New A16 chipset may only come to iPhone 14 Pro models

New A16 chipset may only come to iPhone 14 Pro models

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A caller acceptable of rumors person surfaced courtesy of Apple expert Ming-Chi Kuo, revealing immoderate absorbing caller details astir Apple’s iPhone 14 series. His caller tweets fortify the earlier rumors of Apple ditching the iPhone 14 Mini, arsenic helium believes the lineup volition diagnostic 4 smartphones: The iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 Pro, and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. Also, helium says that lone the Pro models volition upgrade to the caller A16 strategy connected a spot (SoC).

Only 2 Pro models would upgrade to the A16 processor, portion the 14 & 14 Max volition stay the A15. All 4 caller models volition apt travel with 6GB RAM, with the quality being LPDDR 5 (14 Pro & 14 Pro Max) vs. LPDDR 4X (14 & 14 Max). https://t.co/tHcszIz6gX

— 郭明錤 (Ming-Chi Kuo) (@mingchikuo) March 13, 2022

According to Kuo, the 5.4-inch Mini model, which has been portion of Apple’s iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 lineup, volition beryllium discarded from the upcoming iPhone 14 family. Instead, the smallest sibling this clip volition beryllium the iPhone 14, rocking a 6.1-inch display. Other models volition see an iPhone 14 Max with a 6.7-inch display, iPhone 14 Pro with a 6.1-inch display, and an iPhone 14 Pro Max with a 6.7-inch display.

Kuo says that lone the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max volition get Apple’s upcoming chipset, apt to beryllium called the A16 Bionic. The non-Pro models volition diagnostic past year’s A15 Bionic SoC from the iPhone 13 lineup. The A15 is inactive a susceptible chip, though, arsenic it astir equals Qualcomm’s existent flagship SoC — the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 — successful presumption of performance.

According to Kuo, each 4 iPhone 14 models volition apt travel with 6GB of RAM, albeit of antithetic generations. The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max could person older-gen LPDDR4X memory, whereas the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are said to athletics newer LPDDR5 memory. The iPhone 13 lineup successful examination features LPDDR4X RAM — 4GB connected iPhone 13 Mini and iPhone 13, and 6GB connected iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max.

This contradicts the recent reports that suggested 8GB of RAM for some iPhone 14 Pro models, akin to Google’s Pixel 6 series and Samsung’s Galaxy S22 lineup. Kuo has a beardown way record, arsenic galore of his predictions person turned retired to beryllium true. Only the clip volition archer whether he’s close this clip oregon not.

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