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iOS 11’s new HEIF/HEVC camera formats will save you 50% on storage

Apple Regent Street Shingi Rice

At this year’s jam-packed WWDC 2017, Apple introduced two new camera formats that are included inĀ iOS 11: HEVC and HEIF. In using the new camera formats, Apple estimates users will be able to save up to 50% on storage needs, without any loss in image quality. This becomes the perfect solution for users on lower capacity devices, that still want to take advantage of the iPhone’s great camera.

Let’s dive in and see what other advantages these formats will bring.