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Night Vision uses the ToF camera on the Samsung Galaxy S20+, Note 10+, and S10 5G to let you see in the dark

Hardware-backed facial recognition in the Android smartphone world often relies on Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensors. Samsung, for example, utilizes the ToF module on the 5G variant of the Galaxy S10 to power their 3D face unlock mechanism. The ToF camera tracks the distance between two objects based on the constant speed of light. Developers have also...

How the TOF sensor in the Honor View20 powers Magic AR

Last month, Honor had this huge event in Paris to show off their new Honor View20. It is a super cool phone with an eye-catching design, great specs, and at a good price. But there was something super special about it, a TOF sensor.What is a TOF Sensor? The way a TOF sensor works is interesting....

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 could have had a ToF sensor, but here’s why it didn’t

Time of Flight (ToF) sensors have been grabbing headlines in the past few weeks. Previous devices like the Oppo R17 Pro and the Honor View 20 have featured ToF sensors on the back, while upcoming devices like the LG G8 will feature a ToF sensor on the front. Opinion in the industry is divided --...