Entire iPhone 15 family rumored to boast a 48MP main camera

iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus
The current iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus have 12MP main cameras, but for the iPhone 15 all models are rumored to get a 48-megapixel primary rear camera (Image credit: Apple)

Summer has only just begun but some Apple enthusiasts are already looking forward to September, when the launch of the new iPhone 15 series is expected. The upcoming announcement promises to bring a host of significant upgrades to the standard iPhone models, potentially bridging the gap with their more premium Pro counterparts especially when it comes to camera capabilities.

Rumor has it that the 48MP main camera found in the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will feature in every phone in the iPhone 15 series lineup; the current iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus have 12MP main cameras. But, according to ITHome,  Sony (who supplies camera parts for Apple) is struggling with "insufficient production capacity" which could cause delays. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.