Apple’s upcoming standard iPhone 14 will still outperform the iPhone 13, even though it will use the same A15 Bionic chip, says leaker “ShrimpApplePro.”
In March, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo told his followers that only the iPhone 14 Pro models will feature the upgraded A16 chip, while the standard iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max models will continue to be powered by the same A15 chip used in the current iPhone 13 lineup.
Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman later agreed with Kuo that standard iPhone 14 models are “likely to stick to the A15 from last year or a variant of it.” The rumor has since been echoed by other sources.
Despite retaining “some old hardware,” the non-Pro iPhone 14 models will “still have some overall performance boost over the iPhone 13 series,” ShrimpApplePro said in a tweet. The leaker says it’s due to a new cellular modem and a new internal design, among other changes.
Despite using *some* old hardware, iPhone 14 non pro still have some overall performance boost over the iPhone 13 series
New cellular modem, new internals design, ect
— ShrimpApplePro 🍤 (@VNchocoTaco) August 1, 2022
The September iPhone 14 lineup is expected to include the 6.1-inch iPhone 14, 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Max, 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro, and 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Pro Max.