Apple rumored to bring Always-On Display functionality with iPhone 13

15 February 2021
The iPhone 13 series displays will show time and battery data even when the screen is locked.

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OhNom, 22 Feb 2021no, almost nobody asks that they have the best camera senso... moreIf somebody ask that they have a better photo. Then that's a typical thing for westerners. Not everyone in the world isn't asking for a better photo wherein it will show someone's wrinkles.

Not everyone who buys a high end mobile expects a high end camera. Take the ROG 3 for example. That phone is typically made for gaming. Same goes for the samsung galaxy Z fold 2. The reason it is priced at that high is because of the foldable displays. Apple's iphone. Like the the current 12 pro max sits it between. There's a reason why they are priced so high because it has something that any manufacturer can't do.

And a very good reason as to why apple decides not to include those features is because of the maturity. Let me give you one good example. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra's camera design in the back is so big. If you place it on your pocket. Chances are there would be cracks on the glass panel in the back. Having a high end camera system on smartphones produce a lot of heat. And one thing that manufacturers don't want to is an exploding smartphone when taking HDR photos.

Foxtrot2Novmbr, 21 Feb 2021First of all. You need to look at people's demand. Whe... moreno, almost nobody asks that they have the best camera sensors, but almost everyone asks that they have better photos, and at a certain point, even if you improve the computational photography you are left behind, just as it is happening to the iPhone and Pixel

Nor did I say that all users need the best cameras, but they are high ranges, and if you buy a high-end mobile you expect to have the best of the best, not for them to come with an imx5xx sensor, when other brands for the same or lower price they offer you imx6xx and 7xx

Actually, I don't really care about the photographic quality, it's probably the last thing I look at, but paying for a high-end and giving a medium sensor is not justifiable either

And finally, I just said that it was ironic that the company that manufactures sensors does not use them in their own phones not even a generation later, and that they do not even debut this in their high ranges

OhNom, 20 Feb 2021Yes, it is ironic that a company that manufactures sensors ... moreFirst of all. You need to look at people's demand. Where's the petition that ALL smartphone manufacturers should have the best CAMERA sensors? NONE.
Second, Do all users around the world need to have the best camera sensors on smartphone just to post a photo on Social Media?
Third, SINCE iphones camera don't have IMX700, IMX700y, IMX766, or IMX789. Did that stop anybody from getting them? NO.

So you need to look on other things than the camera.

Huawei Fan Man, 20 Feb 2021Becuse there are no iphone news so ipohne users don't ... moreYeah they stick to Mac rumors and other Apple echo chambers.
This is why, when the come on this site, they realize, they aren't in their bubble anymore. This is why they keep repeating the same outdated talking points from a decade back.

Foxtrot2Novmbr, 19 Feb 2021Even if it's a decent resolution. How come flagships s... moreYes, it is ironic that a company that manufactures sensors does not use their best sensors, they should use IMX700y, imx 766, there are many options or at least they should debut their own sensors like IMX789, IMX700

BiyoBiyo JunJun, 16 Feb 2021remember... mostly coming from android user.. android user ... moreBecuse there are no iphone news so ipohne users don't even go on this site... becuse here is nothing for them ... iphone has different software so.. only 2 or 3 models.. They won't bother coming here.. They have mac rumors or other iphone specific websites only

OhNom, 18 Feb 2021Yes, I know, that it has more MPX does not mean that it has... moreEven if it's a decent resolution. How come flagships still uses it? And this one came from SONY? Who have recently made a very expensive smartphone than the others?

i0S.-.Never.-.Again, 18 Feb 2021Not the sensor alone but the entire phone with custom Softw... moreThose are just gravy. Were talking about CAMERA LENS.

Wow innovation haha. Lagard iOS & a remover of hardware

Android-Authority, 18 Feb 2021Never saw any Youtubers complain about lack of AOD on 11 Pr... moreAlthough I personally don't use Always on display, it's compromises like these which made me leave the iOS ecosystem permanently.

-Trix-, 15 Feb 2021” but I really hope that they will not reach android flagsh... moreYes I have formed it in a confusing way.
I mean the mini versions :)
And also, iPhone 12 Pro's camera is not even reaches the level of the Samsung/Huawei basic flagships camera (eg. 3x optical zoom vs. 2x on Apple)

Spanky, 18 Feb 2021The fruit-logo company’s phones HAVE NO AOD????? 😲 I guess ... moreNever saw any Youtubers complain about lack of AOD on 11 Pro Max/12 Pro Max model.
But they did complain when OnePlus 8 pro which costs a lot less than the iPhone didn't have it. ONEPLUS was quick to ship it in an software update while iPhone users will have to wait one more year for basic AMOLED functionality.

The fruit-logo company’s phones HAVE NO AOD????? 😲 I guess people will waste money on anything, as long as the marketing teams spread their devious propaganda.

Foxtrot2Novmbr, 18 Feb 2021Look at the Sony Xperia Pro. All of its Main Camera is usin... moreNot the sensor alone but the entire phone with custom Software and hdmi ports for the hardware.

Foxtrot2Novmbr, 18 Feb 2021Look at the Sony Xperia Pro. All of its Main Camera is usin... moreYes, I know, that it has more MPX does not mean that it has better quality, most cinema cameras have 24MPX

But he mentions that they have high resolution and it is not like that, 12MPX is a decent resolution any mid-range has 48MPX a much higher resolution, but that does not mean that it has much better photos, in any case most of the time they are worse because the pixels They are smaller

OhNom, 15 Feb 2021high resolution, where? they only have 12 MPX, even the low... moreLook at the Sony Xperia Pro. All of its Main Camera is using 12 MP. And is priced at $2,500. Sony claim that the sensors are designed for the pro's.

Mate 40 got EOD already instead of AOD.

Anonymous, 17 Feb 2021I'm pretty sure that my phone (Galaxy Note 9) turns of... moreDoes the light in your fridge go out when you shut the door ?

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Anonymous, 17 Feb 2021The battery consumption is barely noticeable. I would think... moreIt’s not the main battery drain, it’s an additional, IMO unnecessary drain that I’d rather not incur.

Epic, 17 Feb 2021My Moto X from 5 years ago had an always on display. Go App... moreAnd Nokia phone over ten years ago had it, looks like Moto was really late in game.