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    donawalt's Avatar
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    Default Question on Optical Image Stabilization on iPhone 7

    OIS is new to the smaller iPhone, in this case the iPhone 7. I thought I read somewhere it's only used in video shooting. Is that true or is it used when taking still pictures?

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    Default Re: Question on Optical Image Stabilization on iPhone 7

    After reading the information below, I'd say that the OIS function is used for both still pics and videos.

    Optical image stabilization

    iPhone 7 comes with optical image stabilization to reduce blur associated with motion and handshake. A sensor helps the lens counteract even the tiniest movement, allowing for up to 3x longer exposure compared to iPhone 6s.

    Source: iPhone 7 - Apple
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    Default Re: Question on Optical Image Stabilization on iPhone 7

    Both still and video basically the lens flats in the assembly and compensates for bumps and shakes so the aperture can stay open longer and capture more data.
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    Default Re: Question on Optical Image Stabilization on iPhone 7

    Thanks all!

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