Apple planning on making its own iPhone camera sensors

Samantha Wiley
By Samantha Wiley  - Senior News Editor
iPhone Camera Sensors

Apple might be looking to expand its in-house component production for the iPhone, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman.

In his ‘Power On’ newsletter, Gurman detailed how Apple might come up with in-house camera sensors for the upcoming iPhone lineup. Design work is gradually being brought within the company, using internal content than through third-party suppliers. Cameras could be the next item on the list for the Cupertino-based company.

iPhone Camera Sensors

More than just the iPhone, the in-house camera sensors might be used on other Apple products, such as mixed reality headsets and the Apple Car. An in-house design process can also allow Apple to improve the component functions and plan developments in the future for software-hardware integration. It isn’t the first time Apple tried producing in-house components. Notable solutions include the Apple Silicon, plans for a 5G modem, and a new battery technology for iPhones and other mobile devices.

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By Samantha Wiley Senior News Editor
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Samantha is a senior news editor at iLounge. She has been covering the technology industry for over five years, writing about Apple, Google, and other major companies. Samantha has also worked as a reporter and editor for several other publications.