Apple Gives Burberry Early Access to iPhone 5S for Runway Show

PHOTO: Burberry will use the iPhone 5S to capture photos at its runway show.

What better way to promote the new iSight camera in the iPhone 5S than by lending the device to Burberry for its next runway show?

That seems to be thinking behind a new partnership between Apple and Burberry. The Cupertino company is lending Burberry a set of iPhone 5S devices — which aren't available for pre-order in the U.S. until Sept. 20 — to capture its Spring/Summer 2014 collection debut, set to take place in London's Hyde Park on Monday, Sept. 16.

The iSight camera has the same 8-megapixel resolution as the iPhone 5, but boasts a number of other improvements, including a larger sensor, better live exposure adjustment, auto image stabilization and live video zoom. A new "burst" mode allows users to capture 10 photos per second.

SEE ALSO: iPhone 5S Hands On: All Change Under the Hood

Burberry says it's planning to use the camera to capture photos and video backstage and on the runway before, during and after the show.

The promotion isn't just beneficial for Apple, of course. Burberry is once again is able to distinguish a collection show with a digital "first" — just as it did previously with shoppable and 3D livestreams. The fashion house was also the first to premiere its collection on Twitter.

This time, the distinction comes from access to a cool new device — before the rest of us can get our hands on it.

This story originally appeared on Mashable.com.

Join the Discussion
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
You Might Also Like...