Apple’s rumored iPhone 13 series is expected to launch in the fall, and Pro models are now announced to come with an updated camera. Ting Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released the latest investor announcement, in which he predicts that the iPhone 13 Pro will have a very wide-angle lens with autofocus. A separate report also claims that Apple has begun to seek orders from its suppliers for passive components needed to produce the next generation of iPhones.
Kuo’s latest investor bill, use 9to5Mac, suggests that iPhone 13 Pro may be an updated wide-angle lens. It may have autofocus support compared to current models that offer fixed focus support for wide-angle lenses. This allows users to choose where to focus, even when clicking on a wide-angle photo. In addition, the analyst argues that the ultra-wide-angle lens iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max may have six elements instead of five to improve the end result of images and videos.
While all iPhone 13 Series Pro models are announced to receive an updated ultra-wide-angle lens this year, next year all iPhone models should integrate these camera enhancements. This means that all iPhone models, including non-Pro models, will get an ultra-wide-angle lens with autofocus and six elements in 2022.
DigiTimes separately reports that iPhone 13 the production schedule appears to be on schedule Apple seek passive component orders from companies such as Cyntec. This company has been reported to be Apple’s main supplier of power outages iPhone and is likely to increase revenue by 25 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2021. This is likely due to the fact that Apple has expanded 5G mmWave support to more areas. Component suppliers will also see orders from other Chinese mobile phone manufacturers as they plan to launch more 5G phones in the second quarter.
DigiTimes also reports that global shipments of smartphones are likely to grow 6.4 percent to 1.32 billion units in 2021, of which 5G models will grow 70-80 percent to 500-530 million units.