iPhone 7 Unboxing Video Reveals New 'Choose Your Click' Home Button Option

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YouTuber MKBHD recently unboxed the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus on his channel, showing the contents of each smartphone's packaging, the boot-up of iOS, and even a quick overview of official Geekbench benchmark results. In the video, the unboxed iPhones encompass the new Jet Black and Black color options, for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, respectively.

Interestingly, once MKBHD begins cycling through the iOS set-up process, he discovered a new step on iPhone 7 that focuses on the haptic feedback of the new Home Button. After confirming your language, region, and setting up Touch ID, Apple ID, and Siri, the iPhone 7 will allow you to "meet the new Home Button." The added process in iOS 10's start-up on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus makes "your iPhone experience even more personal by choosing the click that's right for you."


Here, the iPhone will present you with three options of varying haptic feedback clicks. MKBHD described option one as "really light," almost to the point where he wasn't sure if he was pressing the button or not, three as "a really firm click response," and two as "a default, somewhere in the middle." He said with the middle option the "whole phone seems to be vibrating still," but he decided to go with the highly responsive third option to be sure when the button's been pressed.

Otherwise it seems like the contents of each iPhone 7 box, and the set-up process, are largely what's expected at this point from Apple. Each iPhone comes with the usual paperwork, Lightning cable, AC adapter, and now the new Lightning EarPods and Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter, which are the biggest changes this year. MKBHD's video showcases the colors of Jet Black and Black as well, and he recommends the matte Black finish over Jet Black, which he calls a "special edition" iPhone that's worth checking out in a store, but might be frustrating to keep clean sans case.


He also runs a quick Geekbench test, confirming 3GB of RAM in the iPhone 7 Plus and single-core and multi-core results that fall largely in line with previously reported benchmark results. As expected, the iPhone 7 has 2GB of RAM, but MKBHD didn't put it through the paces of a Geekbench run.

Excitement for the iPhone 7 is growing ahead of the wide release tomorrow, September 16. Last night, Apple confirmed that all models of the iPhone 7 Plus as well as the Jet Black iPhone 7 have completely sold out ahead of Friday's launch and will not be available at Apple's retail stores for walk-in customers. Those prepared to buy other models are already lining up at some Apple stores, including the 5th Avenue Apple Store in New York and Apple Union Square in San Francisco.

Article Link: iPhone 7 Unboxing Video Reveals New 'Choose Your Click' Home Button Option
 

smacrumon

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There are too many set up screens in the current iOS. It used to be so simple, straightforward and fast to set up.

Apple needs to make a stand on what features its products offer as default. Simple features should be set up from the get go. If users don't like them, then they change them in settings.

Apple's job is to make simple software and hardware. When it starts asking users lots of questions, then it misses the mark entirely. In some cases, new users don't even understand the questions or the context.

Whatever happened to it "just works"? Today it works, but only after a big unnecessary quiz.
 
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Boatboy24

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Switching over to Sprint with this release and my phone is being delivered to the Sprint store next to my office. On vehicle for delivery today. I wonder if they'll let me come do the switch today instead of tomorrow? :p
 

TigerWoodsIV

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There are too many set up screens in the current iOS. It used to be so simple, straightforward and fast to set up.

Whatever happened to it "just works"? Today it works, but only after a big quiz.
You realize that everyone would complain either way, right? There's people like you and then there's the people who want to be able to customize things. I'll accept the Touch ID setup t save myself from putting in a passcode every time. Maybe the default click isn't my favorite. Who knows, but why complain?
 

Boatboy24

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still on the edge wich one to chose. so annoying how everyone recommends the matte black..
After reading about the 'scratchability' of the Jet Black, I changed my mind and went with matte. Even Apple notes that scratches 'may' happen on the Jet Black.

"The high-gloss finish of the jet black iPhone 7 is achieved through a precision nine-step anodization and polishing process. Its surface is equally as hard as other anodized Apple products; however, its high shine may show fine micro-abrasions with use. If you are concerned about this, we suggest you use one of the many cases available to protect your iPhone."
 

vlad91

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Didn't have a choice problem up until the 7, it was always space gray. Now, I can see advantages and disadvantages to both the matte black and jet black and I can't make up my mind, damn.
 

MrMister111

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So glad I got the regular black! Was tempted by the Jet but as I go without a case the decision was easy=Jet would show smudges and fingerprints easier.
If going with no case do you use anything? A skin etc? If so which do you recommend please.

Also if you don't have skin or a case surely it must be scratched after a year of use? or are you not bothered either way?

Thanks
 

iMember

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still on the edge wich one to chose. so annoying how everyone recommends the matte black..
Just go with Gala
Nice. I can hardly wait. Just 25 more hours before I get mine. Soon we'll see videos from Australia and New Zealand.:)
i was preparing to get one also..but than i heard about the Galaxy S8 coming early this year! so I will wait..
 

vlad91

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If going with no case do you use anything? A skin etc? If so which do you recommend please.

Also if you don't have skin or a case surely it must be scratched after a year of use? or are you not bothered either way?

Thanks
If you're very careful with your phone, eg. careful not to slide it over a rough surface and always put it in a separate pocket, (obviously not drop it) it won't have any scratches. I've had my 6S+ for almost a year and it has no marks whatsoever.