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iphone-7.jpgIf a new report is to be believed, there's at least one thing about the iPhone 7's new camera setup that's really going to make some users really happy, but others a little bit angry.

Apple insider Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities has been very accurate over the years with iPhone predictions. The analyst is back with a new note for investors, seen by 9to5Mac, that further details the iPhone 7's camera.

According to Kuo, Apple is preparing a dual camera system that should bring optical zoom to the iPhone - a recent patent discovery does detail such a camera setup, so it's certainly believable.

However, not all iPhone 7 versions will get the dual-camera setup that's been rumored before for the future of the iPhone. This camera advancement will be reserved for the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus only, the analyst believes. And it might not even make it to all Plus versions, but only to a premium version of the phone.

Kuo says that one of the two cameras will feature optical image stabilization (OIS) and a wide field of view while the second one will be a telephoto lens with a narrower field of view. 9to5Mac reminds us that Apple did purchase a camera tech company (LinX) whose software innovations might be used with a dual-camera setup.

Kuo notes that about 30% of iPhone 7 shipments will be equipped with a dual-camera system. Assuming the report is correct, this would be the first time the regular and "Plus" versions of a new iPhone are significantly different. So far, the only thing iPhone Plus buyers got, aside from the bigger display and battery, was OIS on the main camera.





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It appears that Jamaica is closer to getting a third mobile phone provider.

Technology Minister Phillip Paulwell says an application is before Cabinet for the granting of a licence for the provision of mobile telecommunications services in Jamaica.

Speaking Wednesday at the opening of the Energy Services Company Industry (ESCO) National Stakeholder Conference in Kingston, Paulwell said the application has been approved by the Office of Utilities Regulation.

It has also received approval from the Spectrum Management Authority.

He noted that the granting of the new licence will broaden competition in Jamaica's telecommunications industry. Currently, there are two major telecommunications providers in Jamaica.





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