Apple's upcoming flagship model, the iPhone 16, will be unveiled later this year, promising a slew of new features and upgrades. A recent analysis by Apple analyst Jeff Pu sheds information on the forthcoming iPhone lineup's planned advancements.
The arrival of the A18 chip, the first time basic model iPhones will benefit from CPUs based on the more powerful and efficient 3-nanometer manufacturing, is likely to be one of the outstanding features of the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus. This is intended to dramatically improve the devices' overall performance.
According to Pu, the iPhone 16 will include 8GB of RAM, up from the current 6GB seen in the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus. The iPhone 16 Pro will take it a step further, with the A18 Pro chip for improved capabilities.
Apple is also focusing on connectivity, with the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus set to use the Qualcomm X70 modem, while the Pro versions will use the more powerful Qualcomm X75 modem. Another feature is the addition of Wi-Fi 6E capability, which provides faster speeds, lower latency, and enhanced overall network performance. This feature was previously exclusive to the iPhone 15 Pro versions.
In terms of cameras, the iPhone 16 Pro is rumored to receive an upgrade to its Ultra Wide camera, raising the resolution from 12MP to 48MP.
Meanwhile, Apple has suffered a little setback by withdrawing the second betas of iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3. The decision was spurred by the discovery of a boot loop issue, prompting the tech giant to respond quickly to address and repair the situation.