Tag Archive: Camera

First camera shots from the Nexus 6P

It turns out Huawei and Google (and Sony) make pretty good partners, especially when it comes to the camera.

Google really talked up the camera on the Nexus 6P when unveiling its collaborations with LG and Huawei this year, which filled a lot of people with cautious optimism. Nexus phones haven’t ever really been known for their cameras, and every company makes it seem like its camera is awesome at a launch event. While those promises  [Read More…]

iPhone 6S camera outpaced by many Android flagships

In testing done by camera image quality experts, the Apple iPhone 6S sits behind many of today’s Android flagship phones. DxOMark, the website in question, conducts tests to determine photo and video quality and gives an overall score on a scale of 1 – 100. The iPhone 6S scored an 82, which puts it on par with the iPhone 6 and 6Plus and the Sony Xperia Z3+.

Leading the iPhone are the Moto X Style, last year’s Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and  [Read More…]

Latest Priv by BlackBerry hands-on offers up a closer look at the hardware, camera samples and more

At this point, the Priv by BlackBerry has appeared in so many random places now it’s all starting to get a little bit silly but in any case, we’re now getting yet another look at the device. The folks over at derStandard.at have posted up a sort of mini-review of the device based on pre-release hardware and software.

A lot of the review is just basic items that have already been covered and confirmed, but it’s certainly  [Read More…]

Gionee Elife E8 with 6-inch QHD display, 24MP camera now official in India

Chinese manufacturer Gionee has launched the Elife E8 in the Indian market. The differentiating feature of the phone is the 24MP camera, which can stitch photos together to produce a final image that has a resolution of 120MP. The camera comes with a six-element lens with sapphire glass, OIS, lossless zoom up to 3X, 4K video and phase detection autofocus that can detect objects as fast as 0.08 seconds. There’s also a dedicated camera shutter key on  [Read More…]

HTC announces One M9+ Aurora Edition with 21MP camera for Taiwan

HTC has unveiled an updated edition of its One M9+ smartphone, making changes to the camera. The One M9+ Aurora Edition features an updated, 21MP rear camera, where the standard One M9+ has a 20MP camera. Additionally, the Aurora Edition’s camera feature optical image stabilization, along with laser autofocus.

Camera Showdown: Moto X Pure Edition vs LG G4

LG’s manual modes are amazing, but today we’re comparing auto everything with the Moto X Pure Edition

This has been an amazing year for Android cameras, especially for those of us fortunate enough to mess with all of them. Not only are we seeing incredibly powerful experiences from top of the line Samsung and LG phones, but the mid range experience has stepped things up in a big way as well. While few Android camera apps  [Read More…]

Camera showdown: Moto X Pure Edition versus Samsung Galaxy S6

What does a $ 400 phone camera get you nowadays? The only way to know is to compare it to one of the best phone cameras out there today.

This has undoubtedly been one of the best years for advancements in camera quality on Android phones, but at the same time we’re seeing a huge push towards $ 400 phones that don’t look or feel like midrange products. We’ve seen already how improved the camera on  [Read More…]

Camera showdown: Moto X Pure Edition versus OnePlus 2

It’s never easy to call one smartphone camera ‘the best’ but we can get a reasonable idea of how the new Moto X Pure Edition behaves.

When taking a a look at the OnePlus 2 earlier this year, one of the big questions asked repeatedly was how the phone would stack up against the Moto X Pure Edition. Specifically, many of you wanted to know how the camera and battery held up in day to day  [Read More…]

Moto X Pure Edition camera tips and tricks

Motorola cameras have never really been top-of-the-line, but the software that drives the experience certainly is.

One of the things that has always helped the Moto X line of phones truly stand out has been the camera app. Despite the camera itself not being much to talk about in previous iterations of this phone, the software that drives the user experience is excellent. There’s nothing in between you and the thing you want to capture, and when  [Read More…]

OxygenOS 2.1 brings manual camera mode, Exchange support and more

OxygenOS, the operating system which OnePlus built for its phones, will be getting a few new features in the coming days. The update, which begins rolling out to a small percentage of users now, will be OxygenOS 2.1 and it brings a manual mode to the camera and more. OnePlus hopes to start a broader rollout on Tuesday, September 22, but that is dependent on how the initial push goes.

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