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iPhone 14 unveiled massive camera upgrades, mini models to discontinue by 2022

Published Thu, Apr 15 2021 15:21 pm
by The Silicon Trend


The tech giant Apple is yet to unveil the iPhone 13 line-up this year, but the report of next year's launch is already rushing in. The words come from a noted Apple analyst suggesting that the US tech giant may discontinue mini models from its line-up from next year and mentions camera upgrades on other series models.

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The 2022 Apple line will see some fascinating changes, including the long-awaited camera resolution upgrades, according to TFI Securities analyst - Ming-Chi Kuo. The firm plans to upgrade 14 pro & 14 pro max series with 48MP camera sensors, a massive leap over the current line-up with 12MP lenses. On the other hand, iPhone 14 models will discontinue the 5.4-inch mini. Instead, the firm will offer a wide range of features on its regular & big iPhones.

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Camera Specifications of iPhone 14 Pro & Pro Max Series

According to Ming-Chi, iPhone 14 Pro & its Pro Max will feature a 48MP primary camera, marking a massive leap from 12MP sensors seen on iPhone 12. The pixel size on both Pro & Pro Max series will go up from 1.7um in iPhone 12 to 2.5um; the 13 series will have 2um pixel size. This upgrade will reduce noises in pictures.

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Kuo doesn't mention the modification on non-pro series in the line-up; however, he does assure that the 48MP cameras will be limited only to the Pro series. The iPhone 14 line-up will also see advancement on the video front in addition to the image-capture capability. All 14 series would support 8K video recording for the 1st time ever, even though Xiaomi & Samsung already offer the spec on their flagship smartphones.





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