iPhone 6s to come with larger front-facing camera sensor [Photos]

In a new report, folks over at 9to5mac published high-resolution photos of an alleged iPhone 6s front-facing FaceTime camera sensor. In the photos they compare the alleged iPhone 6s FaceTime camera with the current iPhone 6 camera sensor and reveals huge difference between the two devices’ front-facing camera sensors.

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The images that 9to5mac obtained from their sources shows new features coming to Apple’s next-generation iPhone devices. While the picture doesn’t reveal what would be the exact resolution but the comparison of the front glass of an iPhone 6 and the upcoming iPhone 6s indicates that Apple will be upgrading FaceTime cameras in iPhone 6s with bigger sensors. A larger sensor means that the front-facing camera will see a bump in resolution from the current 1.2MP and may also bring additional functionality.

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Other than indicating a larger front-facing camera sensor, the images also give a magnified look at the screen component that is going to power the much rumored Force Touch integration or the Taptic Engine on the new devices. Numerous reports have suggested to date that iPhone 6s will feature a pressure sensitive Force Touch display with haptic feedback. The feature the expected to add shortcuts for various tasks that usually take more steps to accomplish.

iphone 6s facetime

Previous reports suggest that Apple will add a 5MP front-facing camera to its next-generation of iPhone devices. Android users have been enjoying 5MP or better front-facing camera on their devices since ages, but iPhone has been quite a disappointment when it comes to the front-facing camera. Another report suggested that the iPhone 6s will feature flash for front-facing camera to take better selfies. It’s also said that the it won’t be an LED flash but the screen will turn all white to act as a flash when the camera shutter is pressed.

Apple’s next generation iPhone devices are widely expected to come with a 12MP rear camera with capabilities to shoot 4K video, a 5MP front-facing camera with a selfie flash, Apple’s all new A9 chip, 2GB of RAM, an improved Touch ID, and more. Apple has sent out invites for its big event being held on September 9 where the company will unveil its latest and greatest mobile hardware alongside a new Apple TV model.

Update 1:

Apple has officially announced iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. We have posted iPhone 6s specs, and also compared iPhone 6s specs with iPhone 6 so that you may find out the differences between the two devices, and do not forget to check best features of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

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