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Next Apple iPhone will reportedly feature a 12MP camera

16 April, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Next Apple iPhone will reportedly feature a 12MP camera - read the full textThe anticipated next iPhone, although itself still not fully emigrated from rumorland, is expected to feature an improved camera sensor compared to the one found on the current Apple flagship. The iPhone 5 features an 8MP camera sensor with an f/2.4 aperture, hybrid IR filter, and backside...


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We all know how apple works these days.

They will just boost the specs ever so slightly and just enough for old iphone users to be tempted to get it just because its the new iphone out nothing more nothing less.

I have been an iphone user all the way from the beginning but starting to really look elsewhere.

Will wait to the iphone 5s is official before making my choice on my next phone.

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  • 2013-04-16 13:44
  • MVg6

> In reply to Neverlessification @ 2013-04-16 13:22 from ntQa - click to readIf the Iphone is so perfect why do you have to keep upgrading to the latest one? That would mean that there is no such thing as the perfect phone.

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  • 2013-04-16 13:44
  • Y}RV

iphone 5s, releases long after recent android devices - still has less megapixels and specs than 'not-even-the-best' android phones... lol at feeble attempt.

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  • 2013-04-16 13:39
  • Rqfh

Pretty sure their last 2 iPhones has raised some eyebrows :P

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  • 2013-04-16 13:37
  • IWQb

You know how it goes with megapixel count?
The same way as some people buy bigger cars than anyone else with louder stereo than anyone else's... the urge to compensate.
Kinda pathetic, though. But not an ounce more than what Apple does these days: every company used to copycat iPhone, now they just can't keep up with the others. Still, popping up larger and larger numbers for CPU speed, camera's megapixel count etc. is still very rewarding for these companies..
Seems like nobody cares that an older, 8MP DSLR with its kit lens still produces better images than these latest smartphone flagships and point-and-shoot cameras with their 13-15-18 MP sensors. When you are among your geek friends you must have the device with highest numbers in its specification to be the cool guy. You're camera is only 8MP in 2013? You're not even a human being!

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  • 2013-04-16 13:34
  • JxHk

> In reply to Neverlessification @ 2013-04-16 13:22 from ntQa - click to readsadly iphone is far from perfection

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  • 2013-04-16 13:30
  • 7q95

I may be wrong and it's a wild guess but that sensor looks like an ex or rs sensor to me.

About the iPhone, apple won't change the device's resolution unless they a powers or multiples of the current resolutions without screwing up the devas and their own sdk. they'll make a bigger screen/1136*640=less DPI and double it in another gen. (sound very apple-y to me).

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  • 2013-04-16 13:29
  • 8xyW

I don't think that Apple loyal clients could care less for the number of mpx,numbers of cpu frequency or it's number of display diagonal. Only indinanzzzzzzzzzzz and geeks needs to compare gadgets in figures. For us, a perfect phone, must look perfect, feel perfect, and offer a perfect user experience.

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  • 2013-04-16 13:22
  • ntQa

it would be SONY's sensor right ?

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  • 2013-04-16 13:18
  • y$bv

But it would still be a locked down proprietary feature phone.

Meh, I'll just buy the next nexus.

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  • 2013-04-16 13:18
  • RKky

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-16 12:38 from MVg6 - click to readyou obviously know nothing about phones lol

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  • 2013-04-16 13:10
  • ix1w

> In reply to Jbird . @ 2013-04-16 12:37 from vLyx - click to readIf it comes out after the 5s, odds are the S5 will be well on its way, with vastly superior incremental specs

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  • 2013-04-16 13:07
  • ptQX

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-16 12:35 from 0Cb2 - click to readso where are you getting these specs from???

fanboys still can't handle this.

This isn't even news.
It would be great if they could be the first ones to get to 16mpx or improve camera quality by new technology.

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  • 2013-04-16 13:04
  • 7q95

Why is people comparing a upcoming iPhone 5s or surely iPhone 6 to the released GS4 which keeps on getting more popular. While they would compare the upcoming iPhone to the upcoming GNote 3.

This is were iPhone is losing competition because Samsung is fighting iPhone line up with the Galaxy S series and the Galaxy Note series. I'm not sure if the upcoming iPhone 5s or 6 will even beat the GS4 and still Note series are always better than the S series. Meaning iPhone have less change to be the winner here.

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  • 2013-04-16 13:02
  • Np}w

Apple just need to increase the screen size,and keeping the retina display

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  • 2013-04-16 12:58
  • tU$h

> In reply to NOKIA FANBOY PRO @ 2013-04-16 12:50 from q{f$ - click to readSame as Nokia Lumia and Samsung

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  • 2013-04-16 12:53
  • vLyx

> In reply to Jbird . @ 2013-04-16 12:37 from vLyx - click to readREALLY?

I don't think so. The iPhone is stale. The UI has been pretty much the same since 2007. It's boring. It's like an old stinky fish on the market. There is no real innovation on it but gimmicky software stuff like Siri, and Apple maps. They purposely trickle the hardware upgrades and charge you a premium for it. It's like a scam. What they could have put on iPhone 5 last year, they will put it on iPhone 5S to maximize the profits. That's Apple in a nutshell.

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  • 2013-04-16 12:50
  • q{f$

How's the icon? Are they still the same as iphone 1?

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  • 2013-04-16 12:47
  • PAh4

> In reply to Jbird . @ 2013-04-16 12:37 from vLyx - click to readIf the next iphone has a spec sheet like that then it Will cost like 2000 dollars lol

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  • 2013-04-16 12:47
  • 7saY

if this phone doesn't support external sd card(thrid party),usb on the go(no need to use itunes),bluetooth file trasfer(video, files, music,ect...)compatible to any other phones..i wont buy this even if the phone becomes best smartphones in the world.....:p

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  • 2013-04-16 12:44
  • theF

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