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Apple iPhone 8 front and rear cameras rumored to support 4K video recording at 60fps

By Team Feedbaac
Apple’s upcoming smartphones will reportedly be capable of recording 4K videos with high-bit rate on its selfie camera and the rear-facing snapper.

Apple iPhone 8 render

With all the rumors that have been circling around the internet, we are now already aware of how the Apple iPhone 8 may look like and its specifications that may come with it. That said, a new report says that the Apple iPhone 8 may likely feature 4K video recording at 60fps on both its front-facing selfie camera and the from the main rear-sided camera.

While the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus already is capable of 4K video recording with its main cameras, the maximum bit-rate allowed is 30fps. Here, in this case, the iPhone 8 may likely have 4K 60fps video capabilities and if this rumor turns out to be legit, then the iPhone 8 will be the only smartphone with such a capability. Currently, there are no smartphones in the market with 4K at 60fps recording. We should also mention that before the unveiling of the Apple iPhone 7 series last year, there were similar rumors that claimed that the iPhone 7 will be capable of recording 4K videos at 60fps, but that didn’t turn out to be true in the end.

That said, this new information about the iPhone 8 comes from a coding information that was discovered and leaked by iHelp website portal. If you look closely, you can spot the lines “Back4k60VideoSupported” and “Front4k60VideoSupported” repeated many times throughout the code. It’s a fact that if the device doesn’t feature 4K at 60fps, then there is no reason for those lines to be mentioned in the code. However, there is a line in the code that says [CAMCaptureCapabilities _is2017iPhone], which could also mean that the Apple iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus may also feature the new camera capability.

Apple iPhone 8 4K 60fps code

There is still no confirmation on the new report until more reports come from trusted sources. A note to mention is that there are only a handful of professional cameras in the market that can record 4K video recording at 60fps, and so, it will be a great deal if the Apple iPhone 8 would feature the same. On the contrary, the Apple iPhone 8 is expected to sport a new design with thin bezels and an all-screen OLED display that will be produced by Samsung. Rumors indicate that the fingerprint scanner will be embedded within the OLED screen while certain reports say that Apple will integrate a new facial recognition sensor to replace the fingerprint scanner. The camera on the rear is also said to feature a dual-lens setup and the smartphone may have wireless charging capabilities.

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