Apparently, Apple plans to put aside the name "iPhone 7" for smartphone, which will be released on the market in 2017. This was reported Venturebeat with reference to sources close to the company.
Currently this information is worth classified in the category of rumors. However, in this regard, taking into account small changes in the design of next iPhone. In addition, this loss corresponds to the information about what Apple enters the longest, three-year refresh cycle design iPhone, against which the two-year cycle began today.
2016 iPhone launch gets small exterior changes compared with the current flagship iPhone 6s. The standard version of the appliance should be a 4.7-inch screen, while its "big brother" is equipped with 5.5-inch screen - as last year. Among the most notable changes is called the resignation of the standard 3.5 mm headphone jack, and a dual camera module, the rumors that are no longer the first month.
Therefore, the appearance of iPhone will remain virtually constant over three generations of smartphones from Apple. And this may require additional introduction of identifying these gadgets, which was tested this year.
Informed sources indicate that major changes in the design of the "apple" of their smartphone worth waiting only for the year 2017, when Apple will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iPhone.
Edition not precisely as possible the iPhone name until 2016 and says the new iPhone 6 "designation" (by analogy with the iPhone 6s) will be called.