iPhone 15 Pro Max to Feature Periscope Lens That Will Be Available on Both iPhone 16 Pro Models in 2024

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  • The iPhone 15 Pro Max will be the only Apple smartphone of 2023 to have a periscope camera lens.
  • This lens will enable greatly enhanced optical zoom.
  • Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has confirmed that the iPhone 15 Pro Max will be the only model in the iPhone 15 series to get a periscope camera lens.
  • A Korean report claims that Apple will make the periscope lens system a feature of both iPhone 16 Pro models in 2024.
  • The lens system uses an angled mirror to reflect light entering the telephoto lens towards the camera’s image sensor.
  • This allows for a longer “folded” telephoto setup inside phones, enabling users to zoom in further without any blurriness.
  • Apple will be tapping new suppliers for the OIS actuators that will be used in the periscope lens.
  • LG Innotek and Jahwa Electronics will be supplying the actuators, replacing existing iPhone camera module actuator makers Japan Alps and Mitsumi.
  • Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Ultra already features a 10x zoom periscope telephoto