iPhone Camera Details

I have to look this stuff up every time I play with Hugin, the open source panorama stitcher. Thankfully I can find it at Falk Lumo.com:

  • Pixel pitch: 1.75 µm
  • Sensor size: 4.54 x 3.39 mm^2, 5.67 mm diagonal
  • Aspect ratio: 4.02:3
  • Focal length and aperture: 3.85 mm f/2.8 lens
  • 35mm equivalent crop factor: 7.64
  • Equivalent 35mm focal length and aperture: 30 mm f/22

The comments there are top notch, but what’s not mentioned is how the video mode substantially narrows the field of view. Arghh, I say to that.

And just because I think it’s excessive: there’s no shortage of zoom adapter lenses for iPhones:

And then there are some who’ve built adapters to put SLR lenses on their iPhones: