Articles tagged "samsung"

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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

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

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