Tag Archive: Camera


The Nexus power button double-press camera launch should be a standard Android feature

One of the more functional features Google rolled out this year isn’t likely to leave the Nexus lineup.

Being able to quickly launch the camera on your phone is the best. Watching people unlock their phone and tap the camera icon on their home screen while you sit there already recording or snapping away because a gesture or button combo let you launch the camera as soon as the phone left your pocket is amazing. Any  [Read More…]

LG G5 case listings give closer look at dual camera setup

Ahead of the impending LG G5 announcement later this month, some case listings on Amazon have potentially given us a closer look at the dual camera setup the phone may ship with. The image above largely lines up with a previous case leak from late last month, showing two camera sensors sitting above a fingerprint sensor on the rear of the phone. In between the cameras sits a dual-LED flash.

Aside from the close look at the  [Read More…]

Exploring the ASUS ZenFone Zoom’s camera

With a camera this big, it needs to take nice pictures.

It couldn’t be more clear that ASUS has positioned the ZenFone Zoom to be all about the camera. This 3X optical zoom sits like a small hockey puck in the body of a ZenFone 2, with a special camera grip on the back and shutter buttons for both photo and video on the side of the phone. This was clearly designed to bring out the  [Read More…]

HTC One M10 will reportedly pull all stops, with a QHD display and 12 UltraPixel camera

The soon to come HTC One M10 is shaping up to be quite the beast. I, for one, hope this is the flagship that us HTC fans have been waiting for.

As the launch approaches, we’ve been getting little tidbits of information. But the M10’s specs have been kept quiet. Until now, that is. Courtesy of Evan Blass (via VentureBeat), we’ve gotten our first peak into the what the M10 (codenamed “Perfume”) will deliver, and it’s sounding really good.

Firstly, HTC  [Read More…]

Oppo to unveil innovative power solution and smartphone camera tech at MWC

Oppo will take to this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) to unveil what the company claims to be a ground-breaking power solution, as well as new smartphone camera innovation. The popular smartphone company shipped 50 million units in 2015 and will certainly be looking to utilize said events to further develop the Oppo brand to penetrate its targeted markets.

The new smartphone camera innovation fits comfortably in Oppo plans to focus on photography for 2016. The  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 could ship with a lower-resolution camera — but that might be a good thing

Why 12 megapixels might be better than 16.

The camera is one of the most important features of a smartphone, particularly at the high end, where other areas of mobile hardware are starting to plateau. Traditionally we’ve seen a push towards higher resolutions alongside new-fangled technologies like three-axis OIS, phase detection autofocus and laser-assisted autofocus. But this year, Samsung, one of the strongest phone makers in the area of digital imaging, might stop chasing megapixels and  [Read More…]

OxygenOS 2.2.0 for the OnePlus X brings manual camera mode and a bunch of fixes

OnePlus has announced that OxygenOS 2.2.0 is now rolling out for OnePlus X owners. This latest release of the operating system – developed by the company – adds some cool new features like manual mode for the camera, as well as the ability to save to SD card. There are also some security patches, bug fixes and general improvements to boot.

Here’s what version 2.2.0 of the mobile OS brings:

Manual mode for Camera App Save  [Read More…]

Panasonic announces the Android-powered DMC-CM10 camera, headed to Japan

Panasonic is back again with another Android-powered camera, this time the DMC-CM10 which is destined for Japan. The design here may look rather familiar, as it is actually the same as Panasonic’s CM1, which was both a camera and a phone in one. This time around, however, Panasonic has not included a phone inside. This 20.1MP camera comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop pre-installed, giving you access to tons of apps in Google Play.

In addition, you’ll have  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone Zoom hands-on redux: At last, we get to use the camera

ASUS’s ZenFone Zoom’s camera system is unique, but is it a strong enough selling point?

It’s been over a year since the ASUS ZenFone Zoom was announced at CES 2015, and now at CES 2016 we got to spend a bit of time with the ZenFone Zoom and its zooming camera. This isn’t the first time we’ve gone hands-on with the ZenFone Zoom — we spent a bit of time with it at IFA 2015 —  [Read More…]

CES 2016: Polaroid Snap Plus instant print Camera

Polaroid has just introduced a new product to its camera line called the Polaroid Snap Plus and this is something that I think a lot of people will find fairly interesting, especially those that love to have physical copies of pictures without having to head to Walmart or somewhere similar to print them and then pay for them.

The Polaroid Snap Plus comes with a microSD card slot that supports SD Cards up to 128GB. All pictures, and even video, can  [Read More…]