Smartphone cameras have evolved far beyond their early basic point and snap photo modes. Panoramas, portraits, time-lapses, AI modes, pro controls, and more all feature on today’s devices. Even a budget phone now doubles up as a flexible camera platform.
In fact, there’s an argument that modern smartphones can be more versatile and do a better job of harnessing computational photography and other advanced shooting options than traditional cameras. Don’t believe us? Here are a few features smartphones have introduced that you won’t find on most standalone cameras.