What are the specs of your perfect iPhone?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Jay42, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. Jay42 macrumors 65816

    Jay42

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    What features/specs would your perfect iPhone have?

    I'll start:

    4.0" display (iPhone SE size)
    2nd Gen Touch ID
    3D Touch
    NFC
    Dual lens camera
    Matte black
     
  2. its Dale macrumors 6502

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    iPhone 7 internals and form factor, w/a full display (no bezels) and add IP68 rating for water resistance. Also add wireless charging and a headphone jack.

    That would be it for me.
     
  3. Shirasaki macrumors 603

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    So?
    5.8" OLED
    force touch. Btw I can touch all four sides for action, not just one.
    4GB of RAM.
    Quad core processor.
    256GB storage or 512GB
    Headphone jack.
    Guess no one except me would want it.
     
  4. eyoungren macrumors P6

    eyoungren

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    Ah…I thought when you mentioned specs you were more referring to how the phone looks and it's size, rather than internals.

    This (iPhone SE)…

    apple_iphone_se_space_grey_3.jpg

    In iPhone Plus or larger size. Matte black of course.

    As long as the internals allow me to email, text, take decent pictures, make phone calls and browse the internet then I'm good. I don't need bleeding edge internals.
     
  5. maxjohnson2, Apr 11, 2017
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    maxjohnson2 macrumors regular

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    iPhone 7 with a little more open operating system. And AMOLED display.
     
  6. bodonnell202 macrumors 6502a

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    Similar to the 7, but with a 5" OLED display, 1080p or better (in roughly the same form factor), Qualcomm X16 modem, camera from the 7+ and battery life closer to a plus model too.
     
  7. wproct macrumors 6502

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    Well, for me it would simply be the Iphone 7 just as it is, or, the SE with minimal bezels and all of the features of the Iphone 7.
     
  8. greensalad macrumors regular

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    Assuming current technology:

    current iPhone SE (and similar price) with:

    - wide colour display and image capture
    - 3D Touch for full iOS features
    - some form of water resistance
    - A10 for extra longevity

    I'd be delighted with that. The main feature for me is maintaining the SE width. I love that phone.
     
  9. Sunny1990 Suspended

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    Here is my list :-
    6.9 mm thickness
    Headphone jack :)
    5.8 inch OLED Display with minimal bezels
    4 GB Ram
    Stereo speakers
    iP68 water resistant
    Product RED color with black front :D
     
  10. Merkie macrumors 68020

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    I don't care about specs. Just wish it was possible to get an iPhone that doesn't have a loose home button, clicky screen, screen that isn't uniform, rattling buttons, etc. Never had an iPhone that didn't exhibit one of these issues in 10 years (and having gone through >10 iPhones).
     
  11. FeliApple macrumors 6502

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    I would honestly like a proper functioning iPhone on the first shot once... My ihone 6s had a LCD defect and I had to get it exchanged, lucky that I realized it had that because it did not appear immediately, it showed up two days after the purchase. On my brand new 7+ I have some kind of camera defect where portrait mode doesn't work and as I am in a country with no Apple Store I cannot do anything now. I have to wait for months until me or someone travels.
    So yes, in a nutshell, I need an iPhone that freaking works on the first shot. Last time I was lucky that I could figure that out, but now someone brought it for me and he has no idea about iPhones so as the screen turned on he assumed it worked. It doesn't (not properly at least, and I cannot do anything)
     
  12. Andres Cantu macrumors 68030

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    5" OLED display, a bit smaller than the iPhone 7, better camera (larger camera sensor, larger aperture, larger pixels, faster autofocus), faster charging, and most importantly, a blue iPod touch-like color.
     
  13. FeliApple macrumors 6502

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    Oh and to change a bit from complaining, faster charging as many have said would be nice. It is currently a bit slow and the technology is there on other brands, so I am sure it would be possible for Apple to implement it.
     
  14. AdFeCu macrumors newbie

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    My dream iPhone:
    • iPhone 7 Plus form factor.
    • 7 inch wrap-around 4K AMOLED display with DCI-P3, True Tone, 3D Touch and Touch ID.
    • 7 Plus camera + 3D camera.
    • All day battery life (24 hours).
    • Fast charging via USB-C.
    • Long distance wireless charging.
    • Bluetooth 5.0.
    • Quad stereo speakers.
    • IP69K rating.
    • Quad-Core A series chip.
    • AR and VR capabilities.
    • 6 mm thin.
    • Smart Connector for accessories.
    • Dual Boot iOS and macOS (With a dock connected to a monitor).
    • Indestructible.
    • Cheap (Less than $1000).
     
  15. Stefan johansson macrumors 65816

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    Same size as my iPhone 6.
    More storage,would like a 256Gb SSD.
    Better camera with optical zoom and at least 25 mpix resolution.
    About 15 hours more of battery time.

    Ok,I know,some of you might disagree,but this is what I could have use for.
     
  16. kazmac macrumors 601

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    7+ sized phone
    smaller bezel
    larger battery
    iP68 Water Resistance
    4GB ram
    Non slippery grip
    and software that just purrs along.
     
  17. OneMike macrumors 603

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    Perfect phone is more about the software than hardware for me. That said.

    iPhone 7 Plus, along with wireless charging
     
  18. T'hain Esh Kelch macrumors 601

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    iPhone 5 design, but with smaller bezels and thus larger screen.
    7 or better internals.
    USB-C.
    IP68.
    Touch ID 2.
    A new Music app, or just the old one.
    Better low light camera.
     
  19. deano1972 macrumors 6502a

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    7 plus with no bezels so it's actually similar in size to an iPhone 7 but has that bigger screen.
    Double ram to 6gb
    Same price as the current 7 plus.
     
  20. Reno Raines macrumors 6502a

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    An iPhone the size of a 7 and specs, with body of the SE, with a headphone jack.
     
  21. dave2010 macrumors regular

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    I'd love an updated iPhone 5C or SE but unfortunately I don't think Apple will produce another small phone.

    If Apple copy the body of the Galaxy S8, fix up the ergonomics for the Touch ID and put iOS on there it might be OK.
     
  22. Stefan johansson macrumors 65816

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    Look up nearest ikea store,they got wireless chargers.
     
  23. OneMike macrumors 603

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    wireless built into phone
     
  24. Stefan johansson macrumors 65816

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    Ok,different matter,just wait a year or two,and Apple will have it included.
     
  25. Jetcat3 macrumors 6502

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    A Galaxy S8 that that run iOS, A10 chip, same 4 GB of ram, 3D Touch, and Apple's integrated Touch ID sensor in the display. That would be it for me!
     

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