A brand new report from provide chain analyst says that Apple plans to make an enormous improve to the iPhone digital camera in 2022 and that the iPhone 13 might be the final lineup to characteristic a ‘mini’ iPhone.
In a word seen by iMore, Kuo first states that the iPhone 13 mini will doubtless be the final “mini” iPhone:
We predict that the brand new 2H22 iPhone could have four fashions, specifically the high-end 6.7-inch and 6.1-inch fashions, and the lower-end 6.7-inch and 6.1-inch fashions.
Reviews of ailing iPhone 12 mini gross sales have endured for a while, and one of the best iPhone out there is the common sized 12, with all of Apple’s bigger sized iPhones proving a lot standard with clients. So, in accordance with Kuo, there will be two sizes of iPhone, 6.1-inch, and 6.7-inch. However that is not all, as a result of Kuo says an unlimited digital camera improve is on the way in which.
The word says that some iPhones in 2022 will get a 48MP digital camera able to capturing in 8K. At the moment, the iPhone 12 affords customers 12MP and 4K video recording, so this might be a large leap in digital camera efficiency. Kuo says this improve will come to the 2 “high-end” fashions of the iPhone, suggesting this might be a ‘Professional’ solely characteristic.
Kuo additionally says that in 2023 Apple could undertake a periscope telephoto lens in addition to under-screen Face ID, presumably signaling an finish to the notch on the entrance of the iPhone.
Apple’s iPhone 13, anticipated later this yr will doubtless observe the identical mannequin lineup because the iPhone 12, and is anticipated to be extra of a 12S tweak. If Kuo’s prediction about subsequent yr is appropriate, it seems like iPhone 14 (or no matter Apple decides to name it) might be a bumper change.