Tag Archive: Zoom


These cases will help save your Moto One Zoom from accidental disasters

Now that the Moto One Zoom has been released, the device is beginning to make its way into the hands of more and more people. Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of the One Zoom is the quad-camera system on the rear of the handset. This means you’ll want to be ready to go when the time strikes for the perfect picture, and you won’t want to worry about accidental drops or damage. Here are the best cases you can get  [Read More…]

Motorola One Zoom review: Ready for its closeup

The Motorola One Zoom is a strange phone debuting at an odd time from a company doing peculiar things. Word has it that it was never meant to arrive in North America — Motorola has a very particular release cadence, buoyed by the G series in the low-end and the Z series at the mid to high-end — but a particular warm response in Europe prompted the company to reconsider.

I’m glad the company did, too, because as  [Read More…]

Motorola One Zoom goes official with five cameras

As anticipated, Motorola has added a new member to its One family of phones, this week introducing the One Zoom. It’s an ambitious one at that, as it features no less than five cameras.

Powered by Android 9 Pie, the One Zoom houses a 6.4-inch display at 2,340 x 1,080 pixel resolution. Similar to other phones with a 19:9 screen aspect ratio, there’s a notch cutout at the top.

The One  [Read More…]

The Motorola One Zoom brings optical and hybrid zoom to an affordable phone

The Moto One Zoom brings quad cameras and an OLED display, at a price that’s incredibly appealing in the States.

Following on from the Motorola One Action which was launched a few weeks ago, Motorola has now unveiled the new Motorola One Zoom at IFA 2019. Aimed at delivering an excellent experience in design, camera and display, the Motorola One Zoom is the company’s best camera smartphone to date, but is it enough to deliver in an  [Read More…]

Motorola One Zoom tipped to sport Snapdragon 675, special Alexa integration

Despite being part of Motorola’s One series, the One Zoom may not be an Android One device.

What you need to know A new leak claims the upcoming Motorola One Zoom will run on Qualcomm’s mid-range Snapdragon 675 processor. The mid-range Android smartphone will have Alexa integration as well but will not be part of the Android One program. In Europe, the Motorola One Zoom will reportedly be priced at €399 ($ 446).

A report published by  [Read More…]

This 20x zoom shot could be from the new Pixel 4

The Pixel 3 phones max out at 10x zoom.

What you need to know A Google employee has posted a photo on Instagram said to be taken with a Pixel phone at 20x zoom. Since Pixel 3 phones max out at 10x zoom, it is very likely this is a sample taken with a Pixel 4 and its new telephoto lens. Previous leaks have revealed that one of the new cameras on the back of the Pixel  [Read More…]

OPPO Reno 10x Zoom review: An impressive alternative to the Huawei P30 Pro

The Reno is OPPO’s most refined phone yet, and a great flagship in 2019.

OPPO has had an interesting journey over the last few years. While its devices always had great cameras and evocative designs, the brand hasn’t quite been able to challenge the likes of Samsung or Huawei in the high-end space.

OPPO instead turned to advertising and an extensive retail network to sell devices, and that paid off handsomely for the brand. But in the  [Read More…]

Turns out the OnePlus 7 Pro’s telephoto lens can’t deliver 3x optical zoom

The telephoto lens on the OnePlus 7 Pro only goes up to 2.2x optical zoom.

What you need to know The OnePlus 7 Pro’s optical zoom is closer to 2.2x and not 3x. The telephoto lens is cropping 13MP photos down to 8MP to get to 3x zoom. Unlike the OnePlus 5, this isn’t digital zoom — you’re basically losing out on focal length.

One of the marquee features on the OnePlus 7 Pro is the camera  [Read More…]

Oppo brought 5G phones with 10x “Lossless zoom” to Barcelona

Oppo’s event in Barcelona wrapped up a short while ago, and from that event, we now know all the lovely details of the 10x “Lossless zoom” that a new triple-camera setup will be bringing to a phone being released this spring by the company.

And spoiler alert: it looks pretty freaking awesome.

Our solution is a triple-lens camera structure, which includes:

48MP Hi-res main camera 120 degree ultra-wide lensTelephoto lens

With all 3 lenses we can  [Read More…]

Note 8’s ‘x2’ zoom toggle doesn’t always use the telephoto sensor

Like many who received their new and shiny Note 8 this past Friday, I’ve been profoundly enjoying playing around with this fabulously engineered device over the past few days. But the brakes came on when I was playing with the zoom toggle and made an dismal discovery – the same sensor was being used when pressing […]