Apple expected to double base storage on iPhone 7 to 32GB
I think, extending the entry level storage on iPhones is a good move! With all the music and photos and more powerful apps, it is not possible anymore to deal with 16GB. Also, Apple is expecting us to use iCloud, however, there is not an internet connection anywhere.
One of the biggest criticisms of the iPhone 6 and 6S’ entry-level models is that they’re well behind the RAM and ROM curve with just 1GB of memory and 16GB of NAND flash. Many rival smartphones offer twice as much or more.
Apple has chosen to leave its base model memory capacities unchanged since the debut of the iPhone 5 in 2012.
That, however, is about to change, according to an IHS analyst who described Apple plans to double both the RAM and ROM on the next iPhone release, which is expected to be unveiled in September as the iPhone 7.
Kevin Wang, director of market research at analytics firm IHS Technology, posted on the Chinese website Weibo that “supply chain research shows that the new iPhone’s RAM is 2GB, ROM 32GB.”
While Apple left the iPhone 6 and 6S base models alone, it did double NAND flash on the next highest model from 32GB to 64GB.
Earlier this month, a separate site leaked photos of alleged iPhone 7…
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