Apple iPhone 14 Pro tipped to get A16 chip while non-Pro models stick with A15 Bionic


  • Only Pro variants of the iPhone 14 are expected to come with Apple’s next-gen processor
  • The regular models are tipped to retain the iPhone 13’s A15 Bionic SoC
  • Apple is expected to announce iPhone 14 series in fall this year

Apple iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will reportedly come with the company’s next-gen processor. On the other hand, the standard iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max will be powered by the same chip that is found on the current-gen iPhone 13. The development is shared by reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. 

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Kuo also revealed the RAM details of the iPhone 14 series. There is still time until Apple’s fall event where it unveils the flagship iPhone lineup, however, plenty of leaks and rumours about the upcoming offering are floating on the web. 

iPhone 14 series processor details tipped

As per the latest development, the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max will be equipped with Apple’s A16 chipset. The Cupertino based giant announces the new chipset alongside the new flagship iPhones every year. Meanwhile, the iPhone 14 and 14 Max will retain the A15 Bionic SoC from the iPhone 13 series. Kuo also stated that the entire iPhone 14 series will pack 6GB of RAM. The regular variants will use LPDDR4X technology whereas the Pro models will feature the latest LPDDR5 memory. 

The regular iPhone 14 will feature a 6.1-inch display while the Pro models will come with a 6.7-inch screen. As per past reports, only the Pro variants are tipped to offer a 120Hz refresh rate and ProMotion display technology. Leaked renders of the iPhone 14 Pro revealed a single punch-hole and pill-shaped cutouts for housing front-camera and sensors for FaceID. The upcoming iPhone 14 series is also tipped to come in e-SIM, dual e-SIM as well as physical SIM variants. 

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 14 series later in September this year. We expect more information to crop up about the next-generation flagships in the coming months.

Viraj Gawde

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