Articles tagged "mobile"

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New Instagram tool lets you download a copy of all your data

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 develop low-power HD streaming tech for wearable cameras

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.

Meizu unveils the 15 Plus smartphone with stabilized tele-camera

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.

Sony's updated 3D Creator app can use your smartphone's front camera to scan your face

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.

Oppo and Corephotonics sign strategic agreement around dual-cameras

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.

Samsung Galaxy S9+ sample gallery

We recently got our hands on Samsung's latest and greatest smartphone, the dual camera, variable aperture Galaxy S9+, and took it to mostly sunny Southern California for a long weekend.

The Xperia XZ2 Premium is Sony's first dual camera smartphone, can shoot ISO 51200!

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.

Don't buy the phone with the 'best camera,' buy the phone you like as a phone

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.

Silly (but fun) comparison: $7000 DSLR kit vs $35 smartphone zoom lens

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.

Google lens can now identify pet breeds, create pet photo books and compile pet movies

Google Photos boasts a number of new Google Lens AI powered features that will be particularly useful to pet owners.

Tech Insights teardown confirms Galaxy S9 uses Samsung and Sony image sensors

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.

NAB 2018: This adapter lets you attach huge cinema lenses to your smartphone

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.

Instagram 'Focus' mode brings fake bokeh to single-camera smartphones

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.

iFixit teardown reveals OIS on all three cameras in the Huawei P20 Pro

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.

CorePhotonics white paper explains the pros and cons of the triple-camera

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?"

Snapchat launches more realistic AR face masks for iPhone X users

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.

Samsung explains the sensor tech behind the Galaxy S9's super-slow-motion mode

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.

Bellus3D uses the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera to 3D scan your face

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

Huawei P20 Pro hands-on: 3x zoom lens leaves the competition behind

A few days testing Huawei's new flagship device has us convinced that it's the most advanced smartphone camera to date.

The NiSi Prosories P1 Kit lets you attach square filters to your smartphone

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.

Moment launches anamorphic lens and other gear for smartphone filmmakers

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.

Apple's 2018 iPad 9.7" is the first entry-level model with Pencil support

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.

Huawei P20 Pro triple-camera receives DxOMark score of 109, smashing the competition

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.

Huawei unveils the P20 Pro with triple camera and large 1/1.7-inch image sensor

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.

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S comes with 12MP dual-cam, OIS and 2x optical zoom

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.

Vivo V9 smartphone packs a 24MP front-facing camera and AI selfie software

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.

The Galaxy S9 Plus' camera is its third most expensive component

Analysts TechInsights have torn down a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus to have a closer look at the device's internal components and their cost.

New Oppo flagship R15 comes with iPhone X-style design and portrait lighting

Oppo's new high-end phones bear an uncanny resemblance to the iPhone X, with features like face unlock to a portrait lighting mode.

AI-powered Google Lens visual search tool is now available on iOS devices

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.

The Android-only LyfieEye200 is 'the world's smallest VR/AR camera'

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.

Google explains the tech behind the Pixel 2's Motion Photos feature

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.

Vivo's AI-powered 'Super-HDR' tech takes on Google's HDR+

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.

Teardown video shows how the Galaxy S9 variable aperture works

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.

Huawei shares P20 triple-cam teaser videos

Huawai is teasing the upcoming P20 smartphone's low-light and zoom capabilities in a couple of tongue-in-cheek teaser videos on YouTube.

Shiftcam 2.0 iPhone add-on offers 6-in-1 lens-slider and 'Pro' lens options

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.

UPDATED: Instagram is NOT bringing back the chronological feed

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.

iFixit teardown finds Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus difficult to repair, shows dual-blade aperture

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.

Android P brings HEIF and multi-camera support to Pixel devices

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.

This Samsung infographic tracks the evolution of the camera phone

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.

Leaked images confirm Huawei P20 will have a Leica-branded triple-camera

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.'

Halide update adds 'blazing fast portrait mode,' depth maps and more to the iOS app

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.

AI-powered Google Lens feature is now available on all Android devices

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.

Asus unveils ZenFone 5Z with wide-angle dual-cam and AI camera

Asus' new flagship Android smartphone packs all-around premium components and some great camera specs in a very sleek looking body.

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

We've had the chance to take a closer look at Samsung's new flagship smartphone and its improved camera system during the launch event in Barcelona. Here's what you need to know.

Sony is working on high-sensitivity dual-camera setup

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.

Sony Xperia XZ2 brings 4K HDR video to smartphones

Sony's new flagship smartphones come with an updated design and a couple of interesting improvements in the camera.

Nokia 8 Sirocco features 2x optical zoom and Carl Zeiss optics

The Nokia 8 Sirocco swaps the original 8's secondary monochrome sensor for a tele-lens with 2x zoom.

Samsung unveils Galaxy S9 with variable aperture and super-slow-motion

Samsung's new Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones come with a range of innovative camera features and functions.

Huawei launches MediaPad M5 Pro tablet with M-Pen

The larger version of Huawei's new premium tablet features a stylus with 4096 levels of pressure for easier image editing and note-taking.

DPReview on TWiT: tech trends in smartphone cameras

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.

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