f/1.9 lens. All things being equal, the smaller the f number the more light the sensor can take in at any given time (and the more depth photos lose). That's hardly all there is to it, of course, as software camera algorithms also play an essential part.Why is Samsung so confident? Well, to start off, the duo of new Galaxy flagships both have extremely wide,
So are Samsung's claims legit? To find out, we used a test setup put together by Samsung itself -- a box with a miniature composition within and two holes just big enough for a smartphone camera to peek in and take a snap. As you can image, the scene on the inside is covered in near complete darkness and we were asked not to use the flash. To really make the S6 sweat, we used the HTC One M8 due to it being among the most capable low light shooters, courtesy of its very large, 2-micron pixels. We tried all it has at its disposal, too -- night mode, HDR (we were asked), and auto, so that you have the opportunity to contrast and compare. A single, pre-determined sample is far from sufficient to really call this just yet, but it certainly seems like Samsung's new hard-hitters will perform well in future tests.