IPhone 5 and 4S Camera Equally 8MP, What's the Difference?
Apple officially announced the iPhone 5 on Wednesday (09/12/2012), in San Francisco, USA. iPhone 5 has an 8MP sensor iSight camera, similar to that of the iPhone 4S. Then, where is the difference?
Besides megapixel sensor, camera lens opening on the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S is the same, ie f/2.4, consisting of five element lens and LED flash along.
Apple claims the iPhone 5 has a smaller camera, but it can capture images 40 percent faster than the iPhone 4S.
Other differences, five-element lens on the camera of the iPhone 5 uses a sapphire crystal that is thinner and more durable than glass.
Apple A6 processor to maximize the performance of the iPhone 5 to reduce the increase in the low-light performance, and reduce noise when used to record 1080p video resolution.
Apple also updated the software on the camera of the iPhone 5. There is a new panorama mode that allows users to take a bird's-eye view.
Camera software can also detect up to 10 faces, and the ability to take photos while recording video.
Not only the back camera, Apple also updated the iPhone 5, front camera is capable of recording 720p video resolution.