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Apple’s 2020 iPhone will have a more powerful 3D camera, report says

January 31, 2019

Via: Mashable
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Apple may be doubling down on its 3D camera tech.

A new report from Bloomberg, citing people familiar with Apple’s plans, claims the company plans to launch iPhones with a more powerful, laser-based 3D camera as soon as 2020.

According to the report, this won’t be just a small upgrade to the iPhone’s current 3D camera, which powers the company’s Face ID tech. The new, laser-based camera (in contrast to the dot-projection tech Apple is using now) will work “up to about 15 feet” from the iPhone, which means it’ll be about more than just facial recognition.

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