What if the original iPhone and 15 Pro swapped cameras?

iPhone and iPhone 15 Pro with cameras swapped
(Image credit: Apple/Basic Apple Guy on Twitter)

The iPhone's camera cutout has been growing for years, both in terms of dimensions and volume of lenses. We now have three of the things, and they're bigger than ever with the iPhone 15 Pro featuring the largest camera bump so far. It feels like we're only a few years away from those memes depicting an iPhone rear that's all camera finally becoming a reality – and a nifty bit of Photoshopping reveals just how much things have changed.

Twitter (sorry, X) user Basic Apple Guy has swapped the camera setups of 2007's original iPhone and 2023's newly announced iPhone 15 Pro, and the cursed image reveals just how much bigger the lens is now – or perhaps rather how small that single lens used to be.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.