iPhones could finally be getting periscope zoom, but you will have to wait

iPhones — particularly newer models — are known for their powerful cameras. The resulting images are sharp, vivid, and can often be mistaken for DSLR shots in some cases. However, one feature they current lack is periscope zoom. The most some current models support is 3x optical zoom. With a periscope lens, that could potentially increase to up to 10x. According to Ming-Chi Kuo, at least one iPhone 15 model will include a periscope lens.
As per a MacRumors report, Kuo believes that the periscope lens is coming to at least one iPhone model in 2023. The introduction of this lens could enable dramatically increased optical zoom. Thanks to folded camera optics in the lens, the design would remain compact and suitable for a smartphone. It’s yet to be seen whether the rear camera bump’s size will change with this potential introduction or not.
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Written By: Mahmoud Itani

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