Tag Archive: Zeiss’

Android One-based Nokia 7+ with 18:9 display and dual-lens ZEISS camera surfaces

Leaked press renders show off Nokia’s upcoming Android One device.

HMD Global Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas revealed earlier this year that the manufacturer had something “awesome” to showcase at Mobile World Congress. One of the devices slated for an unveil include the Nokia 7+, and now we have a first look at the phone courtesy of Evan Blass. The leak shows off a phone with an 18:9 display, white color scheme interlaced with orange accents around  [Read More…]

HMD inks deal to put Carl Zeiss optics on future Nokia smartphones

A rumor dating back to March claimed that future Nokia phones won’t come with Carl Zeiss lenses anymore. We loved products like the Nokia 808 and the Nokia Lumia 1020 with its 41-megapixel Zeiss sensor and with the prospect of a new Nokia flagship launching in 2017, the news was pretty disappointing. Well fortunately this […]

Zeiss VR One is a perfect example of how to do VR wrong

There are clever design decisions, and then there’s what Zeiss did.

There are a lot of people out there who hear the name Zeiss and immediately think quality optics, and with good reason. When Zeiss decided to make a Google Cardboard-esque VR headset where you shove whatever phone you want into a slot and enjoy, it seemed like a no brainer. Unfortunately, the Zeiss VR One is not the virtual reality superstar I was hoping it  [Read More…]

Carl Zeiss’ VR One headset costs $99, available for pre-order now

Carl Zeiss has announced the VR One, which is the optics manufacturer’s answer to Samsung’s Gear VR. Similar to Samsung’s offering, the VR One will require pairing with a smartphone. The $ 99 headset works with select Android (and iOS) smartphones with screen sizes varying from 4.7 inches to 5.2 inches (which rules out devices like the Galaxy Note 4), and is now available for pre-order.

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