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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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How ISO Works, And Why It Makes Your Photos Noisy [Video]

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Ever wonder how the sensor in your camera or iPhone works? Specifically, how does ISO, or sensor sensitivity, work? If so, go grab the beverage of your choice, get comfortable and spend ten minutes in the fine company of Dylan A Bennet, as he explains it all.

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