MICHAEL ZHANG, PETAPIXEL:
First launched in the iPhone 7 Plus, Apple’s ‘Portrait Mode’ uses depth data from dual rear cameras to generate faux blur for a shallow depth-of-field effect. Google’s new Pixel 2 has a similar mode that's done with a single “dual pixel” sensor. Now Samsung has unveiled a new “dual pixel” sensor that may bring this tech to an even wider audience.
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