iphone camera

iPhone 13 Pro Camera Gets Macro Mode Button in iOS 15.2 Beta

The iPhone 13 Pro series, which consists of the base iPhone 13 Pro and the higher-end iPhone 13 Pro Max, has an absolute beast of a camera system. The setup features a wide-angle lens, an Ultra Wide lens, and a Telephoto lens that's capable of immaculate macro photography. The iPhone 13 Pro's Telephoto lens had...

Apple Says Motorcycle Engines Can Permanently Damage iPhone Cameras

In a new support document published on Friday, Apple warned customers of the potentially disastrous (and permanent) impact vibrations from high-powered motorcycle engines (or similar sources) can have on an iPhone's camera — reports MacRumors. According to the support document, prolonged exposure to certain vibrational frequencies, such as those from a roaring high-powered motorcycle engine,...

Israeli Startup Corephotonics Suing Apple Over Smartphone Camera Patents

An Israeli company is accusing Apple of ripping off smartphone camera lens and image zoom technologies in two of its newer iPhone models. In a lawsuit filed Monday, Tel Aviv-based Corephotonics alleges that Apple willfully infringed four patents in making and selling the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus. Corephotonics, a Tel Aviv-based startup founded...

2018 iPhone Set to Include Ultra Hi-Res Camera Module: DigiTimes

Apple reportedly has booked production capacity for "above 12-megapixel" camera lens modules at a new factory being built by smartphone lens maker Largan Precision in Taichung, Taiwan. According to a new report from DigiTimes, Apple has booked production of a new smartphone lens at Taiwan’s Largan Precision facilities, the only company that makes smartphone lens modules greater...

Former Google Exec Praises iPhone Camera, Says Android Years Behind

Vic Gundotra, Google's former senior vice president of engineering, has said that Android phones are literally years behind the iPhone when it comes to photography. In the Facebook post, Gundotra praised Apple for its camera on the iPhone 7 Plus, and panned the Android ecosystem for a slow march in photography technology because of how innovations...

Apple Patent Details ‘Super Resolution’ Multi-Sensor Cameras

The rumour mill hasn't stopped spilling information about the next-generation iPhone (even though the iPhone 7 has only just been launched), and AppleInsider suggests the latest patented camera technology dubbed as "super resolution" multi-sensor cameras could be something that we are going to see in next year's handset. Apple was awarded two patents on Tuesday (U.S....

iPhones Save the Day For Popular French Talk Show [VIDEO]

According to a report by iPhon.fr (via AppleInsider), power to France 2's equipment shut off halfway during the shooting of a popular French talk show On n'est pas couché ("We're Still Awake”). After three hours of power outage, the show's crew had to resort to iPhones to continue shooting while making use of the limited lighting available. The incident marks the first...

Here’s a List of Improvements Expected in the iPhone 6s Camera

With new iPhones just around the corner, all sorts of rumours, reports and interesting speculations are pouring in regarding what to expect from the upcoming smartphones. The biggest expectation of them all however is from the iSight camera, with some analysts claiming that the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will bring the most significant camera...

‘Modern Family’ Shot an Entire Episode with iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2

An upcoming episode of ABC’s award-winning comedy “Modern Family” has been shot entirely using Apple's iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2 devices, Re/Code is reporting. The episode titled “Connection Lost”, revolves around Claire Dunphy, a working mother of three, who is stuck in an airport and desperate to reach her daughter Haley. According to Steven Levitan, the co-creator and executive...

A Comprehensive iPhone 6 Plus Camera Review [DP Review]

Professional photography and camera review website Digital Photography Review (a.k.a DP Review) has just published a comprehensive review of the iPhone 6 Plus camera. The website, which is widely considered to be the definitive source of information related to photography and camera gear, has examined Apple’s latest and greatest iPhone camera from every imaginable angle. The review...

DxOMark: iPhone 6 / 6 Plus Cameras Have Set the Gold Standard, Top Rankings

The highly influential DxOMark Mobile ranking of smartphone cameras is now topped by iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cameras, 9to5Mac is reporting. Previously headed by the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z3, DxOMark’s ranking is considered by many in the photography field to be the most definitive of all smartphone camera rankings worldwide.  According to DxoMark,...