Chip details for 16 future Apple devices revealed

by Hartley Charlton

Chip information for 16 new Apple devices was discovered according to technical information published today on the X site by a private account with a proven track record of sharing accurate information about Apple's plans.

  • A14 Bionic: iPad (11th generation) in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi configurations + Cellular. . The model number does not match that of the ‌iPad‌ (11th generation), so it could be a modified ‌iPad‌ (10th generation) in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + Cellular configurations, or possibly HomePod with display.
  • A17: iPad mini (7th generation) in Wi configuration -Fi and Wi-Fi + cellular connection. This could be the A17 Pro processor or its A17 variant.
  • M2: iPad Air (6th generation) with screen size of 10.9 and 12.9 inches, Wi-Fi support and Wi-Fi + Cellular configurations

If they refer to the new ‌iPad‌ entry level; model, chip IDs assume that the device will not receive a chip update in the next incarnation. The current ‌iPad‌ 10th generation; already contains the A14 Bionic chip. The likelihood that this device is a ‌HomePod‌ with display are thin due to trends in the number of models, but this possibility cannot be ruled out.

The current sixth generation ‌iPad mini‌ The model contains the A15 Bionic, and some previous speculations suggested that the next-gen device would likely feature the A16 Bionic, so the A17 chipset would be a significant upgrade.

There were also eight more IDs for two unreleased chips, which likely refer to four models in the next-generation iPhone 16 and iPad Pro lineup with display sizes of 11 and 13 inches. The next generation ‌iPad Pro‌ It is widely rumored to be released later this month and will be powered by the M3 chip that Apple first unveiled in October 2023. However, the sequence of IDs raises the unexpected possibility that the ‌iPad Pro‌ containing the M4 chip.

The information suggests that the entire ‌iPhone 16‌ the lineup will be powered by the same A18 chip, confirming previous reports. The source who posted the information told MacRumors that the iPhone 16 Pro and ‌iPhone 16 Pro‌ The Max will likely still feature an “A18 Pro”-badged chip, although the entire lineup of chips shares the same CPID. The standard “A18” chip in the ‌iPhone 16‌ and ‌iPhone 16‌ In addition, modules may be added or disabled to differentiate.

Earlier this week, a source published information about which iPhone and iPad models will be supported by iOS 18. The account prefers to keep a low profile, but most of the information previously published information, and many of its claims have been confirmed.

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