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15 apps every iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus user needs to try

Published Sep 22nd, 2016 11:47AM EDT
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Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were released just under a week ago and they instantly became the hottest new smartphones in the world. As is always the case at launch, Apple can’t even come close to keeping up with demand and people are having a very difficult time finding the iPhone 7 or 7 Plus models they’re looking for. Of course, we told you about a little secret that makes it much, much easier to find the new iPhone you’re looking for.

If you’re among the millions of people lucky enough to have taken delivery of your shiny new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, congrats. The odds are good that you’re enjoying it already, but we’re going to show you a handful of apps that will make your experience even more enjoyable.

MUST SEE: 7 ways Apple’s iPhone 7 is much better than any Samsung phone

Take advantage of the new cameras

Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus each have incredible new cameras that are among the best in the business. While the smaller iPhone 7 doesn’t have the cool new dual-lens camera you’ll find on the Plus model, both phones share the same 12-megapixel wide-angle camera as their main rear shooters. Check out these apps to really put those new cameras to the test.

Manual – RAW custom exposure camera: $3.99

Cinemagraph Pro: free

Reuk – Camera with manual controls: $1.99

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for iPhone: free

Obscura Camera: $4.99

Take advantage of all that power

Apple’s new A10 Fusion chip is an absolute beast, as we’ve seen in benchmark tests and in real-world performance tests. Simply put, there are no other smartphones in the world that are as powerful as the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Don’t believe us? Check out the complex games below and you’ll see just how smooth they run on Apple’s new iPhones.

CSR Racing 2: free

Deus Ex GO: $1.99

Never Alone: Ki Edition: $4.99

Vainglory: free

Take advantage of the new stereo speakers and displays

Figure – Make Music & Beats, Collaborate and Remix on Allihoopa: free

Netflix: free

Pacemaker – Create music mixes & DJ live!: free

iMaschine 2: $9.99

Serato Pyro – automatically mix your music: free

VLC for Mobile: free (play high-quality lossless FLAC files and high-quality video files)

Zach Epstein
Zach Epstein Executive Editor

Zach Epstein has been the Executive Editor at BGR for more than 10 years. He manages BGR’s editorial team and ensures that best practices are adhered to. He also oversees the Ecommerce team and directs the daily flow of all content. Zach first joined BGR in 2007 as a Staff Writer covering business, technology, and entertainment.

His work has been quoted by countless top news organizations, and he was recently named one of the world's top 10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes. Prior to BGR, Zach worked as an executive in marketing and business development with two private telcos.

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