An iPhone with triple-lens rear camera setup expected to launch in 2019: Analyst

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 08 May 2018
HIGHLIGHTS

An analyst claims Apple will use 6P lenses to leverage 5X zoom on an iPhone that will come out in 2019.

An iPhone with triple-lens rear camera setup expected to launch in 2019: Analyst

#IBMCodePatterns, a developer’s best friend.

#IBMCodePatterns provide complete solutions to problems that developers face every day. They leverage multiple technologies, products, or services to solve issues across multiple industries.

Click here to know more

Advertisements

One of the iPhones that will come out next year will have a triple-lens rear camera setup, according to a report by Taipei Times based on a research note from Yuanta Securities anaylst Jeff Pu. While the note didn’t close much of the details, another report by Economic Daily News claims the rear camera setup will have a 6P lens design and can give up to 5X zoom. There will also be at least one 12-megapixel lens within the setup.

The third lens will likely provide the 3X optical zoom on the iPhone as compared to the 2X optical zoom that the iPhone 7 Plus and 8 Plus and iPhone X can already do. The triple-lens setup will mostly be given in the highest variant indicating Apple will release a third-generation iPhone X around September 2019.

If you were wondering why the rear camera setup sounds familiar, that’s because Huawei recently applied the triple-lens camera setup on the Huawei P20 Pro (review). Built in collaboration with Leica, the P20 Pro sports a 40-megapixel colour sensor, a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens, which gives the 3X optical zoom.

The upgrade will likely come to the iPhone in 2019, and not this year as former KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has ruled out any significant changes to the rear camera setup on the iPhones due out this year. Apple is expected to relese three new iPhones with two sporting OLED panels along with the TruDepth camera on the front and FaceID.

logo
Digit NewsDesk

The guy who answered the question 'What are you doing?' with 'Nothing'.

Digit caters to the largest community of tech buyers, users and enthusiasts in India. The all new Digit in continues the legacy of Thinkdigit.com as one of the largest portals in India committed to technology users and buyers. Digit is also one of the most trusted names when it comes to technology reviews and buying advice and is home to the Digit Test Lab, India's most proficient center for testing and reviewing technology products.

We are about leadership-the 9.9 kind! Building a leading media company out of India.And,grooming new leaders for this promising industry.

DMCA.com Protection Status