Like others, I have been critical of Apple for including only 16GB of storage in the entry-level versions of the iPhone 6 and 6S when base models of rival high-end smartphones came with 32GB.
Well, Apple's finally killed the 16GB iPhone, at least when it comes the iPhone 6S/6S Plus and/ , all of which include 32GB of memory in their entry-level versions. The top-end 7/7 Plus models include 256GB.
I'd prefer it if the iPhone had an expansion slot for adding your own memory card at a much reduced price, but Apple isn't about to kill the thing that helps create the huge margins on its phones. Still, the move to 32GB -- and doubling up on the memory on all its iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models -- is a step in the right direction.
Here are the memory configurations for the various models and their price tags:
- iPhone 7 (32GB): $649
- iPhone 7 (128GB): $749
- iPhone 7 (256GB): $849
- Phone 7 Plus (32GB): $769
- iPhone 7 Plus (128GB): $869
- iPhone 7 Plus (256GB): $969