The smartphone landscape is changing so fast that what worked a year ago would be a disaster today.
Every manufacturer deals with it in its own way: Apple is moving at its own pace, careful to add one marquee feature in each new iPhone. Samsung seems to love tossing in a dozen odd features in the hopes something will stick (although the company’s toned down the gimmicks this year).
How do you improve a smartphone camera? The easiest way would be to use a faster lens and larger sensor. But with today’s super slim smartphones, you can’t just slap a huge camera module on the back — unless you want it to have an unsightly bulge.
One solution seems to be the trend in 2016: multiple cameras. That, at least, is how several smartphone heavyweights, including LG and Huawei, are tackling the matter. And with rumors that Apple’s iPhone 7 might come with two rear-facing cameras,…