Fun fact: Up to date, there are 21 models of iPhone since 2007!
Wanted to know how big is iPhone RAM size?
Well, here you go. These are the iPhone RAM size since the beginning till now – 2019.
|#||Model||Year Release||RAM Size|
|1||iPhone 2G||2007||128 MB|
|2||iPhone 3G||2008||128 MB|
|3||iPhone 3GS||2009||256 MB|
|4||iPhone 4||2010||512 MB|
|5||iPhone 4S||2011||512 MB|
|6||iPhone 5||2012||1 GB|
|7||iPhone 5C||2013||1 GB|
|8||iPhone 5S||2013||1 GB|
|9||iPhone 6||2014||1 GB|
|10||iPhone 6 Plus||2014||1 GB|
|11||iPhone 6S||2015||2 GB|
|12||iPhone 6S Plus||2015||2 GB|
|13||iPhone SE||2016||2 GB|
|14||iPhone 7||2016||2 GB|
|15||iPhone 7 Plus||2016||3 GB|
|16||iPhone 8||2017||3 GB|
|17||iPhone 8 Plus||2017||3 GB|
|18||iPhone X||2017||3 GB|
|19||iPhone XR||2018||3 GB|
|20||iPhone XS||2018||3 GB|
|21||iPhone XS Max||2018||4 GB|
|22||iPhone 11R?||2019||4 GB?|
|23||iPhone 11?||2019||4 GB?|
|24||iPhone 11 Max?||2019||5 GB?|
The last 3 is tagged with “?”, means it has not been released and subject to change.
iPhone RAM Size considered small?
As you can see from the list above, on iPhone early days, Apple made them with a very small amount of RAM – in fact until today, the latest and greatest iPhone (as of 2019 is the iPhone XS Max) has only 4GB of RAM. Compare that with Android flagship, you’ll realize how small Apple iPhone RAM is! However since Apple made both the hardware (read: iPhone) and the software (read: iOS), Apple can fully optimize the OS to make use of the limited RAM size as efficient as they can, which in results, more often iPhone with smaller RAM size are winning the speed test with Android devices (see them at YouTube!).
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