iPhone 13 Pro Max gets anamorphic lens with 8K video shooting function

Although 8K video recording has appeared on smartphones, it has a number of limitations. Apple has continually added 4K 60FPS to its iPhones and now it’s time for the next significant leap in video resolution. According to recent rumors, the iPhone 13 Pro Max could make that leap.

Android flagship makers often boast that their devices have the ability to shoot 8K video at 30fps without denying that users can only record video with the above resolution and frame rate for 5 minutes due to overheating of the chipset and camera. In fact, when Samsung introduced 4K 60FPS video recording for its Galaxy S9 family, the time limit also did not exceed 5 minutes.

This barrier has not been found in any iPhone since Apple introduced the 4K 60FPS option for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X back in 2017. Now, the company is reportedly planning to introduce 8K video recording. Such an opportunity may debut in the 2021 iPhone 13 Pro Max. In this smartphone, the camera hardware is expected to receive some notable upgrades.

According to @macintoshleak, the iPhone 13 Pro Max may receive an anamorphic lens that will allow the top-of-the-line flagship Apple 2021 record video at 8K 30FPS or 8K 45FPS. In addition, the source claims that video recording will be highly stabilized, although he does not mention what exactly will help reduce camera shake – hardware stabilization (also known as OIS) or software stabilization (also known as EIS).

If 8K video is important to you, you can postpone the purchase of the upcoming iPhone 12. If not, then potential iPhone 12 buyers will have new camera features. According to the iOS 14 beta 2 leak, all iPhone 12 models can support 4K video recording at 120fps, as well as support for 4K slow-motion video recording at 240fps. In addition, we may see features such as LiDAR autofocus, improved night mode, improved noise reduction, bit depth video and other innovations that will also appear in future models.

Unfortunately, it’s too early talk about the 2021 iPhone series, especially when Apple has not yet officially unveiled the iPhone 12 line. Therefore, it is worth treating all this information with a grain of salt and waiting for further updates related to this information.