iPhone XS camera gets 'smart' Raw shooting functionality, thanks to this new app

The iPhone XS camera is one of the best around on a camera phone at the moment, but there is one small but significant issue. 

While shooting Raw files is very much a thing on the handset, according to the makers of Halide, a camera app for the iPhone, it's a little bit trickier to get the quality you want in this file format, because of the HDR trickery used to enhance the images. 

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Marc Chacksfield

A technology journalist who has been in the industry for 17 years, Marc is the former editor-in-chief of TechRadar and has also steered the ship for technology brands including T3, Tom's Hardware and Tom's Guide, and is currently the director of Shortlist Media and co-owner of Shortlist.com. 

An expert in the field of camera phones and mobile tech, Marc has been a long-time specialist when it comes to phone reviews, hands-on coverage, reviews and rumors. As a frequent visitor to big trade shows like CES, he has also had boots on the ground for the latest camera announcements and breaking developments in fields such as 8K video.