What's the difference between Digital Stabilization & Optical Stabilization?

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  1. Stayfly2407 macrumors 6502

    Stayfly2407

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    #1
    6 has digital and 6+ has Optical, is there a noticeable difference?
     
  2. maflynn Moderator

    maflynn

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    One uses the processor, the other uses the camera to physically stabilize the camera when the phone is moving. Keeping the camera from moving is superior then having the processor.

    Here's a nice write up: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image_stabilization
     

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