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Old Aug 14, 2014, 09:17 AM   #26
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is this for the 4.7 inch iphone 6,
hoping it will get 2GB ram, or maybe 3GB.
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 09:19 AM   #27
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 09:19 AM   #28
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One of these days, they will re-assemble a working iPhone before launch, from all the leaked parts.
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 09:23 AM   #29
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 09:24 AM   #30
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is this for the 4.7 inch iphone 6,
hoping it will get 2GB ram, or maybe 3GB.
I expect all A8 devices to have 2GB.
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 09:34 AM   #31
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A quick comparison b/w iPhone 5s motherboard with this.
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New A8 is supposed to be smaller but the module is of same size as A7. Maybe they will bump up memory?!
Curious to see the A8 shielding section still same size as A7. Also - the extra bit at the bottom too?
From an iPhone 5s teardown https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPho...Teardown/17383 Step 12- 15 shows the chips in that section for the iPhone 5s, Broadcom BCM4334 etc. So that's where you might expect the BCM4354 or WTR1625L type chips. Galaxy S5 went with the QCA6174 and no resonance charging, instead a charging cover. No details on the Galaxy Note 4 yet.

Personally i'm wondering if Apple is bringing in resonance wireless charging - but you'd need to have an idea of the chips and sizes for that - Broadcom can at least support it on their new BCM4354 802.11ac chip. http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/...-future-iphone www.broadcom.com/press/release.php?id=s827695
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 09:41 AM   #32
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One of these days, they will re-assemble a working iPhone before launch, from all the leaked parts.
Yep, I'm a user not a tech geek. I just want to see the final product
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 09:49 AM   #33
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Must see A8. Show. The. Other. Side.
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 09:50 AM   #34
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I expect all A8 devices to have 2GB.
I'm right there with you - if history is any indication, we'll get 2 GB of RAM this go around.
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 10:23 AM   #35
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Why didn't they pry the metal shielding off?? This is about as frustrating as the "signing your posts with a D" yesterday, lol.
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 10:35 AM   #36
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High quality fakes it seems
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 10:39 AM   #37
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Curious to see the A8 shielding section still same size as A7. Also - the extra bit at the bottom too?
Package could be same size irrespective of die size. We already know it has fewer pins than the A7.
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 10:47 AM   #38
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I'll die happy if apple decided to put 2gb of ram in the next iphone.
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 11:00 AM   #39
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Curious to see the A8 shielding section still same size as A7. Also - the extra bit at the bottom too?
From an iPhone 5s teardown https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPho...Teardown/17383 Step 12- 15 shows the chips in that section for the iPhone 5s, Broadcom BCM4334 etc. So that's where you might expect the BCM4354 or WTR1625L type chips. Galaxy S5 went with the QCA6174 and no resonance charging, instead a charging cover. No details on the Galaxy Note 4 yet.

Personally i'm wondering if Apple is bringing in resonance wireless charging - but you'd need to have an idea of the chips and sizes for that - Broadcom can at least support it on their new BCM4354 802.11ac chip. http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/...-future-iphone www.broadcom.com/press/release.php?id=s827695
What makes no sense to me is the top part, just above the CPU. The sockets in the arrangement of this, don't have ample clearance as compared to sockets in 5S. The connector strips will overlap in this. I think it is fake.

Additionally in the top sockets part of 5S, behind the central empty part lies m7 which cannot be accommodated in this. So maybe A8 is having m8 core inbuilt or shifted somewhere else maybe next to A8.

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Old Aug 14, 2014, 11:01 AM   #40
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To me - this daily reporting of minor leaks of parts is somewhat pointless.
To you possibly yes. But this is what rumour websites do. And I think these part leaks are really interesting. Much more than the patent wars or app advertising.
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 11:28 AM   #41
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Phil: Time to leak a bit about the new iPhone to convince the public?
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 11:32 AM   #42
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- logic board
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Pick one. And with respect you're on an Apple rumour site. We haven't yet seen a fully assembled Logic Board for the iP6. I'll agree there have been a lot of leaks recently, but that goes with the territory of being a rumour site.
To be fair, the “minor” in his sentence modifies “leaks”.
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 11:47 AM   #43
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So maybe A8 is having m8 core inbuilt or shifted somewhere else maybe next to A8.
I think this is the case. The pinout has shrunk so there is likely added circuitry on-die or on-package.
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 11:57 AM   #44
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It would be interesting to see the battery leak. Then we might be able to guess whether the iPhone 6 will offer substantially better battery life
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 12:08 PM   #45
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I don't know much about the logic board, but I can tell it was leaked by Chinese personnel.
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 12:39 PM   #46
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It would be interesting to see the battery leak. Then we might be able to guess whether the iPhone 6 will offer substantially better battery life
I hope the batteries don't leak!
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 12:41 PM   #47
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I hope the flash storage says "not 16GB"
I hope it says "128 GB"
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 12:59 PM   #48
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so basically someone decided to make a picture of this and all the interesting stuff is not visible? great
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Old Aug 14, 2014, 01:11 PM   #49
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To me - this daily reporting of minor leaks of parts is somewhat pointless.
Unsubscribe then?

Jesus, it's like buying a newspaper every day only to complain that you hate all of it on a daily basis.
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