The iPhone 7 Plus Might Have Another Camera That Will Seriously Improve Your Instagrams

by Sean Levinson
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The photo-taking abilities of an upcoming iPhone may be tremendously advanced thanks to two rear-facing cameras.

report from MacRumors stated one version of the iPhone 7, the iPhone 7 Plus, will have two cameras located on its backside, while the iPhone 7 will have just one rear-facing camera like previous models.

It isn't clear how these two cameras will collectively snap photos, but they will reportedly work together to produce the perfect result.

The two cameras may also allow for 3D video along with enhanced optical zooming and improved refocusing.

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said the cameras will likely utilize algorithms created by LinX Imaging, an Israeli company Apple bought last year.

These algorithms will reportedly give the cameras better sensitivity to light and even eliminate the need for a protruding camera lens, however small this protrusion may be.

If Kuo's report proves valid, this upgrade will be one of the select few camera improvements to not be first exhibited in an "S" iPhone device.

The iPhone 7 is expected to be released in September, while the release date of the larger iPhone 7 Plus is yet to be determined.

Still not ready to lug such a gargantuan piece of metal everywhere you go?

Another Apple surprise set to be released this spring may be more up your alley.

Citations: iPhone 7 Plus rumored to have two rear-facing cameras (Mashable), iPhone 7 Plus Likely to Have Dual-Lens Camera Based on LinX Technology (MacRumors)