Articles tagged "android"

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Google launches three mobile photography 'Appsperiments'

Google Research has launched the first three in a series of experimental photography apps based around technologies that are currently under development.

Photo Mate Raw conversion app for Android goes freemium

Arguably the most comprehensive Raw conversion app for Android, Photo Mate is now available as a free ad-supported version.

Facebook just doubled the resolution of photos in Facebook Messenger

As the saying goes: A photo is worth a thousand words. And if you're sending that photo through Facebook Messenger, your thousand words now look twice as nice after today's update to 4K resolution.

OnePlus 5T unveiled: edge-to-edge display and a dual-camera optimized for low light

The OnePlus 5T retains many of the 5's features and specs, but comes with an edge-to-edge display and a dual-camera that is optimized for low light.

OnePlus 5 camera review

Flagship features for a couple hundred bucks less than your typical flagship device – the OnePlus 5 provides a good value proposition. Despite a few flaws, it's a solid choice for someone who cares about image quality and wants the latest camera features.

LG launches V30 with super-wide-angle lens and advanced video features

The LG V30's video mode offers manual control over shutter speeds and sound levels, cinematic effect filters and a point zoom function, among other movie-centric features.

Asus ZenFone 4 Pro dual-cam comes with 2x zoom and portrait blur

The latest flagship phone from Asus combines a 12MP 1/2.55" Sony IMX362 main sensor with a smaller Sony IMX351 chip for 2x zoom and a background-blurring portrait mode.

LG V30 to feature glass lens and F1.6 aperture, fastest ever on a smartphone

LG's upcoming V30 flagship smartphone hasn't yet launched, but the company has already revealed some juicy details about the phone's camera. Namely, that it will have the fastest aperture in a smartphone yet.

Sharp announces Aquos S2 with bezel-less display and dual-cam

Thanks to Sharp's display know-how, the Aquos S2 smartphone fits a 5.5" display into the dimensions of a conventional 5" device.

Galaxy Note 8 to feature 3x zoom dual-camera

Samsung Electro-Mechanics, the Samsung division that develops smartphone camera modules, has posted a document that might hint at what we will see in the upcoming Galaxy Note 8.

Former Google SVP prefers iPhone over Android for mobile photography

Vic Gundotra was essential in Google's early Android efforts, but nowadays he says he would never use an Android smartphone for photography.

Essential explains PH-1 dual-camera

In a blog post the imaging engineers behind the dual-camera in Andy Rubin's Essential Phone explain how the imaging components were developed and calibrated for best performance.

Meizu Pro 7 Plus comes with dual-cam and dual-screens

The Meizu Pro 7 Plus secondary display can be used for music playback, date and weather-related information, or as viewfinder when taking selfies with the rear cameras.

Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition comes with dual-cam and depth mode

The Moto Z2 is Motorola's first dual-camera smartphone and, compared to its predecessor, comes with a number of improvements and new camera features.

Google's Motion Stills app is now available for Android

Google just released Motion Stills for Android. Unlike the iOS version, the Android app uses a redesigned video processing pipeline that processes each frame of a video as it is being recorded, creating instant results.

Adobe updates Lightroom Mobile with new features and interface on iOS and Android

Adobe released a major update to Lightroom Mobile for both iOS and Android users today.

MyGearVault app now available on Android: Track and protect your gear on-the-go

MyGearVault, the all-in-one app for tracking, organizing, and protecting your photography gear created by Jared Polin, is now available on Android.

LG G6 scores 84 points in DxOMark testing, lags slightly behind closest rivals

With an overall score of 84 points the LG G6 is on the same level as the iPhone 6s but cannot quite match its rivals in this year's generation of flagship phones.

OnePlus 5 camera sample gallery

While our full OnePlus 5 review is underway, we've put together a sample gallery with images that were taken with both the wide-angle and tele lens in a variety of lighting situations.

OnePlus 5 launches with current highest resolution dual-camera system on a smartphone

The OnePlus 5 main camera comes with a 1/2.8" 16MP Sony IMX 398 sensor and a fast F1.7 aperture. It is supported by a tele-module featuring a 2x "lossless" zoom.

LG launches G6+ with wireless charging and improved G6 software

The G6+ comes with similar specs as the original G6 but doubles the amount of storage and expands the feature set.

OPPO R11 Plus comes with 2x tele dual-cam

The R11 Plus main lens is coupled with a 16MP Sony IMX398 1/2.8" sensor and a fast f/1.7 aperture. The telephoto module features a 20MP Sony IMX350 sensor with f/2.6 aperture

FilmLab negative scanning app fully funded, changes pricing model

After screening the reader feedback on our original article, FilmLab founder Abe Fettig has decided to change the pricing model for his app to a one-off purchase.

LG G6 camera review
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The LG G6 is an improvement over its predecessor G5 in almost every way. Read our full review to see how its dual-cam performed in our test.

The Xiaomi Mi6 isn't quite an iPhone 7 Plus, but it's not bad

The Xiaomi Mi6 is one of the first Android phones to offer an iPhone 7 Plus style dual-camera with a 27mm wide angle and a longer 52mm lens. Is it as capable as Apple's flagship device? Well, sort of.

Android creator Andy Rubin reveals modular Essential phone with dual-camera

The Essential phone comes with top-end specifications all around and an optional 360-degree camera module.

HTC U11 takes top spot in DxOMark Mobile ranking

With an overall score of 90, the HTC U11 is the highest-rated smartphone camera ever tested by DxO and has taken the top-spot in the DxOMark Mobile ranking from the Google Pixel. 

HTC launches U11 flagship smartphone

HTC's latest flagship comes with a 12MP BSI CMOS sensor, a fast F1.7 aperture, optical image stabilization and 3D audio recording.

Samsung Galaxy S8 comes close to the best in DxOMark Mobile testing

With a score of 88 points in DxOMark's Mobile testing the Samsung Galaxy S8 cannot quite achieve the Google Pixel's score of 89, but is on the same level as its predecessor Galaxy S7 and the HTC 10. Read more

Huawei Mate 9 quick review

The Huawei Mate 9 puts flagship smartphone specifications in a high-end phablet, with Leica co-designed lenses to boot. Read more

Huawei P10 camera review

The Huawei P10 features a beautifully-made metal body and a Leica-branded dual-camera module. It's a premium quality device with very good still image capture that ranks among the best in class, especially in low light. Read more

Honor 8 Pro combines big screen with dual-cam and large battery

The Honor 8 Pro offers a similar camera and general specifications as the Huawei Mate 9 or P10 at a noticeably lower price point. Read more

Android 7.1.2 update fixes Google Pixel's pink camera streaks issue

Google has released Android 7.1.2 for the Pixel and Nexus smartphones, and with it comes a fix for the pink streaking issue affecting some Pixel cameras. Read more

Alcatel Flash features front and rear dual-cams

Alcatel's new Flash smartphone is one of the first devices to offer dual-cameras on the front and back. Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with two different camera sensors

Like the S6 and S7 generations previously, the Samsung Galaxy S8 will, depending on region, be equipped with Sony or ISOCELL image sensors. Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ come with 'infinity display' and multi-frame processing

Samsung's new S8 smartphone generation offers impressive new display technology but in the camera department novelties are limited to the software side of things. Read more

Samsung planning to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 units

In a press release, Samsung laid out how it will recycle and dispose of the hundreds of thousands of Galaxy Note 7 units that had already been produced and sold before the model was discontinued due to a battery fault. Read more

Gcam: the story behind the Google Pixel camera software

Google's independent research division X just published a blog post detailing the story of Gcam, the software behind the class-leading cameras in Google's Pixel devices. Read more

OPPO launches F3 Plus with dual selfie cameras

The Oppo F3 Plus doesn't come with the company's recently announced 5x zoom camera unit, but offers another unusual imaging feature: a dual front-facing camera module. Read more

Android 7.1.1 update for OnePlus 3T brings improved video stabilization

With its Android 7.1.1 based OxygenOS 4.1.0 update, the OnePlus 3T's video stabilization is now on the Google Pixel's level. Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 expected to come with 1000 fps video mode

According to reports, the upcoming Galaxy S8 will use a DRAM layer in its image sensor, similar to what we have seen on the recently announced Sony Xperia XZs and XZ Premium devices. Read more

Insta360 Air 360-degree camera for Android quick review

The Insta360 Air is an Android device add-on that seamlessly connects to your phone and records 360-degree stills and video. For $130, it's an affordable and fuss-free introduction to 360 shooting. Read more

Photo planning app PhotoPills now available for Android

PhotoPills is a very popular photo planning app among iPhone and iPad users. Now an Android version with all the same features as its iOS cousin has been launched. Read more

Huawei P10 scores highly in DxOMark Mobile testing

With an overall DxOMark Mobile score of 88, the Huawei P10 is only beaten by the Google Pixel, HTC 10, Sony Xperia X Performance and Samsung Galaxy S7. Read more

Apple captures 79 percent of global smartphone profits with 14.5 percent market share

Despite a smaller market share than some of its rivals, Apple is reaping the highest profits in the smartphone business. Read more

Insta360 Air turns Android phones into 360-degree VR Cameras, now available in US and Europe

The Insta360 Air camera, which attaches to an Android smartphone via a microUSB or USB Type-C port, turns your phone into a 360-degree VR camera. It's now available in the US and Europe. Read more

Lightroom Mobile update brings Raw HDR capture mode

Adobe has released an update for its Lighroom Mobile app that comes with an HDR feature that makes use of the Raw capture capability of the latest mobile devices. Read more

Prisma update adds in-app filter store

An in-app filter store allows you to download new filters and remove existing ones from the popular Prisma app, creating your own personal filter collection. Read more

OPPO announces dual-cam 5x optical zoom technology for smartphones

OPPO has presented an innovative approach to zooming on smartphone cameras that uses a prism and dual-lenses that are arranged at an angle to each other.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium features 960 fps slow-motion and 4K display

The latest Sony high-end smartphones use the company's new 3-layer stacked image sensor for extremely fast readout-times.

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