According to some reports, the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro would employ two distinct chipsets, which will be the first time Apple’s most recent phones have different performance levels. Currently, a source on Weibo (opens in new tab) claims that the iPhone 15 will also experience this next year.
- Performance rumors about the iPhone 14 may also apply to subsequent iPhone models.
- iPhone 15 will also experience this next year
- Only the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are anticipated to use a brand-new processor
- iPhone 14 and the speculated new iPhone 14 Max model will both feature an A15 chip
Although we haven’t heard of this specific source before, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has previously stated that the newest processing chip will be exclusive to iPhone high-end versions in the future. That lends support to this new assertion.
According to current iPhone 14 speculations, only the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are anticipated to use a brand-new processor, which, based on Apple’s current numbering, is most likely to be called the A16 Bionic.
According to rumors, the iPhone 14 and the speculated new iPhone 14 Max model will both feature an A15 chip, the same one that powers the iPhone 13 series.
The A16 processor from the iPhone 14 Pro would then be placed in the ordinary models of the iPhone 15, and Apple would unveil a new A17 chip for the iPhone 15 Pro, according to the Weibo source.
Although Apple still has a few months until it must complete the design of the iPhone 15 series, this strategy would be consistent with the iPhone 14 speculations that have surfaced so far.
Whether or not this supposed two-tier chip scheme is beneficial for Apple customers is still up in the air. On the one hand, your “new” iPhone might actually include a chip that is a year old, so you might be getting less for your money.
For the typical user who wants to upgrade for other reasons, a little less performance might not matter as long as the price is kept low.
It would be beneficial if Apple could make the entry-level iPhone models affordable for more users since there are persistent speculations that the company may raise the price of the iPhone 14 Pro model. Furthermore, the iPhone 15 would still likely surpass its rivals even the following year thanks to Apple’s enormous performance advantage over the best Android phones, despite having slightly outdated hardware.
According to the most recent reports, the iPhone 14 will be unveiled on September 7 at the Apple September Event. Check back frequently with our iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro hubs to stay on top of all the news and leaks before that.