Results: the Note 8's secondary camera is a controversial topic


Dual cameras on smartphones are still a fairly new trend, but one that's picking up fast. And there are four different ways in which manufacturers implement the technology, but they can pretty much be summed up in two categories — "Does it bokeh or not?".

"Bokeh" refers to the portrait modes with artificial, DSLR-emulating background blur, which are all the craze this year. If the answer is "not", then the secondary camera is probably a wide-angle one, a-la LG.

When Samsung's Note 8 was rumored to come with a dual camera, we went wild with speculating which implementation Sammy would choose — a wide-angle lens or a telephoto lens? Now, we know it's the latter one. Some fans are happy, some say they would've preferred the wide-angle solution. We thought we'd poll you and see if the audience is truly split down the middle.

Would you look at that? It sort of is!

Should Samsung have put a wide-angle secondary camera on the Note 8?

Yes, wide angle would've been much more useful!
54.22%
Nonsense, telephoto camera and portrait mode are awesome!
45.78%

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Galaxy Note8
  • Display 6.3 inches
    2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Dual camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 6GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh
  • OS Android 8.0 Oreo
    Samsung Experience UI

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