Huawei Introduces Dual Camera Smartphone with Refocusing and Improved Low Light Performance
It looks like Huawei has been faster than Apple with their dual-lens technology. This looks like a good piece of hardware! The colors strongly remind of Apple’s iPhones, though.
Amid rumors that Apple plans to release a dual camera feature in the iPhone 7 Plus, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei today unveiled the Huawei P9 and P9 Plus, a set of smartphones that are equipped with impressive dual camera setups with some interesting capabilities.
The 5.2 and 5.5-inch P9 and P9 Plus both come with dual 12-megapixel rear cameras equipped with Leica-certified lenses. Hardware wise, the lenses include 1.25-micron pixel sizes for superior low light performance and an f/1.1 aperture, which will also improve performance in poor lighting conditions. There’s also built-in optical image stabilization, a dual-tone LED flash, and a laser focusing module that works in tandem with the two cameras for faster focusing at short ranges.
Each camera in the P9 has a different sensor, one that’s monochrome to capture 300 percent more light (according to Huawei) and better contrast for crisper images, and one that supports full RGB color. Combined, the two cameras are able to…
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