A new video from China allegedly shows a semi-functional functional “iPhone 7” with the same features and design as previous photo and video leaks, offering another glimpse of what Apple’s next iPhone is expected to look like.
The new video from Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo doesn’t show anything previously unrevealed about the forthcoming “iPhone 7,” but it does offer a hands-on look at some of the anticipated changes, including moved antenna bands and a larger camera lens. In the video, a Chinese narrator compares the alleged “iPhone 7” to Apple’s iPhone 6s.
Near the end of the video, the host peels an irregular clear plastic film off the screen, which is not the screen protector found in the retail phone box. The host does hit the home button once after the film removal, but as the phone appears to be already on the home screen, the phone does not react. At no point is the screen touched by the user.
Another video published last week, also allegedly of the “iPhone 7,” showed speaker holes not in alignment with each other, suggesting a case manufacturer’s “blank,” mockup, or fake.
The alignment of the speaker holes in the newest video, however, is much more precise. The headphone jack in the most recent video is absent, the same as prior leaks.
The resolution of the video is the maximum allowed for Chinese social media at 320 by 240 pixels. As an effect of the low resolution, when the phone’s orientation is altered the iOS wallpaper parallax effect is not noticeable, if it exists at all.
Apple is expected to ship a pair of “iPhone 7” models this fall, most likely after a September reveal. This weekend’s video, like last week’s, does not show the anticipated 5.5.-inch “iPhone 7 Plus.”