IPhone 7 Plus Case Leak With Questionable Smart Connector Support

Posted: Jun 2 2016, 10:25am CDT | by , Updated: Jun 2 2016, 10:50am CDT, in News | Apple

 
iPhone 7 Plus Case Leak with Questionable Smart Connector Support

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A case maker has released a case for the iPhone 7 Plus with a cut out in the rear for the smart connector.

We have seen leaked iPhone 7 shells that show a smart connector close to the bottom in the rear. What a smart connector would enable on the iPhone is unclear. Introduced in the iPad Pro, the smart connector is used for the keyboard cover. Apple could offer accessories like LG and Lenovo are doing with their latest smartphones LG G5 and the Moto Z.

Today an iPhone 7 Plus case surfaced with a cut out for the smart connector. The Sunnyc branded protective case made from silicone also has a larger cut out for the dual camera lens. The maker of the case seems pretty confident that this case will be fitting the iPhone 7 Plus as it will ship already in June for $9.99.

My big question here is how the smart connector would work through the case. How would an accessory be mounted on the iPhone and connecting to the smart connector through the case. The iPad Pro and its keyboard connect completely flush. The case adds at least 1mm distance to the smart connector.

My guess is that this case was just done based on the circulation iPhone 7 prototypes and has no real merit. Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 7 in a in a media event on September 13. The iPhone 7 is expected to stick to the iPhone 6S design with minor changes. New features include dual camera, faster CPU and the iPhone 7 is rumored to be waterproof.

This iPhone 7 Plus case has a hole for the 3.5mm headphone jack, weighing against the rumors that Apple is dropping the headphone jack in the iPhone 7. Another interested detail about this case are the two holes on the top edge. Are these for the additional speakers? As reported, a rear shell surfaced suggesting the iPhone 7 Plus or Pro will have quad speakers like the iPad Pro.

The Sunyc iPhone 7 cases are listed on oppomart. Via Chinese Feng.

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