iFixit has some close-up photos of the Galaxy S9s aperture blades
See the original posting on The Verge
The only things that actually move on a modern smartphone these days are the silencing switch, the lock button, a volume rocker, and (if youre lucky) a dedicated button for Bixby.
So its natural that were a little curious to see how the Samsung Galaxy S9s new dual aperture works. Lucky for us, iFixits requisite teardown of the phone includes a couple of close-up shots of the aperture in action.
As iFixit points out, a regular cameras aperture is controlled by a number of aperture blades, which are designed to keep the hole which the light goes through (thats all an aperture is) roughly circular. The S9, however, does it with just two blades because the aperture only has two settings, f/1.5 and f/2.4; two blades was apparently…