Apple could cut the capacity of DRAM in its upcoming anniversary iPhones with the rising prices of storage and memory components hitting its profit margins.Apple acknowledged the rising DRAM and NAND prices during its second-quarter earnings call Tuesday.

The company expects the pricing pressure to continue in the near term.[ Get started: How to launch the right mobile development strategy. | Cut to the key news in technology trends and IT breakthroughs with the InfoWorld Daily newsletter, our summary of the top tech happenings. ]
Those prices, in turn, could impact the memory capacity of the next iPhone.

Trendforce, which tracks SSD and DRAM pricing, predicted the iPhone 8 will be capped at 3GB of DRAM.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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