iPhone 7 may be ugly and boring (New photos)

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If Apple wants to go waterproof, it must minimize the opportunities for liquid to ooze to into the smartphone through redundant buttons and ports. So it’s possible that the image of the dummy (most likely) unit shown above is a prediction of what is to come.

The photograph also reveals three dots for the Smart Connector on the lower half of the handset. Support for accessories through this 3-pin component has been rumored for the iPhone 7 Pro and/or Plus. Another thing that stands out is the dual camera setup.

It’s expected in the costlier variants of the upcoming iPhones. We previously reported on the possibility of Apple dropping the physical home button in favor of a capacitive one. Well, the newly uncovered photo offers no proof of such a switch in the next iPhone.

Given the inordinate amount of spacing between the rear camera, flash and mic, the iPhone 7 shell could simply be modeled on the current gossip about it. But if it is even a remote representation of the forthcoming device, gear up for a boring launch in fall.

None of the leaks provide solid evidence on the more important specs of the upcoming iPhone. We still don’t know for sure if Apple is going to ditch the 3.5mm earphone jack in favor of letting its Lightning connector do double duty for one. An important feature Apple’s…