Apple in June unveiled iOS 7, its completely redesigned mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Since then, the company has released four beta versions for developers to test. When rolled out to the public, the update will bring a new look to the iPhone's interface, as well as some new features.
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New iPhone will be released in autumn
Apple has said that iOS 7 will be coming this autumn, which suggests that a new iPhone will be arriving then too. Last year, Apple previewed iOS 6 during its WWDC keynote, and rolled it out alongside the iPhone 5 in September.
New iPhone will have a better camera
Before iOS 7 was unveiled, we speculated that the new iPhone will probably have some camera improvements, and some reports have suggested that the new camera could have 12-megapixels with low-light shooting and a HDR setting.
Thanks to Apple's iOS 7 preview, we now know that the new iPhone's Camera app will be improved. As well as changing the look of the Camera app, Apple has also introduced the ability to swipe between the camera's shooting formats: still, video, panorama and a new square mode. Plus, there are now filters built-in to the iOS 7 Camera app, including Mono, Chrome, Process, Transfer, and Instant.
In addition to the Camera app improvements, Apple has also given the Photos app a revamp, introducing Collections, Moments, and Years, which group together your photos and videos based on the time and place that they were taken.
If that's not enough, iOS 7 also purportedly supports 60 frames per second video shooting, while the iPhone 5's camera can currently only capture up to 30fps.