Magnetometer in Apple’s next-gen iPhone confirmed?

“We just got a couple images from one of our Apple ninjas and it appears to show a compass option in one of the debugging menus,” The Boy Genius reports.

“Our source says this is obviously for a built-in magnetometer in the upcoming iPhone hardware revision and with what’s already been reported, we’d have to agree,” TBG reports.

Full article, with the iPhone screenshots, here.

MacDailyNews Take: Could be useful for when you’re out of GPS range and you need a compass. Spelunkers rejoice!

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “MacVicta” for the heads up.]

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