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On article Tiny fps1000 high-speed camera boasts 18,500fps (137 comments in total)
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zonoskar: 18000 fps at 64x64 pixels. Very usefull. NOT And only 200 fps at 1080p, you'd almost better get a Gopro Hero 4 (but that's only 120 fps at 1080p).

Hence the 'almost'.

Link | Posted on Oct 9, 2014 at 13:16 UTC
On article Tiny fps1000 high-speed camera boasts 18,500fps (137 comments in total)

18000 fps at 64x64 pixels. Very usefull. NOT And only 200 fps at 1080p, you'd almost better get a Gopro Hero 4 (but that's only 120 fps at 1080p).

Link | Posted on Oct 9, 2014 at 11:40 UTC as 48th comment | 4 replies
On article DxOMark Mobile Report: Sony Xperia Z3 (5 comments in total)

I absolutely hate color shading. Can Lightroom help here?

Link | Posted on Sep 23, 2014 at 14:28 UTC as 3rd comment
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Ken Johnes: 500 $ for a silly firmware upgrade? and the target audiance for this camera have been waiting eagerly for this AF upgrade .
wow, greed and trying to milk it´s customers with incremental upgrade are gonna hurt the big dogs here, both of em, look at what nikon is trying to do.

i think nikon and canon are competing with each other on how to sell less for more, while other companies are making innovative products at a fair price , no wonder these greedy top dogs have to make up for their loss with such silly act..

They said the sensor is not replaced, but they didn't mention any other hardware being replaced. So maybe they need to swap some FGA's or something?

Link | Posted on Nov 6, 2013 at 15:13 UTC
On article Can computer corrections make simple lenses look good? (160 comments in total)
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ZAnton: I assume there are too many variables to calculate good result.
For example LoCAs are distant dependent, so unless we know the distance to ALL objects on the photo, we can't calculate back the initial image.
Similar with non-flat focus-plane (field curvature). If the object is blurred by that, one must know the distance to the object for the reverse calculation of the "ideal" image.

Distance information is known for the focus point, so maybe they can use that. For the OOF parts of the picture< I wouldn't mind a non-corrected image, or only CA corrcted.

Link | Posted on Oct 1, 2013 at 13:30 UTC
On article Microsoft to acquire Nokia's smartphone business (68 comments in total)
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massimogori: Nokia has an history as a camaleon company: they used to make boots, toilet paper, TV sets, mobile phones.

Now they are joining the world leader in a very profitable market: software bugs.

Windows Phone 8 is already made by Microsoft, so why would you think they'll introduce bugs now they've acquired Nokia?

Link | Posted on Sep 4, 2013 at 10:18 UTC
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keeponkeepingon: I've been waiting for this review.

I love my 808 but will dump it in a heart beat if there is something significantly better.

Unfortunately this review has no IQ comparisons against the 808.

(that I could find, if I'm wrong tell me the page number and I will cower in shame).

I thought y'all reviewed the 808 as one of your first reviews? How can I get a comparison of the 1020 and 808 test shots? Your selectoramoter does not include the 808.

Also you state the sensor of the 1020 is "slightly smaller"than the 808s. That's sort of an exageration. I've seen anything from 30 to 50% smaller. What's the exact size difference?


The 808 uses a 1/1.2" (10.67×8 mm) sensor, while the 1020 uses a 1/1.5" (8.8×6.6 mm) sensor. So the sensor area is roughly 32% smaller (or the 808's sensor is 47% bigger)

Link | Posted on Aug 30, 2013 at 21:13 UTC
On article Nokia's 41MP Lumia 1020 looks impressive (216 comments in total)
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Impulses: If you're gonna be re-shooting scenes with other phones you might as well toss in something like the Canon S110 into the testing IMO... It's pretty affordable ($30 less than the cost of this phone plus the grip...) and I bet a lot of people (at least within your audience) would only spend $300+ on a phone (primarily with it's camera in mind) if it can actually replacesomething like the S110 and not just outdo other more popular phones (nothing against WP8, can't deny the facts tho).

And make sure the 920 is in focus @low light shots this time.

Link | Posted on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:42 UTC
On article Do HTC One ultrapixels deliver? Our full camera review (40 comments in total)

Again a phone that exhibits this annoying color shading. Why does this only occur in phones and not in any of the compact camera's? How difficult is it to design a phone without this 'featue'? This is the main reason why I almost never get usable pictures out of my Lumia 920 (and other phones).

Link | Posted on Jun 5, 2013 at 09:53 UTC as 22nd comment | 1 reply
On article We put the HTC One's ultrapixels to the test (172 comments in total)
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Flee808: I have always enjoyed reading your interesting reviews. Your review helped me decide to buy the 808. Just a request- when you compare image quality between 2 phones, is it possible to do it by ISO, say A versus B at ISO 400? This will give a better picture of the phone's performance at a specific ISO. How does the HTC One compare with the Samsung Galaxy S2 at ISO 400? Thank you.

Of course you can compare ISO for ISO with an iPhone. Just take the picture with an iPhone and replicate the chosen ISO using manual selection on the other device. Just because the iPhone doesn't give you control doesn't mean you can't compare.

Link | Posted on Mar 30, 2013 at 11:54 UTC
On article 5 apps for the Windows Phone 8 photographer (7 comments in total)

How about ProShot and CameraPro? Both of which offer a vastly improved interface for taking pictures in the first place. I use these extensively and they put the controls at your finger tips. From manual focus, to manual exposure comensation to live histogram. The only thing missing is a custom autofocus algorithm and auto exposure settings (center weighted, average, spot) that lock exposure to the autofocus point. But I think this is a WP8 limitation rather then the apps fault.

Link | Posted on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:08 UTC as 5th comment
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Charlene_S: Zonoskar why would they loose retina effect on biggger phone? The original sized iPad is now retina display and so is the 13in Macbook Pro. As far as a user's rating goes, I went from an iPhone 3GS to an iPhone 5. I have a love/hate relationship with new phone. I love the camera including the flash but the touch response of the screen is finicky. Yesterday the sound wouldn't work on the map when directions were requested. Sometimes I don't get texts for hours after someone sends it to me.Only 5 months old - thinking about taking it to Apple store and complaining about all the issues.

If you increase screen size without increasing the resolution, the ppi-number becomes lower. If the ppi sinks below 300, Apple no longer can call it retina because they touted this number as being what retina is all about. Apple cannot arbitrarily increase the display resolution (to maintain 300 ppi with a slightly larger screen) because that would mean ugly scaling or black borders around old apps.

Link | Posted on Feb 12, 2013 at 10:20 UTC
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