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Analyst: Plan to equip iPhone7 with 32 GB storage up

/ 12:54 PM May 31, 2016

A Chinese analyst divulged a stirring yet captivating upgrade on Apple’s forefront product.

Kevin Wang, director of market research at acclaimed analytics firm IHS Technology, posted on Chinese social media site Weibo that a supply chain investigation revealed an exciting plan to upgrade iPhone7 with 2GB RAM and 32GB or more of entry-level storage, according to a report by Forbes.

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SCREENGRAB from Kevin Wang’s Weibo account (Translated)

Although the previous version of Apple’s flagship phone, iPhone6, is already equipped with 2GB RAM, the doubling of storage from 16GB to 32GB is a relief for millions of iPhone clients. Wang’s ‘good news’ was akin to a claim made by KGI’s Ming Chi-Kuo–iPhone7 would have 3GB RAM as an underpinning requirement for a dual-camera feature.

The analyst did not uncover further details on the 5.5-inch phone’s additional features.

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This is in relation to iPhone customers’ insistence to increase the storage because the current 16GB storage can only stockpile only a handful of apps and media.

Other tech rumors surmised of a possible ‘renovation’ of Apple’s flagship product. In a report by tech news site 9to5Mac, the ‘slimmer’ iPhone7 will have restructured antenna lines compared to the previous iPhone installments. New camera optics will be visible as a rear dual-camera system will be rooted for enhanced quality of videos and photos. After iPhone7, the iPhone8 is widely believed to be glammed up in an ‘all-glass’ design.

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The iPhone7 is set to be showcased later this year. Gianna Francesca Catolico

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TOPICS: Apple iPhone, iPhone7, Smart phones, storage, technology
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