Apple Showing Off the New iPhone 12’s Camera Capabilities with New Video Short


Apple is really taking the time to show off the iPhone 12’s photography and videography capabilities.

Photo by iPhone 12 from Apple.

And the results are impressive to say the least.

But it isn’t like anyone really questioned the latest iPhone’s capabilities. After all, most top-end smartphones are pretty capable devices. So why is Cupertino going out of its way to demonstrate what the iPhone 12 can do?

That’s probably because it looks like creators can do some stuff they might not have thought of using a smartphone for in the first place and Apple wants to highlight that fact.

In the latest video called “Full Bloom,” Apple demonstrates how the iPhone 12’s various features like slow motion. You can view the video on YouTube at this link.

An earlier video in much the same vein is called “Everyday Experiments” and demonstrates how the iPhone 12 where some of the same features are demonstrated albeit in a different format.

As far as the iPhone 12 camera system, Apple delivered a dual 12MP camera system with Ultra Wide and Wide cameras. The Ultra Wide is ƒ/2.4 aperture and 120° field of view while the Wide is ƒ/1.6 aperture. Other features include 2x optical zoom out, digital zoom up to 5x, portrait mode with advanced bokeh and depth control as well as “Portrait Lighting” with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High‑Key Mono).

Other features include:

Optical image stabilization (Wide)
Five‑element lens (Ultra Wide); seven‑element lens (Wide)
Brighter True Tone flash with Slow Sync
Panorama (up to 63MP)
Sapphire crystal lens cover
100% Focus Pixels (Wide)
Night mode (Ultra Wide, Wide)
Deep Fusion (Ultra Wide, Wide)
Smart HDR 3
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Lens correction (Ultra Wide)
Advanced red‑eye correction
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Photo geotagging
Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG

Are you thinking about a new iPhone 12? Why or why not? Let us know what you think of Apple’s latest smartphone in the comments.

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