So long, 16GB iPhone!
The Wall Street Journal has claimed that Apple's next flagship iPhone models, thought to be called iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, won't be available with the long-standard 16GB storage option. Instead, the entry-level iPhone 7 will start out at 32GB. Thank you, Apple.
Let's be real here: 16GB is not enough for all your apps, games, and music - let alone photos and 4K video clips. You of course can use iCloud or some other cloud storage service, but most people simply prefer to locally save certain things. With the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S, Apple offers a choice between 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB. And the jump from 16GB to 64GB is a $100 difference.
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For some people, 64GB costs too much extra money and comes with more space than they need. If Apple does bring back the 32GB option, it would be the perfect middle-ground. We're assuming a 32GB iPhone 7 would cost $650, the same as the entry-level iPhone 6S, and that means the 64GB version would likely stay at $750 and so on. Only time will tell, however.
The next iPhones are due to be unveiled this autumn - around September. Check out Pocket-lint's round-up for more details about what else the iPhone 7 might or might not (like that missing headphone jack) feature.