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Apple iPhone 7 Plus (China Mobile/A1786) 32, 128, 256 GB Specs

Identifiers: iPhone 7 Plus - Pending* - iPhone9,2 - A1786 - 3092*

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Apple iPhone 7 PlusPlease note that this A1786 iPhone 7 Plus model is available exclusively from China Mobile and does not support CDMA networks. It it is compatible with FDD-LTE bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 as well as TD-LTE bands 38, 39, 40, and 41.

Regardless of carrier support, all iPhone 7 Plus models have a 5.5" (diagonal) widescreen multitouch LED-backlit 1920x1080 native resolution "Retina HD" display (401 ppi, 625 cd/m2) and a taptic-engine powered solid state "clickless" Home button.

The iPhone 7 Plus has three cameras. It has dual rear 12-megapixel cameras (one wide-angle with an f/1.8 aperture and one telephoto with a f/2.8 aperture) that use software to emulate a 2x optical zoom as well as a 10x digital zoom. These rear cameras also provide optical image stabilization, a 6-element lens, and wide color capture. The front "FaceTime HD" camera is 7 megapixels and supports 1080p video capture.

The iPhone 7 Plus uses an aluminum case and is splash, water, and dust-resistant (IP67), but not water-proof, and it has stereo speakers and a Lightning port, but lacks a traditional headphone jack. It originally was available in five metallic color options -- "silver," which has a white glass front and a silver colored back; "gold," which has a white glass front and a gold colored back; "rose gold," which has a white glass front and a pink-tinted gold colored back; and introduces two new options, "black" (pictured) which has a black glass front and a matte black back; and "jet black," which has a black glass front and a high-gloss black anodized and polished black aluminum back. Apple warns that the "jet black" finish "may show fine micro-abrasions with use." On March 21, 2017, Apple also added a (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition which has a white glass front and a red colored aluminum back.

Internally, the iPhone 7 Plus is powered by a 64-bit "Apple A10 Fusion" processor with four cores -- two high performance cores and two high efficiency cores -- and has 3 GB of RAM, as well as 32 GB, 128 GB, or 256 GB of flash storage (jet black and red options only are available in 128 GB and 256 GB capacities). It also supports 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi with MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, LTE (4G), and NFC for Apple Pay.

Apple estimates that the iPhone 7 Plus provides "up to" 60 hours of audio playback, 21 hours of talk time on 3G, 13 hours of Internet use on 3G, 13 hours of Internet use on LTE, 15 hours of Internet use on Wi-Fi, 14 hours of wireless video playback and "up to" 16 days of standby time.

In China, this iPhone 7 Pro is RMB 6,388, RMB 7,188, and RMB 7,988 on China Mobile with 32 GB, 128 GB, or 256 GB of storage, respectively.

Also see:

  • What are all the differences between the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus models? How many are there around the world?
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September 7, 2016* N/A
Details: The "Introduction Date" refers to the date a model was introduced via press release. The "Discontinued Date" refers to the date a model either was replaced by a subsequent system or production otherwise ended.

*This model was introduced on September 7, 2016, was available for pre-order on September 9, 2016, and first was available for purchase on September 16, 2016. On March 21, 2017, Apple added a (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition model to the lineup with a white front and a red aluminum back. It otherwise is identical to the device in other colors.

Also see: All iPhone models introduced in 2016.
1 (4 Cores) 3570
Details: Geekbench 2 provides 32-bit benchmarks for iOS models. This number is an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.

You also might be interested in reviewing all Geekbench 2 user submissions for devices with the iPhone9,2 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.

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N/A N/A
Details: These Geekbench 3 benchmarks are in 32-bit mode and are for a single processor core and all processor cores, respectively. Both numbers reflect an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.

You also might be interested in reviewing all 32-bit single core and multicore Geekbench 3 user submissions for devices with the iPhone9,2 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.

To dynamically compare 32-bit Geekbench 3 results from different iPod touch, iPhone and iPad models side-by-side, see Everyi.com's Ultimate iComparison.
3427 5524
Details: These Geekbench 3 benchmarks are in 64-bit mode and are for a single processor core and all processor cores, respectively. Both numbers reflect an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.

You also might be interested in reviewing all 64-bit single core and multicore Geekbench 3 user submissions for devices with the iPhone9,2 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.

To dynamically compare Geekbench 3 results from different iPod touch, iPhone and iPad models side-by-side, see Everyi.com's Ultimate iComparison.
2.3 GHz* Apple A10 Fusion*
Details: *Apple officially reports that the iPhone 7 Plus uses an "A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit architecture" as well as an "embedded M10 motion coprocessor" with an unspecified clockspeed but third-party software analysis has determined that it runs at a clockspeed of around 2.3 GHz. It also is known that the processor has four cores -- two high performance cores and two high efficiency cores.

Additional evaluation from Chipworks has determined that the processor is TSMC 16FF-based and specifically a APL1W24 processor.

Also see: How fast are the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus compared to one another and earlier iPhone models?
3 GB* 32, 128, 256 GB
Details: *Apple provides no official details regarding RAM used by the iPhone 7 Plus, but third-party software evaluation has determined that it has 3 GB of LPDDR4 memory.

Also see: Is it possible to add external storage to the iPhone? How?
N/A* N/A*
Details: *Apple does not provide an official estimate for the number of songs, photos, and videos that the iPhone 7 Plus models can hold, instead opting for just gigabytes.
Sync & Charge None
Details: The iPhone 7 Plus models are capable of charging and syncing by USB via its Lightning connector. It does not have a "traditional" headphone jack. It does not offer a "disk mode" for file transfer, either.
USB Lightning Only
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Handheld iPhone 7 Plus
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Metallic* 3D Touch
Details: *The standard iPhone 7 Plus models are available in five color choices -- "silver," which has a white glass front and a silver colored aluminum back; "gold," which has a white glass front and a gold colored aluminum back; "rose gold," which has a white glass front and a pink-tinted gold aluminum back; "black," which has a black glass front and a matte finish black aluminum back; and "jet black," which has a black glass front and a high-gloss black anodized and polished black aluminum back. Apple warns that the "jet black" finish "may show fine micro-abrasions with use" and recommends using a case if this is of "concern" to you.

On March 21, 2017, Apple added a (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition model with a white glass front and a red colored aluminum back.

This model supports 3D Touch and has a "clickless" Home button that is powered by a "Taptic Engine."
5.5" Color 1920x1080 (401 ppi)
Details: The iPhone 7 Plus models have a 5.5" (diagonal) widescreen LED-backlit P3 wide color "Retina HD display" with 3D Touch and a 1920x1080 native resolution at 401 ppi. Apple also reports a 1300:1 typical contrast ratio, 625 cd/m2 max brightness and "dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles".
802.11a/b/g/n/ac (MIMO)* 4.2
Details: *Apple notes that the iPhone 7 models support 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi with MIMO as well as Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC.

This specific iPhone 7 -- the A1786 -- supports "FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30); TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41); TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); [and] GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)."
GSM/LTE* 12.0 Megapixels x 2**
Details: *This A1786 iPhone 7 Plus supports "FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30); TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41); TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); [and] GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)."

**The iPhone 7 Plus models have dual rear cameras and a front camera. There are two rear 12 megapixel cameras, one wide-angle with a f/1.8 aperture and another telephoto with a f/2.8 aperture. By combining an image from both cameras, it emulates a 2x optical zoom as well as a 10x digital zoom. It supports 4K video recording (3840x2160 at 30 fps as well as 1080p HD video at 30 fps or 60 fps or 720p HD video at 30 fps.

The front "FaceTime HD" camera has an f/2.2 aperture and takes 7 megapixel photos and 1080p HD video. It also has a "Retina Flash" function.
Lithium Ion 60 Hours
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21 Hours* 10 Days
Details: *Apple reports that the iPhone 7 Plus provides "up to" 60 hours of audio playback, 21 hours of talk time on 3G, 13 hours of Internet use on 3G, 13 hours of Internet use on LTE, 15 hours of Internet use on Wi-Fi, 14 hours of wireless video playback and up to 16 days of standby time.

Also see: Why does my iPhone run out of power so quickly? How can I conserve battery life?
Pending* iPhone 7 Plus
Details: *This model appears to only be available from China Mobile rather than direct from Apple. If you have additional information regarding order numbers for this model, please share. Thank you.
A1786 (EMC 3092*) iPhone9,2
Details: The A1786 Model Number is unique to this specific model, but the Model ID is not.

*The EMC number is not externally listed on the device so it cannot be used readily for identification.

Also see: All iPhones with the A1786 Model Number, the 3092* EMC Number, and the iPhone9,2 Model Identifier.
iOS 10.0 (14A346) Current
Details: This model is fully supported by the current version of iOS 10.

Also see: Which iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad models support iOS 10? Do some models "partially" support iOS 10? Which ones?
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29* 6.63 oz. (188 g)
Details: In inches - height by width by depth (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm).
OS X 10.9* Windows 7*
Details: *Apple reports that the iPhone 7 Plus, if syncing with iTunes is desired, is compatible with a Mac running OS X 10.9 or later or a Windows PC running Windows 7 or later and iTunes 12.5 or later.
Apple reports that the iPhone 7 Plus supports "AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV."
Apple does not formally specify photo formats for the iPhone 7 Plus. However, it can sync photos in JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD (Mac only), and PNG formats, from iTunes and iCloud.
Apple reports that the iPhone 7 Plus supports "H.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG 4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format."

It also supports AirPlay Mirroring and video out to the Apple TV 2nd Gen or later as well as video mirroring and video out "up to" 1080p through the Lightning Digital AV Adapter and the Lightning to VGA Adapter.
Ships with "Apple EarPods [headphones] with Lightning Connector, Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter, Lightning to USB Cable [and] a USB Power Adapter."

In the US (and many other countries), site sponsor Other World Computing sells accessories like cases, stands, keyboards, speakers and more for this iPhone.

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N/A* N/A*
Details: *This model is not sold in the US. It is sold exclusively by China Mobile in mainland China for RMB 6,388, RMB 7,188, and RMB 7,988, with 32 GB, 128 GB, and 256 GB of storage, respectively. Note that the "jet black" and (PRODUCT) RED color options only are available in 128 GB or 256 GB capacities, as well.

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