Apple iPhone 16 Pro Likely to Come with 256GB storage for the Base Model

By Divyam Dubey - April 17, 2024
If you've been paying attention to iPhone 16 rumours recently, you might have heard rumours suggesting that Apple may decide to remove the 128GB storage choice for the iPhone 16 Pro.

The iPhone 16 Pro will probably match its predecessor, the iPhone 15 Pro Max, by boasting a substantial 256 GB storage in its base model. If this happens, it would be in line with Apple's recent trend of slowly adding more storage space to all of its iPhones. LeaksApplePro suggests that both the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max could receive this improvement. This is different from how Apple has usually handled storage changes. Competitors have usually been ahead of the curve in this area, but Apple has been behind the times and only recently made 256GB normal. This change in strategy demonstrates Apple's understanding of users' increasing storage demands and its dedication to incorporating cutting-edge technology into its top-of-the-line products.

iPhone 16 Pro in the Base model?

If you've ever wielded a shiny new phone boasting 128GB of storage, you're no stranger to the swift saturation of space. The demands of modern apps far surpass those of their predecessors, leaving some users to question whether 128GB in 2024 is truly sufficient. Currently, the high-end iPhone 15 Pro Max is the base model that offers 256GB of storage space. Apple added this feature just last year. But new rumours from the reliable source LeaksApplePro, as revealed by the Mac Observer, say that Apple might add this feature to this year's iPhone 16 Pro models. Both the iPhone 16 Pro and the iPhone 16 Pro Max are likely to come with 256GB of storage space. In the past, critics have lambasted Apple for its sluggishness in adding more storage options to its iPhones. The base model didn't switch to 128GB until the iPhone 12 Pro Max came out in 2020. Base models did the same thing a year later. When Apple decided to make 256GB of storage space normal on the iPhone 15 Pro Max, the price went up.

The latest news says that Apple will likely increase the storage space of the base model iPhone 16 Pro without changing the price. However, rumours suggest that it's not just the basic storage capacity that will increase.


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