Tag Archive | "camera phone"

iPhone 5S to sport 13-megapixel camera? More details on iPad 5 and economical iPhone emerge

Friday, January 25, 2013

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Buckle up folks, we have a slew of new information about some upcoming Apple products from iLounge’s Jeremy Horwitz, someone with an unmatched record of accurate Apple predictions. First off, Horwitz claims to have gotten his hands on a physical model of the iPad 5, and it seems that Apple is making the bezel as [...]

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First 8-megapixel iPhone 4S photo taken outside of Apple

Monday, October 10, 2011

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During Apple’s media event last week, Phil Schiller and Scott Forstall really made a point of explaining how great the 8 megapixel camera on the iPhone 4S is. But it wasn’t just the inclusion of a larger 8 megapixel sensor that Apple was bragging about. Apple rightfully explained that there’s more to taking great pictures [...]

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Is this a photo taken with the iPhone 5′s 8 megapixel camera?

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

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Behold! What you’re looking at below may very well be the first public photo ever taken with the iPhone 5′s 8-megapixel camera. Discovered by PocketNow, the photo claims to have been taken by an iPhone 4 but the rest of the EXIF data suggests otherwise. Although the image has been cropped to 2235×2291 (5.12 megapixels), [...]

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Omnivision and Sony both tapped to supply 8 megapixel image sensors for the next-gen iPhone

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

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DigiTimes is reporting that both Omnivision and Sony will supply 8 megapixel image sensors for the next-gen iPhone. The report notes that Omnivision will be tasked with filling approximately 90% of Apple’s orders while Sony will pick up the slack on the remaining 10%. OmniVision has grabbed a majority of total CMOS image sensor (CIS) [...]

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Apple seriously upgrades the camera app in iOS 5

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

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Apple made a smattering of notable iOS announcements yesterday one of which was significant improvements to its camera app. While we’ll have to wait for the next-gen iPhone for some actual camera hardware upgrades, the software enhancements Apple introduced yesterday are quite compelling. Notably, Scott Forstall yesterday pointed out that the iPhone 4 is the [...]

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Largan Precision may supply 8 megapixel camera lens for the iPhone 5

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

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By Luis Estrada: Digitimes reports that Apple may tap Largan Precision to supply 8 megapixel camera sensors for the iPhone 5. Taiwan-based Largan Precision currently sees 8-megapixel phone-use lens modules account for nearly 10% of its total lens module shipment volume, but it may see 8-megapixel modules replace 5-megapixel ones to become the mainstream for [...]

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OmniVision announces slimmer 5-megapixel camera sensor capable of 1080p video recording

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

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In early April, Sony CEO Howard Stringer made a surprising revelation when he said that Sony would be supplying the next-gen iPhone with 8 megapixel camera sensors. Stringer’s statement was surprising for a few reasons, one of which was that Apple had long used sensors from OmniVision Technologies in its fleet of iOS products.

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The iPhone as a travel brochure – Focusing on the details that matter

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

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Imagine the following scenario. You’re planning vacation, and after much deliberation, you narrow your future destination down to two places – Costa Rica and Cancun, Mexico. Now, imagine that during the process of deciding where to go, you start to compare seemingly minute details such as which country’s weather is closest to 85 degrees, which [...]

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New clues in iPhone OS 4 Beta point to 720p video recording

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

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Delving into the newly released iPhone OS 4 Beta 3, developers have discovered that new API’s which allow them full access to video capture data also give include the ability to record video at much higher resolutions than the current 640×480 resolution on the iPhone 3GS. The pertinent data strings read: AVCaptureSessionPreset640x480 AVCaptureSessionPreset1280x720 So it [...]

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Rumor: iPhone to sport 8-megapixel camera in 2011

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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Take this with a grain of salt, but Scott Moritz of The Street (yeah, told ya’) is reporting that Apple has tapped Sony to supply an 8-megapixel camera sensor for an iPhone model expected to hit the streets in 2011. Hello Sony, goodbye¬†OmniVision. Apple has picked Sony’s 8-megapixel camera chip for the 2011 iPhone, according [...]

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Rumor: Next-gen iPhone to come with OLED screen, front facing camera, dual-core processors

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

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In all the hoopla over the upcoming Apple Tablet, people seem to have forgotten about the iPhone. But if a recent report from the Korea Times is any indication, the next-gen iPhone will come with a number of interesting improvements. According to KT, South Korea’s second largest mobile carrier, the next-gen iPhone will come equipped [...]

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Report: Next-gen iPhone to include 5 megapixel camera

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

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The next-gen iPhone will reportedly include a 5-megapixel camera, according to a recent report in DigiTimes. Citing industry sources, the report notes that OmniVision has already secured orders to supply Apple with the image sensors for what’s estimated to be 40-45 million units sold in 2010. Interestingly, Omnivision last June announced a 5 megapixel OV5650 [...]

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