On Sunday, a video surfaced that purports to show the iPhone 7, which is expected be released this fall, but hasn't been shown off by Apple.
The new video comes from a Weibo user in China and was posted on YouTube by 9to5Mac.
In the video, which is narrated in Chinese, we see the supposed new iPhone 7 compared to an iPhone 6S. Based on the visuals alone, we see that the alleged new iPhone has redesigned antenna lines, a larger camera and, most importantly, no headphone jack.
That last detail, regarding the possible elimination of a headphone jack, has been rumored for months. This video, if it turns out to be authentic, shows exactly what handling an iPhone without a headphone jack would look like.
Additionally, the larger camera in the video looks a lot like the larger camera frame shown in other recent supposed iPhone 7 leaks. That consistent detail will lead some to assume this indeed the real iPhone 7. But a number of authentic-looking fake leaks have trickled from Chinese social media in years past, so it's best not to start crying about the death of the iPhone headphone jack until it's confirmed.
The video only details the outside of the device — no information about internal hardware or software is shared.
However, if does turn out to be true, the exterior design changes will test the loyalty of many iPhone fans who have already opined on social media that an iPhone without a headphone jack is a deal-breaker.
We'll know soon enough, but in the meantime, take a good look, this could be your next iPhone.
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