Pixel 2: Did Google kill the dual photo sensors?
In vogue since last year, are the dual cameras of smartphones already outdated? Google is able to achieve a convincing bokeh effect with only one sensor on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL but there are other uses for a dual sensor.
From the Huawei P9 to the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 the dual camera was visibly one of the check boxes in the checklist of a high-end smartphone in the last two years. Some, like the same Samsung with the Galaxy S8 have been deadlocked on some models, but it is mostly Google, when announcing its new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL boasted to have only one sensor, while being able to do without one of the main functionalities for which they are used: simulation of bokeh.
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