A Samsung tweet yesterday revealed that its new Exynos 9 chip will support dual-camera phones thanks to its Dual ISP technology.
Dual cameras isn't a new concept -- even the HTC Evo 3D had two rear cameras back in 2011. But recently a handful of flagship phones such as the , Asus Zenfone AR, and have rocked two cameras on the back.
The feature can have a number of benefits. Theto provide a great depth of field (the "bokeh" effect). The upcoming that lets you capture more in each shot. Samsung has yet to announce a dual camera phone, but that may soon change now that the company's in-house chip manufacturer supports them.
We've heard rumors that the the Exynos 9 chip and that it could have dual cameras, but alleged leaks of the device seem to say otherwise. The Galaxy S8 announcement is slated for March 29, so we'll find out soon enough just how many cameras the phone has.could get
If the Galaxy S8 doesn't have dual cameras, the successor to the disastrous Galaxy Note 7 might. After faulty batteries in the Note 7 led to two different recalls, Samsung has its work cut out for as it . Regardless, Samsung revealed its plans to launch a , despite the unfortunate fate of its predecessor. We haven't heard too much about the potential phone, with previous Notes launching around September time.
Samsung did not immediately respond to a request for comment.