According to a report in Macrumors, there is a possibility that there will be no serious hardware development in the lenses of iPhone cameras until 2022. Behind this is the conflict between lens suppliers.
Cameras are at the disposal of smartphone manufacturers in their sales policies and marketing activities. the most important trump card It comes across as. All smart phone manufacturers can use both hardware and software with each new phone. with more advanced cameras almost competing to appear before us. Camera features are among the improvements that catch buyers the fastest and affect sales most positively.
Apple is one of the manufacturers taking firm steps in this regard and iPhone the performances of their cameras always progress above a certain level. However, a MacRumors shared according to the news, iPhone for the next two years will not be able to make serious hardware improvements in camera lenses.
Price competition from lens manufacturers is cited as the reason for the situation:
Between lens suppliers Largan and Genius Electronic Optical expected to live in 2021 price competitionIt is thought to prevent possible hardware improvements. With Sunny Optical joining the iPhone’s camera lens supply chain, the competition in the market will be will hinder development expressed.
We have plenty of time to see to what extent this news, which we can consider as a prediction of market movements, will affect iPhone cameras, but Apple’s in all circumstances. a camera to market with fancy slogans There is little doubt that it will improve.
Lack of hardware enhancement in lenses does not mean cameras will not improve:
Samsung is rumored to reduce the price of the Galaxy S21 from the iPhone 12 face
In addition to hardware improvements, smartphone manufacturers have many software development also doing. It is also possible to make hardware improvements other than lenses. Despite the potential negative impact of this market competition, iPhone cameras still have no improvements in lenses. many innovations seems quite likely to happen.