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Apple’s A8 chip to have 1GB of RAM

Apple iPhone 6 would  feature a faster A8 processor, a revamped camera system, iOS 8, and near field communication (NFC) technology for mobile payments. A new photo leak from Feld & Volk and Sonny Dickson showing an assembled logic board from the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 has revealed a number of pieces of information already, and it appears from one of the photos that the A8 chip on the board does include 1 GB of LPDDR3 RAM. Earlier leaks has also urged that 4.7 inch iPhone will get 1GB of RAM.

A silk-screened part number on the Apple’s A8 chip reveals that the package-on-package contains Hynix RAM. Based on Hynix’s part number format, the character in the eighth position reveals the amount of RAM in the package, with an “8” denoting 8 GB (1 GB) and a “B” denoting 16 GB (2 GB).

Schematics of Apple iPhone 6 with 1GB of RAM

Earlier today uBreakiFix has uploaded  videos of Apple’s iPhone 6’s sapphire displays durabilty test as compared to Gorilla Glass. If you have missed that, check the article.


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