IPhone 7 Starts At 32GB According To Analyst

Posted: May 31 2016, 4:32am CDT | by , Updated: May 31 2016, 8:19pm CDT, in News | Apple


iPhone 7 Starts at 32GB According to Analyst
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Despite an earlier leak, China based IHS iSuppli analyst claims that iPhone 7 has 32GB in entry-level model.

The most hated aspect the iPhone is the limited 16GB storage on the entry-level model. For years iPhone fans hope at each new iPhone release that Apple gets a grip and puts 32GB in the iPhone as base-line storage. Earlier this month the hopes of Apple changing its ways got crushed by a leak of iPhone 7 components that included a 16GB SanDisk memory chip.

The same leak also showed a 64GB and 256GB memory chip, suggesting that the iPhone 7 will be available in 16GB, 64GB and 256GB options. Over the weekend a post by IHS iSuppli analyst is making its rounds on Weibo. Kevin Wang posted this one liner: "Supply chain research shows that the new iPhone's RAM is 2GB, ROM 32GB onwards."

His research contradicts the rather solid appearing leak. At this point I remain skeptical about Apple upgrading the storage on the $649 iPhone 7. 

Apple is expected to reveal the iPhone 7 on September 13. Earlier today we carried at report about Apple changing the iPhone product cycle to tick-tick-tock. The iPhone 7 will mostly re-use the iPhone 6 design and only feature minor adjustments. The decision to stick with the current design is likely contributed to the 10th anniversary iPhone release next year.

The iPhone 7 is expected to feature new single lens and dual lens camera systems, faster CPU and is likely waterproof.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.




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