iPhone 16 Pro will have 120mm tetraprism camera from iPhone 15 Pro Max: Ming-Chi Kuo

The iPhone 16 series is expected to arrive next year, but several leaks have already started appearing online, giving us an idea of ​​what to expect from Apple’s next flagship phone. Recently, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reiterated his claim that both the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max will feature Apple’s tetraprism telephoto lens with improved zoom capabilities. This year the Cupertino giant included a new tetraprism lens system with the iPhone 15 Pro Max, which enables support for 5x optical zoom. The smaller iPhone 15 Pro, on the other hand, supports 3x optical zoom.

TF International Securities Analyst in a new blog post It was claimed on Tuesday that Apple will include a tetraprism camera in the iPhone 16 Pro next year. In the iPhone 15 lineup, Apple only equipped one model with a new telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom and a focal length of 120 mm – the iPhone 15 Pro Max. The iPhone 15 Pro features a 12-megapixel telephoto camera that offers 3x zoom. This is in line with Kuo’s previous claims.

According to Kuo, the addition of the tetraprism camera to the iPhone 16 Pro will result in 160 percent year-over-year growth for Apple’s smartphones, with the inclusion of the camera on both models in 2024, which lens maker Largan says will power the iPhone 15 Pro Max. Exclusive supplier of quadruple reflex periscope camera lenses for the U.S. and the production yield was only 40 percent. Kuo says Largan has now significantly improved its yield rates to 70 percent or more.

Additionally, he said Apple and Huawei are the two fastest-growing brands in global periscope camera smartphone shipments in 2024. Largan will be the primary supplier of periscope lenses for Apple and Huawei in 2024. Huawei’s P70, P70 Pro and P70 Art, which are expected to begin production in the first half of next year, will also feature periscope cameras.

Apart from cameras, the iPhone 16 Pro models may also bring display upgrades. According to a recent report, Apple may offer a 6.27-inch display in the iPhone 16 Pro and a 6.86-inch display in the iPhone 16 Pro Max. Pro models may use 120Hz displays based on low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) technology. The iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus models are said to retain the 6.12-inch and 6.69-inch displays with a 60Hz refresh rate, respectively.


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