Early this week, well-known leaker URedditor shared the specs of the iPhone 15 Pro A17 Bionic chip. Whereas we already knew some particulars, it caught our consideration that Apple deliberate to stay with 6GB of RAM on the Professional fashions for an additional 12 months.
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Beforehand, a TrendForce report stated Apple was upgrading each iPhone 15 Pro and Professional Max fashions to 8GB of RAM – three years after introducing its first iPhone with 6GB of RAM, the iPhone 12 Professional. That stated, whereas we nonetheless have to attend for the official announcement to find which report is right, URedditor has posted an replace in regards to the A17 Bionic specs.
He now says that “it seems that each 8GB and 6GB RAM configurations for A17 have been in testing at one level, presently unclear why or which of those was chosen as remaining – may very well be depending on storage.”
Since one other rumor suggests Apple is upgrading the iPhone 15 Professional with as much as 2TB of storage – just like the iPad Pro – the Cupertino agency may undertake the same technique to its tablets lineup and provide 8GB of RAM for iPhones with 1TB or 2TB of storage. In distinction, the fashions with 128GB-512GB would keep 6GB of RAM.
One Twitter consumer requested URedditor if Apple may very well be planning to offer extra RAM solely to the iPhone 15 Professional Max, however he stated the 8GB choice was additionally examined on the smaller Professional model as effectively.
With that in thoughts, the A17 Bionic chip may assist as much as 8GB of RAM; it has two efficiency and 4 effectivity cores as a part of the 6-core CPU. The processor additionally has a 6-core GPU and makes use of TSMC’s new 3nm course of, rumored to make the iPhone sooner whereas 35% extra power-efficient than the earlier iteration.
The iPhone 15 lineup is expected to be introduced on September 13. With 4 completely different fashions, Apple is rumored to carry the Dynamic Island to all fashions, along with a 48MP major digicam to all variations and a USB-C port. Particularly, the Professional fashions are anticipated to function ultra-thin bezels, the brand new A17 Bionic processor, and a titanium end. The Professional Max mannequin may get a periscope lens for as much as 6x optical zoom.
BGR will hold reporting the newest particulars in regards to the iPhone 15 forward of its launch subsequent month.