Pictures allegedly show the Apple iPhone 7 motherboard

Pictures allegedly show the Apple iPhone 7 motherboard
New photos allegedly show the Apple iPhone 7 motherboard. The handset is expected to contain the A10 chipset along with the M10 coprocessor. 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM is also believed to be on board. The A10 is not marked, and has been found in past models right next to the SIM card slot. On the iPhone 7, it appears that another chip has been placed in between the A10 and the SIM slot. TSMC is rumored to be responsible for 100% of the A10 chips that Apple will use on its iOS devices this year. Last year, both TSMC and Samsung produced the A9 chipset.

An earlier rumor that has been repeated a few times states that Intel's 7360 LTE modem chip will be found on 50% of the units that Apple ships this year. The remaining 50% would come from the current supplier, Qualcomm. Intel is hoping that it eventually lands a contract to produce the chipset used on the iPhone.

Apple is expected to introduce the Apple iPhone 7 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus next month. There have been rumors about a third model, the Apple iPhone Pro. However, reliable tipster Evan Blass has said that there will be only two new iPhone models released this year.

You should expect a flood of leaks as we get closer to the unveiling of the new iPhone models. We would suggest that you do take this story with a grain of salt.

source: Weibo via MacRumors

Related phones

iPhone 7
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 1960 mAh(14h 3G talk time)



1. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2271; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

If the A10 is on a 10nm process talk about speed and battery savings...Can't wait!

4. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

As per reports, there will be no 10nm SoC available this year.

8. sgodsell

Posts: 7519; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

IPhonearena can you find some leaks on the types of screws, and the type of glue that will be used in the new iPhone 7. Like we are all dying to know what they will use. Can you see my face is glued to the screen because I can not go to the washroom until I see some leaks in regards to this matter.

11. AlikMalix unregistered

Sgodell, can you find a button above that filter Apple news (it's just below the main links) if Apple news don't interest you. I was actually waiting for the main board photos to be leaked to compare of the die would be smaller that would confirm surtain rumors. Thanks for a pointless comment.

5. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

It won't. Usually Apple goes to a lower fabrication every 2 years, hence the S model for speed! #themoreuknow

6. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

won't be 10nm process just isn't viable yet. Next year perhaps, but getting below current size is rather tricky.

7. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2271; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Yes you guys are right! Just wishful thinking. It will be an enhanced A9X chipset. However, 3200/6000 GB scores are best in the business in a smartphone.


Posts: 654; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

The images show 4 mainboards, not 1.

9. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 707; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

I wonder if they'll also obtain pictures of the father-board. HiHiHi

12. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

No, he's long gone!

3. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Show PA some screws of iphone too!!

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