“With the iPhone 6, Apple shows why the megapixel race in camera phones is over,” Geoffrey A. Fowler reports for The Wall Street Journal. “”
“Apple arch-rival Samsung includes a 16-megapixel camera in its Galaxy S5 phone. The main camera on the latest upgrades to the iPhone line still has just 8 megapixels,” Fowler reports. “Yet the images from both the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are the best I’ve tested on a phone to date.”
“What’s so special? The iPhone 6 boasts an improved sensor and a focus technology called phase-detection, both of which shine in dark or fast-moving situations,” Fowler reports. “On the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple also included optical image stabilization to the lens, to help accommodate for shaky hands, particularly in low light when shutter speeds are slower… Both phones produced more detailed, less noisy photos than their predecessor and the Samsung Galaxy S5.”
Fowler reports, “You can judge for yourself. Here are some shots I took in different scenarios with the iPhone 5S, 6, 6 Plus, and Galaxy S5…”
See the photos in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]