IPhone 13: Apple works on an ultra camera

The iPhone 12 have just arrived on sale and already there is talk of Apple's iPhone 13: the camera of the Pro and Pro Max models will be ultra

On the weekend in which the whole series of new iPhone 12 from Apple arrives on the market, the first rumors about the next smartphone from Apple begin to pop up. The first rumors already talk about the next Apple processor, the A15 Bionic, but the main difference will also be in the "ultra" camera.

To release the first rumors is the analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, usually well informed when it comes to Apple. Just like the iPhone 12, the iPhone 13 could also arrive in four variants: mini, standard, Pro and Pro Max. In addition to the next-generation processor that Apple is already working on for next year, the Pro and Pro Max versions could count on a camera with an ultra-wide-angle six-element sensor with autofocus for perfect shots. An upgrade over the current iPhone 12 camera that has a 5-element sensor and lacks autofocus.

iPhone 13, the camera of the Pro will be ultra

The main difference between iPhone 12 and iPhone 13, apart from for the powerful processor, passes by the camera. The new series of iPhone 12 for sale can count on a camera sensor 5P, that is to five elements, without autofocus and with focal aperture f/2.4.

As for iPhone 13, the future models Pro and Pro Max could count on a camera with a main sensor ultra wide-angle to 6P, that is six elements, with autofocus and focal aperture f/1.8. A camera upgrade that results in brighter and better quality shots.

If in 2021 the Apple smartphones to benefit from the new camera technology will be only the iPhone 13 models, according to analyst Kuo from 2022 all models will be equipped with it, probably the future iPhone 14.

iPhone 13, what will the A15 Bionic processor look like

The next iPhone 13 will be equipped with an A15 Bionic processor, the evolution of the current A14 Bionic with Neural Engine featured in the recent iPhone 12 series. The processor would already be in production in Taiwan, in the factories of the company TSMC, to avoid the delays experienced with the iPhone 12 due to problems with suppliers due to the closures and restrictions of the emergency for the Covid-19 pandemic.

If the A15 Bionic will rely on the N5P manufacturing process used by TSMC, it should experience an increase in speed of 7% compared to the A14, as well as a reduction in power consumption of 15% with the same chip design. This implies that associating to the new production process also a new design, performance could increase significantly, as well as better could be the performance of the 5G connectivity standard in the next models.

According to other rumors, among the future goals of Apple for the next iPhone 13 there would also be the reintroduction of Touch ID, possibly embedded under the screen, and a refresh rate for the display at 120 Hz, at least for Pro models.