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Apple to rebrand A15 Bionic as A16 for iPhone 14? Price may rise too

Apple will barely modify the A15 chip, which is predicated on the 5nm course of, and rebrand it as the A16.

The Apple iPhone 14 collection is months away from its launch, nonetheless, rumours and anticipated options have already made their means to the web. Among a number of rumours, the latest one claims that the company will solely barely modify the A15 chip and rebrand it as A16 for a number of the upcoming fashions. A15 is predicated on the 5nm course of. A report by GizmoChina says that the precise new chip may very well be labelled as the A16 Pro, and shall be reserved for the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo stated that each the fashions – iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max will get the A16 chip, nonetheless, the iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Max will retain the identical A15 chip as the iPhone 13 collection have. Kuo additionally urged that every one iPhone 14 collection fashions may have 6GB of reminiscence. Not solely Kuo, however Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman have additionally backed this declare that the Cupertino based mostly big will reuse the A15 Bionic chipset for the bottom iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Max mannequin this year. However, to maintain it in keeping with its typical annual chip refresh cycle, the company shall be rebranding the brand new chipset to the A16 for Pro mannequin and Pro Max mannequin.

iPhone 14 Pro: Expected options and specs

The upcoming iPhone 14 Pro fashions are anticipated to characteristic each hole-punch and pill-shaped cutouts close to the highest of the show. The gap is speculated to be for the Face ID dot projector, whereas the pill-shaped cutout will supposedly be the entrance digital camera as nicely as Face ID infrared digital camera at a minimal. Additionally, the Pro fashions would include an enormous 48MP digital camera improve.

Meanwhile, Apple has reportedly suggested main US carriers to be prepared for the launch of eSIM-only smartphones by September this year. Apple is anticipated to take away the bodily SIM card slot beginning with some iPhone 14 fashions.

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