Articles tagged "mobile-news"

Sony confirms pricing, availability for its flagship Xperia 1 II camera-centric smartphone

The Xperia 1 II will be available to pre-order on June 1 for $1,200 with the first units set to ship out on July 24. If you get in early, Sony will even toss in an added bonus.

Vivo shows its 'gimbal-like' smartphone camera stabilization system

Vivo's new system stabilizes the entire camera module rather than just a lens element or the image sensor like on more conventional systems.

The OnePlus 8 Pro has a new camera capable of seeing through some materials and objects

The OnePlus 8 Pro smartphone was released at the end of April and over a couple of weeks since its release, users have discovered that the new 5MP Color Filter camera can see through various objects with IR shields.

Lead engineer for computational imaging on Pixel phones leaves Google

The Information reports Distinguished Engineer Marc Levoy has left Google along with former General Manager of the Pixel Smartphones Business Unit, Mario Queiroz.

Sony provides an in-depth look at the Sony Xperia 1 II camera tech

The Xperia 1 Mark II borrows some of its camera technologies from the company's Alpha series of cameras, making it, at least on paper, one of the most interesting phones for photography at the moment.

OmniVision launches the OV64B, a 64MP smartphone sensor with 0.7 micron pixels

The OV64B is capable of capturing 64MP stills, as well as 8K video at 30 fps and 4K video at 60 fps. The first sample units will be shipping to companies next month.

Huawei caught using DSLR images to promote smartphone cameras (again)

This isn't the first time the company has been caught passing off DSLR images as if they were captured using its smartphone cameras.

Huawei launches P40 series with Leica-badged cameras and up to 10x optical zoom

The P series usually showcases Huawei's latest camera technologies and the P40 models are no different, featuring a wide array of innovative imaging technologies.

Oppo launches Find X2 Pro with  periscope tele and calibrated 120Hz display

The Find X2 Pro is Oppo's latest flagship smartphone, offering top-end technologies all around.

Moment Pro Camera for Android discontinued over platform difficulties

Moment is no longer supporting its Pro Camera Android app, but it'll remain available to download.

Vivo's latest concept phone comes with 'gimbal-like' main camera stabilization

Vivo says the new system expands the stabilization angle by 200 percent compared to conventional systems.

Nomad launches iPhone 11, Google Pixel 4 cases with Moment lens mount

Nomad's new cases look like an interesting alternative to Moment's own cases.

Qualcomm shows off the first 8K footage captured with its Snapdragon 865 chipset

The 8K footage was shot on a prototype device with a Sony IMX586 image processor inside.

Filmic's Double Take iOS app records with two cameras at the same time

The app is one of the first to take advantage of the iPhone 11's multi-cam recording capabilities.

OnePlus promises major video improvements on its future smartphones

The Chinese manufacturer has published a list of improvements it wants to make after a videography-focused feedback session with its users.

Oppo demonstrates its under-display front camera in prototype devices

The new concept allows for a seamless display without a need for 'notches', 'pinholes' or any kind of motorized pop-up mechanism.

Sandmarc brings its anamorphic, tele, wide-angle and macro lenses to iPhone 11 devices

The new cases ensure Sandmarc's anamorphic, tele, wide-angle and macro lenses will work on the latest iOS devices.

The Motorola One Hyper tosses a 64MP main cam, 32MP selfie cam inside a $400 phone

The new Motorola One Hyper has a 64MP sensor in its main camera, and even the pop-up selfie camera produces 32MP pictures that can be display across the full area of the 6.5in screen.

Qualcomm's new 865 chipset supports 8K video, 4K HDR, no-limit 960fps capture and more

The new Snapdragon 865 is more power-efficient than ever but continues to push the boundaries of mobile computing, especially in the imaging department.

Sony teases its next-generation Quad-Bayer smartphone sensor

According to rumors, the new sensor should provide a resolution between 60 and 64MP.

Xiaomi teases Mi Note 10 penta-camera smartphone with Samsung's new 108MP sensor

The Mi Note 10 will likely be the first penta-camera smartphone to market. It's expected to be officially introduced on November 14, 2019.

Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha 5G will pack a 108MP camera and wrap-around 'Surround Screen'

The phone, which is set to ship in December 2019, is expected to cost roughly $2,800, but its specs are utterly ridiculous.

Samsung announces 43.7MP ISOCELL Slim GH1 mobile sensor with 0.7μm pixels

Samsung's newest sensor will offer a resolution of 43.7-megapixels with 0.7-micrometer pixels and support for Samsung's Tetracell technology.

The ultra-wide camera in the iPhone 11 models is fixed-focus, doesn't support Raw capture

Halide developer Ben Sandofsky has discovered the ultra-wide camera on the iPhone 11 models is fixed-focus and doesn't yet support Raw capture.

Technical readouts reveal faster shutter speeds, improved ISO and more in iPhone 11 Pro

Sebastiaan de With, co-founder of the iOS camera app Halide, has used his app's technical readout feature to obtain very detailed camera specifications for the iPhone 11 Pro.

Huawei Kirin 990 mobile chipset launches with improved image signal processor

The new Huawei mobile chipset offers hardware noise reduction among other new imaging features.

Leaked promo video hints at Google Pixel 4 astrophotography mode

It looks like the Google Pixel 4 could feature a computational imaging feature targeted at astrophotographers.

PNY unveils two ultra-compact portable SSDs and MOBEE mobile gimbal

PNY has added a pair of compact SSD drives and a smartphone gimbal to its product lineup.

Samsung Exynos 980 chipset supports 108MP images, 4K video at 120 fps

Samsung's latest chipset will likely make an appearance in the 2020 Galaxy S and Note smartphone models.

Sony announces Xperia 5 with triple-cam setup, Eye AF and 6.1" 21:9 CinemaWide display

Sony's latest flagship smartphone takes inspiration from the Xperia 1 smartphone and brings it to a slightly more pocketable device.

The Redmi Note 8 Pro is the first officially-announced smartphone with a 64MP camera

The new Redmi is the first device that's been officially announced by its manufacturer to use Samsung's Isocell GW1 smartphone image sensor first announced in May.

Report: Some iPhone 11 models to come with ‘Smart Frame’ photo feature

The feature will reportedly let you edit a photo's perspective and framing after capture, using additional image information recorded by the super-wide-angle camera.

Nokia 9 PureView update brings live bokeh and image processing boost

Nokia has updated its flagship phone with a camera boost and faster fingerprint reader among other improvements.

Report: Samsung's upcoming Note 10 will have a ‘3-stage variable aperture’

A known Samsung leaker claims Samsung engineers informed him the upcoming Note 10 smartphone will feature a ‘three-stage variable aperture.’

Honor 20 Pro launches with F1.4 aperture and dedicated macro camera

The Honor 20 Pro looks like an attractively priced alternative to some more established flagship competitors.

Asus ZenFone 6 features rotating camera module

A rotating mechanism on the Asus ZenFone 6 does away with the need for a front-facing camera.

The OnePlus 7 Pro comes with 3x hybrid tele, ultra-wide-angle and pop-up selfie cam

The latest high-end smartphone from OnePlus comes with all-new camera modules for rear and front.

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 3 comes with 8K video recording and cooling fan

ZTE's latest high-end device is the first smartphone capable of recording 8K video footage.

Samsung Galaxy A80 phone unveiled with sliding, rotating triple-camera array

Samsung has revealed the A80, a triple-camera smartphone with a unique rotating camera mechanism.

A closer look at the Huawei P30 Pro, a quad-camera smartphone with plenty of power

We've had a closer look at the brand new Huawei P30 Pro smartphone and its imaging features and innovations.

OPPO has started mass production of 10x zoom smartphone camera module

The Chinese manufacturer says a device featuring the new camera system will be available in the second quarter 2019.

LG launches triple-camera models V50 ThinQ 5G and G8 ThinQ

LG has launched the latest models in its V- and G-series of smartphones at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Xiaomi teases Mi 9 product images and camera samples

Xiaomi's new flagship Android smartphone is expected to be launched on February 24 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Samsung reveals Galaxy Note 8, comes with 12MP stabilized dual-camera

The Galaxy Note 8 is the first Samsung smartphone to feature a dual-cam setup. The 2x tele lens allows for a background-blurring portrait mode and comes with optical image stabilization.