Posted: 6. August 2022 at 15:50 CEST

By: Team

Can I change the aperture on the iPhone's camera?

No. All current iPhones feature cameras with fixed apertures. This applies to the devices on the back  (three with the current top models iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max) and on the front.

MaxCam, Softmatic’s new camera app, will readout and display all relevant data for each camera module, this includes the aperture; here’s the technical readout of the back wideangle camera of an iPhone 13 Pro Max:

iPhone 13 Wideangle Camera Aperture

The wideangle of the 13 Pro Max has an aperture o F1.5, making it the brightest lens of all current and previous iPhones.

In addition, the app lists focal length (26mm, 35mm-equivalent), sensitivity range, shutter speed range and auto focus details like the minimum focus distance.

Table with the apertures of all three back cameras:

  • Ultrawideangle (FL 13mm): F1.8
  • Wideangle (26mm): F1.5
  • Telephoto (77mm): F2.8

Compare to the front or  „Selfie“ camera:

iPhone 13 Selfie Camera Aperture

The aperture is F2.2.

Note that the aperture is calculated from the real or physical focal length of the respective lens, not the equivalent focal lengths as listed above. While Apple does not list the actual focal length in the specs, it can be estimated from the FOV (field of view) and the sensor size to be in the single-digit millimeter range.

MaxCam requires an iPhone with iOS iOS 16 and is currently scheduled for release in September 2022. More here.

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