iPhone 7; expected price – 60K. No wonder this half-bitten apple has revolutionized the gadget world and has a huge impact on people especially teenager. But one can’t deny that it has been more like a thing of the status symbol than of a phone which fulfill our needs.Obviously,the original iPhone was one of the first phones to use a design featuring a slate format with a touchscreen interface.
Since 2007,with every new launch of iPhone,we have GOT something new to witness and I won’t disagree with the fact that before the release of iPhone,handset manufacturers such as Nokia and Motorola were enjoying record sales of cellphones based more on fashion and brand rather than technology innovation.With its capacitive touchscreen and consumer-friendly design,iPhone was successful in changing the mobile industry with Steve Jobs proclaiming in 2007 that the phone was not just a communicating tool but a way of life and yeah,it does its job for a few of us.
It can be seen clearly from the fact that iPhone 7 is already a must have for so many people from the day it was announced. But then there must be few questions arising in our heads. What’s the big deal about this iPhone 7 and 7s? Water resistant? Well,doesn’t Sony gave us that a few years back? Better camera? And if it comes to screen resolution,Apple is literally years behind,to be honest. Today iPhone 7 is still stuck to 1920*1080 whereas Samsung Galaxy S7 offers 2560*1440 screen.And moreover,it doesn’t offer any extra resistance from bumps and falls whereas Motorola Droid Z Force already comes with a shatterproof display.According to a research of TOI dated September 9, 2016,iPhone 7 and 7S resemble iPhone 6 in many ways, be its screen resolution, camera quality and a lot more.
Now the thing is,knowing all these points I can’t feel anything surplus in the excitement of people emptying their pocket on iPhone.I agree that owning one makes you a cool gadget freak and adding a pro,I can say that it will increase your social status. A sleek design and a pair of wireless headsets sound great! But paying 60K for this doesn’t seem a fair bargain.