Wondering what changes Apple will make to the iPhone 6s after launching the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with a redesign and larger screens? A new report claims to have that information.
Taiwanese site TechNews [Google Translate] claims to have heard that the iPhone 6s will feature 2GB of RAM, double the amount found in the iPhone 6 and the same amount used in the iPad Air 2. That’s not the only RAM-related change that’s said to be in the works, though, as it’s only suggested that Apple will make the move to LPDDR4 RAM with its next RAM, which could offer lower energy consumption and faster performance than the LPDDR3 RAM used in the current iPhone models.
Another feature that may come to the next iPhone is a Force Touch, the feature found on the Apple Watch that lets the device distinguish between a short press and a long one and gives them contextually specific controls. A recent patent filing shows that Apple is considering a pressure-sensitive feature for its iOS phones and tablets.
Apple tends to follow a tick-tock pattern with its iPhone models, with a hardware redesign coming one year and an internal upgrade following in the next year. Since we got a design refresh with the iPhone 6, it seems likely that we’ll get an internal refresh next year, which could include some added RAM. And with Force Touch appearing in the Apple Watch in the coming months, Apple could add it to an upcoming iPhone to have a more consistent user experience across its devices.
What features would you like to see included in the next iPhone?