A Bloomberg report suggests that Apple could utilise a new Sony sensor for both its front and rear cameras, meaning pictures will benefit from improved depth measuring and face detection, as well as greater Face ID accuracy.
It’s widely expected that such cameras will become standard across all high–end smartphones, so Apple will have to make sure its efforts stand out.
3 Three models to choose from
Tech tipsters including OnLeaks and Ice Universe are suggesting that the iPhone 11 will come in three variants, much like last year’s range.
It’s likely the triple-lens camera will feature in the high end replacement for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.
It’s not yet clear what the updated iPhone XR will feature, although a dual lens camera remains on the cards.
The worrying aspect of Apple bringing 3D and triple-lens tech to the iPhone 11 is price.
Apple doesn’t use cheap components, meaning that unless it lowers its profit margins, cost will be passed onto consumers.
That could mean an iPhone 11 Max model with 512GB (or perhaps 1TB storage) will cost in excess of £1,500.
At a time when Apple’s high prices have been called into question, that seems like a bad move.
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5 No notch?
A video from tech futurist Concept Creator has shown off an iPhone 11 with no notch, instead using ‘hole punch’ tech, much like the Infinity O screen Samsung is set to bring to the Galaxy S10 later this year.
While that seems far–fetched, rumours in the past have suggested 2019’s iPhones will drop the notch, with Apple able to squeeze front–facing cameras and sensors into a thinner top bezel.
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