Apple iPhone 6 to feature 13MP rear camera?

Apple iPhone 6 to feature 13MP rear camera?
If a report published on Thursday is true, the rear camera on the Apple iPhone 6 will feature a 13MP Sony Exmor IMX220 sensor. The Sony Xperia Z3 is said to be outfitted with a 20MP version of the same part . Besides containing a 1/2.3″ sensor, the Sony Exmor IMX220 also would allow iPhone 6 users to take 1080p video in 3840 x 1080.

When it comes to the camera on the iPhone, Apple has been able to offer buyers of its smartphone, one of the better photography experiences on a handset. Since the Apple iPhone 4s, Apple has been able to keep its rear snapper at 8MP, while competing with 13MP and 20MP rear cameras on other flagship models.

Earlier this year, we discussed the rear camera for the iPhone 6 and while there was some speculation that we would see another year with an 8MP camera, there was also talk about a possible 10+MP snapper with an aperture of f/1.8, perfect for those times when you're taking pictures in low-light conditions.


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source: Digi-Wo (translated) via GforGames

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40 Comments

1. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

It's using the 2nd best sensors from Sony Costing $20 The top of the range costs $30 This Ip6 and Note4 will be a superb combo to own both

3. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

2nd best smartphone camera sensor or camera sensor overall?

5. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

2nd best Camera sensor

16. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

I think you mean 2nd best smartphone camera sensor. Sony have far better dedicated camera sensors that are too large to fit in a smartphone, but fit quite nicely in a camera.

9. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

And I thought Apple said they weren't going to jump to 13mp or higher just sticking to 8mp

15. Ninetysix

Posts: 2933; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Link?

31. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

He's blowing hot air as usual, apple would never say that. They would just do it. He won't supply a link bro.

39. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

y do i need to post spam for?

26. Doakie

Posts: 2468; Member since: May 06, 2009

They also said 3.5" was the best screen size for one handed use, then they said the same thing about 4.0", now a couple years later they're going bigger to chase more marketshare. Don't forget they also said that a 7" tablet didn't have a place then they made the iPad Mini a couple years later. They say all sorts of stuff then end up following in the footsteps of the other flagships. They have to or they'll be sitting still too long that they're mindshare will suffer. Not to mention that most of these denials that they'll progress in specs is because they're trying to protect their current product from obsolescence before their next product is already out. Try to take what they say with a grain of salt because most of it is marketing spin....... They'll say something is pointless, then next generation they'll actually release a product that is competitive with the previous generation of competitors flagships, but they'll spin it that they did it better. But of course yours is better it has had a whole year in the oven more than your competitors....... They're trying to mind control you into thinking something isn't important until their product with such features is ready for you to buy.

32. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Man shutup, you sound like a little biznitch. Who cares.

34. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

We do. Why would it bother you? Cause your a big Apple fanboy.

35. nithyakr

Posts: 161; Member since: Jun 20, 2014

Before Apple, Samsung, LG thought the perfect phone was a 2 inch screen with a useless plastic number pad. After Apple everybody jumped on the "big touch screen without numpad" wagon. Grow up. Industry changes. Whats perfect yesterday might not be perfect today. Without Apple you still would have phones with cheap plastic numpads and 2" screens.

11. CheckThisOut2k

Posts: 48; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

By then, the G3 will not be heard of unless they make a prime version.

12. Ghost04

Posts: 515; Member since: May 03, 2014

Which one is the best sensor in the industry ???

20. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Carl Zeiss optics, by Sony

22. Damo579

Posts: 264; Member since: May 18, 2013

Zeiss has the best optics, but for phone Zeiss only puts their lenses in Nokia phones.

27. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

That's true.

24. Ashoaib

Posts: 3260; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

thats an obvious choice, 8mp is in iphone from quite long and its time to move ahead

2. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

3840x1080??

4. iZman48

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 17, 2014

That is awesome every rumor makes me want to buy this phone more and more. I hope its true

17. Finalflash

Posts: 4062; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

You kind of have to look at the bigger picture here. Once again, we have news of a larger iPhone, with more RAM, sapphire display, 13 MP camera and god knows what else. This is just like last year when they thought the iPhone would be larger, have a holographic display, and cure cancer. This is so tiring year after year, they just keep making up more BS. It isn't going to have even half of that stuff and is probably only going to be larger in size.

25. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

And larger in price...

6. arenanew

Posts: 286; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

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7. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Apple would never outdo itself like that...

8. Jinto

Posts: 436; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

Yeah, and the iPhone 6 will have an octa-core processor with a 2k screen honestly, these rumors are tiring

10. CheckThisOut2k

Posts: 48; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

two decades later the iPhone will have something the Android had along time ago!

13. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

Does it matter? The iPhone still took better photos than most of those with the higher pixel count. Pixel count isn't everything..

18. gabrielvoica

Posts: 67; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

really?i suppose u get better detail from an 8mpx sensor than from a 41mpx sensor like on the Lumia 1020...right?

23. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

14. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

f/1.8 wow thats very good very good

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