Kuo: iPhone 13 Pro Models to Feature Improved Ultra Wide Camera With Autofocus, Compared to Current Fixed-Focus Lens

The high-end models of the upcoming iPhone 13 lineup, such as the iPhone 13 Pro and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max, will feature an upgraded ultra-wide camera with autofocus, compared to the current fixed focal ultra-wide camera on iPhone 12 models, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said today in an investors note obtained by MacRumors.

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Compared to the current fixed-focus lens on the ultra-wide camera on the ‌iPhone 12‌ lineup, autofocus on the ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ and Pro Max will help deliver crisper and sharper images, regardless of the distance a specific subject is from the lens. Kuo has previously stated that the ‌iPhone 13‌ will feature several other camera improvements, including improved low-light performance.

Looking more long-term, Kuo today shared additional information on the iPhone 14, destined for 2022. According to Kuo, while autofocus on the ‌iPhone 13‌ ultra-wide camera will be limited to the high-end Pro models only, Apple plans to expand autofocus for the ultra-wide camera to all four models of the iPhone 14 lineup.

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Top Rated Comments

Kulfon Avatar
13 weeks ago
It became a norm for people to pay 1000$+ year on year for what in reality is a very minor upgrade that has no real impact on anything, except for making people feel better that they have the latest and greatest
Score: 38 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CarlJ Avatar
13 weeks ago
I… did not realize the ultra-wide camera was fixed focus.
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Yokon54 Avatar
13 weeks ago
The cameras need improvement in general. I have a 12 Pro Max. We need more megapixels or something. The pictures look great on the phone, but on a larger display, there are a lot of issues.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Serban55 Avatar
13 weeks ago

The cameras need improvement in general. I have a 12 Pro Max. We need more megapixels or something. The pictures look great on the phone, but on a larger display, there are a lot of issues.
thats why you still need prof camera if you are in to it
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LFC2020 Avatar
13 weeks ago
???

Wake me up when the foldable iPhone 14 gets here.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bsamcash Avatar
13 weeks ago

The cameras need improvement in general. I have a 12 Pro Max. We need more megapixels or something. The pictures look great on the phone, but on a larger display, there are a lot of issues.
More megapixels would make it worse. It needs a larger, more sensitive sensor and less aggressive sharpening.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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