Tag Archive: Camera

OnePlus 5T gets numerous camera improvements and December security patch

OxygenOS 4.7.6.

There are a lot of reasons to love the OnePlus 5T, and one of them is its software experience. OnePlus’s OxygenOS is one of the best alternatives to stock Android, and along with its smooth performance and many customization options, OnePlus has done a great job over the years with fast and plentiful updates.

OxygenOS 4.7.6 recently started rolling out to the OnePlus 5T, and although it’s a fairly incremental update, there are a few  [Read More…]

MrMobile spent $1950 on the L16 Camera (so you don’t have to)

The very first time I laid eyes on the Light L16 camera, I knew I had to test it. 16 individual 13MP sensors ranging from 28mm to 150mm, laid out in a scattershot pattern without even the pretense of adhering to a grid, festooned with steerable mirrors that wiggled and warbled as they fixed those big mechanical eyes on a subject … it was the perfect mix of oversized smartphone and terrifying Matrix robo-spider. I snapped one up as  [Read More…]

Amazon buys smart doorbell and camera maker Blink

Amazon keeps growing its smart home arsenal.

Back in 2014, a young startup by the name of Blink hit the scene with a smart home security camera that promised to be affordable, truly wireless, and filled with the most important features. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Blink followed up this initial release with more advanced security cameras and even a smart video doorbell. Now in late December of 2017, Amazon’s officially purchased the company.

The acquisition was  [Read More…]

Pair the Essential Phone with its 4K 360-degree camera for just $499 today

Some say that saving money is Essential.

We’ve seen Android phones push the limits over and over in 2017, and one of the bolder moves was the near edge-to-edge display that Essential introduced. While the phone received some mixed reviews, people have fallen in love with the look and feel of it, and now owning one just got a bit more affordable.

Right now you can pick up an unlocked Essential Phone from Amazon with the 4K 360-degree camera  [Read More…]

4k 360-degree camera accessory going for $499 with the Essential Phone

The Essential Phone was somewhat of a design standout when it came to comparable smartphones but early reviews couldn’t warrant the price tag. But with the major price job it put the device back on the charts for a pretty decent purchase. The deals keep coming with the Essential Phone as you can pick up […]

Razer Phone update has camera improvements and new security patch

Improvements for camera, audio, security, and more.

The Razer Phone gets a lot of things right, but one area where it struggles the most is with camera performance. Razer’s been pushing out updates to help make things better after addressing customer and critic complaints, and the latest update that’s now being rolled out tackles a lot of pain points.

Razer’s got four main updates in store for the Razer Phone’s camera with this update, and they include:

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Grab the wireless Yi Home Camera for $20, because some home security is better than none

Home security doesn’t have to be an all-out expensive endeavor.

Amazon is selling the Yi Wireless Home Camera for just $ 19.99 when you enter promo code V3Z6L6M6 at checkout to save $ 9 off its regular price.

The wireless Yi Home Camera features 720p HD resolution with a 111-degree wide-angle lens. It can also zoom up to 4X and has a 940mm infrared sensor for clear vision in the dark. It has the capability to send  [Read More…]

The Pixel’s AR Stickers are the most fun you can have with a camera

Coming soon to a Pixel near you.

Alongside the update to Android 8.1, Google slipped in a feature originally shown off at the Pixel 2 launch event. AR Stickers, the camera mode which allows you to drop augmented reality objects into your photos, has arrived! What originally sounded like a silly gimmick now has me looking for excuses to toss in a couple of fun extras into whatever photo I am about to take. I find myself  [Read More…]

Upcoming HTC U11 EYEs (Ocean Harmony) could arrive with a dual selfie camera

Remember the HTC Desire EYE smartphone which launched back in 2014? Well, it looks like the Taiwanese company is looking to bring back the “EYE” naming scheme. Well sort of. According to reliable leakster, @evleaks HTC is gearing up to unveil a new handset dubbed the U11 EYEs. This is the same device previously known […]

Pixel 2 vs. iPhone 8 camera: A real-world test

Here’s our first look at photos from the Pixel 2 camera.

Everyone knows the Pixel camera is something special, and if Google made anything clear from the Pixel 2 announcement event it was how much better this new camera actually is. So we wandered into the demo area with an iPhone 8 to see for ourselves how these cameras stack up.

It’s worth pointing out the Pixel 2 is running pre-production software and we’re using an unreleased  [Read More…]