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iPhone 5S To Feature 12-Megapixel Camera With Improved Low-Light Shooting [Rumor]

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The iPhone 5 has one of the best cameras you’ll find on a smartphone, but Apple could be looking to make it even better for the iPhone 5S. According to the latest rumor surrounding the next iPhone, we can expect a 12-megapixel camera with improved low-light shooting, and HDR video recording.

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iPhone 5 ‘Low Light Boost Mode’ Optional For Third-Party Apps

iPhone 5 ‘Low Light Boost Mode’ Optional For Third-Party Apps

The iPhone 5 takes great pictures in low light. This is thanks to a “boost mode” which amps up the signal from the chip to grab back detail from the shadows. This comes at the expense of extra noise (it’s effectively upping the ISO of certain sections of the image), and presumably getting some extra noise-reduction to even things up.

However, right now you’ll only find it in the native camera app. But not for long.

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