iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max may debut with a LiDAR sensor


Apple’s upcoming flagships the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max could debut with a new improve Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensor. Apart from this, the camera setup will also include a wide-angle and ultra-wide-angle sensor. That means the line up to offer a triple rear camera system.

An Instagram post has revealed by ConceptiPhone, showing the backside with a sketch image of the iPhone 12 Pro. It is claimed to have been obtained from iOS 14 and of course, the variations of the software will be upgraded to the existing iOS 13.

How will be the rear camera setup?

The Instagram Post revealed that the iPhone 12 Pro model will have a quad-camera system with an LED flash module that sits between the four sensors. The presence of three sensors in the leaked image indicates that for photography and the fourth is the LiDAR sensor. Besides, a Twitter user (@choco_bit) also reported that.

The LiDAR sensor allows users to measure the distance around using laser light. Also, this can be effective in creating AR models and enable 3D sensing.

iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max may debut with a LiDAR sensor

iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max

Why Apple plans to bring this LiDAR sensor?

Apple may use this new LiDAR sensor because to deliver a new Augmented Reality (AR) experience on both new iPhones. Further, it will be similar to the fact that the company plans to explore two different camera sensors with the iPad Pro 2020 models as well as new ways to carry a LiDAR sensor.

iPhone 2020 models may come with a large image sensor

For additional light capture and sensor-shift image stabilization, Apple may offer a large image sensor on the iPhone 2020 models. Further, a previous report also suggests that the iPhone 12 Pro model will have has a dedicated 3D Time-of-Flight camera (ToF) and a new small notch design.

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iPhone 2020 models launch details

The company usually hosts its new iPhone launch event in September. But, there may be a slight delay this year due to the outbreak of coronavirus.


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