The 5 minute podcast: #13 - iPhone 6s 12 megapixel Sony camera will use RGBW technology

In this episode of my English short-form podcast called The 5 minute podcast, I talk about a new rumor about the 12 megapixel camera on the coming iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s plus. It will use the RGBW technology for better photos in low light conditions. And the sensor will be made by Sony. Download and listen to this episode via iTunes or manually from this RSS Feed.

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Show Notes:

  • The iPhone 6s will have a 12MP camera from Sony with RGBW technology
    • 12 Megapixel Sony sensor
    • with Sony’s RGBW technology for improved performance in low-light conditions.
    • it adds a “W” (white) sub-pixel together with the conventional RGB sub-pixels.
    • for higher quality images with less noise in poorly lit environments.
    • the report comes from Japan and now circulates in China as a rumor
    • it means that a 12MP camera with smaller pixels will still be excellent in low light environments
    • no mention of dual cameras
    • could mean that we still will have a protruding camera this year
    • so Apple's new dual lens technology that they bought from the company LinX could maybe be first used next year for the iPhone 7.
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When the user get a notification on the Apple Watch, the iPhone will still remain silent with the screen off

Yeah I wish that notifications worked the same between the iPhone and iPad as they do between the iPhone and the Apple Watch.

As Neil Hughes writes:

Ideally, users would be able to only receive alerts on their currently active device, and could also respond to or cancel alerts from that device, regardless of platform.

It's very annoying to get the same notifications on both my iPad and iPhone all the time, from all the Apps.

And I even have to delete the same notifications from the notification center on both devices! Even if I've read them on one of the devices…. Very annoying.

So hopefully can Apple fix this in iOS 9. I mean the technology is obviously already available as we can see with the seamless connection between the iPhone and Apple Watch.

Via How the rest of Apple's ecosystem could benefit from Apple Watch: Smarter, contextually aware notifications

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