News tagged: Camera
Sony has patented a contact lens device capable of recording and playing back what you see. The lens serves as an external memory bank, letting you capture anything you experience just as it happens. Sony explains the device can understand when you're blinking intentionally.
Dual camera setups are not very common in smartphones. One of the first attempts was with One M8, which didn't quite impress with the camera quality. HTC did experiment with cameras over a past few years, but they went back to basics with only one big rear camera sensor.
Google has released a new camera app that allows you to take panoramic photos and view them in Google Cardboard, a 360-degree and VR content viewer. The app, Cardboard Camera, is now available on Google Play. The app can capture sound to go along with images.
Nokia has revealed the price tag that will be attached to its virtual reality Ozo camera: $60,000. That price was mentioned during an event in Los Angeles on Monday and Nokia says it is now accepting preorders for the Ozo prior to the camera's release in Q1 of 2016.
Sony's smartphones are known for its waterproof capabilities, great design and battery life, but most importantly by their great camera performance. The new Xperia Z5 series has such great camera performance that even Samsung is considering using the same sensor in the Galaxy S7.
In a new DxOMark Mobile camera test, the iPhone 6s' camera is beat by a bunch of Android devices, with the Sony Xperia Z5 coming out on top. On a 100 point scale, the iPhone 6s was given a score of 82, compared to the Xperia Z5's 87. The Nexus 6P also came out ahead.
Camera samples shot using the upcoming OnePlus 2 handset have been released in the Chinese OnePlus forums. That's not all, the OnePlus 2 camera samples actually compare the camera performance of the handset with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Apple iPhone 6.
New iPhone 6s rumors suggest that the next iPhone duo from Apple will sport upgraded camera sensors. According to the latest rumors, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus cameras will support 4K video recording. Also, they are rumored to come with 12MP camera sensors.
A new FLIR thermal imaging camera has become available for the iPhone and iPad. The second-gen FLIR One camera is first available on iOS and will be reaching Android next month. One of the earlier FLIR cameras that was built into an iPhone case but this one is not.
Owners of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are eagerly waiting for the release of Android 5.1 Lollipop for their devices. SamMobile has some scoop on the upcoming update. According to the dedicated Samsung new site, the Android 5.1 Lollipop update will add camera features.
A Chinese news site reports that the Apple iPhone 6s camera reportedly makes use of a 12MP camera sensor from Sony, which nicely falls in place with previous rumors talking about a 12MP camera aboard the iPhone 6. The report quotes the Japanese media.
Motorola's Camera application has been updated and the latest version of the app includes exposure controls. This update is currently rolling out to Google Play and users will find a manual exposure control option capable of making photos more dramatic in the app.
Lily is a new family-focused drone that is capable of automatically going into orbit around a user. By entering orbit, Lily can take photos of you and it can also be used to take photos and footage of family get-togethers. The drone has a small remote that's also a beacon.
According to a new report by SamMobile, the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge would improve camera performance of both devices. Further, the update might include support for the latest Google Camera API, which would mean image capture in RAW format.
Did you read the news that Samsung is making use of two different camera sensors for the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge? Well, right now I bet that Galaxy S6 owners are hoping that they got the better camera sensor. How about you take a look at the camera samples and decide for yourself.
YouTube channel SuperSAF TV has published an 8-minute video in which they compare the camera performance of the LG G4 vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus. Photos were clicked outdoors, indoors, and in low-light to best compare the camera performance of either flagship Smartphone.
YouTube channel SuperSAF TV has published a 7-minute video in which they compare the camera performance of the LG G4 vs Samsung Galaxy S6. Photos were clicked outdoors, indoors, and in low-light to best compare the camera performance of either flagship Smartphone.
Teardowns of the Galaxy S6, and Galaxy S6 Edge revealed that Samsung is using Sony's 16MP IMX240 camera sensor on both devices. Software information confirmed the same, that the Galaxy S6 uses Sony camera sensors. However, some units of the Galaxy S6 may be using Samsung sensors.
Scientists at Columbia have invented a camera that can power itself, entirely removing the need for batteries or another power source. The camera gets power from the ambient light in a room and turns that light into usable energy. The camera can take one photo a second.
According to a new report by SamMobile, the next-gen Galaxy S6 from Samsung would have an upgraded camera sensor. Samsung is reportedly replacing the 16MP ISOCELL camera with a new 20MP camera module. This sensor may or may not be based on ISOCELL technology.