The "iPhone 12 Pro" may update the layout of its rear camera, an image leak suggests, with the addition of LiDAR to the back of the iPhone prompting a repositioning of lenses within the square camera bump.
A second teardown of the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro has shown the insides of the latest model are quite similar to that of the previous incarnation, while a demonstration of the LiDAR addition reveals it isn't going to offer the same level of sensitivity as the TrueDepth camera array.
The new LiDAR camera sensor that debuted in Apple's latest iPad Pro this week is an enhancement upon the depth sensing TrueDepth front-facing imaging array that first made its appearance on iPhone X in late 2017. This year as it arrives on iPhone 12, LiDAR appears to set to achieve a massive installed base of tens of millions of users. Here's why that's important.