It looks like Apple is set to bump the camera resolution in the next iPhone up to 5-megapixels, as Omnivision – a company that provides Apple with image sensors – is reporting that it has secured orders for 5-megapixel image sensors for the fourth iteration of the iPhone in 2010.
Digitimes reports that Omnivision has won the contract to provide image sensors for Apple's iPhone mark 4.
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The supplier says that the order is for 5-megapixel sensors, which makes a lot of sense, seeing as many users have reported the low-res camera on the iPhone to be unsatisfactory.
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There is also the suggestion that Apple may consider adding some form of camera flash device on to the next iPhone.
Omnivision predicts that they will supply Apple with 40-45 million units in 2010 compared with an estimated 21 million 3.2 megapixel units for the iPhone 3GS this year.