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High-end iPhone 15, iPhone 16 model to get periscope camera!

Analyst Ming Chi Kuo, has informed that, according to his latest survey, only one/highest-end new iPhone 16 model in 2H24 will have the periscope camera. Check details here.

| Updated on: Feb 03 2023, 15:09 IST
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1/6 Created by Antonio De Rosa of ADR Studios, this iPhone 15 Pro Max render shows a unique concept design.  (Antonio De Rosa)
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2/6 De Rosa chose to let his creativity drive this concept image and not the previosuly leaked specs. While the front remains the same, everything else is unlike any other iPhone ever seen. (Antonio De Rosa)
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3/6 The biggest highlight is the new camera module with a larger multifocal camera and a periscope lens. The iPhone 15 Pro Max also gets a large camera LED in this design. (Antonio De Rosa)
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4/6 De Rosa sticks with the rumored Titanium frame but adds ‘butterfly buttons’ on the sides. Notably, it has been rumored that Apple may switch its physical buttons to solid-state ones.  (Antonio De Rosa)
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5/6 On other specifications, the artist imagines a larger Dynamic Island, 2200 nits of peak brightness, 30W MagSafe charging and new pastel colorways. (Antonio De Rosa)
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Here is what analyst Ming Chi Kuo has to say on the special periscope camera in iPhone. (HT Tech)

Apple is considering bringing several new features and changes to the upcoming iPhone 15 series. One of the features Apple is expected to bring is the new periscope zoom camera. However, this feature will only be available to the highest-end iPhone 15 Ultra model. And now, according to analyst Ming Chi Kuo, only one/highest-end new iPhone 16 model in 2H24 will have the periscope camera.

"Only one/the highest-end model of the new 2H24 iPhone 16 series may have a periscope camera, not the two models of market expectation. It's detrimental to Largan and Genius since the demand for lens upgrades will fall below expectations," Kuo said in a tweet.

In a series of tweets, the analyst further stated that as previously predicted, the highest-end model of the 2H23 new iPhone 15 model (15 Pro Max or 15 Ultra) will adopt the periscope camera. The market expected that adding periscope cameras to more iPhone models would drive demand for lens upgrades in 2023-2024.

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"But my latest survey indicates only one/highest-end new iPhone 16 model in 2H24 will have the periscope camera, not the two models the market expected. Therefore, the contribution of the periscope camera to the demand for lens upgrades may be lower than the market consensus," Kuo added.

Apple is expected to launch four models under the iPhone 15 series namely- iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max or iPhone 15 Ultra in the month of September. As per the reports, leaks, and rumours, all four models are expected to feature the Dynamic Island and USB-C port.

While Apple is said to bring its latest A17 Bionic chip with the Pro models. The Pro models can also get a titanium frame, solid-state volume and power buttons, along with several other features.

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First Published Date: 03 Feb, 14:46 IST