iPhone XS: Why It’s a Whole New Camera

Sebastiaan de With — co-creator of the excellent Halide camera app — has a deep dive on changes to the iPhone XS camera system. One fascinating development: RAW images are way noisier than they are on an iPhone X. Halide has a pretty good solution they’re calling “Smart RAW”.

If you’ve seen people wondering whether the iPhone XS is applying a tacky “beauty filter” to skin tones, send them to this article. It explains what is really going on.

Tuesday, 2 October 2018