iPhone 7
A new report is claiming that the next flagship device after last year’s iPhone 7 is going to be named “iPhone Pro” and not “iPhone 8.” Reuters/Regis Duvignau

The iPhone 8 have been circulating wildly, even though 2017 flagship is still months from release. The upcoming launch will observe the 10th anniversary of the iPhone and rumors suggest the device will be unlike any prior model.

Still, the iPhone 7 remains the top smartphone and Apple device on the market. Having released in September 2016, the device introduced a host of new features to the iOS line, including a dual-camera and water resistance. Consumers can expect to also see may iPhone 7 features on the iPhone 8.

Many Apple fans are already wondering if they should purchase an iPhone 7 now or wait for the iPhone 8. Here’s a comparison of Apple’s 2016 and 2017 flagship smartphones, based on iPhone 7 specs and iPhone 8 rumors.


iPhone 7: 4.7-inch / 5.5-inch LCD display
iPhone 8: 4.7-inch / 5.5-inch LCD display / 5.8-inch OLED Display


iPhone 7: A10 Fusion 14-nanometer processor
iPhone 8: A11 10-nanometer processor


iPhone 7 2GB / 3GB
iPhone 8: 3GB

Internal Storage

iPhone 7: 32GB, 128GB, 256GB
iPhone 8: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB


iPhone 7: 12-megapixel (dual-lens 7 Plus) rear, 7-megapixel front
iPhone 8: 12-megapixel rear, 7-megapixel front with 3D FaceTime


iPhone 7: 1960 mAh, 2900 mAh
iPhone 8: 2,700mAh L-shaped


iPhone 7: N/a
iPhone 8: Fast charging, wireless charging


iPhone 7: Lightning
iPhone 8: Lightning / USB-C


iPhone 7: iOS 10
iPhone 8: iOS 11


iPhone 7: IP67 water and dust resistant
iPhone 8: IP68 water and dust resistant

Special Sensors

iPhone 7: Fingerprint
iPhone 8: Fingerprint, Facial recognition


iPhone 7: $649 / $769 staring
iPhone 8: $1000+ high end

Release Date

iPhone 7: Available now
iPhone 8: September 2017


iPhone 7: silver, gold, rose gold, black, jet black
iPhone 8: silver, gold, rose gold, black, jet black, red