While we wait for the iPhone 15 series to be released, which is still months away, reports and rumours about the iPhone 16 lineup have already begun to circulate. According to a tweet by MacRumors tipper ShrimpApplePro, the iPhone 16 Pro models will be powered by TSMC’s 3nm process-based A18 Bionic chip and LPDDR5X RAM. The iPhone 16 series could include the iPhone 16 Pro and the iPhone 16 Ultra. Apple could use the ‘Ultra’ moniker with the iPhone 15 lineup, with the iPhone 15 Pro Max renamed the iPhone 15 Ultra. Read More
To recap, the current iPhone 14 Pro models use LPDDR5 RAM, while the non-Pro variants use LPDDR4X RAM. According to the leaker, the iPhone 15 Pro series will not receive a memory upgrade this year and will instead continue to use LPDDR5 RAM. However, the RAM on the iPhone 15 Pros may increase from 6GB to 8GB. Furthermore, previous reports have suggested that TSMC, Apple’s long-term chip supplier, is planning to produce the A17 Bionic chipset on its newly built 3nm production line after the M2 Pro chips have been completed.
- According to a new leak, the iPhone 16 Pro models may have faster memories than the iPhone 15 Pro.
- The A18 Bionic processor is expected to power the iPhone 16 Pro models.
- The A18 Bionic could be produced on TSMC’s new manufacturing line.
Specifications for the iPhone 15 Pro
In September 2023, Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 15 lineup. While the ‘Pro’ models may not receive significant upgrades or improvements, the entire series may finally receive a USB Type-C charging port, bringing iPhones more in line with the rest of Apple’s portfolio, including the iPad and MacBook, which have been sporting USB-C for some time. Furthermore, the iPhone 15 Pro may receive a periscope lens for improved zooming capabilities, in addition to the A17 Bionic processor mentioned above.