New Images Depict Alleged 7.04 Watt-Hour Battery Designed for iPhone 7

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  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    We've already seen several alleged part leaks for the next-generation iPhone 7, and now Chinese site [Google Translate] (via has shared images of what is believed to be the battery that will be included in the device.

    The battery lists a capacity of 7.04 watt-hours, slightly larger in capacity than the equivalent battery capacity listed for the iPhone 6s (6.61 watt-hours) and almost identical to the iPhone 6 (7.01 watt-hours). Voltage is not visible on the alleged iPhone 7 battery, so the exact charge capacity is not yet available, but should be similar to the iPhone 6 battery.


    Rumors suggest the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will be thinner than existing iPhones, with Apple perhaps making room for the similarly-sized battery by eliminating the headphone jack and cutting down on the extra space around the Lightning port.


    While we still have several months to go before the iPhone 7 debuts, we've already heard a long list of rumors about the device and we've seen multiple part leaks. The iPhone 7 is said to include a faster A10 chip, a Smart Connector, up to 256GB storage space, stereo speakers, no headphone jack, a thinner design with no rear antenna bands, a faster LTE modem, and dual cameras in the iPhone 7 Plus model.

    Article Link: New Images Depict Alleged 7.04 Watt-Hour Battery Designed for iPhone 7
  2. stephen1108 macrumors 65816

    Sep 30, 2007
    Apple is so uncompromising with their obsession on thinness...

    We REALLY wouldn't mind if the device were as thick as the previous generation model, with a bigger battery inside.
  3. AppleFan91 macrumors 68000


    Sep 11, 2012
    Indy, US
    Can we PLEASE get Wireless and Fast Charging. At least Fast Charging. I'm using a Note 5 just to try it out and hate the operating system, but I love how fast it charges lol

    Its frustrating how it looks like Fast Charging isn't even on the rumor table according to this article
  4. sunapple macrumors 68000


    Jul 16, 2013
    The Netherlands
    People want larger batteries? Just lower the capacity and up it again next year. No one will notice.
  5. bgraham macrumors regular

    Jun 23, 2015
    United Kingdom
    Samsung listens to its customers with the S7, and then Apple just ignores them and does the complete opposite. Are they serious?
  6. bushido Suspended


    Mar 26, 2008
    makes it thinner, remains selling bulky original cases to make the whole thing redundant. LogicNotFoundException

    i hate how i am turning more and more into one of those complainers but there r so many reasons Apple gives me nowadaya
  7. macduke macrumors G4


    Jun 27, 2007
    Central U.S.
    Considering the power efficiency improvements in the new A10 chip, I think this battery increase will go a long way towards satisfying users. It's great that Apple could do this and make it thinner, though unfortunately at the loss of the headphone jack. However, this does make me think it seems less likely the iPhone 7 will have the same dual-camera system that is rumored for the Plus version. Personally I'd prefer the same thickness and dual-cameras. The headphone jack is trivial for me. As long as it comes with an adapter or some new BT Earpods then I'm good.
  8. Andres Cantu macrumors 68030

    Andres Cantu

    May 31, 2015
    Rio Grande Valley in South Texas
    Don't worry guys, they will come to the rescue with a battery case for the iPhone 7 with a thinner bulge ;)
  9. AppleFan91 macrumors 68000


    Sep 11, 2012
    Indy, US
    Its very frustrating. As a long time apple user, I'm giving the Note 5 a try and I'm not a fan of Android but man, the fast charging is awesome as well as Samsung Pay working everywhere. I really want Apple to include AT LEAST Fast Charging in the iPhone 7. I really expect fast charging, wireless charging, 32GB base storage just to remain competitive. Nevermind about a better screen and water resistance
  10. Max(IT) Suspended


    Dec 8, 2009
    a slightly bigger battery and a less consuming SoC (likely) on the iPhone 7 ? That's interesting... Are we gaining endurance or an higher resolution display ?
  11. Avieshek, Mar 18, 2016
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2016

    Avieshek Suspended


    Dec 7, 2013
    iPhone 7 will display 10-Bit colour like the iMac, an upgrade from the iPhone 6 8-Bit colour.
  12. sputnikv macrumors 6502


    Oct 3, 2009
    this is what i expect the rumored smart connector on the back is to be used for. a battery case without lengthening the phone too much
  13. gavroche macrumors 65816


    Oct 25, 2007
    Left Coast
    Let's pray for both!
  14. Izauze, Mar 18, 2016
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2016

    Izauze macrumors 6502

    Oct 13, 2013
    Seems early for this many leaks. Coming out sooner than September perhaps?
  15. Shirasaki macrumors G3


    May 16, 2015
    Those combined leaks convince me that:
    Buying iPhone 6s Plus is still a good choice.
    In addition:
    - Removing headphone jack is a no-no. And I don't want an adapter, thank you.
    - I hate a thin device. iPod touch 6th gen is thin enough, but the feeling when holding it at hand is often strange.
    - I want a larger battery.
    Non of those above could iPhone 7 deliver to me. 6s Plus at least is thick enough, and it has a headphone jack.
  16. Mac 128 macrumors 603

    Mac 128

    Apr 16, 2015
    Prepare to be disappointed. It will likely only come with a set of Lightning earbuds. Not a 3.5mm adapter, or BT EarPods.

    I would gladly lose the headphone jack for more battery capacity. And I wouldn't rule out two cameras for the 7, or some other improvements they need extra space for. I'm not thrilled about the 2nd speaker rumor, since I'd rather see the headphone jack stay instead, but it really all depends on how the internal arrangement lays out, and what they are offering in return.
  17. agsystems macrumors 6502a

    Aug 1, 2013
    Well maybe a gain of .43 watts plus A10 might mean 1-2 more hours of battery life - will see
  18. ajvizzgamer101 macrumors 65816

    Mar 3, 2008
    United States
    Apple has a vision for what they want for iPhone in the future. By making the each generation product thinner they challenge their engineers. While, Samsung's Galaxy phones are kinda just a frankensteins monster. Doesn't really have future.
  19. Oblivious.Robot macrumors 6502a


    Sep 15, 2014
    Here is to hoping for a 16hr battery life, and I swear I won't ever complain as I would be sleeping for the next 8hrs.
  20. 1Zach1 macrumors 65816


    Feb 8, 2008
    Northern Va
    Hmmm...serious parts leaks for the 7-series, but barely a thing but a label for the 5se?
  21. Bhatu, Mar 18, 2016
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2016

    Bhatu macrumors regular


    Apr 1, 2013
    Am I the only one who wants to see a 99gm iPhone?? :)
  22. Avieshek Suspended


    Dec 7, 2013
  23. Flow39 macrumors 68000


    Sep 7, 2014
    At the Apple Store
    Hopefully both :)
  24. ghost187 macrumors 6502a


    Mar 18, 2010
    Is the iPhone 7 coming early this year? Past week has been iPhone 7 leaks galore.
  25. agsystems macrumors 6502a

    Aug 1, 2013
    Same here- looking around I have 3.5 plug in my night clock, kitchen, car and the office and before anyone say switch to Bluetooth I don't think a thinner phone is a valid trade off.

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