How dual camera works in your phone? #iPhone 7 Plus

How dual camera works

Transform your smartphone into DSLR! The Dual camera setup has completely changed the camera of your smartphone. Dual camera setup has taken the capabilities of camera of your smartphone to next level which features like a your DSLR camera. Many manufacturers of smartphones are adopting this technology and you soon may see more phones with Dual camera setup. Smartphones like iPhone 7 Plus, LG G5, LG V20, Huawei P9, Qiku Q Terra, and Lenovo Vibe S1 are recently launched with dual camera setup. Let us know step by step how dual camera works in phone?



What is the Dual camera?

How dual camera works

The built in dual camera in your smartphone is actually a dual lens camera which is also called stereo camera and makes the picture more vivid and in detailed just like to your DSLR camera ( The dual camera lens may vary depending upon the manufactures focus in giving the functionality).  A Dual camera is comprises with two or more lenses with a separate image sensor or film frame for each lens. This allows the camera to simulate human binocular vision, and therefore gives it the ability to capture three-dimensional images, another dual camera is used to capture Greater depth of field in pictures, Faster focus, Refocus ability, Better picture clarity.

How Dual Camera works?

Dual camera in phones works as a primary camera and a second primary camera. The primary camera sensor can be used to capture the main image while the secondary sensor provides additional details like sharpness and clarity. The clarity of the image is added with the help of monochrome feature and the is zooming. And sometimes in a dual lens camera setup one camera is used to take the pictures and the other one is to capture the depth of field. Huawei honor dual camera phone, LG G5 dual camera phone and HTC One M8 all use these features.

Advantage of dual Camera in Phone

Greater depth of field in pictures just like wide angle

A secondary sensor in dual camera can be used to provide a wide-angle camera with the primary camera offering the same functionality as any other DSLR camera does. Which helps you to switch to wide-angle camera whenever you want to capture beautiful landscapes views and make do with the primary camera to capture other moments. You can see this kind of setup in the recently launched LG G5, iPhone 7 Plus.

Better picture quality

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Pic credit Engadget.com – HTC One

Huawei P9 falls under this category. Talking about the dual lens camera on P9, One lens is monochrome and the other is RGB. Huawei said that the two sensors work together to make photos more vivid and detailed. Both cameras together can also change the depth of field to give your shots more of the professional look usually associated with DSLR cameras. For a black-and-white effect, you can switch to a monochrome mode.

Faster focus & Refocus

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Xolo Black Sample (Pic credit Fonearena)

The dual camera with primary camera and a second primary camera provides a great stability of pictures with a best level of focus on the object. If you lost your focus then too it has great ability to grab the re focus on various objects.

Here are the Dual camera smartphones

iPhone 7(new come)

XOLO Black

LG Nexus 5 (2015)

ZTE Star 3

ZTE Axon Lux

ZTE Axon Pro

ZTE Axon Elite

ZTE Grand X Max 2

Asus Zenfone Selfie

Qiku Q Terra

LeEco Cool1 dual

Moto X (2016)

Samsung Galaxy Note 6

Huawei P9

Huawei Honor 6 Plus

Huawei Honor V8

Huawei Honor 8

Samsung Galaxy S8

Xiaomi Redmi Pro



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