Apple still wants 2023 iPhone periscope camera, just not from Samsung

Apple is again said to be planning a folding periscope lens for the 2023 iPhone range, but will now not buy from Samsung, which owns patents on the technology.

A periscope lens could reduce, or remove, the camera bumpA periscope lens could reduce, or remove, the camera bump

A folding periscope lens could give iPhones a substantially improved optical zoom, while not requiring a thicker casing. Samsung Electro-Mechanics owns patents on the technology, after acquiring them from Corephotonix in 2019.

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