Next Generation iPhone Could Have Up to 128GB Capacity


128gb iphone

Not so long ago, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek speculated that the future next generation iPhone 5S would support up to 128GB capacity. While 64GB for the highest model is plenty, 1080p video and high quality photos are starting to take up a lot of space with all of these upgrades.

In a recent Tweet from @iNeal, the hacker and developer found something interesting in the iOS 6.1 SystemPartitionPadding. In iOS 6.0, this segment of iOS only shows partitions 8, 16, and 32, but in iOS 6.1 the system shows 8, 16, 32, 64, and 128.

This could very well mean that the next generation iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad Mini and iPad could support up to 128GB of memory. This could also mean that Apple is planning to have a minor upgrade to current generation devices, adding the 128GB model to the lineup.

Here’s the change:

iOS 6.1:

Screen Shot 2013-01-27 at 2.43.23 PM

iOS 6.0:

Screen Shot 2013-01-27 at 2.43.30 PM

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