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iPhone 7 Plus in photos: Your first look at Apple's new flagship

The iPhone 7 Plus is one of two new iPhones that Apple announced today. The iPhone 7 Plus packs new features like two rear cameras, a faster A10 processor, and brand-new Taptic home button. Check out this gallery for more!

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This is the newly announced iPhone 7 Plus. It's the same size and weight as the iPhone 6S Plus, but there are a lot of changes, some small and some big. (Read here for the smaller iPhone 7.)

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The iPhone 7 Plus comes with two rear cameras.

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One camera uses a wide-angle lens, the other a telephoto lens.

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In the same style as the trackpads in its Mac line, Apple's iPhone 7 Plus has a Taptic Home button.

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Taptic home button

This new Home button is designed to be more durable and responsive with use.

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The two rear cameras can be used independently for wide angle or telephoto shots. Apple also added an enhanced zoom functionality. It uses images from both cameras to give a digital 10x zoom.

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iPhone 7 Plus: Plus stands for plus another camera

The iPhone 7 Plus has two rear cameras: one camera has a 28mm lens (like the iPhone 7) and a the other a 56mm telephoto lens. The housing for the two cameras is built into the alumium body of the phone.

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The iPhone 7 Plus allows users a simple 1x optical zoom with the 28mm wide angle lens.

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The iPhone 7 Plus also allows users a 2x optical zoom with the 56mm telephoto.

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The iPhone 7 Plus can use both rear cameras to give photos an equivalent of a 10x zoom.

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Bokeh comes to your iPhone 7 Plus photos

The iPhone 7 Plus has another camera trick up its sleeve: bokeh. Bokeh is the blurry background you see in photos usually taken with a dSLR. Apple is calling the effect Depth of Field.

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To use Depth of Field, you select Portrait Mode in the Camera app. This engages the telephoto lens on the phone. A live preview displays what Apple's Depth of Field effect looks like before you take the photo.

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The iPhone 7 Plus has a display that is 25 percent brighter than the iPhone 6S Plus'.

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Bye-bye, analog headphone jack!

The rumors are indeed true: there won't be an analog headphone jack on the iPhone 7 Plus. Headphones will connect via the Lightning port or using Bluetooth.

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The iPhone 7 Plus will come with EarPods that have a Lightning connector.

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The iPhone 7 Plus will not only come with new Lightning EarPods, but they will also come with a dongle (Lightning-to-3.5mm analog adapter). The dongle allows you to use headphones with an analog headphone jack.

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Apple announced new wireless headphones called AirPods. They cost $159 and will be available in late October.

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The AirPods only play music back when each AirPod is placed within your ears.

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The new iPhone 7 Plus is splash- and water-resistant.

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Stereo speakers

This is a first: stereo speakers on an iPhone! They put out twice the volume of the speaker on the iPhone 6S.

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New A10 Fusion chip

The iPhone 7 Plus uses a new A10 Fusion chip. It is 64-bit and has 4 core processors. It's 40 percent faster than the A9 chip found in the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.

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Battery life

Here's a breakdown of the battery life for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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Storage and pricing

The iPhone 7 Plus comes with 32GB, 128GB or 256GB of storage. For more information on the iPhone 7 Plus as well as other announcements from today's Apple event, click here.

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