With the launch of the iPhone 8 postponed until October or November, rumors continue to emerge on what the final design of the phone will look like. One of the most popular features of the iPhone is the camera, and Apple has been known to offer outstanding features for it. Now, the latest rumor says that the smartphone camera could adjust automatically to the scene. Another rumor says that both the front and back cameras may be able to record 4K video at 60 FPS. Touch screen technology has been a major rumor with the latest iPhone, and users may see some changes to the technology based on the patents.

Features users may see in the cameras

Tech Crunch reported that Apple shared their latest HomePod firmware on the Apple developer website. The latest firmware reveals several settings for the camera that allow the smartphone to recognize various scenes and objects. Some of the references in the firmware strings indicate specific objects like baby, sunset, sunrise, pet, and other settings. Additional settings the camera can detect include the QR Codes and documents. While Apple plans to release the iPhone 8 in October or November, there are rumors that Apple will also release a 7S and 7S Plus.

BGR reported that users could see a new feature in the upcoming release from Apple. In a recent release on its site of the HomePod firmware, it revealed key iPhone 8 details.

Developers uncovered evidence that leads them to believe that the smartphone will have an edge to edge display. There will not be a Touch ID sensor embedded in the display as was previously rumored. Several strings in the firmware indicate that the firmware will have the ability to run Apple Pay, and users will be able to use Facial Recognition to authenticate.

Speculation suggests that Apple will abandon Touch ID in favor of facial recognition.

New features in HomePod Firmware

Mac Rumors reported that the firmware may be able to record 4K video at 60 FPS, and it will work with both front and rear cameras. Previously the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were able to capture 4K video at 30 frames per second. What is unclear is whether the functionality will be available in the new iPhone 8.

However, users may expect that it will be available in the release of iOS 11. The front and rear cameras may also gain "Smart Camera" features which include detecting different types of scenes, photo conditions, and also photography subjects. The firmware also confirms that there will be infrared facial recognition.

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