1. It would be industry first 2. Would bring mobile iOS up to desktop standards. 3. Shut up anti Apple trolls for a good 2-3 years on RAM and multitasking issues 4. Even better apps making use of 1-2 GB RAM at given time. 5. Force poor souls who just purchased iPhone 6/6+ to upgrade 6. Better PR But will Apple actually upgrade it? Are they too cheap to do it?