Samsung’s dual camera ‘bokeh’ tricks are coming to budget phones

Dual-camera smartphones with improved low-light photos and fancy, defocused "bokeh" behind subjects are pretty new and until now, have been reserved for high-end smartphones. Showing how fast things can move nowadays, however, Samung has revealed a n…
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Samsung unveils ISOCELL Dual: a complete dual-cam solution for phones on a budget

Samsung only recently adapted dual camera setups and apparently it’s a fan. The company wants to help others develop mid to entry-level phones quickly with an integrated solution – it provides both the dual camera module and the necessary image processing algorithms. For the first ISOCELL Dual outing, Samsung chose to focus on two popular uses of dual cameras – refocusing (bokeh) and low-light shooting. There’s a catch though, there is no single module that can do both. Instead, companies can choose between a 13MP + 5MP setup for a bokeh-shooting camera and an 8MP + 8MP for a…

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Samsung ISOCELL Dual sensor solution to bring dual cameras to mid-range and entry-level smartphones

Several smartphone makers have already released budget smartphones with dual rear cameras, now Samsung has introduced its new dual camera solution with ISOCELL Dual image sensors and proprietary software for refocusing (bokeh) and low-light shooting (LLS) for budget and entry-level smartphones. These were previously exclusively only to their premium smartphone lineup. Samsung introduced new ISOCELL Image Sensor Brand that includes Bright, Fast, Slim and Dual sub-brands at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai last year. Samsung says that its total dual camera solution will simplify the dual camera implementation and enable mid- to entry-level mobile devices to take advantage of certain camera features that are available mainly in premium devices equipped with an extra image signal processor. The company is offering industry’s first total dual camera solution, with both ISOCELL Dual sensor hardware and sensor-optimized algorithm software for mid-range and entry-level smartphones to utilize dual camera features like refocusing and LLS. The refocus algorithm will be available in 13-megapixel (MP) and 5-megapixel (MP) set of image sensors, and its LLS algorithm with a set of two 8-megapixel (MP) sensors, to simplify implementation by OEMs. Source
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Purple Galaxy S9 leaks, confirms only Plus model will have dual cameras


Another day, another leak of Samsung’s Galaxy S9. Today’s images, courtesy of the ever-reliable Evan Blass, show off a sweet new color for the Galaxy series: “Lilac Purple.” The phone will also come in Midnight Black, Titanium Gray, and Coral Blue. …in Lilac Purple. pic.twitter.com/p506mqDci4 — Evan Blass (@evleaks) February 5, 2018 Unfortunately, it also confirms the fact that only the S9+ will have dual cameras. As I’ve written before, that’s real shame; Samsung’s flagships were pretty much the only devices that came with identical specs in both the plus and regular sizes. All that being said, the leak doesn’t…

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Honor device with dual cameras on both sides passes through the TENAA

A new Honor smartphone could be on the horizon, says the latest Chinese TENAA listing. The listing itself reveals only the LND-AL30’s design and that it’s made under the Huawei Honor sub brand. What we can see is that the phone has a metal back with a fingerprint scanner and dual camera. The front has an 18:9 screen, similarly to the Honor 7X. This could be the rumored Honor 7C, a watered-down version of the upper-midrange Honor 7X. Honor 7C Looking at the two inlays on the front we could assume that the phone has two selfie cameras, making for a total of 4…

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