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Apple never advertises the amount of RAM in iPhones, but based on strings contained within the Xcode 13 beta, MacRumors can confirm that iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max models are equipped with 6GB of RAM, while the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini have 4GB of RAM. These amounts are unchanged from the iPhone 12 lineup.

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The same Xcode strings accurately revealed the amount of RAM in iPhone 12 models last year and in several previous iPhone generations.

iPhone 13 models feature a more power efficient A15 Bionic chip based on TSMC's advanced 5nm+ process, but Apple has not indicated how much faster the chip is compared to the A14 chip. The A15 chip also has a new 5-core GPU in iPhone 13 Pro models — up from 4 cores — that Apple says delivers the "fastest graphics performance in any smartphone."

All four iPhone 13 models will be available to pre-order starting Friday, September 17 at 5 a.m. Pacific Time in the U.S. and over 30 other countries and regions. The devices are set to launch one week later on Friday, September 24.

Article Link: iPhone 13 Models Have the Same Amount of RAM as iPhone 12 Models
 

DribbleCastle

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Not a big surprise, is it? An S year in all but the name.
Well S years are usually the time Apple has more of a focus on internal specs and not design change. So could be considered a disappointment for some. I’d care more about RAM in an iPad though.

Will be interesting to see how well it sells. Just like a car, if Apple doesn’t put a new fender on the design no one seems to be as interested.
 

KPOM

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I did think it was odd for them not to compare it to last years A14. Will be interested to see what the bench marks show when it's released.
AnandTech is not expecting any significant increases in performance with the A15. Whether that is just a focus on efficiency or Apple hitting a wall remains to be seen.
 

DribbleCastle

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Incremental release year in general, no major improvements worth upgrading to from 12 Pro
Getting rid of the trash ultra-wide on the 11/12 series with a better lens is a nice upgrade. With improvements to the other two lens and throw ProMotion on top, those are two big improvement areas for me. Oh yeah and 1.5-2.5 of battery. Hell of an “S” year IMO.
 

Orange Bat

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Again, Apple should bring back the “S” branding if only to lower expectations. I prefer buying “S” phones as they have tended to be more reliable since the newest technology was tested in the previous iteration. That’s less necessary as the technology Is pretty stable these days, but it’s still the way I prefer to purchase the iPhone.
 

justperry

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I'm a rolling stone.
AnandTech is not expecting any significant increases in performance with the A15. Whether that is just a focus on efficiency or Apple hitting a wall remains to be seen.
The biggest gains are node changed (Do I say that correctly), as in going from let's say 7 to 5 nanometers.
This isn't a node change afaik, just optimizing the chip.
 
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AirunJae

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Getting rid of the trash ultra-wide on the 11/12 series with a better lens is a nice upgrade. With improvements to the other two lens and throw ProMotion on top, those are two big improvement areas for me. Oh yeah and 1.5-2.5 of battery. Hell of an “S” year IMO.
The camera and battery life were sufficient for me. I don't think I've ever noticed a big difference in the Pro Motion on my iPad in comparison to my phone, but I do think the variable refresh is probably a benefit for battery life on the whole.
 
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