iPhone 17: Anticipated Features of Apple's 2025 24MP Front-Facing Camera
iPhone 17: Apple To Bring 24MP Front-Facing Camera In 2025 - What To Expect
The Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is likely to bring one major change to the rumoured iPhone 17 series, which is expected to launch in September 2025. A new leak has claimed that the iPhone 17 series could feature a 24MP front-facing camera. At present, the latest iPhone 15 and iPhone 14 series come with a 12MP selfie camera.
iPhone 17 Camera Upgrade
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo mentioned that the upcoming iPhone 16, expected to launch in September this year, is likely to have the same setup. However, for the iPhone 17, Apple plans to boost things up with a 24MP front camera and a better six-element lens. According to Kuo, this upgrade will make a big improvement in the quality of selfies and video calls.
As per MacRumors, the jump to 24MP is important because it means photos will have more details and clarity in images. With a higher resolution, photos can maintain their quality even when cropped or zoomed in, providing more flexibility in post-processing. “Having more pixels also means you can capture tiny details, making the photos sharper and more colourful,” the report said. The report suggested that switching to a six-element lens is a small improvement that can make photos look a bit better. Each lens piece can be made to fix different issues in the photos, making them clearer and more accurate. Having more lens pieces also helps light get to the camera sensor better, making the phone take better photos in low-light situations.
Apple iPhone 17 Pro Specifications
It is also important to note that Apple iPhone 17 Pro is expected to be the first iPhone to feature under-panel Face ID technology, which could reduce the size of the Dynamic Island, but a circular cutout for the front-facing camera is expected to remain. The upcoming iPhone 17 Pro is likely the final premium model from Apple that will have a circular cutout for the front-facing camera. Apple is anticipated to switch to under-display cameras in the 2027 “Pro” iPhone models, aiming for a truly “all-screen” look, Kuo said in its report.