Kuo: Sensor-Shift image stabilization coming to the 6.7-inch iPhone in 2020, Periscope lens to follow in 2022

Apple is rumored to be planning a high-end 6.7-inch iPhone model for release in 2020, and several reports have indicated that the device will feature more improvements to the rear camera, including larger sensors that capture more light for one. better image quality.

The last word comes from the well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who today said that the 6.7-inch iPhone will also present image stabilization with sensor movement. In a research note with TF International Securities, obtained from MacRumors, Kuo predicted that the technology will expand from two to three new iPhone models in 2021.

While the details are subtle, the sensor shift technology could bring image stabilization to the Ultra Wide lens on future iPhones, starting with the 6.7-inch model. The iPhone 11 Pro models are equipped with optical image stabilization for both photos and videos, but only when using Wide or Telephoto lenses. Sensor shift technology would provide a solution for this, since stabilization would apply to the camera sensor itself and will not depend on any specific lens.

Sensor shift image stabilization could also lead to better shots with attachments for attachable lenses such as OlloClip.

Taiwanese Industry Publication DigiTimes He also said that sensor-shifting image stabilization technology will hit the 6.7-inch iPhone this year, so there are now more sources supporting this rumor. The report says the technology would also be available on a high-end model of two 6.1-inch iPhones that are said to be for 2020, but as mentioned above, Kuo expects that functionality will be limited to the iPhone 6.7. Inches until next year.

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The 6.7-inch iPhone is said to have the largest display of any iPhone ever. The device is said to be slightly taller than the iPhone 11 Pro Max.

Today Kuo also predicted that at least one model of the iPhone 2022 will present a periscope lens, which could allow for a 5x optical zoom like the Huawei P30 Pro or even a 10x optical zoom, as is said for the successor of the P40 Pro device. The iPhones currently Maximize 2x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom. Optical zoom preserves the quality of a shot when zoomed in, while digital zoom causes some blurring.


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