There have been rumors for some time that Apple will be bringing a periscope camera lens to their iPhone, this will apparently happen with the iPhone 15 and only the Pro Max model.
The news that the iPhone 15 will be getting a periscope camera lens comes from respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. This will apparently be exclusive to one model in the range, the 15 Pro Max.
[Analysis] Apple’s camera supply chain will enter a two-year high-speed growth cycle thanks to iPhone 15’s adoption of a high-ASP periscope design / Apple相機供應鏈將因iPhone 15採用高單價潛望鏡設計而進入連續兩年高速成長週期 @mingchikuo https://t.co/CfUiUe7JQH
— 郭明錤 (Ming-Chi Kuo) (@mingchikuo) July 14, 2022
The cost of components still depends on the yield rate before mass production. Based on the cost structure of the existing periscope, thanks to iPhone 15 Pro Max’s adoption of the periscope, the YoY growth of component’s total output value for 2H23 new iPhone (iPhone 15 series) rear camera, including CIS, VCM, lens, and CCM, will increase by 5–10%, 20–25%, 65–70%, and 20–25%, respectively.
Apple will apparently launch four versions of the iPhone 15 in 2023, the iPhone 15 and 15 Max and the iPhone 15 Pro and 15 Pro Max. As yet it is not clear on what other upgrades these devices will get over the iPhone 14.
The new iPhone 14 rnage of devices are expected to launch in September, there will be four models in the range, the iPhone 14 and 14 Max, plus the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max.
Source Ming-Chi Kuo
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