As Becca noted earlier today, we’ve long passed the point at which new iPhone hardware can fairly be called — in the phrase Steve Jobs so enjoyed — “revolutionary.”
But one thing that did represent some major innovation as Apple announced its new iPhone and iOS lineup this afternoon had nothing to do with the “phone” aspect of the iPhone, and everything to do with the … eye. The camera! The camera included in the just-officially-announced iPhone 5S may not be revolutionary, but it does mark a true advance over what came before.
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And it’s not even digital
The British Journal of Photography reports that a rare series 0-series Leica was auctioned off for $1.9 million.
Originally created in 1923, the Leica is the most expensive camera ever sold at an auction.