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Lens switching on iPhone X

Here’s a nice post by Dan Provost of Studio Neat going into details about when the iPhone X switches from 2x to 1x lenses in low-light conditions:

With the improved sensor, wider aperture, and added optical image stabilization on the telephoto lens in the iPhone X, I wanted to see if Apple’s frequency of presenting a cropped image at 2X was reduced at all. The answer: yes. But by how much?

Dual Lens comparison on iPhone X and iPhone 7 Plus from Studio Neat on Vimeo.

—Linked by Jason Snell

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