cameras Stories November 2, 2018

We recently gave you a taste of what to expect from the newest night mode on the market in the form of OnePlus’ Nightscape, but how does it stack up against one of the other best night shooters that aren’t from Google?

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cameras Stories February 25, 2016


Huawei and Leica have announced a strategic long-term partnership this morning with the aim to improve the smartphone manufacturer’s cameras, and give the well-known German camera maker a fresh presence in the mobile market.

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cameras Stories September 30, 2015

Nexus 6P camera among the best, according to DxOMark

Google wasn’t shy about telling us how great it thinks its new Nexus cameras are in its product unveiling yesterday. Both the new Nexus 5X and 6P use a 12.3MP Sony sensor with pixels so big, they didn’t need to add OIS. And while we should take Google’s word with a pinch of salt, the camera testers over at DxOMark pretty much agree with them…

cameras Stories January 5, 2015

Zenfone Zoom

In addition to announcing the Zenfone 2 at CES today, Asus used the Consumer Electronics Show to unveil its new Zenfone Zoom Android smartphone. Similar to Samsung’s Galaxy Zoom line, Asus claims its Zenfone Zoom is the world’s thinnest smartphone with a 3X optical zoom camera. expand full story

Polaroid’s Socialmatic camera packs 14MP & mobile printing in a WiFi-connected Android shooter

Even in the age of Instagram and amazing cameras on our smartphones, the classic concept of shoot-and-print isn’t dead thanks to Polaroid’s Socialmatic camera on display this week at CES. Polaroid’s vintage-style cam is actually modernized with WiFi connectivity and an Android-based system for shooting and sharing with a retro design.

cameras Stories November 25, 2014


The HTC RE is one of the weirdest looking cameras that we’ve seen released this year. At a glance it looks like a tiny periscope or a colorful asthma inhaler. Odd presentation aside, this GoPro alternative has some likable qualities, however its $200 asking price is likely to be a turnoff for frugal photogs. If that last line sounds like you, then you might want to listen up, because HTC is having a sale.

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cameras Stories November 17, 2014


Sony announced a new imaging sensor today that the company says will improve smartphones cameras. The Exmor RS IMX230 is a stacked CMOS sensor that packs 21-megapixels into a small 1/2.4-inch design. One of the key talking points of Sony’s new chip is its 192 point phase detection autofocus, which makes it easier to shoot photos or video of a fast moving subject with your smartphone.

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cameras Stories April 14, 2014

Samsung teases “Kapture The Moment” event slated for April 29, likely next-gen Galaxy Zoom device

Samsung Mobile is teasing an upcoming an announcement at a press event scheduled for April 29 and from the tagline on the invitation (above) it looks like the announcements will be camera or photography related. Samsung isn’t offering many details other than the “Kapture The Moment” line on the invitation, but we have been seeing more and more rumors for upcoming next-gen Galaxy Zoom devices that might fit the bill.

More specifically, the latest leak of the yet to be announced Galaxy S5 Zoom was also attached to a rumor that the device will be branded K Zoom, something that makes a little more sense when seeing the K in the “Kapture The Moment” branding above. The device is rumored to include a much thinner and lighter design, a 20MP shooter, 10x zoom, NFC, Android 4.4.2, a 1280×720 4.8-inch display, 2GB of RAM and a Samsung Exynos 5 Hexa CPU.


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