Check out this in-depth look at the new iPad Pro's LiDAR scanner and camera
What you need to know
- iPhone app-maker Halide has published an in-depth review of the iPad Pro's new LiDAR camera.
- They also compared it to the iPhone 11.
- As expected, the iPad Pro's camera can't compete with the iPhone.
Camera app-maker Halide has published an in-depth look at Apple's new iPad Pro camera and its LiDAR scanner.
In a blog post yesterday they said:
The headlines? The iPad Pro 2020 shows minimal gains over the main camera from the iPad Pro 2018. The only differences are software changes, and they compared it to the camera of the iPhone 8. Not comparable to the iPhone 11 Pro, but still "a great set of cameras."
They also looked at the iPad's new ultra-wide lens.
The big talking point is the iPad's new LiDAR sensor. We've already told you about LiDAR, and why you want it in your iPad. On this, Halide said:
Halide's LiDAR concept looks pretty neat, you can check it out in full here!
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