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iPhone 7 unboxing video shows off hot new Black and Jet Black colors

Published Sep 15th, 2016 12:13PM EDT

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Call it what you will—the iPhone 6ss, the iPhone 6s 2, the most boring iPhone in years—but the iPhone 7 features a number of notable changes and improvements over last year’s models. Someone of these are more pronounced than others, such as the new camera setup and the removal of the headphone jack, but others you might not even notice until you actually start using the phone.

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This week, popular tech YouTuber Marques Brownlee (MKBHD) got his hands on both a jet black iPhone 7 and a matte black iPhone 7 Plus. Although he admits he doesn’t often host unboxing videos on his channel, he couldn’t pass up the opportunity to crack open the new iPhones for his nearly 4 million subscribers.

All in all, the iPhone 7 unboxing process isn’t all that dissimilar from the process of unboxing an iPhone 6s. Or an iPhone 6. Or really any iPhone. This time the paperwork sits at the top of the box, rather than the phone itself, and there’s a Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter in there for everyone who wants to continue to use their old, wired headphones. But other than that, it’s the same box.

The interesting part comes at around the 3-minute mark, after Brownlee has powered on the phone and worked his way through the setup process:

“Meet the New Home Button,” reads the prompt at the top of the display. After choosing a language and helping Siri identify his voice, Brownlee had the opportunity to “[choose] the click that’s right for you.”

As you might have heard, the new Home button isn’t actually a button, but rather a pressure-sensitive pad that delivers haptic feedback when you press on it. When you set up your iPhone 7, you’ll be able to “Choose Your Click” — three different options, each providing more feedback than the last.

It might not seem like a very big change from afar, but when you actually get your hands on an iPhone 7, you’re going to be “clicking” on the Home button all the time. It’s nice to know that Apple lets you customize that click.

Jacob Siegal
Jacob Siegal Associate Editor

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.

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