Apples 2016 Flagships iPhone.
Apple flagship smartphones, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are two of the top handsets in the mobile world and two of the best smartphones for media production. The iPhone has a dedicated following and is in most cases the first choice for creative professionals. Both the Iphone 7 and Iphone 7 plus have stiff competition in the high end ‘media production capable’ smartphone arena, the main competition is from Samsung, HTC, LG and Google. The iPhone 7 is generally accepted as the best mobile for both photography and video production.
The iPhone 7 plus is the most powerful mobile phone Apple have ever created, it is extremely capable and can handle even the most demanding of mobile applications ie video editing.
Some of the key features that draw people to Apple and the iPhone are its simplicity of use, its excellent camera, powerful processor, extensive peripherals and large app store.
Key features for a Smartphone Media Production users are the Processor, Ram, Storage, Camera, Screen, Battery.
Specifications of the Iphone 7 and Iphone 7 plus
Body -Splash and dust proof.
Processor – A10 fusion chip, claimed by Apple to be the most powerful mobile processor ever. Key features are that the A10 fusion is both powerful and efficient this is excellent news for video editing, shooting 4K and battery life.
Front Camera – 7 MP Front facing camera – Full HD video.
Rear Camera – 12MP – Optical Image stabilisation – Quad LED True Tone (adjusts to the colour temperature of the environment) – f/1.8 (50% more light that iPhone 6).
Video – Optical Image Stabilisation ,4k, 1080, Slo Mo and time lapse video.
Screen – 4.7” 1334 x 750 Retina Display, 25% brighter than previous models, wide colour gamut.
iPhone 7 Plus
All of above plus
Rear Camera – 2 cameras that shoot as one.
Wide angle and Telephoto – 2 x Optical zoom and 10x Digital zoom. DOF effect.
Screen – 5.5″ 1920 x 1080 Retina Display, 25% brighter than previous models, wide colour gamut.