Meanwhile, iPhone 6s launch day arrived and the fearless team at iFixit tore through the new models almost immediately after the Australian Apple retail stores opened up for business on Friday. One of the team’s revelations concerned memory, but iFixit also revealed one more significant detail about it the new iPhone’s memory.
According to the official teardowns, the iPhone 6s models come with 2GB of LPDDR4 memory. This detail might not be important for many iPhone buyers, but plenty of others – especially those customers interested in specs – will be thrilled to hear it.
What’s so great about Samsung’s memory? Well, LPDDR4 memory happens to offer up to twice the speed of LPDDR3 (which is used in the iPhone 6 series). That means up to 3,200 Mb/s theoretical rates compared to 1,600 Mb/s for LPDDR3. Additionally, the new RAM standard also helps out with energy consumption, being more battery-friendly than LPDDR3.
Official iPhone 6s benchmarks proved the device is insanely powerful, capable of reaching the same score in Geekbench 3 as the 12-inch Retina MacBook. While that might not be of interest to regular iPhone users, what they should know is that the iPhone 6s really brings over a significant speed in performance, and the speedy RAM should definitely come in handy.
Check out the following video to see what faster RAM means for regular smartphone usage (starring Samsung smartphones, but you’ll get the point).