Dual cameras are not new – in 2011 there was a short-lived fad with 3D cameras. The market quickly snuffed it out. Dual cameras are back and with greater success. They are now seen almost essential for a flagship!
But what does a “dual camera” do? LG was the first to resurrect the dual camera and gave the second sensor a wide-angle lens. Once that setup moved from the selfie camera (V10) to the main camera, landscape photography became a breeze and videos had that cool “action cam” look.
Huawei was next to jump on board (with Leica riding shotgun). It chose a monochrome camera for the…