Alleged iPhone 6 Geekbench Results Reveal 1.4 GHz Dual-Core A8 Chip, 1 GB of RAM

Over the weekend, Weibo user zzray showed off an apparently working 4.7-inch iPhone 6, offering a first look at the device. Now, the user has also posted more information about the device (Google Translate, via GforGames), including results from a Geekbench 3 test that reveal a 1.4 GHz ARM processor and 1 GB of RAM for the device.

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The results show that the iPhone 6 scored a 1633 on the single-core test and a 2920 on the multi-core test, which is greater than the 1305 single-core and 2347 dual-core Geekbench 3 scores for the 1.3 GHz A7 chip on the iPhone 5s. This also contrasts a previous report, which claimed that the A8 chip would top 2 GHz while remaining dual-core.

The data also displays 1GB of RAM, which is the same amount of RAM included on the iPhone 5s. A wiring schematic said to be from the iPhone 6 that surfaced last month also indicated that the device would have 1 GB of RAM.

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iPhone 6 shot (left) compared to iPhone 5s (middle) and LG G3 (right)

The user has also posted a photo from the iPhone 6 and compared it to the same shot taken with iPhone 5s and LG G3. The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 is said to come with an improved camera module which is said to offer faster focusing speeds and power efficiency. Other leaks have pointed to the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 featuring an optical image stabilization system.

Apple is expected to reveal both the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 alongside the iWatch at a media event scheduled for today at 10 AM. MacRumors will have live coverage of the event as it unfolds.

Top Rated Comments

sigma7 Avatar
96 months ago
Apple fan waiting for 2GB ram and better battery life :rolleyes:
Score: 72 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sulpfiction Avatar
96 months ago
Until I start having problems with RAM on my phone, I'm not going to worry about RAM on my phone.
Score: 54 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ghsDUDE Avatar
96 months ago
I love Apple and everything they do...but if they seriously think I'll buy a phone at the end of 2014 (to use through 2016) with 1GB of RAM, they're out of their minds.
Score: 46 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Jack snakeskin Avatar
96 months ago
apple decided to turn the iPhone into a mid range phone this year..
Score: 42 Votes (Like | Disagree)
maccswe Avatar
96 months ago
I really hope that 1GB will be enough. My ipad Air is struggling with Safari and some other apps on a daily basis.

But my iphone 5 works just fine with 1 GB.
Score: 35 Votes (Like | Disagree)
OMGOMGOMGOMG Avatar
96 months ago
That's not true ... 1 GB RAM. There is no reason not to build in 2 GB. Ahh there is one, next year you can advertise it as a great thing ... this is so obvious.

I will not buy a new iPhone with only 1 GB RAM ...
Score: 33 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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