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iPhone 6s may not get the 2GB RAM upgrade: Report

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The iPhone 6s is just a week away, and rumors promise a significant upgrade. However, a recent benchmark leak debunks a previous rumors, and says that the upcoming iPhone 6s won’t get a bump in RAM, and will instead be stuck with 1GB of RAM just like the iPhone 6. Also Read - Elon Musk may make an 'alternative' smartphone to iPhone, Android phones

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A GeekBench leak (first spotted by GforGames) shows off the specs on the iPhone 6s. It has an A9 chipset clocked at 2GHz, iOS 9 in-built and what seems to be just 989MB of RAM. If this is true, it comes as a huge disappointment, as this was one significant upgrade that most hoped would come along in the upcoming iPhone. Also Read - Apple to bring a new battery-saving mode to watchOS 9

A few months ago, noted KGI analyst Ming Chi Kuo had said that both the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will come with 2GB RAM. He further noted that the RAM is most likely to be a LPDDR4 RAM, which is must faster and hits higher clock speeds than the LPDDR3 RAM found on the iPhone 6.

So far we know, that the upcoming iPhone 6s is said to have a 12-megapixel camera, Force Touch tech and stronger casing to avoid Bendgate. Apple could also be scrapping the 16GB variant, and make 32GB the base variant. We recommend you to take this latest leak with a pinch of salt. Apple is said to be conducting an event on September 9, where we will know all details for certain.

  • Published Date: August 14, 2015 1:59 PM IST
  • Updated Date: July 25, 2016 5:51 PM IST
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