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Tinhte.vn is reporting this afternoon that Apple’s next-generation iPhone (assumed to be dubbed the iPhone 5S) will include an all new 12-megapixel camera as well as an improved night shooting mode. Interestingly, MacRumors notes that the report originates from “Wonderful Saigon Electrics in Binh Duong, which specializes in providing camera modules for the iPhone.”
This report doesn’t necessarily come as a surprise, considering that Apple typically features camera improvements in “S” models of the iPhone and included an improved 8 megapixel camera in its iPhone 4S (the 5 did get an improved sapphire lens and other minor improvements)
Today isn’t the first time we’ve heard that the next-generation iPhone might include an improved camera. iMore’s Rene Ritchie speculated last month that the iPhone 5S might contain such a camera. iLounge has also suggested that Apple might include a similar 13-megapixel camera in the next-generation iPhone.
While Tinhte has show to be accurate in the past in regards to prototypes and leaked images, their newest piece is much more speculative, and should be taken with a relative amount of caution.