Trusted Reviews is supported by its audience. If you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

After years of issues, Apple has fixed the iPhone’s dual-lens camera plans

Apple could be set to equip the iPhone 6S with a dual-lens camera, according to new reports.

While rumours about a dual-lens setup have made the rounds before, it appears that Apple has finally overcome all major issues that have so far prevented its introduction.

According to the CEO of Altek, the company that makes dual-lens cameras for firms including HTC and Huawei, Tim Cook and co have spent the last three years secretly testing dual-lens cameras for iPhones.

Unfortunately, during this time, Apple’s big plans for a dual lens camera introduction have always been scuppered by significant issues.

Troubles reportedly encountered include blurry images and the fact that no manufacturer has so far been able to prove itself capable of coping with Apple’s huge production demands.

However, BusinessWeekly Taiwan has suggested that Apple’s April acquisition of LinX has led to a fix for the blurring, and any supply issues have also been ironed out.

This all points to the impending launch of a dual-lens iPhone.

SEE ALSO: iPhone 6S features and release date

While we’d like to see it rear its head this September, the successor to the iPhone 6 will likely feature a range of minor fixes, such as cosmetic tweaks and the addition of Force Touch.  

Still, it could be worth keeping your fingers crossed.

Why trust our journalism?

Founded in 2003, Trusted Reviews exists to give our readers thorough, unbiased and independent advice on what to buy.

Today, we have millions of users a month from around the world, and assess more than 1,000 products a year.

author icon

Editorial independence

Editorial independence means being able to give an unbiased verdict about a product or company, with the avoidance of conflicts of interest. To ensure this is possible, every member of the editorial staff follows a clear code of conduct.

author icon

Professional conduct

We also expect our journalists to follow clear ethical standards in their work. Our staff members must strive for honesty and accuracy in everything they do. We follow the IPSO Editors’ code of practice to underpin these standards.