Owen Williams provides a less hyperbolic overview of the supposed hack.
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The iPhone 5s is quite possibly the biggest S-update we’ve ever seen from Apple.
AnandTech has the most thorough review of the iPhone 5S. If you call yourself a geek/nerd then this one is for you. I particularly liked the section about A7 64-bit SOC, the M7 and the camera. Glad Apple gave Anand Shimpi early access to the device.
The iPhone 5C Review - Anand Lal Shimpi / AnandTech
iOS 7 Review - Nick Heer / Pixel Envy
I’m linking to a couple of great pieces on iPhone 5S’ camera:
Worth A Thousand Words by Patrick Rhone / Minimal Mac
The camera in the iPhone 5S basically moved the needle two years ahead of the entire camera industry. Not just smart phone cameras — all cameras.
A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera by Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch
So, we’ve got a bunch of improvements here that cross over from hardware to software and touch on user experience. All three Apple’s strong suits when it comes to integrated devices like the iPhone. If you peer more closely though, the biggest differences between an iPhone shooting experience and that of a traditional camera comes down to one thing: the image signal processor in the A7 chip.
It may be a bit pre-mature to tout the iPhone 5S’ camera prowess since nobody has reviewed the phone yet, but like Justin Williams, i’m pretty sure the camera on the iPhone 5S will live up to its billing.
Horace Dediu on the current iPhone line-up.