iPhone 7, 7 Plus may support iPad Pro’s Apple Pencil

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will hit the market in summer 2016
By @ZionsAnvin on
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Rumours suggest that the Apple Pencil will also work with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Apple

The Apple iPad Pro is currently the only product from Apple to support a stylus. The Apple Pencil stylus available as an optional accessory for the iPad Pro is likely to support the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in 2016.

According to Patently Apple, the Cupertino company has filed patents for an Apple Pencil with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that works with an iPad as well as an iPhone in the future. The next generation Apple Pencil will carry support for force sensor technology. This feature will let the stylus detect different levels of pressure applied to its tip and deliver feedback.

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus that will release next year are likely to support the Apple Pencil. As it is for the iPad Pro, the Apple Pencil will also be an optional accessory for the upcoming iPhones, iDigital Times reported. The iPhone 7 Plus is rumoured to feature a 5.5-inch display and the Apple Pencil will allow users to write and draw seamlessly on its large screen.

Currently, the Samsung Galaxy Note series smartphones are the only flagship handsets that come with a stylus. Rumours are now suggesting the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be the next mainstream phones that will carry support for a stylus.

As Samsung released its Galaxy Note 5 early this year, Apple is also speculated to release its 7th generation iPhones early next year, Apple Insider reported. It has also revealed the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are likely to arrive with a refreshing new design.

According Mac Rumors, Ming-Chi Kuo, the well-known KGI Securities analyst, has suggested that iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will be driven by Apple A10 chipsets. The iPhone 7 will feature 2 GB of RAM whereas the iPhone 7 Plus will have 3 GB of RAM. A 4-inch iPhone dubbed as iPhone 6C is also speculated to release in the first quarter of 2016.

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