KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo often publishes reliable information about the new models of the iPhone, back in September he said that the iPhone 7 will be the thinnest Apple device.
On Monday in a report to investors, Kuo confirmed that Apple plans to release iPhone 7 with a screen diagonal of 4.7 inches and the iPhone 7 Plus with a 5.5-inch version of the device. The first will receive a traditional iSight camera, and the second will be equipped with dual camera.
In 2014 slipped, unconfirmed reports that Apple is working on adding in the iPhone 6s such systems, however, due to certain difficulties, the introduction of innovations has decided to postpone until the next generation, says Kuo.
Supplier of image sensors for cameras will be the Sony, both modules will have a resolution of 12 megapixels. The first camera will provide optical image stabilization and a wider angle, and the second will be equipped with a three times optical zoom. If the optical stabilization have appeared in the iPhone 6s, the optical zoom is really new for Apple. At the moment it is unclear whether this functionality be iPhone 7.
In April of last year it became known that Apple bought Israeli company LinX Computational Imaging, which specializes in cameras for mobile devices. Later in the Network has information that Apple has patented dual chamber for their mobile devices.
The analyst predicts that dual camera the iPhone 7 Plus will not be able greatly to interest the consumers, therefore, iPhone sales may be reduced. He estimates that in 2016 Apple will sell less than 200 million devices, while the consensus forecast of analysts surveyed by the Wall Street, is 210-230 million