The Apple iPhone 7 Camera Boasts an f1.8 Lens

Today, we finally got to see and hear all the new details on the Apple iPhone 7. Of specific note is the camera on the iPhone 7 Plus: which features a dual camera system on the back–which were indeed proven true by the rumors.

Here are all the details you care about.

Camera Tech Specs

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  • Dual camera system
  • Optical image stabilization
  • f1.8 aperture lens
  • New six element lens
  • High speed sensor, 12MP 60% faster and 30% more energy efficient
  • Quad LED True Flash that can compensate for ambient light
  • Image Signal processor has twice the throughput as before, which works well for multiple things overall
  • Video image stabilization in Live Photos
  • You can now edit Live Photos
  • RAW DNG files
  • Wide Color Capture API
  • Front camera is a 7MP Facetime HD camera
  • New color that takes advantage of more of what’s possible than with sRGB

iPhone 7 Plus

  • Two lenses: one wide and one Telephoto
  • Optical zoom at 2x, but 10x for digital zoom if you choose
  • Same as the other iPhone 7 otherwise

New Bokeh feature

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The new portrait style uses the new portrait effect and makes everything else out of focus. It renders the scene in real life.

Phone Tech Specs

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  • Home Kit app that lets you manage a lot of things around the home
  • Pick up the phone just to wake it up
  • Aluminum body
  • Very few parts overall
  • High gloss Jet Black finish that looks mirror-like
  • New design overall
  • Antennae are built in
  • Gold, Silver, and Rose Gold
  • Stereo speakers
  • 2x louder
  • No headphone jack, audio headphones work via the lightning connector
  • Lightning to analog mini phono adapter also included
  • Wireless audio experience with the new Apple AirPods
  • Airpods have a new case that has a battery and allows for on-the-go charging

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  • Force sensitive and customizable home button
  • New enclosure is water and dust resistant
  • Retina HD display that is 25% better than before
  • 3D touch integrates with things like the new Instagram Story camera

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Oh and Magnum photographer Christopher Anderson gave his approval. So far it seems very cool.

Chris Gampat

Chris Gampat is the Editor in Chief, Founder, and Publisher of the Phoblographer. He also likes pizza.