Monday, September 12, 2016

KGI Reveals iPhone 7 Plus Dual Camera OIS Details

9to5Mac quotes KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo saying that in iPhone 7 dual camera, the OIS is installed only on wide angle camera:

"Note that for the dual-camera of iPhone 7 Plus, wide-angle CCM is equipped with optical image stabilization (OIS) VCM, while telephoto CCM only comes with general VCM. We believe the focus of the dual-camera upgrade will be equipping telephoto CCM with OIS CCM, so as to significantly enhance optical and digital zoom quality."

MacRumors too quotes Ming-Chi Kuo research note:

"While an attractive addition for avid picture takers and professional photographers, the iPhone 7 Plus dual-camera is not a mass-market killer application yet. Along with its high cost (estimated at over US$30-40) and the necessity for Apple to enhance the added value of high-end iPhone models, we expect only high-end new iPhone models (30-40% of them) to have a dual-camera next year."

4 comments:

  1. May be if iPhone 7 Plus sells significantly better than 6s Plus last year APPLE will consider putting dual lens in the none Plus model.

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  2. It probably just takes time for the dual camera to come to the smaller iPhones. Just like the OIS took 2 years to come to the 4.7" iPhone.

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  3. i think it is not enough space to place dual camera in 4.7" iphone, the dual cam only exist on 5.5" iphone.

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  4. Shouldn't the telephoto CCM has OIS, as it designed to shoot objects at further distance?

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