[ gsmarena.com ] Essential outlines the PH-1’s dual cameras

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Essential outlines the PH-1’s dual cameras

Essential released a blog post that outlines the technology and work that went into creating the dual camera for the unreleased Essential PH-1. Yazhu Ling is Essential’s imaging engineer, who tells us that the company wanted to build a camera that fulfilled two requirements: there should be no camera hump, and low-light quality shouldn’t be sacrificed as a result of that.

There are two cameras in the Essential Phone, one RGB and the other monochrome. The main RGB image is overlaid with the monochrome image, which when combined, results in a better-exposed image with reduced noise. By…