Articles tagged "samsung"

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The Samsung Galaxy S9+'s dual aperture feature explained

The Samsung Galaxy S9+ is one of the first smartphones to feature a dual aperture camera. In our initial testing we found it to be somewhat useful, if a bit on the gimmicky side.

Samsung's PRO Endurance microSD cards can handle 43,800 hours of continuous recording

The PRO Endurance line of cards features 25 times the endurance of the company's speed-focused cards. They're water, temperature, x-ray, and magnetic-proof, and are rated for up to 43,800 hours of continuous video recording.

Samsung's super fast 970 PRO and EVO NVMe SSDs offer 'exceptional endurance'

The new drives come in the M.2 form factor and with the latest PCIe Gen 3×4 lane interface, offering NVM Express (NVMe) bandwidth. In other words: they're an interesting option for anyone editing large batches of photos or 4K/8K video.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Samsung wants to dethrone Sony, reach #1 in the global image sensor market

According to a recent report out of South Korea, Samsung is increasing production of its ISOCELL image sensors in a bid towards market leadership for image sensors. To reach this goal, Samsung will have to dethrone current market leader Sony... no small task.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Samsung unveils massive 30TB solid state drive, the world's largest SSD

Samsung just set a new solid state storage milestone with its new 30TB SSD, the Serial Attached SCSI PM1643. This monster was built for enterprise use, but we can't wait to see this tech trickle down to consumers.

Samsung teases Galaxy S9 low light and slow-mo performance

Samsung just released a few short advertisement videos for the Samsung Galaxy S9 on its Korean Youtube channel, two of which hint at the upcoming smartphone's new and improved camera features.

Samsung's new ISOCELL Dual module will bring dual-cameras to budget smartphones

Samsung has revealed a new configurable dual-camera module designed for use in entry-level and mid-range smartphones. Expect even budget models to have a dual-camera setup (and fake bokeh Portrait mode) moving forward.

Samsung promises to 'reimagine the camera' on the Galaxy S9

Samsung has sent out its Galaxy S9 smartphone launch invites, and it looks like the company's next flagship phone is all about 'reimagining' camera.

Samsung's new smartphone sensors can shoot 480fps in Full HD

Samsung's new ISOCELL Fast image sensors feature a 3-stack Fast Readout design, which enables 1080p video capture at a whopping 480fps.

Smartphone front cameras might soon be placed underneath the display

A new patent by Samsung proposes moving the front camera and other components—such as the earpiece and proximity and ambient light sensors—underneath the screen.

Leaked photo hints at Samsung Galaxy S9 with variable aperture lens

A leaked image of a Galaxy S9 retail box indicates the new model might come with a variable aperture lens and a super-slow-motion video mode.

Samsung's built-in storage chips might make microSD slots a thing of the past

With a capacity of 512GB, Samsung's new UFS chips take built-in storage on smartphones to desktop-PC levels. Will this eliminate the need for microSD slots?

Samsung's new W2018 flip phone features a variable aperture F1.5-F2.4 lens

A rarity in the world of phones, the new high-end Samsung flip phone can switch between an F1.5 and F2.4 aperture to capture more of the background when it senses there's enough light.

The Samsung 360 Round camera can capture 360° 4K 3D video at 30fps

The 360 Round uses eight horizontally positioned camera pairs and one upward-pointing single lens to capture and livestream panoramic 4K 3D content.

Throwback Thursday: the Samsung NX1 is still impressive three years later

Introduced just three years ago, the Samsung NX1 was both a technological tour-de-force and a great camera to use, earning one of the highest scores we've ever awarded and winning our 2015 Innovation Award. But its short-lived run in the photo world leaves us wondering what could have been.

New Samsung image sensors use dual pixel for fast AF and synthetic bokeh

Samsung Electronics has launched two new smartphone image sensors with some interesting features and a design that can fit into very thin devices without the need for a camera bump.

DxOMark: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 ties iPhone 8 Plus as best ever smartphone camera

That didn't last long... The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has officially tied the iPhone 8 Plus as the best smartphone camera DxOMark has ever tested.

Report: Samsung is developing a 1,000fps mobile image sensor

According to a reliable Korean report, Samsung is developing a smartphone sensor that's capable of super slow motion. Translation: Samsung's next batch of Galaxy smartphones may be able to shoot 1,000fps.

iPhone X vs. Samsung Note 8
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Here's a side-by-side spec comparison of two flagship devices with particular attention to the things that really matter – at least to people who prioritize photography features.

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.

Super fast, tiny Samsung T5 portable SSD hits 540MB/s, can handle raw 4K video

Samsung just revealed a blazing-fast new Solid State Drive capable of data transfer speeds of up to 540MB/s.

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.

You mean they made cameras, too? A tribute to the Samsung NX10

Samsung may have exited the camera industry in 2016, but it achieved a lot. And it all started with the APS-C format NX10, the subject of this week's Throwback Thursday.

Troubled Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is coming back as Galaxy Note Fan Edition

Samsung has found a way of recycling millions of unused Galaxy Note 7 parts by relaunching the device in Korea under the name Galaxy Note Fan Edition

Samsung launches Isocell image sensor brand

Isocell comprises four sub-brands: Bright, Fast, Slim and Dual which are tailored to specific mobile device market demands.

Insane 49-inch monitor from Samsung redefines wide-screen

This giant display has a 32:9 aspect ratio and is targeted at gamers, but could you use it for photo work? Panorama photographers rejoice!

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

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 announces updated Gear 360 camera with 4K video

The updated Samsung Gear 360 camera comes with improved image stitching quality, a tripod mount and true 4K video resolution. 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

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

Exynos 8895 processor supports 4K video at 120 fps and 28MP cameras

Samsung's latest mobile processor is the company's first to use the 10-nanometer FinFET process and offers impressive imaging, video and machine vision features. Read more

Samsung Galaxy Book takes on Microsoft Surface and Huawei Matebook

The Samsung Galaxy Book is an Intel-powered Windows 10 PC in a tablet form factor.

Samsung Galaxy S8 likely to come with same camera specs as S7

Leaked product information indicates that the upcoming Galaxy S8's camera specification will remain unchanged compared to its predecessor. Read more

Samsung blames two different defects for Galaxy Note 7 battery debacle

Samsung has revealed the results of its investigation into the battery problems that plagued its Galaxy Note 7 high-end smartphone. Read more

Samsung virtual assistant rumored to use camera for object identification

A Siri-style virtual assistant in Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone is expected to perform text and object recognition tasks using the camera. Read more

Samsung investigation blames battery for Galaxy Note 7 fires

Samsung has found in an internal investigation that the battery is to blame for the Galaxy Note 7 fires and explosions, and not hardware or software. Read more

Samsung patent shows dual-camera tracking feature

A Samsung patent application shows an advanced subject tracking feature that uses a dual-camera with a wide-angle and tele lens. Read more

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

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