There are some who do not realize this, but optical image stabilization in a camera is an extremely useful feature. This allows users to snap photos in low-light situations without too much camera shake, and it also allows for video capture by holding the camera in your hand where the movement from your hands or body will be reduced as well.
This is also a feature that has made its way into high-end smartphones, like the LG G3, but could it also be making its way into the iPhone 6? While it remains to be seen if it will, a new prediction from Pacific Crest Securities analysts, John Vinh and Kevin Chen, seems to think that it will.
In fact they go on to state that optical image stabilization will be a feature that could be limited to the 5.5-inch version of the iPhone 6. The analysts claim that optical image stabilization technology will cost anywhere between $4-5 more than a traditional focus component, and could be used to help differentiate between the 4.7-inch model and 5.5-inch model, apart from the obvious difference in screen sizes.
Apple’s iPhone 6 is rumored to enter into production this July. Both the rumored 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models are expected to begin production at the same time, so word has it that both phones will be launched simultaneously, although supply of the 5.5-inch model is said to be constrained at the early stages due to it being a more complicated device.