1. Renoktation's Avatar
    It's hard to understand few things. One such thing is why Microsoft did not just use Lumia 950's camera on Surface Duo. I know it's aged but it would have been still lots better than what Duo is offering.

    I also wonder why Microsoft is not utilizing the 950's camera technology even on other Surface products. I mean just look at the specs.

    Single 20 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/2.4", 1.12µm, AF, OIS
    Features Zeiss optics, triple-LED RGB flash, panorama, HDR
    Video 4K@30fps, stereo sound rec., 1080p@30/60fps

    What do you think guys?
    08-27-2020 04:38 AM
  2. spicypadthai's Avatar
    I think the Surface team has a lot of smart people who understand engineering hardware way more than anyone here and they made the decision they thought was best for gen 1.
    08-27-2020 06:42 AM
  3. excalibur1814's Avatar
    That 'part' might no longer be available. They were, more than likely, offered a few options and chose the option that fitted their budget. Once they know that they have 'a' market for the device, the second release should be a lot better.
    11-26-2020 10:27 AM
  4. RTGent's Avatar
    It's hard to understand few things. One such thing is why Microsoft did not just use Lumia 950's camera on Surface Duo. I know it's aged but it would have been still lots better than what Duo is offering.

    I also wonder why Microsoft is not utilizing the 950's camera technology even on other Surface products. I mean just look at the specs.

    Single 20 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/2.4", 1.12µm, AF, OIS
    Features Zeiss optics, triple-LED RGB flash, panorama, HDR
    Video 4K@30fps, stereo sound rec., 1080p@30/60fps

    What do you think guys?
    Still loving my 950 camera, but I'm with Spicy. Zeiss has surely re-married, in any event.
    12-11-2020 08:24 AM
  5. calfee20's Avatar
    The Duo uses 2 thin screens and I think this prevented the use of a better camera.
    03-05-2021 08:37 AM

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