Then it was reported that triple photo module iPhone 2019 will receive a resolution of 12 megapixels and will be able to provide a fivefold zoom. Out of the three, one iPhone model is expected to include a triple-lens rear camera.
However, another report by the Economic Daily News has claimed that the upcoming iPhone model with triple rear cameras will boast a 6P lens design with up to 5X optical zoom. Flagship phones that come packed with a trio of lenses, an idea that Huawei has begun pioneering with the recent release of the P20 Pro. One of them is likely to be the successor of the iPhone X and may be called iPhone X Plus. "Huawei has collaborated with Leica again, to deliver outstanding camera intelligence, through a revolutionary AI - powered Triple Leica Camera, which features a 40MP Light Fusion sensor that delivers stunningly clear images in extremely dark and low light conditions, rivalling the photography produced by many DSLR cameras".
An addition of a third lens would enable 3x optical zoom on an iPhone for the first time ever, allowing users to magnify an image in the viewfinder by up to 3x without any blurry reduction.
Reports also say the triple lens could be used for "powering advanced mapping systems".
A triple-lens iPhone X mockup by Martin Hajek.
Two cameras on the back of your iPhone X may not be enough - the 2019 iPhone may come with three. The three camera iPhone could be the third-generation iPhone X and/or iPhone X Plus.
Apple might finally be ready to take the next step with camera hardware, if a new report from the Taipei Times is to be believed. Nothing else has been mentioned in the report and information about the other iPhone models are scarce at the moment.