OnePlus’ latest flagship, the OnePlus 8 Professional, is inarguably the company’s very best smartphone nonetheless. As opposed to its predecessors, the OnePlus 8 Professional (overview) is a whole-fledged flagship system that packs in all of the functions that the business skimped out on in prior generations. These consist of matters like aid for speedy wireless charging, an IP rating for dust/h2o resistance, and a flagship-quality camera set up. Speaking of which, the OnePlus 8 Professional packs in a quad-digicam setup like most other top quality flagships out there. On the other hand, OnePlus’ option of digicam sensors does not tumble in line with the latest development in the premium flagship room. As an alternative of employing a 108MP Samsung ISOCELL sensor or a 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor, the OnePlus 8 Pro packs in a 48MP Sony IMX689 main sensor. The primary camera is accompanied by a 48MP ultra-vast sensor, an 8MP telephoto digital camera, and a new 5MP Coloration Filter digicam the likes of which we have not found in any other smartphone out there.

OnePlus promises that the Coloration Filter camera is utilised for digicam filters that can be utilized to the ultimate shot but that can also be attained even without the Coloration Filter digicam. This implies that the sensor can only be applied for infrared images, making use of the new Photochrom method on the OnePlus 8 Pro. Even so, as it turns out, there’s yet another use case for the new Colour Filter camera. In accordance to a recent post from XDA Senior Member overcome goofwing on our forums, the sensor can be employed to see by way of some plastic objects.

As you can see in the photos higher than, clicking photographs of some plastic objects utilizing the Colour Filter digicam in the Photochrom method reveals their interior circuitry. Although we are not totally positive of the explanation powering this actions, it would seem that the Shade Filter camera is not filtering IR light as there is no IR cutoff filter which, in convert, makes it possible for you to see through the plastic. As demonstrated in a movie shared on the unique thread, the ‘feature’ works even in the viewfinder and you can plainly see the interior circuitry of a Television set distant. Max Weinbach from our crew was ready to exam the element on his OnePlus 8 Pro and it seems to get the job done on a large wide variety of objects, ranging from safety cameras to VR headsets (gallery). And no, this can’t be employed to see by way of clothing. Do not consider it, perverts.

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