Pictures of alleged Apple iPhone flex cables hint at redesign of True Tone flash

Pictures of alleged Apple iPhone flex cables hint at redesign of True Tone flash
A parts retailer out of China has posted pictures of a pair of flex cables. One is said to be from the 4.7 inch Apple iPhone 6, while the other is supposedly from the rumored 5.5 inch iPhone phablet. What makes these two flex cables interesting, is that they allegedly reveal the physical changes to the True Tone flash feature, that Apple will employ with this year's iPhone models.

The True Tone flash has been redesigned and the lozenge shape replaced by a circular look. The round flash on the flex cables are said to be comprised of 2 or 4 LED bulbs. True Tone flash works by using algorithms to measure the color temperature of the scene you are shooting. With that information, the flash can be set to give off just the right amount of light to enhance a photograph.

Take this all in with a grain of salt. It's not that we think that someone with time on their hands would create their own phony flex cables, but someone could Photoshop older pictures and say that they belong to the new iPhone models.
If legit, these pictures would confirm the different shape we've seen for the flash on the back of those countless Apple iPhone 6 dummy units, that have been widely disseminated.

source: Elekworld via BGR

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