February 3, 2023
The iPhone 16 Pro Could Feature a 3nm A18 Bionic SoC, Faster RAM
Apple’s iPhone 16 series could get upgrades in the RAM and the chipset department. According to a tipster, the iPhone 16 Pro and the iPhone 16 Pro Max could get faster LPDDR5X RAM and A18 Bionic based on TSMC's enhanced 3nm process. The upcoming iPhone 15 Pro series, however, is expected to feature LPDDR5 RAM, just like the iPhone 14 Pro series along with a next-gen...

Apple launched its iPhone 14 series, which includes the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus. iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max, in September last year. The Cupertino, California based manufacturer makes iterative upgrades in every new generation of iPhones and it seems 2024’s lineup could feature improved memory and processing capabilities. According to a tipster, the iPhone 16 could get faster memory, while this year’s iPhone 15 models could feature similar hardware in the memory department to the iPhone 14 series.

According to a tweet by tipster ShrimpApplePro (@VNchocoTaco) a next-generation A18 Bionic SoC could feature on the iPhone 16 Pro models, based on TSMC’s enhanced 3nm process, while the A17 Bionic on the upcoming iPhone 15 Pro models could utilise TSMC’s N3B chip process. According to the report, the tipster also said that the iPhone 16 Pro could have faster LPDDR5X RAM. The current iPhone 14 Pro models pack LPDDR5 memory (the base iPhone 14 includes LPDDR4X RAM) and this year’s iPhone 15 could feature the same, according to the tipster.

While the iPhone 15 might not get an upgrade in the chipset department, it is tipped to get 8GB of RAM, an upgrade on the existing 6GB of RAM on iPhone 14 series. These expected upgrades on the upcoming iPhone models could offer faster functionality and better multitasking capabilities.

The upcoming iPhone 15 has seen continuous speculation about its design and features. Recently, a technology analyst said that the two non-Pro models in the lineup, the iPhone 15 and the iPhone 15 Plus, will have a 48-megapixel primary sensor. Currently, the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus feature a 12-megapixel sensor, while the Pro models include a 48-megapixel camera.

The non-Pro models of the iPhone 15 are also expected to be powered by be powered by the A16 Bionic SoC. The analyst also said that Apple could finally bring the USB Type-C port to the iPhone 15.

Additionally, the iPhone 15 Pro and the iPhone 15 Pro Max could reportedly feature a titanium frame and solid-state buttons with haptic feedback.


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