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How the Galaxy Note 8’s dual camera sets new standards for mobile photography


Last updated: August 24th, 2017 at 11:24 UTC+02:00

The Galaxy Note 8 is Samsung’s first flagship smartphone to feature a dual camera. There are two 12-megapixel cameras on the back with a wide-angle and telephoto lens each. The Galaxy Note 8 is also the first smartphone in the world to offer Optical Image Stabilization on both rear cameras.

The Galaxy Note 8’s dual camera supports 2x optical and up to 10x digital zoom. It is capable of taking crisp and clear photos even from far distances and in low lighting conditions. Samsung has also introduced new camera modes to give users more creative control over their images.

One of the rear cameras works like any other smartphone camera. It captures color images in typical fashion. It’s the second camera that adds elements which can’t be captured by the primary camera.

The Galaxy Note 8’s camera takes two separate images when the user takes a photo. The onboard processing engine then combines both images and produces a high-quality, clear photo with a greater depth of field.

Samsung’s new flagship can easily capture clear close-up pictures. The handset’s telephoto lens uses optical zoom to make the subject appear closer. It does that without enlarging any portion of the frame like digital zoom does. This results in professional-quality images even if the subject is far away.

If you’ve ever wanted a smartphone camera that adds the bokeh effect to your photos, look no further than the Galaxy Note 8. Typically associated with photos taken by a DSLR, the bokeh effect is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in parts of an image that are out of focus. This enables the subject to pop as the background becomes less of a distraction.

The Galaxy Note 8 has a Live Focus made that enables users to adjust the bokeh effect. They can control the intensity of the overall effect and apply it before capturing the image. The bokeh effect can also be adjusted after the picture has been taken in the Gallery.

The handset’s Dual Capture mode makes the Galaxy Note 8’s rear wide-angle and telephoto lenses work together to capture two separate images. Users can then find both the zoomed-in and wide-angle versions of the picture in the Gallery.

The dual camera is really what makes the Galaxy Note 8 stand out from the competition. Has it convinced you enough to spend your money on this new flagship? Let us know in the comments section below.

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