Wait for 8? More evidence iPhone 7 will be a boring upgrade


Meet the new iPhone 7, (nearly) the same as the old iPhone 6S. At least that’s what you can expect from Apple’s next smartphone in September, according to a new report today.

It’ll keep the sizing steady with a 4.7-inch iPhone 7 and 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus, and neither will see a major shift in design, says the Wall Street Journal.

What is changing? The newspaper echos on-again, off-again rumors about Apple removing the headphone jack in favor of audio sent through the Lightning port or wirelessly via Bluetooth.

This could make the new iPhones thinner (which no one is asking for) and more water-resistant (about time), hardly the refresh you’d expect for a two-year-old design.

Goes against Apple’s promise

iPhone 7 rumors have been all over the place this year. It’s said look the same, but include a new dual-lens camera system on the back, at least within the iPhone 7 Plus model.

However, reports that Apple’s big camera upgrade were canceled surfaced last week as quickly as they were reversed this week. Is your head spinning yet? If not…