Rs. 108,550 and the 256GB one can be purchased for Rs. 122,550.
iPhone 7 Plus
The iPhone 7 Plus is/must be the one that you should be looking for since it boasts some top of the line specs including the dual-camera setup and a bigger & better battery. Aside from the dual-camera, battery and display size, the iPhone 7 Plus is basically a stretched out version of the iPhone 7.
The new dual camera in the phone packs one wide angle 28mm lens whereas the other one tends to be a 56mm telephoto unit. The both sensors at the back are 12MP with an aperture rate off f/1.8 which works wonder to produce an excellent low light shot as well as achieve more depth of field while portrait photography. The dual lens builds a depth map and irradiates background from the subjects producing an exceptional shot. Up front, there’s a similar 7MP camera for vibrant selfies.
The new iPhone 7 Plus will cost you head and leg. In case you’re wondering the phone is currently available in three variants, including the 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB. The former one will cost you Rs. 113,550, whereas the second one being priced at Rs. 127,550. The 256GB can be purchased for Rs. 138,550.