iPhone 6 to boast new 13-megapixel Sony Exmor sensor

By Alexandra Burlacu | Jul 17, 2014 07:36 AM EDT

Share This Story

  • Print
  • Email


The iPhone 6 may come rocking a 13-megapixel rear camera with a Sony Exmor sensor, if new information turns out to be accurate.

Apple's next-generation iPhone is definitely among the most highly anticipated devices of this year, and all sorts of leaks, rumors, and reports have tried to paint a picture of what to expect from the iPhone 6. The general belief is that Apple will finally move to larger screens and launch the iPhone 6 in two models, one with a 4.7-inch panel and the other with an even bigger 5.5-inch display.

Follow us

Rumors so far have also indicated that the iPhone 6 will boast an extra-durable sapphire glass display cover, pack a powerful A8 processor, feature wireless charging capabilities, and more. Previous whispers also claimed that the new-generation iPhone would come with an updated camera, and the latest leak now offers more details in this regards.

The current iPhone 5S already features a Sony Exmor sensor for its 8-megapixel rear camera, but the latest report reveals that the iPhone 6 will rock a significantly upgraded 13-megapixel camera module with a 1/2.3 Sony Exmor sensor. This camera unit will be able to record high-quality videos at a 3840 x 1080 resolution sampling. The news comes from Digi Wo (via GforGames), which has a pretty good track record when it comes to leaking Sony-related information.

The same sensor is expected to grace the upcoming Sony Xperia Z3 as well, although it will be in the form of a 20-megapixel shooter, according to reports.

Apple is widely expected to take the wraps off its new iPhone 6 in September. Speculation so far indicated that it may unveil the smartphone on Sept. 9, ahead of a commercial release on Sept. 19. It remains unclear at this point whether both iPhone 6 models will launch simultaneously or the 4.7-inch version will hit the market first. The 5.5-inch model is reportedly facing some production issues that may delay its launch or result in limited availability, but it's all in the rumor state for now.

With nothing officially confirmed at this point, it's highly advisable to take all iPhone 6-related rumors with a hefty grain of salt. We'll keep you up to date as soon as more information surfaces.



Get the Most Popular Mobile&Apps Stories in a Weekly Newsletter

Apple, iphone 6, Sony Exmor

Join Our Conversation

The HTC logo is seen with different devices from the brand HTC M10 Perfume Launching A Month Later After MWC 2016
Lava Unleashes New P7 Device Into The Indian Market
New Disney Phone Coming To Japan
Xiaomi Locks Redmi Note 3, Mi 4c And Mi Note Pro; Others To Follow Suit?
Tablet / Laptop / PC
Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 Dell unveils Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean tablets
Retina iPad Mini facing delays, may not launch until early next year
Refurbished 128GB iPad with Retina Display now available on the Apple Online Store
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition: Pricing and availability now official
Amazon Logo Amazon reportedly to launch ‘Firetube’ set-top box before 2013 holidays
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear India launch: Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy Gear Android smartwatch now up for pre-order in Canada
Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 reportedly in the works already, may debut at CES or MWC 2014
OS / Software
HTC Logo HTC reportedly considering Android/Windows Phone dual-booting smartphone as Microsoft pushes for deeper Windows mobile integration
iOS 7 Chrome Incognito mode leaks private searches due to bug
Sprint HTC One Android 4.3 Jelly Bean already rolling out, AT&T, T-Mobile & Verizon to follow
Microsoft Windows 8.1 now available for pre-order
Internet / Social Media
Google Downtime Google blacks out for two minutes, causes 40 percent drop in world’s Internet traffic
Xbox Music web player is live and ready for Xbox Music Pass subscribers
Facebook Android app collected phone numbers even if users never logged in
Firefox 22 brings support for web video calls, 3D gaming, and Unreal Engine 3
What's App
ZTE's new lease program ZTE’s new Lease-to-own Program for Mobile Devices
LG’s G Pay to Take on Google, Samsung and Apple
Facebook: Taxes in the UK and a new Shopping tab
Samsung’s VR Headset to be Released at $99, Hulu Jumps Onboard with Apps Ready

Most Popular

© 2016 IBT Media Inc. All Rights Reserved.mobilenapps