Apple is reportedly shipping 370,000 iPhone 7 devices right now from China to the US and Europe.
According to Chinese media, 370,000 iPhone 7 devices weighing in at over 211 tons are on the way from China to the United States and Europe. Apple is unveiling the iPhone 7 tomorrow, September 7. The sale of the iPhone 7 is expected to begin on Friday September 16.
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The stated weight of the shipment includes of course the packaging. Earlier an alleged iPhone 7 box design has leaked showing the backside of an iPhone 7 on the cover.
The new iPhone is reportedly shipping Comprehensive Bonded Area, East of Zhenxing Road, Zhengzhou Airport District, Henan Province, China reports Chinese news site Feng. Hon Hai Precision aka Foxconn is shipping the new iPhones for Apple. Comprehensive Bonded Area are special areas to speed up the export, tax and custom formalities in China.
The iPhone 7 has leaked over the past month in the shape of components and rear shells. Apple chose to keep the design of the iPhone 6 for the iPhone 7. The rear shell design has been improved, pushing the antenna lines to the edges and making the lens setting part of the housing.
The iPhone 7 will be the first iPhone to have no 3.5mm audio jack and start at 32GB storage. It will also be the first iPhone that can be configured with 256GB storage. A dual camera option is also coming and the new iPhone 7 is expected to be IP67 waterproof.
Other features of the iPhone 7 include the faster A10 CPU (30% more power). Apple sticks to 2GB of RAM in the new iPhone, shipping on Friday, September 16. A leaked iPhone identifier suggests that there will be three iPhone 7 models: 4.7-inch iPhone 7, 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus and 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Pro with dual camera and smart connector.