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Apple iPhone 14 Pro leak A16 Bionic

Both iPhone 14 & iPhone 14 Pro Will Have Different SoCs | Says Ming-Chi Kuo

News/Leak Highlights:

  • iPhone 14 and 14 Pro/ Pro Max will have two different SoCs
  • iPhone 14 and 14 Pro/ Pro Max will have two different RAM types
  • Mini version of iPhone 14 to be canceled
  • Standard versions to be divided in two variants ‘iPhone 14’ and ‘iPhone 14 Max’

According to the well-known Apple analyst ‘Ming-Chi Kuo’, Apple is expected to have two different SoCs for both the standard iPhone 14 and the higher variant iPhone 14 Pro will have different SoCs this time.

Ming-Chi Kuo believes that like usually Apple will continue to upgrade its SoCs, moving from Apple A15 to A16. However, the upgrade will simply not be present in the non-pro/standard variant of the iPhone 14. The two Pro variants including iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will feature the new Apple A16 SoC while the standard variants will be powered by the old Apple A15 SoC.

iPhone 14 Leaks Apple A15 SoC

Furthermore, we will also see a difference in the Pro version which will be using LPDDR5, and the non-Pro version to use LPDDR4X. LPDDR5 has a faster data transfer speed and saves about 30% energy.

Also Read: LPDDR5 vs LPDDR4x vs LPDDR4 | In-Depth Speed, Specs, Phones Comparison

According to Ming-Chi Kuo, the naming of Apple’s iPhone will also change this year. The Pro version is named iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, and the non-Pro version is named iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max.

As for the size, the screen of the regular version is 6.1 inches, the Max version is 6.7 inches, and the mini version will be canceled by Apple.

Early iPhone 14 vs iPhone 14 Pro Comparison

SpecsiPhone 14iPhone 14 Pro
SoCApple A15 BionicApple A16 Bionic
RAM6GB LPDDR4x6GB LPDDR5
Screen6.1 inches, 60Hz6.7 inches, 120Hz