To help manufacturers integrate dual-camera systems into their smartphones, the South Korean manufacturer has introduced a new camera solution. Samsung has announced the news in a press release and said that the solution was aimed at “mid- to entry-level smartphones. Samsung Launches Dual Camera ‘Bokeh’ Tricks to Low End Phones.
Dual-camera systems are getting more popularity as smartphone manufacturers pursue better low-light photos and “bokeh-effect” style images. Samsung has introduced a new “Isocell dual” camera module for budget mobile phones with built-in software and algorithms. They specifically allow two features: shooting in dim light, and blurring backgrounds to create “bokeh” after you have taken a snap.
Samsung Launches Dual Camera ‘Bokeh’ Tricks to Low End Phones
Samsung has confirmed that it is the “industry’s first total dual camera solution.” It adds a hardware sensor and a dedicated “sensor optimized” algorithm software, both of which are necessary for the process to take place.
Samsung has mentioned in a press release:
It will join its bokeh algorithm with a 13 MP and 5 MP set of image sensors, and its low-light shooting algorithm with a set of two 8 MP sensors, to “simplify implementation by OEMs
The company is offering the new module to other smartphone manufacturers, much as it does with its processors, memory and flash storage.