For those of you who decided to sit out on the iPhone 6S upgrade and have been feeling particularly left out with the whole Live Photos, 3D Touch and rose gold color option, we have good news once again. The iPhone 7 rumor mill has been chugging away for some time now, and we’re receiving word from MyDrivers, a Chinese site that has sources in Apple’s supply chain, that the iPhone 6S 12 mpx camera is getting a hefty upgrade. Also potentially upcoming? Wireless earpods.
Currently, the iPhone 6S is sporting an impressive 12 megapixel back-facing five-element camera. Elements in camera-speak are the individual pieces of glass used to construct the lens itself, and each one is used to refract or correct in order to ensure the best quality image. The iPhone 7 will be upping the element number to six. While more elements doesn’t always equal better, in the case of the iPhone 6S to iPhone 7, we’re going to venture a guess that Apple is adding an element because they definitely intend on improving the photo quality in the next generation iPhone.
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