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
mobileApr 4, 2018 at 13:00
A few days testing Huawei's new flagship device has us convinced that it's the most advanced smartphone camera to date.
mobileMar 29, 2018 at 19:48
Square lens filters for your smartphone are now a reality. Say hello to the NiSi Prosories P1 Kit: a smartphone filter kit that includes a phone clip, medium graduated neutral density filter, polarizer, pouch, and holder.
mobileMar 29, 2018 at 17:17
Smartphone accessory maker Moment has launched a new product line targeted specifically at mobile filmmakers. The lineup includes an anamorphic lens, a gimbal counterweight, and a smartphone filter mount.
mobileMar 28, 2018 at 21:30
The new iPad is the first non-Pro model to support Apple Pencil, the maker's own stylus. Despite its low price, the 9.7" iPad features a Retina display, A10 Fusion chip and support for augmented reality experiences.
mobileMar 27, 2018 at 16:06
It looks like the Huawei P20 Pro is the smartphone to beat, smashing its nearest rival—the Samsung Galaxy S9—by a full 10 points to score a whopping 109 on DxOMark's mobile tests.
mobileMar 27, 2018 at 15:35
Huawei's P20 Pro boasts an impressive triple camera system that features a larger-than-average 1/1.7-inch image sensor in the main module. It looks like we may have a new "best smartphone for photography" on our hands.
mobileMar 27, 2018 at 13:43
The exterior of the new Mi MIX 2S hasn't changed much compared to its predecessor, but the camera system has received an important overhaul.
mobileMar 26, 2018 at 22:02
The new Vivo V9 smartphone is all about taking the best possible selfies... so much so the camera maker slapped a 24MP front-facing camera on the thing. That's 3MP more than the combined resolution of both rear-facing cameras.
mobileMar 19, 2018 at 18:19
Analysts TechInsights have torn down a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus to have a closer look at the device's internal components and their cost.
mobileMar 19, 2018 at 17:24
Oppo's new high-end phones bear an uncanny resemblance to the iPhone X, with features like face unlock to a portrait lighting mode.
mobileMar 16, 2018 at 19:59
Google Lens uses artificial intelligence and 'computer vision' to identify and provide information about businesses, landmarks and other objects using your phone's camera. And now it's available for iPhone users, too.
mobileMar 16, 2018 at 15:04
This tiny little plug-and-play VR/AR camera for Android phones uses a pair of greater-than-180° FOV fisheye lenses to offer both 360° video/photo capture and 360° livestreaming at 1440p resolution.
mobileMar 14, 2018 at 20:31
For the Pixel 2 smartphone's Motion Photos feature, Google built on its existing Motion Stills technology by adding advanced stabilization that combines software and hardware capabilities to optimize trimming and stabilization.
mobileMar 14, 2018 at 17:21
Chinese manufacturer Vivo has announced some AI-powered Super HDR tech to compete with Google's HDR+ system. Both systems combine multiple images to create a final shot with more dynamic range and less noise, but Super HDR claims to do so more intelligently.
mobileMar 14, 2018 at 16:39
The YouTube channel JerryRigEverything recently tore down (or rather, tore apart...) the new Samsung Galaxy S9, giving us the closest look at yet at the new smartphone's camera hardware.
mobileMar 12, 2018 at 21:40
Shiftcam 2.0 will be available for the latest iPhone models 8, 8 Plus and X, and offers a range of individual "Pro" lenses in addition to a 6-in-1 lens slider.
mobileMar 12, 2018 at 18:12
A report that Instagram was considering bringing back the chronological feed has been squashed by Instagram itself. Despite years of complaining, it seems IG has no interest in dumping the algorithmic feed.
mobileMar 12, 2018 at 13:41
iFixit tore down the new Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, giving it a repairability grade of 4 our of 10, and showing how the main camera lens uses two rotating, ring-like blades for switching between F2.4 and F1.5.
mobileMar 9, 2018 at 20:03
Google has released the first Developer Preview of its upcoming Android P mobile operating system, and it comes with support for the space-saving HEIF image format that is hoping to replace JPEG.
mobileMar 9, 2018 at 18:19
The full infographic covers 18 years: starting with the manufacturer's first camera phone, the 0.11MP SCH-V200, and ending with the company's flagship Galaxy S9 smartphones.
mobileMar 8, 2018 at 17:49
Leaked product images show the Huawei P20 with three cameras vertically aligned on the device's back plate, confirming a rumor we shared last month that the upcoming Huawei phone will be the first to feature a 'triple-cam.'
mobileMar 7, 2018 at 18:56
Halide, the feature-rich third-party camera app for the iPhone, just released version 1.7 which adds Portrait Mode and other depth effects when shooting with a dual-cam iPhone.
mobileMar 7, 2018 at 15:16
The Google Lens visual recognition feature that was first available only on the company's own Pixel devices has now been expanded to all Android phones.
mobileFeb 27, 2018 at 20:32
Asus' new flagship Android smartphone packs all-around premium components and some great camera specs in a very sleek looking body.
mobileFeb 26, 2018 at 13:42
The Japanese company says its new system will allow for low light shooting with ultra-high sensitivities - ISO 51200 in stills mode and ISO 12800 for video.
mobileFeb 26, 2018 at 12:22
Sony's new flagship smartphones come with an updated design and a couple of interesting improvements in the camera.
mobileFeb 25, 2018 at 21:41
The Nokia 8 Sirocco swaps the original 8's secondary monochrome sensor for a tele-lens with 2x zoom.
mobileFeb 25, 2018 at 18:49
Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones come with a range of innovative camera features and functions.
mobileFeb 20, 2018 at 14:00
On this week's episode of The New Screen Savers from the TWiT Network, DPReview Science Editor Rishi Sanyal talks with host Leo Laporte and co-host Megan Morrone about some of the newest tech trends in smartphone cameras.
mobileFeb 16, 2018 at 14:35
Similar to Apple's AirDrop functionality, Microsoft's new Photos Companion app lets you send photos and videos from an Android or iOS smartphone to a PC via a WiFi network.
mobileFeb 16, 2018 at 01:50
Samsung just released a few short advertisement videos for the Samsung Galaxy S9 on its Korean Youtube channel, two of which hint at the upcoming smartphone's new and improved camera features.
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