Camera manufacturers had better get caught up

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Camera manufacturers had better get caught up
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Camera manufacturers had better get caught up with the digital algorithms used in smartphones or both professional photographers and camera makers will be endangered species.

How long before the public decides that 25 wedding guests with phone cams will, combined, instantly produce perfectly adequate memories at only the cost of printing.

It is possible that any one camera company can't afford the expertise that a Google or an Apple can bring to bear on developing chips and algorithms. They might have to either license technology or band together.

Cameras start with an advantage in physics (larger sensors, better lenses, more battery, and (very important) internal space. However, they are way behind in processing power.
Here is just one of many scary articles about the Pixel 3;

dpreview article

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