How reliable is the rumor? "Tinte has had access to prototype and pre-release iOS hardware in the past, though there doesn't appear to be any hardware in any hands at this point, so it shouldn't be considered anything more than a rumor," writes iMore Editor-in-Chief Rene Ritchie.
He adds some sensible context, which actually applies to a range of phone hardware specifications.
"I've only heard that there'll be a 'better camera,' not that there'd be a higher megapixel camera," Ritchie writes. "Personally, I hope that's the case. Apple doesn't [need to] chase the megapixels this time around. The iPhone 5 megapixel count is fine. What we need next are things like sensors with bigger microns, and optical stabilization, and anything that helps take in more photons so we get better images in a wider variety of conditions, from low light to high motion."
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