HTC has teased its forthcoming flagship phone, the HTC 10, repeatedly over the last few weeks. But now a leak has revealed what could be the big selling point – the world's first selfie camera with optical image stabilisation.
Optical image stabilisation (or OIS as it's known) is a way of stabilising the image that's snapped by the camera before it's converted into digital information. It's not found in all main cameras on smartphones – the iPhone 6S doesn't have it, for example – so it's quite a coup to have one in a front-facing camera.
The leak comes courtesy of photo booth firm SmileBooth (though the original Tweet has since been deleted). It claims to have the HTC 10 in its possession, and has posted a number of photos purportedly taken with the front-facing snapper.
If the snaps don't look that amazing, it could be down to Twitter's compression. We'll have to wait and see for ourselves whether the tech is there and what kind of difference it makes.
Thankfully, there's not long to wait. The HTC 10 is due to be revealed on April 12th, which is Tuesday. It's also thought to boast an UltraPixel camera (which lets in more light for supposedly better low-light performance) and the same sensor as in the Nexus 6P. Stay tuned for more.
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