The iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max may be the only models in the upcoming lineup to carry a new A16 chip, according to trusted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via 9to5Mac). at tweetKuo notes that the standard iPhone 14 and 14 Max will remain with the A15 chipset that comes on all iPhone 13 models.
Only two Pro models will be upgraded to the A16 processor, while the 14 and 14 Max models will remain the A15. All four new models will likely come with 6GB of RAM, with the difference between LPDDR 5 (14 Pro and 14 Pro Max) versus LPDDR 4X (14 & 14 Max). https://t.co/tHcszIz6gX
– 郭明 (Ming-Chi Kuo) (mingchikuo) March 13, 2022
Additionally, Kuo claims that every iPhone 14 model will come with 6GB of RAM, with both high-end devices featuring upgraded LPDDR5 memory, while the lower-cost versions retain the LPDDR 4X found in the iPhone 13. 9to5Mac He points out that Apple had, in the past, due to its more expensive models, a processor with more cores or memory, but it hasn’t used entirely different processors to draw a line between standard and premium since the release of the iPhone 5S And the 5 c In the year 2013.
Kuo also expects the iPhone 14 Max to have a 6.7-inch screen, which would be the first time a Pro-size screen will be available in a cheaper non-Pro phone. Kuo made a similar prediction in June when he said Apple might be working on an iPhone with A bigger screen could cost under $900. Notably, the 5.4-inch screen size is not on the Kuo’s listing, a possible sign that Apple may be ditching the “small” size.
Apple still hasn’t officially announced the iPhone 14 lineup, but it is expected to debut at the upcoming iPhone event usually held in the fall. This obviously didn’t stop the rumors from circulating, with Ku already predicting iPhone 14 With punch-hole camera and Face ID hidden under its screen.
On the Mac side of things, the Apple Mark Gurman monitor has Repeat once again his expectation that the MacBook Air (with three other MacBooks) It will come with a new M2 chipany 9to5Mac Reports It could be based on the iPhone 13’s A15 chip – not the rumored A16.