• IPhone X telephoto lens requires less than a quarter of the light of the iPhone 7 Plus

    23 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    A low-light test of the telephoto lens in the iPhone X has revealed that it works in a quarter of the light needed by the iPhone 7 Plus.
    Studio Neat's Dan Provost noted that the iPhone makes up its own mind when to use the telephoto lens, even when you've selected it in the camera app...
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  • How much do ƒ2.4 and OIS improve 'telephoto' on iPhone X? Watch and see!

    How much do ƒ2.4 and OIS improve 'telephoto' on iPhone X? Watch and see!

    23 days ago - By iMore

    When there's not enough light, iPhone X will switch from optical zoom to digital. But thanks to an all-new lens and stabilization, that switch takes longer than ever before.
    iPhone X has a 12-megapixel ƒ/2.4 "telephoto" lens with optical image stabilization as part of its back camera system. That's compared to a 12-megapixel ƒ/2,8 non-optically stabilized lens on iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7 Plus.
    It's important because the tele doesn't just help gather depth data for Portrait Mode and Portrait Lighting, it handles the 2x optical zoom feature. And, when the camera system doesn't have enough...
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  • IPhone X Low Light Photography Test Demonstrates Improved Telephoto Lens

    IPhone X Low Light Photography Test Demonstrates Improved Telephoto Lens

    23 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    The 2016 iPhone 7 Plus was the first Apple smartphone to feature a dual lens camera, and this year's iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X followed suit, improving upon last year's design with larger sensors and better signal image processing. The iPhone X also benefits from added optical image stabilization and larger aperture on the telephoto lens.
    In what may come as a surprise to most casual snappers, the telephoto lens in Apple's dual camera isn't always activated when the 2x zoom is selected in the native Camera app. In some low light scenes, iOS opts to crop a wide angle image instead in an...
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