News tagged: Camera
With just one day before Samsung officially unveils one of the most anticipated smartphones this year, we have learned more about the camera specifications on the phones. According to rumours, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will pack a 12-megapixel Sony IMX333 sensor.
Adobe Lightroom's camera on mobile devices is now able to capture RAW HDR photos, at least on higher-end phones. The feature works by combining three RAW images, which can provide "greatly increased dynamic range" compared to normal mobile phone photos.
Following rumours that Snap is considering making a drone that could be used for recording videos and taking pictures while being connected directly to Snapchat, the company is also considering making a dive into the camera market with a 360-degree camera.
When Galaxy S6 first came out, one of the first complaints was regarding the big camera bump on the back. Samsung partially fixed things with the Galaxy S7, which lowered the bump from 1.7mm to only 1mm. And while we thought the Galaxy S8 won't have it, we were wrong.
2016 was definitely a challenging year for GoPro. Only in the last quarter, the company lost $116 million, or 82 cents per share, and one of the reasons is the recall of its first Karma drone and early HERO5 Black production problems. GoPro's founding CEO Nick Woodman said that
A day after Vivo unveiled new mid-range camera-centric V5 smartphone, the company unveiled two flagship phones - the X9 and X9 Plus. The biggest feature of the new phones is a dual front-facing camera setup with 20-megapixel and 8-megapixel camera sensors.
Gionee has officially announced a new phone today in China. The Gionee S9 isn't really a flagship smartphone since it doesn't pack high-end hardware, but there are some interesting things, including the dual rear camera setup with 13 MP + 5 MP sensors.
Two flagship camera-centric smartphones from Vivo are expected to make an official debut next week, on November 16, but the company has decided to already put up promotional posters. Lucky for us, the posters confirm most of the specs for both smartphones.
Most people that own DJI drone are not very satisfied with the included camera, but unfortunately it can't be easily replaced. The latest DJI Phantom 4 comes with very decent camera that shoots sharp, clean video in up to 4K at 30fps and Full HD 1080p at 120fps for slow motion.
When Apple introduced iPhone 7 Plus, the biggest criticism was the use of sapphire for the camera cover. However, it looks like the company made a good choice as LG V20 owners are having problems with the rear camera glass, which is apparently very fragile.
A week after Lenovo officially unveiled the Z2 Plus handset, the company has now released the first software update for the device that bumps the ZUI version to 2.0.111. The update is now rolling out over-the-air and weighs 272 MB, so you better use WiFi.
Microsoft has a new camera app for iOS that claims to provide superior picture quality using AI. The app, called Pix, determines the best exposure, image color, and other settings for each picture. It automatically optimizes the shot to bring out humans if there are any in view.
Xiaomi is preparing a big event for July 27, when it plans to announce at least two new devices. The rumoured devices that are expected to be announced are Xiaomi Mi notebook, Redmi Pro and maybe Redmi Note 4, but the company has another event before.
Google has been capturing and preserving works of art for years, but it's recently been able to preserve significantly more due to the creation of a new camera. The camera, simply called the Art Camera, has allowed Google to capture over 1,000 pieces of art in the past months.
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.