iPhone 7 rumored to feature fast-charging capability

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Just when you thought you knew everything there was to know about Apple’s upcoming iPhone 7, a new rumor claims that Apple’s next-gen iPhone will incorporate new fast-charging technology that will enable the device to get up to a full charge much more quickly than is currently possible.

Sourced from Twitter user The Malignant, the iPhone 7 will reportedly support and, in turn, will presumably come with a charger that will support 5 volt/two amp charging, a considerable step up from the 1 amp charge that currently comes with the iPhone.

That said, It’s worth noting that fast-charging capability is not a feature entirely new to the smartphone market. In fact, in years past we’ve seen a handful of Android devices hit stores with such functionality. For example, Samsung’s most recent flagship devices—the S7 and the S7 Edge—are both capable of charging from 0 to 50 percent in just 30 minutes.

All that aside, we can expect Apple's iPhone 7 to hit stores on mid-September following a rumored special media event tentatively scheduled for Sept 7. Based on various reports from the always-busy Apple rumor mill, the upcoming iPhone 7 will likely feature a similar design to both the iPhone 6 and 6s. Notably, though, the antenna lines that were far from aesthetically pleasing on the aforementioned models will reportedly be moved to the side of the iPhone 7, thus making for a much sleeker device.

As for other features, we can expect a huge leap forward in camera technology, improved water resistance and, of course, faster internals anchored by a blazing fast A10 processor.

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