Apple has announced that it will improve the webcam in the Apple Studio Display with a software update after criticism from reviewers. The 12MP webcam doesn’t work as expected on the 27-inch screen, according to Apple.
According to Apple, the webcam is not working properly due to a “system glitch”. In a future software update, the brand plans to fix the issues. When this update comes, Apple does not say. This explains the company To the Wall Street Journal† Technical reviewer Joanna Stern notes that the webcam in the new $1,779 studio monitor is significantly worse than the iPhone 11 Pro’s 12MP selfie camera, and even worse than the 2MP webcam on the 14-inch MacBook Pro inch.
Stern wasn’t the only one who noticed a bad webcam. Nilay Patel is Verge’s Editor-in-Chief Mentions the quality of the webcam “Awful in good light and downright miserable in low light.” Patel writes that the webcam gives a grainy picture with almost no detail. It got similar results in Zoom, Photo Booth, and QuickTime. An Apple spokesperson on The Verge also repeated what he told WSJ. The company won’t provide any details about when the update will happen or what exactly it will fix.
an Apple Studio Display announced in early March† The 27-inch screen has a resolution of 5120 x 2880 pixels and comes with a built-in 12MP webcam, a six-speaker audio system, and an A13 soc used exclusively to power the camera, microphones, and speakers. The computing power of a connected device your Mac can be used to perform other tasks. The webcam has an ultra-wide view and works with Center Stage: the software function Apple uses to keep people in the middle of a picture, even when they’re on the move.
The screen is on sale from March 18 at a price of 1779 euros. A version with a nano-glass costs €2,029, and a tilt-and-height stand is also available for an additional cost of €460.
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