Coming to iPhone 12 Professional later in 2020, Apple ProRAW is a brand new imaging format that mixes Apple’s computational pictures options with the advantages of taking pictures in RAW.
Sometimes when taking pictures in RAW, customers lose the advantages of Apple’s computational pictures options corresponding to Deep Fusion and Sensible HDR. With iPhone 12 Professional, customers will be capable to shoot within the new Apple ProRAW format which blends the 2.
Apple created an entire new picture capturing pipeline that mixes a number of steps of processing and combines that into a brand new picture file on the time of seize with none shutter delay. That features processing carried out by the CPU, GPU, ISP, and Neural Engine.
Photographers can retain full management over coloration, particulars, and dynamic vary whereas taking pictures however get the ability and suppleness of RAW.
Customers can shoot in Apple ProRAW immediately from the built-in Digital camera app and a third-party API will permit builders to construct ProRAW seize into their very own apps.
Apple will ship iPhone 12 Professional and iPhone 12 Professional Max with out Apple ProRAW assist and can ship the characteristic sooner or later, much like how Deep Fusion and Portrait Mode have been added post-launch.