Chinese smartphone brand Oppo has employed a clever solution to the dreaded display 'notch' – a sliding mechanism that houses the device's front and rear-facing cameras.
Samsung's flagship Galaxy S9+ comes with comprehensive photography features like dual optically stabilized rear cameras, smooth 4K video and of course, beauty filters for your selfies. But is it the best smartphone camera for you? Find out how it compares against the likes of Apple's iPhone X and Google's Pixel 2 in our full review.
Apple released a new batch of mobile photography tutorial videos this week, each briefly demonstrating how to perform various camera actions using the flagship iPhone X.
Google has published an 18-page study fully detailing its synthetic depth-of-field technology that makes its single-camera Portrait Mode possible. The in-depth paper shows a degree of openness and academic mindset unusual for the industry.
The new Mijia gimbal provides 3-axis stabilization and can charge the battery of the attached device.
The new Technical Camera app offers comprehensive manual controls and a range of features for users who prefer to take control of the capture process.
Although it wasn’t a stand-out detail during the keynote, Apple is bringing new features and improved performance when working with Raw photos on iOS 12. We break down a few of the updates we’ve come across in the iOS 12 Beta 1.
According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Instagram is working on the ability to allow uploads of videos with a length of up to one hour – which could have a big impact on how video is created and shared in the future.
Last week, HMD Global released a software update for the Nokia 8 smartphone that added a new Pro Camera mode giving users manual control over five camera functions: shutter speed, ISO, white balance, focus, and exposure.
German brand Lemuro has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund mass production of its iPhone accessory lenses.
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi's latest device offers top-end specifications at an enticing price point.
The popular Camera+ app for iOS has received a complete overhaul. Version 2 now offers a depth mode, dual-cam support and a completely new interface.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OnePlus has slightly boosted the camera specifics of its new flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6. Compared to its predecessor, it boasts both a bigger sensor and optical image stabilization.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The latest version of Adobe's mobile editing app for Android comes with a number of useful new features.
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.
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.
The first AI they trained this way required minimal human supervision, and yet it outperformed every other computer-vision AI out there.
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.
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.
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.
Corephotonics has filed a second lawsuit against Apple, claiming patent infringement on the iPhone 8 Plus and X models.
The updated Halide app allows for control of some camera functions from your Apple Watch.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.