‘iPhone 13’ Said to Have Same Wide-Angle Lens as iPhone 12 But with One Difference

Veteran Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed in his recent note to investors that the rear camera on Apple’s next-generation ‘iPhone 13’ launching later this year will feature the same wide-angle lens as the current iPhone 12 series, MacRumors is reporting.

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The analyst claims that the ‌iPhone 13‌ mini, ‌iPhone 13‌, and ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro will feature the same 7P wide-angle lens with a ƒ1.6 aperture as their respective ‌iPhone 12‌ counterparts.

Kuo further noted that the larger ‌iPhone 13‌ Pro Max will have a ƒ1.5 aperture wide-angle lens, offering a slight increase compared to the ƒ1.6 aperture on the iPhone 12 Pro Max.

We expect Sunny Optical to successfully pass the quality verification of the 7P wide-angle lens order for ‌iPhone 13‌. Because ‌iPhone 13‌ mini, 13, and 13 Pro share the same f1.6 7P wide-angle lens (vs. 13 Pro Max’s f1.5 7P wide-angle lens), so Sunny Optical’s order is the most in-demand. We estimate that Sunny Optical will ship the 7P wide-angle lens of the ‌iPhone 13‌ to LG Innotek as soon as May.

Kuo believes the mass production of the iPhone 13 camera system could begin as soon as May.