Articles tagged "samsung"

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Samsung officially pulls the plug on its Note 7 smartphone

Samsung Electronics has officially pulled the plug on its troubled Note 7 smartphone after repeated issues with the devices catching fire, including one incident in which a burning phone required the evacuation of a Southwest Airlines jet. Read more

Throwback Thursday: the Samsung NV10

The Samsung NV10 was released in 2006 with a 3x zoom, 10.3MP CCD sensor and an innovative 'Smart Touch' user interface into a sleek, all-metal body. DPR staffer Carey Rose selected it as a high school graduation present – and later regretted it. Read more

Samsung uses brain-inspired processors to create digital camera 'vision'

Samsung has used IBM’s neuromorphic computer processors, built under the latter company’s TrueNorth project, to create digital ‘eyes’ that see in real time. Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 combines S7 camera with large display, S-Pen and iris scanner

Samsung's new Note 7 phablet combines the Galaxy S7's camera specifications with the Note series's characteristic large display and S-Pen stylus. A new iris scanner is on board as well. Read more

Samsung launches first removable UFS memory cards

Samsung has announced that it is to produce the first removable versions of a new format of memory cards designed, it says, to replace the microSD card in portable electronic devices such as cameras, drones and phones. Read more

Samsung Gear 360 camera costs $350 in US with limited availability at VidCon

Samsung has announced a limited launch for its Gear 360 camera, which was first revealed earlier this year at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Read more

Rumor has it: Galaxy S8 to come with dual-cam, iPhone 7 won't have one

According to rumors Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8 will come with a dual-camera to compete with a rumored dual-cam iPhone. But in a plot twist, it's now said that Apple won't have a dual-cam device this year. Read more

Mystery science theater: A look inside the Samsung NX3000

Just over two years old, the Samsung NX3000 represented a nice value in a small package when it launched with a 20MP sensor, articulated LCD and integrated connectivity. iFixit gives us a peek inside the super-slim NX3000 in the name of science. Read more

Samsung announces ruggedized Galaxy S7 Active

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is a ruggedized "Active" version of the standard Galaxy S7.  The Active comes with the same IP68 rating for water resistance as the standard device, but adds the MIL STD-810G standard and a shatterproof display to the mix. Read more

Samsung offers NX1 and NX500 firmware updates

Samsung may have one foot out the door of the digital camera market, but at least for now it appears to be keeping its NX1 and NX500 up to speed with an Android Marshmallow compatibility update. Read more

Samsung unveils 256GB EVO Plus microSD card

Samsung's new microSDXC card offers an incredible 256GB storage space with room for up to 55,200 photos. Read more

A small project: iFixit Samsung NX Mini disassembly guide

As far as small cameras go, the Samsung NX Mini is one of the most impressively small we've come across. iFixit has published a disassembly guide that shows just what makes the little camera tick. Read more

DxOMark Mobile report: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

DxOMark has published its image quality test results for the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge.

Samsung announces in-house 12MP dual-pixel sensor

Samsung's new image sensor has very similar specifications to the Sony chip used in the S7 smartphones.

Samsung NX500 shown as discontinued

The Samsung NX500, which launched in the U.S. early last year, is shown as discontinued on B&H Photo, which may indicate that the camera is no longer being manufactured. Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 teardown reveals Sony IMX260 Dual-pixel sensor

A device teardown confirms a Sony Exmor sensor in the Samsung Galaxy S7 camera.

Samsung Gear 360 records spherical video and stills

Samsung's Gear 360 camera is meant to be used with the Korean manufacturer's latest smartphone models.

Samsung launches Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge with dual-pixel AF

The latest Samsung Galaxy S generation is water-repellent and comes with an improved camera.

Samsung launches Galaxy TabPro S Windows tablet

The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S stands in direct competition to Microsoft's Surface Pro 4.

Opinion: Pour one out for Samsung cameras

DPReview attended the Samsung 2016 press conference at CES today in Las Vegas but among all the talk of smart devices and Internet-connected fridges, one specific consumer product category was not even mentioned: digital cameras. Staff writer Dan Bracaglia wonders what it all means. Read on

Samsung launches tiny 2TB portable SSD memory device

Electronics giant Samsung has announced it will introduce a 2TB USB memory device that is ‘smaller than an average business card’. The Samsung Portable SSD T3 will measure 74x58x10.5mm/2.91x2.28x0.41in and will weigh 51g/1.79oz when it comes to market in February. The company claims that the device will offer read and write speeds of up to 450MB/s via its USB 3.1 Type C interface, and with AES 256-bit hardware encryption and password protection it will not be readable should it be lost or stolen. Read more

DxOMark Mobile report: Samsung Galaxy Note 5

DxOMark has published the test results for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 camera.

DxOMark Mobile report: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is the new number one in the DxOMark Mobile rankings.

Gear of the Year Part 4: Dale's pick - Samsung NX1

Historically an SLR shooter who has used his fair share of mirrorless cameras, DPR editor Dale Baskin found the NX1 to be most impressive when he reviewed it. The camera may have looked like a moon at first, but over the course of his time with it the NX1 proved to indeed be a space station. Find out why it's his Gear of the Year pick, despite a recent disturbance in The Force. Read more

Samsung patents modular smartphone camera

Several Samsung patent applications look at improvements to smartphone cameras.

New generation Samsung A7 and A5 launched with OIS and F1.9 lenses

The new Samsung A-series models come with very solid camera specifications.

Samsung NX1 discontinued in Europe? Rumors say 'yes' (update: confirmed in UK & Germany)

A story on video blog EOSHD claims that Samsung has discontinued its NX1 mirrorless camera across Europe. An email that one of the site's forum users claims to be from Samsung states that 'in Europe, we will be discontinuing sales of NX1 cameras for now since there is already much better and upgraded cameras'. We're skeptical about this rumor and have reached out to Samsung for comment, so stay tuned. Update 11/26/15: Company leaving UK market. Update 11/19/15: Confirmed in Germany. Read more.

Samsung reveals additional details about BRITECELL image sensor

Samsung's upcoming BRITECELL sensor technology does away with the traditional Bayer pattern.

Into the woods: Samsung NX500 Field Test

It's not often we get to eat what we photograph, but that's what we did in our latest Field Test. We took the Samsung NX500 into the woods with pro photographer and mycology enthusiast Eirik Johnson to forage for some wild mushrooms. While providing a keen eye to make sure we didn't try to eat anything poisonous, Eirik also helped us try out the NX500's imaging and 4K video features. Read more

Good genes: Samsung NX500 review posted

The Samsung NX500 is the baby brother to the company's superb NX1 mirrorless camera. It brings over many of the features of the NX1, including its 28MP BSI CMOS sensor and AF system, and puts them into a compact body at a price competitive with other midrange mirrorless models. Read more

Samsung launches enormous 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet

Samsung's Galaxy View is designed for content consumption.

Behind the Scenes: Recording a music video with Samsung NX cameras

Seattle-based band Ever So Android are an indie rock trio who have played all over the western USA. Their energetic live shows pack venues throughout the year in their hometown, but recently, they performed their single 'Moment' for a different crowd: a small crew of filmmakers armed with Samsung NX1 and NX500 cameras, led by directors Brad Strain and Matt Kumasaka. Read more

Samsung brings Ditch the DSLR camera-swap to Seattle at PIX 2015

Samsung is bringing its Ditch the DSLR event to Seattle on October 7th, giving PIX 2015 attendees the opportunity to swap out an old DSLR for a new Samsung NX500. Read more

Samsung NX1 firmware 1.40 adds digital video IS and AF while zooming

Samsung has released another firmware update for the NX1 mirrorless camera, taking the model from firmware version 1.32 to 1.40. The newest software improves existing features such as the audio quality from external microphones, and adds new features including video digital image stabilization. Read more

Samsung introduces PM1633a, world's first 2.5" 16TB SSD

This month at the 2015 Flash Memory Summit, Samsung introduced an SSD with the highest capacity ever: 16TB. The new drive has a total usable storage space of 15.36TB, exceeding all other similar high-capacity SSDs. Read more

Samsung launches Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung's new Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ use the camera technology we have already seen on the smaller S6 and S6 Edge.

Samsung starts mass-production of thinner 16MP sensor with 1.0μm Pixels

Samsung's new ultra-thin image sensor allows for slimmer smartphone designs.

Samsung launches thin and lightweight Galaxy Tab S2 tablets

Samsung's new Galaxy S2 tablets come with high-end specifications and thin bodies.

Samsung NX500 firmware upgrade improves autofocus and enhances video features

Samsung has released a firmware update for its NX500 mirrorless camera. Among other things, the update enhances autofocus performance in several areas, increases the 4K video bit rate to 70Mbps, and reads out a larger areas of the sensor for improved 1080/60p video quality. More details

Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge camera review

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is Samsung's latest flagship smartphone. Read our review to find out how its camera performs.

Nikon 1 J5 and Samsung NX500 added to studio test scene

We've just added a pair of compact mirrorless cameras to our studio test scene - the Nikon 1 J5 and Samsung NX500. The J5 brings a 1"-type 20.8MP BSI-CMOS sensor to Nikon's entry-level mirrorless lineup. The NX500 is Samsung's scaled down version of its flagship NX1, using the same 28MP APS-C BSI-CMOS sensor. See how each camera performs in our studio scene. Read more

Samsung working on slimmer RWB camera sensors

Samsung's RWB sensor technology allows for smaller pixels and thinner camera modules.

Samsung WB2200F sample photo gallery posted

We've been toying around with Samsung's WB2200F, which resembles a small Canon 1D X more than a superzoom, for several weeks. We picked out our favorite photos from this 60X zoom camera and have compiled them into a real-world samples gallery for your enjoyment. View photos

Samsung releases NX1 firmware update, with improvements for both photo and video

Samsung has announced yet another firmware update for its flagship NX1 mirrorless camera. The company has been good about providing useful updates for the NX1, and firmware version 1.30 continues this trend. It includes numerous enhancements for still photos, video, and even Wi-Fi connectivity. Read more

Samsung Galaxy S6 units found to be using different image sensors

Samsung confirms rumors about different image sensors being used in Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge models.

DxOMark Mobile report: Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge

DxOMark has published its test results for the Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge camera.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 camera review

The Note 4 is the latest iteration of Samsung's top-end line of phablets - let's find out how its camera performs.

In a class of its own: Samsung NX1 review

Samsung's NX1 seemed to offer pretty much every feature possible when we were first briefed about it last year. Its 28.2MP APS-C BSI sensor, hybrid AF system, 4K video and 15 fps continuous shooting with AF have continued to impress us throughout our extensive testing. Can such an innovative on-paper feature set make it a serious competitor to well-established brands in the DSLR and mirrorless worlds? Read review

Samsung NX1  Review

Samsung has been pretty inventive in the digital camera world. It was the first to offer an really extensive Wi-Fi system (which continues to this day), Android-based cameras (though Nikon launched a model at about the same time), and arguably the first dedicated 'selfie cams' with its DualView models.

Island life: Samsung NX500 Shooting Experience

The Samsung NX500 takes some of the best bits of the NX1, including the same 28MP APS-C format sensor and still imaging pipeline, and wraps them up in a smaller, less expensive body. We recently had the opportunity to shoot with an NX500 on the beautiful island of Hawaii. We've already published a couple of samples galleries, but click through to read about how we got on with Samsung's newest mirrorless interchangeable lens camera

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