iPhone X or dSLR camera: Portrait Mode has a ways to goLexy Savvides / CNET - 2 years ago
  • The iPhone X is the latest phone with a dedicated portrait mode that emulates bokeh, that blurred background effect mostly associated with dSLR cameras.
  • On a standalone camera, shooting with a wide aperture will generally create bokeh — the out-of-focus areas in a photo beyond the depth of field.
  • It wasn’t until we increased the magnification of each shot that our colleagues spotted the identifying features.
  • How close is the iPhone X?In ideal conditions, the phone mimics the bokeh effect well and Portrait Mode has come a long way since the iPhone 7 Plus.