“The dual-lens camera on the iPhone 7 Plus is set to get a big stabilization upgrade next year,” Buster Hein reports for Cult of Mac. “While Apple only added optical image stabilization to the wide-angle lens on the camera this year, a new report claims that Apple plans to bring the feature to the telephoto lens in 2017.”

Hein reports, “The new iPhone rumor comes from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who is regarded as one of the most accurate Apple soothsayers.”

We expect the telephoto lens will be redesigned to support OIS in the telephoto CCM, with challenges likely coming from: (1) the need to increase the image circle of the telephoto lens, which will lead to longer calibration time and a more complex assembly processes; and (2) a redesign of the telephoto lens, as an increased image circle will result in degraded photo quality around the corners. — Ming-Chi Kuo, KGI Securities

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MacDailyNews Take: Yes, having OIS for both lenses will be a significant improvement.

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