HTC imaging head explains why the One has a 4-megapixel camera

HTC imaging head explains why the One has a 4-megapixel camera
HTC’s UltraPixel camera with Zoe is in fact a 4-megapixel one, a bold move that HTC risked to take as most of its competitors came up with 13-megapixel cameras on their 2013 flagships. But there is more than just the bigger single pixel size that drove this decision.

A Computer World interview with Symon Whitehorn, ex-Kodak executive who is now in charge of HTC smartphone imaging, revealed all the reasons why HTC went with a 4-megapixel camera. First and foremost it is about great low-light performance, but also about being realistic with what people do with image from their smartphones. Those are not professional photographs for large prints after all.

The HTC One is capable of recording 1080p full HD video and capturing full-resolution still at the same time. But it’s also about the experience in the gallery where the system automatically creates a video of all the photographs and videos you take throughout a day, mashing it all up together with effects and music so it’s just there without you having to do anything. Good news is HTC plans to continue refining that experience:

Hit the source link below for the full interview.

source: Computer World

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