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iPhone 6s Rumored to Include 2GB of Faster RAM and 'Force Touch' Technology

Apple may boost the amount of internal RAM and use faster LPDDR4 RAM technology in its next-generation iPhone 6s, claims TechNews Taiwan (via G Gor Games). These RAM modules offer low power consumption and a significant performance increase over the 1GB of LPDDR3 RAM used in the current-generation iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

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According to supply chain sources, the LPDDR4 RAM modules for the iPhone 6s will be supplied primarily by Hynix, Samsung, and Micron-Elpida. Elpida reportedly was behind schedule, but the company allegedly improved its manufacturing process to a level that will meet Apple's demand. Micron-Elpida and Hynix were identified in iFixit teardown analyses as the RAM suppliers for Apple's current iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models.

Apple's next-generation iPhone also is rumored to sport the same design as the iPhone 6 with internal improvements such as an A9 processor and a dual-lens DSLR quality camera. Today's report also hints at the adoption of "Force Touch" technology as seen on the Apple Watch to differentiate between quick taps and more forceful presses.

It is not clear, however, how Apple would implement such a system on the iPhone as it would appear to require a major shift in display technology for the device given that the Apple Watch uses a flexible OLED display paired with electrode sensors to support the Force Touch feature.

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19 months ago
The iPhone 7 will feature "Force Lightning" and "Force Choke" for the space gray option, while the silver option will feature "Force Push" and "Force Healing"
Rating: 69 Votes
19 months ago
DSLR quality camera... lol. Yeah right.
Rating: 43 Votes
19 months ago

Having only 1GB ram is laughable at this point.

Apple has it's hands in so many pies at this point, the phone doesn't work as advertised, i.e. broken airplay, it gets hot as s#h!t when too many apps are going, the constant glitches in software.

Only good things can come from this.

If your phone is having that kind of trouble, you need to return it or take it to the Genius Bar for repair or replacement.

Not all iPhones have problems.
Rating: 32 Votes
19 months ago
I can't believe Apple managed to make me excited because they've decided to increase the RAM to 2GB...
Rating: 23 Votes
19 months ago
About time. Really. And don't forget about more tabs of snappier Safari.
Rating: 20 Votes
19 months ago
But I just bought this one!!
Rating: 20 Votes
19 months ago

Having only 1GB ram is laughable at this point.

Apple has it's hands in so many pies at this point, the phone doesn't work as advertised, i.e. broken airplay, it gets hot as s#h!t when too many apps are going, the constant glitches in software.

Only good things can come from this.


that sounds like a broken phone, not a ram issue.
Rating: 17 Votes
19 months ago



dual-lens DSLR quality camera.


I think that's really not possible, given the sensor size, lens and aperture of what's on the iPhone. This seems more marketing fantasy land then reality.
Rating: 17 Votes
19 months ago
Of course it will have 2GB RAM. That's what the 6 should have had.
Rating: 17 Votes
19 months ago
Another reason why, I always buy the mid cycle iPhones e.g iPhone 4s, 5s. This is because the 'S' models tend to have really good internals.
Rating: 16 Votes

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