LONDON, UK–HTC’s latest One smartphone isn’t quite what you would expect from a 2013 superphone. For a start, instead of an 8- or 13-megapixel camera, the HTC One only comes with a 4-megapixel camera–even less than what the iPhone 3G had when it debuted. HTC calls it the UltraPixel camera.
Strangely, though, the 4-megapixel camera is actually an advantage for a serious photography enthusiast. Instead of just focusing on a higher megapixel count in your camera, HTC has gone for larger pixels on the CMOS sensor (about 4 square microns) instead of the 1.96 square micron pixels on the One X’s 8-megapixel sensor). There’s also optical image stabilization built-in, which should help with video taking.
The larger pixel size on the sensor lets more light in, helping to reduce noise, and should help
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