Following the rumors about Smart Connector in the upcoming Apple iPhone 7, a new report showing a leaked sketch says there will be no radical design change. The sketch also gives an idea of what to expect from the iPhone 6s successor.
Come September, Apple will be unveiling the much-anticipated iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Past rumors suggested that the upcoming series will flaunt a dual-camera setup unlike the predecessor. Some reports also suggested that Apple will be making design changes to the handset. This is because Apple has changed the design of the iPhones every other year. To be specific, as long as it is not an “s” variant like iPhone 6s, the iPhones go through radical exterior design change.
However, the new report from credible tipster at NWE says the iPhone 7 will share the same design elements as the iPhone 6 from 2014. The alleged schematic leaked by NWE shows the shape and dimensions of the iPhone 7’s back.
Going by the schematic diagram, a protruding camera can be seen on the top left corner with beveled surrounding. It looks like a continuation of the handset's metallic body, rather than the traditional ring that juts out marginally. A dual-tone LED flash has been mounted right next to the camera.
Looking at the sketch and the dimensions, Phone Arena says there is “no room for the rumored dual camera” in the iPhone 7. However, some rumors suggested that the dual sensor setup will only be part of the bigger sibling iPhone 7 Plus, also referred to as iPhone 7 Pro. On the contrary, the exterior design of the bigger sibling, leaked recently, looked similar to the flagship’s schematics.
Therefore, at this point, it is safe to assume that the next-generation iPhone may not come with a dual-camera setup. However, the leaked schematics have not been verified by Apple yet. Hence, readers are advised to take the report with the proverbial grain of salt.