Tag Archive: cameras


Pop-up cameras are just the evolution of the slider phone

A necessary evil before getting everything we want.

Phone companies make a lot of design decisions that, in retrospect, are very bad. We’ve seen some poor smartphone designs over the last decade, and most of them can be boiled down to an attempt to be exciting, innovative and interesting, only to backfire spectacularly because they led to massive compromises or didn’t work as intended.

So I don’t blame anyone for being skeptical when the last week brought  [Read More…]

OPPO Find X is here with a pop-up slider for all three cameras

The Find X comes with a pop-up motor that hides the cameras when not in use.

OPPO is reviving the Find series with its most ambitious device yet. The Find X comes with an innovative pop-up slider that contains all three cameras — the dual 16MP + 20MP rear camera and the 25MP front camera. Doing so has allowed OPPO to maximize screen space while eliminating the notch, with the Find X offering a 6.4-inch 1080p OLED  [Read More…]

Lord High Commander of Cameras [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Russell Holly host the backdoor pilot for AC Foodcast as they talk about the GDPR Hall of Shame, OnePlus 6, and its $ 69 companion Bluetooth earbuds, Bullets Wireless.

Essential Phone 2 is reportedly canceled, and founder Andy Rubin is considering selling the company. Some people have gotten hands-on time with RED Hydrogen One, but release of the product is still a little ways off. In addition, BlackBerry is teasing the KEY2, which  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEY2 shown off in teaser video with dual rear cameras

The phone will be announced on June 7.

Earlier this month, BlackBerry revealed that the KEY2 would be announced on June 7. Just a couple weeks later, we now have a teaser video from the company giving us our first official look at the phone.

The render of the KEY2 shown in the video lines up a with leaks we’ve previously seen, including the return of a physical keyboard, a new button that appears to be an app  [Read More…]

HTC U12+ specifications: Dual cameras, BoomSound, Edge Sense 2 for $800

It’s everything you want in a 2018 flagship — for a price.

There’s a lot to like about HTC’s U12+ flagship, including some innovative features that are sure to turn heads. With an all-glass design and optional translucent back, the phone is very similar to most high-end Android phones in 2018: a Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB of RAM, a 6-inch QHD display with a 2:1 aspect ratio, dual cameras, and a 3,500mAh battery. Oh, and Android 8.0.

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Samsung introduces the Galaxy A6 and A6+, stylish phones with advanced cameras

Samsung announces the Galaxy A6 and A6+, the next generation of the A series, with metal housing, Infinity Displays, and advanced cameras for mid-range devices.

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Xiaomi Mi 6X debuts in China with AI-powered dual cameras

The Xiaomi Mi 6X features the Redmi Note 5 display, low-cost Snapdragon SoC, and 4GB/6GB of RAM but also features two AI-integrated dual cameras. Xiaomi says its new AI cameras are better than the Oppo R15 and OnePlus 5T.

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Xiaomi Mi 6X offers upgraded cameras and Snapdragon 660 for just $250

The Mi 6X is the phone that sets the foundation for Xiaomi’s upcoming Android One device.

Xiaomi is once again doing what it’s good at — launching products that offer incredible value for money. The manufacturer unveiled the Mi 6X at a media event in China, with the phone likely to make its way to global markets as the Mi A2, the successor to the Android One-based Mi A1.

Just as the Redmi Note 5 Pro  [Read More…]

Motorola announces new Moto G6 and E5 families with taller displays, better batteries, and dual cameras

Motorola announces its new Moto G6 and G6 Play with tall displays, Turbopower, and budget prices. Alongside this, the company announced the E5 Plus and E5 Play, which are its truly budget phones.

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Sony announces Xperia XZ2 Premium with 5.8-inch 4K HDR display, dual cameras, spec bumps

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact

The new high-end model forms a triumvirate trying to save Sony’s smartphone business in 2018.

We’re over a month removed from the announcement of the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact, which have just gone on sale in the U.S., but Sony has a third member of the lineup to launch now: the Xperia XZ2 Premium. The XZ2 Premium is mostly the same as the standard XZ2, aside from a handful  [Read More…]