Global Variable


A built-in camera device with a longer focal length than a wide-angle camera.


const AVCaptureDeviceType AVCaptureDeviceTypeBuiltInTelephotoCamera;


Devices of this type are not necessarily “telephoto” by a traditional photography definition; rather, this type merely distinguishes the narrower-angle from the wider-angle device on hardware equipped with cameras of both types. To determine the actual focal length of a camera device, examine the AVCaptureDeviceFormat objects in the device’s formats array.

See Also

Capture Device Types


A combination of wide-angle and telephoto cameras that creates a capture device.


A built-in wide-angle camera.


A combination of cameras and other sensors that creates a capture device capable of photo, video, and depth capture.


An unknown external device type.


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