The great thing about smartphones is that they pack combine a number of different devices into one, including a digital camera, which has basically made the compact camera obsolete in the last few years. The only downside to most smartphone cameras is that they don't offer any optical zoom in order to keep the overall size down.
Without optical zoom, we have to rely on digital zoom (or rather, cropping and then upscaling an image) in order to get closer to things, at the expense of image quality. But why can't we have optical zoom in our smartphones? Simple:…
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