FaceTime camera

FaceTime Camera on Future iPhones May be Hidden With “Pure Black” Coating

In an effort to eliminate the "small spots" like those visible in the notch on the iPhone X, iPhone XS/XS Max and iPhone XR, Apple may use a special “pure black” coating for its FaceTime camera lens in future iPhones. According to GF Securities analyst Jeff Pu, iPhone camera lens supplier Largan Precision has started developing this special type of...

Apple Watch Could Get FaceTime Suggests Patent Filing

Although there was a slight chance of hardware announcements at this year's WWDC keynote, as you know none materialized, so when Gene Munster said this media event would act as an "appetizer" for the fall media event, he might have been right. As a result, this leaves plenty of room for rumours to fill the...

Samsung Courting Apple to Supply Front-Facing Camera Sensors [Rumour]

Samsung's LSI business division is courting Apple to supply the CMOS image sensors (CIS) for the next-generation iPhone's front-facing camera, according to sources speaking with the South Korean Digital Daily (via BrightWire). Industry sources speaking with the newspaper claim Samsung's LSI division initiated the talks in October 2014. While the outcome is still under wraps,...

Apple Patent Details Front Camera Placed Behind Earpiece Speaker Mesh

A newly published Apple patent discovered by AppleInsider suggests that the company is looking into alternatives for creating a clean and simple design of the iPhone. The patent describes a concept that puts the front camera inside the earpiece speaker grille and adds a flash module to illuminate selfies. The patent for "Electronic Device with...