The Apple iPhone 7 may have a dual camera module, but why? Here are 6 smartphones that already have such a feature
posted by Paul K. / Mar 17, 2016, 9:37 AM
Dual camera smartphones are actually not new. The concept was first introduced with the HTC One (M8), back in 2014, and we now have a handful of handsets out there toting dual sensors for their main or their selfie cameras. However, not all of them employ the duo setup for the same purposes. So, here are all the currently available dual camera phones we know of with a short explanation of what they use the two sensors for:
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Of course Apple will says it's an iMagic dual cameras or iPhoto or iSight Plus and Apple fans will swear on their loved ones that Apple created the dual camera on a smartphone.
posted on Mar 17, 2016, 9:45 AM 28
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youre assuming alot.
posted on Mar 17, 2016, 10:04 AM 1
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Why you say, because Apple is just a copycat! 1: ifans will say no Apple improved it so it is better......... i say no matter what they still copy! 2: ifans will say Apple was the first the one..........i say ifans take your head out of your @ss!
posted on Mar 17, 2016, 9:53 AM 16
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Is there any kind of technology that use 2 cameras to make better picture?
posted on Mar 17, 2016, 9:57 AM 1
The huawei honor 6 does. It combines 2 8MP shots to make a 13 MP one.
posted on Mar 17, 2016, 10:35 AM 5
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3D Snaps, anyone??? Go ahead Apple, you've my "Green" Signal...! Not that you need it... Of course not...
posted on Mar 17, 2016, 10:06 AM 0
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Dual camera setup alone can't provide optical zoom. It can provide better image quality for example with a mono sensor, hence lack of color filter means better light sensitivity. That also means better low light photography. At 2014 Linx proposed an 8MP dual camera module contains 2 4MP sensor with 2 micron pixel size. Comparison to an image captured from just one sensor then scaled it up, of course it would produce better images. You can say it's optical zoom, but it isn't same thing as well I understand. I have a long suspicion that Huawei implemented Linx's module at Honor 6 Plus before it acquired by Apple and that's why after that Huawei didn't use it again. Both timing and setup fits the bill. BTW it's pixel size is 1.98 micron not 1.85. That pixel size and resolution would have mean 1/2.3" sensor, but Huawei had been silent about it instead to gloating about it. Qiku employs same principle. HTC only used secondary camera for depth measurement. LG offers two independent camera.
posted on Mar 17, 2016, 10:43 AM 1
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The only difference is, that the others suck compared to the revolutionary iPhone 7 :p
posted on Mar 17, 2016, 11:13 AM 0
seems like this will be the ONLY new feature on iPhone, following apple's one feature (not innovation) per year policy to keep iSheeps in the barn.
posted on Mar 17, 2016, 12:38 PM 0
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Lg optimus 3d, 3d max (3d at, ruler, fake lighting, blur, stereoscopic depth map, 360 3d in or out etc), htc evo 3d, Fujitsu &sharp 3d phones, lenovo google project, dell Intel sense camera, etc That's only for phones btw Update it please
posted on Mar 17, 2016, 1:04 PM 0
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