The bezel-free Vivo Apex concept phone with its pop-up camera might be more than a concept. A new teaser video and ad seem to hint at a similar smartphone to be released June 12st.
mobileMay 23, 2018 at 13:57
HTC brings back the dual-camera on the newly-announced U12+, which features a secondary tele-camera with 2x zoom factor, as well as 4K video recording at 60 frames per second.
Google has finally added the ability to mark your favorite images in Google Photos, so they can be filtered into a dedicated album. The service is also planning to a social network-like "heart" button that lets you like other people's photos.
mobileMay 23, 2018 at 13:00
We've been messing around with Apollo, an iOS app that allows you to add 3D lighting effects to images using depth information, and have to say we're impressed with what it's capable of – but that doesn't mean we don't have a few requests for the next version.
mobileMay 22, 2018 at 17:39
Instagram has finally launched a "Mute" button, and is testing an "All Caught Up" feature that will let you know when you've seen all new post from the people you follow from the past 48 hours.
mobileMay 21, 2018 at 20:41
It seems RED's Hydrogen One super-phone will make it into the hands of customers in the near future. The phone is now officially slated for a Verizon and AT&T release in the US sometime this summer.
mobileMay 21, 2018 at 15:10
You can now insert another user's Instagram post into your own Stories as a customized sticker, the first official "regram" feature we've seen from the Facebook-owned photo sharing app.
mobileMay 16, 2018 at 19:02
OnePlus has slightly boosted the camera specifics of its news flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6. Compared to its predecessor, it boasts both a bigger sensor and optical image stabilization.
mobileMay 16, 2018 at 13:13
The flagship smartphone by Huawei's sub-brand Honor offers the same Kirin 970 top-end chipset as Huawei's flagships P20 and P20 Pro, but at a significantly lower price point. It also includes some advanced AI scene and object recognition.
mobileMay 15, 2018 at 13:33
In the ad, a woman pulls out her iPhone to take a selfie in a train station, and all sorts of studio lights, umbrellas and softboxes materialize out of nowhere around her.
mobileMay 13, 2018 at 16:01
At the I/O developer conference this week, Google revealed that its AI-based image recognition system Google Lens will be making its way into several stock camera apps on Android smartphones.
mobileMay 12, 2018 at 17:14
With the release of the Huawei P20 Pro, triple-cameras made their debut in the high-end smartphone market. But it seems the technology could trickle down to mid-range devices faster than we thought, thanks to Qualcomm.
mobileMay 11, 2018 at 14:58
The system described shows the images from both cameras simultaneously, side-by-side. This allows users to compare the field-of-view of both cameras while shooting, and pick the one they prefer.
mobileMay 11, 2018 at 13:47
The 8x10 app lets you monetize your Instagram account by selling fine art prints of your photography directly through the photo sharing app. The app handles all the fulfillment and shipping details for you, taking a cut of your profit to cover the costs.
mobileMay 10, 2018 at 18:44
The clip-on camera for smartphones follows a very similar concept to Sony's QX-cameras, the Olympus Air, DxO One or the Kodak PixPro models.
mobileMay 9, 2018 at 14:04
Google announced a bunch of AI-powered improvements to its Google Photos service at the I/O developer conference yesterday, including a feature that will suggest photo edits to improve your images, and automatic colorization for black-and-white photos.
mobileMay 8, 2018 at 16:14
The Sharp AQUOS R2 comes with a dual camera that's a little... different. Instead of using one of the modules for extra zoom, sharp installed an ultra-wide-angle 16.3MP camera that is used exclusively for capturing video.
mobileMay 8, 2018 at 14:15
According to a report in the Taipei Times, Apple won't be jumping on the triple-camera bandwagon this year. The report claims Apple's first triple-camera flagship phone will arrive in the second half of next year.
mobileMay 8, 2018 at 13:00
The Samsung Galaxy S9+ is one of the first smartphones to feature a dual aperture camera. In our initial testing we found it to be somewhat useful, if a bit on the gimmicky side.
mobileMay 7, 2018 at 17:52
The latest version of Adobe's mobile editing app for Android comes with a number of useful new features.
mobileMay 7, 2018 at 17:30
PIXEO is a paid photo scouting app that uses crowdsourced information from photographers around the world to aggregate the best photo spots, from New York City to Beijing.
mobileMay 4, 2018 at 15:40
Parent company Facebook continues Instagram's transformation from a mobile image sharing platform into a do-it-all application by adding a way to pay for things right within the photo sharing app. This could be very interesting for photographers.
mobileMay 3, 2018 at 15:48
The first AI they trained this way required minimal human supervision, and yet it outperformed every other computer-vision AI out there.
mobileMay 3, 2018 at 14:32
In the camera department, LG sticks to its strategy of differentiating itself from most competitors by offering a super-wide-angle lens in its dual-camera setup.
mobileMay 2, 2018 at 17:28
A number of new Instagram features were announced at Facebook's F8 developer conference, including support for Stories in third-party apps and a new video chat feature.
mobileMay 2, 2018 at 13:26
Olloclip's new lens system is specifically designed for the iPhone X. The 'Connect X' comes with a number of features that are exclusive to Apple's flagship smartphone, including a lens mount that aligns perfectly with the iPhone X's front and rear cameras.
mobileMay 1, 2018 at 19:41
Corephotonics has filed a second lawsuit against Apple, claiming patent infringement on the iPhone 8 Plus and X models.
mobileMay 1, 2018 at 14:21
The updated Halide app allows for control of some camera functions from your Apple Watch.
camera newsApr 26, 2018 at 15:43
Snapchat has just introduced version 2 of its Spectacles camera glasses, and they come with a bunch of new features, including: photo capture, water resistance that can handle shallow water snaps, a sleeker design, better battery, and more.
mobileApr 25, 2018 at 15:45
Xiaomi claims its latest smartphone, the Mi 6X, competes with rivals such as the iPhone X or OPPO R15 in the camera department. Yet it costs just 1,600 Yuan (approximately $250 USD).
mobileApr 25, 2018 at 13:49
You can now download a zip-file, including all images and videos you ever posted on Instagram, plus comments, messages, settings and other data in json-format.
mobileApr 24, 2018 at 14:26
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a low-power HD video streaming method that could eventually allow tiny, maybe even battery-free wearable cameras to stream high definition video.
mobileApr 23, 2018 at 16:34
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu has launched a new high-end model, the Meizu 15 Plus. And based on specs alone, the phone is well-worth a closer look for mobile photographers who are open to buying from a less established brand.
mobileApr 20, 2018 at 18:24
The update also comes with "post-scan cloud processing," which allows you to render 3D models with 4K resolution textures for better detail and realism.
mobileApr 19, 2018 at 18:37
Under the agreement, the two companies will work together to develop Oppo's smartphone camera roadmap, covering optical zoom, depth mapping and other innovative imaging features that dual cameras allow.
mobileApr 16, 2018 at 12:55
The Xperia XZ2 Premium's dual-camera system is designed for low-light performance. It's also the first phone capable of recording 4K HDR footage.
mobileApr 14, 2018 at 13:00
Just because a phone has the current 'best camera' doesn't mean it'll be the best for you. The differences between the top 3 smartphones are slim at this point – you won't notice camera shortcomings as much as you'll notice that you hate your operating system.
mobileApr 13, 2018 at 13:00
NYC-based filmmaker Casey Neistat recently compared a $35 clip-on smartphone lens with a $7,000 DSLR and superzoom lens. Not surprisingly, the smartphone lens doesn't look great – but Neistat points out it actually sort of works.
mobileApr 12, 2018 at 18:29
Google Photos boasts a number of new Google Lens AI powered features that will be particularly useful to pet owners.
mobileApr 11, 2018 at 19:32
For some reason, Samsung isn't exclusively using its own image sensors in the Galaxy S9 smartphone. Depending on where you buy the Galaxy S9, your device will either ship with a Samsung S5K2L3 or Sony IMX345 image sensor.
mobileApr 11, 2018 at 18:31
Shenzhen-based Cinematics International Company Ltd. brought something a little crazy to NAB: a lens adapter that lets you attach huge cinema lenses to your smartphone. It's not the most practical gadget we've seen, but it certainly catches your eye.
mobileApr 11, 2018 at 16:12
Version 39 of the Instagram app on both Android and iOS brings a background-blurring portrait or depth mode, similar to what we've seen on many recent smartphones, except that it works for single-camera phones.
mobileApr 10, 2018 at 17:37
The iFixit team have opened up the triple-camera Huawei P20 Pro smartphone, and they found a nice surprise: there's optical stabilization hardware on all three cameras in the triple-camera setup.
mobileApr 10, 2018 at 14:23
Gil Abraham, Director Product Management at Corephotonics, has taken the Huawei P20 Pro launch as an opportunity to author a white paper titled "Triple cameras: Are three better than two?"
mobileApr 6, 2018 at 21:09
The latest update to the Snapchat app uses the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera to create more realistic augmented reality face masks—improving one of the app's most popular features.
mobileApr 5, 2018 at 13:19
In a couple of technical blog posts, Samsung has revealed some details about the stacked image sensor technology in the Galaxy S9, and how it allows the smartphone to shoot super slow motion.
mobileApr 4, 2018 at 22:38
A US startup is the first company to use the iPhone X's front-facing TrueDepth camera for 3D face scanning. The app they've created captures more than 250,000 3D data points on a face in 10 seconds while the user slowly turns their head in front of the camera
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