Should You Upgrade to the iPhone 7? Take the Quiz

Did you watch the Apple Keynote on Wednesday where Tim Cook, et al., announced the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus? There was a lot to be excited about.

Just iPhones themselves can be really exciting. As Cook announced they have now sold over a billion iPhones, making it the best-selling product of its kind in the history of the world. They’ve also made many great improvements to iOS, with better Siri integration, improved Maps, a Homekit, much improved messages, etc, but you can get that on your old iPhone.

Do you really need to upgrade to the newest model? Or should it stay just as wishful thinking on your part?

Laura Tucker Laura Tucker

Laura has spent nearly 20 years writing news, reviews, and op-eds, with more than 10 of those years as an editor as well. She has exclusively used Apple products for the past three decades. In addition to writing and editing at MTE, she also runs the site's sponsored review program.


  1. 3 years ago I paid $650 for my Iphone 5 and for me back then that was really big money. So as long as my 5 keeps working and accepts the IOS updates without them killing it and as long as it keeps working for me I don’t care if Apple comes out with the Iphone 25 ++++ for what this 5 cost me I intend to get my $650 worth out of it.

  2. The most important specs on a phone for me are a large screen (over 6″, closer to 7″), a huge battery and a flexible/rooted OS (android fills this need *much* better). After that, it would be optical zoom with OIS.

    I want optical zoom to be the “new” tech that drives OEMs and not pixel counts.

  3. I’m not an Apple supporter at all. SO I could care less about the iPhone7…8….9…10..11…& 12. Their pricing model is ridiculous, and their products seem to become “outdated” quickly. Even though there’s nothing wrong with most of them. I use the One Plus 2 and it runs Oxygen OS just fine. I get updates, no bloatware, and a surprisingly decent phone with no issues. So no iPhones for me!

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