2019 iPhone Could Have Triple Rear Lens
Rumours for the upcoming 2018 iPhone are in full swing but news for next year’s are already popping up with the Taipei Times reporting the 2019 iPhone model could have a triple rear lens.
The report says a note from Yuanta Securities Investment Consulting Co analyst Jeff Pu says ‘Apple is likely to launch a new iPhone model with a triple-lens rear camera in the second half of next year.’
Largan Precision manufactures lens for Apple who had ‘conversations’ with Pu.
Pu also predicts once Apple releases a triple-lens camera other smartphone companies such as Samsung will follow suit.
Reports also say the triple lens could be used for ‘powering advanced mapping systems’.
Economic Daily News also in Taiwan reported the triple lens camera will all be 12MP.
The iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X have dual-rear cameras.
The note also says Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei will introduce a ‘lower-spec’ device for the Mate 20 model adding a triple lens to that model.