Apple Says Over 3 Trillion Photos Were Taken on iPhone Last Year

During its "Far out" event on Wednesday, Apple said that over three trillion photos were taken worldwide on iPhone last year, proving that the ‌iPhone‌ is always "ready to quickly and effortlessly capture your life's moments."

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The statistic was shared during the keynote by Caron Thor, a senior manager at Apple for camera quality. The three trillion photos taken across all iPhones last year include those captured for Apple's popular Shot on ‌‌iPhone‌‌ campaign, which promotes photos taken by ‌‌iPhone‌‌ users by featuring them on Instagram, Apple's website, and billboards worldwide.

Hoping to continue the ‌iPhone‌'s momentum in photography, Apple has made significant strides in the camera on the iPhone 14, especially the higher-end ‌iPhone 14‌ Pro and ‌iPhone 14‌ Pro Max. The new higher-end cameras feature wider sensors, an all-new 48MP Wide camera, and more.

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kaardowiq Avatar
23 months ago
more interesting: how did they obtain these stats? I didn't know they know how many shots I take...
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
chucker23n1 Avatar
23 months ago

more interesting: how did they obtain these stats? I didn't know they know how many shots I take...
You can opt in to sharing analytics with Apple.

Let's say 10% of users do. Then Apple can multiply the stats by ten and have a reasonably close estimate.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
R2FX Avatar
23 months ago
Lovely… so why did you kill Aperture and force us to use Photos to edit all those glorious pictures one by one?

Call it Photos Pro for all I care but bring back the catalogue and editing functionality of Aperture
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
eyez73 Avatar
23 months ago
Most of them by my 12 year on son ?
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mikethemartian Avatar
23 months ago

You can opt in to sharing analytics with Apple.

Let's say 10% of users do. Then Apple can multiply the stats by ten and have a reasonably close estimate.
You can’t make accurate claims using such a weak analysis. You have no idea how well those two groups usage patterns correlate.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
chenks Avatar
23 months ago

Out of the US many ones do not use the cloud.
where did you come up with that idea?
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