Not for nothing, but the iPhone X is the first iPhone that has optical image stabilization for both of its camera sensors, and is also capable of 4K video recording with the smooth 60 frames per second. The other main reason for the amazing, cinematic quality footage it can produce is the A11 Bionic and dedicated image processing power to crunch all those frames without a hitch.
Nowadays, smartphone cameras are awesome. For all their spacial limitations, they are capable of capturing plenty of light and producing sharp, detailed imagery at the tap of a virtual shutter key. And, many photographers and film makers have dipped their toes into experimenting to see just how well the handsets can perform for professional projects.
Now, of course, they are not going to be replacing pro cameras or huge machinery any time soon, but with the help of a few apps, some knowledge, and willingness to experiment — you can get some surprising results from …