Apple could reportedly add TrueDepth features to the rear iPhone camera


Apple has packed a ton of sensors into the notch of the iPhone X. The TrueDepth camera system powers many features, from Face ID to face-tracking technology using ARKit. It also lets you do selfies in Portrait mode. According to a new Bloomberg report, Apple now wants to improve the rear camera with 3D-sensing capabilities.

Bloomberg says that Apple won’t use the exact same technology in the rear sensor. The iPhone X currently projects a grid of thousands of laser dots and look at the distorsion of those dots on your face.

This rumored 3D sensor would project laser dots and calculate how long it takes to bounce back and come back to the phone. Apple currently uses two cameras to understand what’s closer to you.

But this new system would be much more accurate. Your phone could…

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