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Apple iPhone 7 Plus makes a good thing even better

A larger screen and double dose of the rear camera make the waterproof iPhone 7 Plus rise above the more petite iPhone 7.

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The is exactly what it sounds like: an with the works.

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Larger than the iPhone 7, the iPhone 7 Plus has a 5.5-inch screen.

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For the first time, the iPhone is waterproof -- up to a meter underwater (3.2 feet) for up to 30 minutes.

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The 7 Plus gets some more photo tricks, like some fancy bokeh effects (not pictured).

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Two cameras crown the iPhone 7 Plus. And the iPhone 7? It gets optical image stabilization, a good thing.

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Jet black and matte black are this year's signature colors, in addition to gold, silver and rose gold.

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A closer look at the dual-camera system.

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The new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus do away with the headphone jack -- compare with the .

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Enjoy some more shots of the iPhone 7 Plus.

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Cables, cables everywhere! Both iPhones include these in the box, including an adapter to make up for the dropped headset jack.

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These aim to popularize wireless headphones for use with the iPhone line (but sold separately).

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They pair automatically, and actually work pretty great.

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If you don't want to shell out for AirPods, wired EarPods still come in the box.

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And now, more photos!

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The new Apple Watch Series 2 is a swim-proof, GPS-loving update.

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Apple doubles down on fitness, though other features also improve everything from the processor to screen brightness.

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Jet black is a new shade, but be careful. Even Apple admits that the glossy coating scratches easily.

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You can see the size difference between the 7 and 7 Plus here.

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The 7 Plus' larger body is evident: It has a 5.5-inch screen versus the iPhone 7's 4.7 display.

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Here you can really see the glossy "jet black" coating.

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These , while also showing off the new cameras.

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A phone for each ear.

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All of Apple's new gear: the iPhone 7 Plus, Apple Watch 2, AirPods and iPhone 7.

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Another look at the wired EarPods.

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Without a headset jack, you'll have to use the included adapter, which fits into the Lightning port.

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After plugging in both parts, it's ready to go.

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The loose adapter could be easy to lose.

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Plugs on plugs on plugs.

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This isn't the smoothest setup.

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But at least the dongle's free (you'll have to pony up for a new one if you lose it).

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Trying them on for size, we've got the , the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus.

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Same phones, different perspective.

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A whole bunch of large-screen phones (L to R): the , , , , and .

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