Tag Archive: Camera

Huawei patents hint at a flagship phone with an under-display camera

Unlike Xiaomi and OPPO, Huawei hasn’t showcased its in-display camera technology yet.

What you need to know Huawei patents suggest the company is working on a flagship phone with an under-display camera. Similar to the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, the phone will not have any volume buttons. Huawei compatriots OPPO and Xiaomi are also working on phones with under-display cameras.

Huawei could be planning to launch a new smartphone with an under-display selfie camera this year. The  [Read More…]

Capture the moment all around you with the GoPro Fusion camera down to $249

Grab the GoPro Fusion 360-degree camera on sale for $ 249 at B&H. This price is $ 50 off the same price at most retailers. Best Buy has the next best price at $ 280. We have seen this camera go as low as $ 200 before, but the last time that happened was a month ago, so this is the best deal around at the moment.

With a 360-degree camera you can capture video and photos of all  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro review: Outstanding 108MP camera, annoying software

Xiaomi delivers its best phone yet, but MIUI gremlins from years past continue to plague the Mi 10 Pro.

Xiaomi knows how to make a good phone; after all, it is the fourth-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. But the brand owes its success to the entry-level and budget segments, where it is dominant. Xiaomi also makes flagships in the Mi and the Mi Mix lineups, with the Mi phones in particular aimed at the value flagship  [Read More…]

No, the OnePlus 8 Pro doesn’t have an ‘x-ray’ camera

Let me teach you how infrared light works.

Update: OnePlus has released a statement on the color filter camera, saying it’s planning to release a software update that changes the “photochrom” mode’s functionality in order to address new-found privacy concerns.

You may have heard that people have discovered the OnePlus 8 Pro‘s dedicated “color filter” camera has a bonus feature: it can see through (some) plastic. The capability, generally now being dubbed as an “x-ray camera,”  [Read More…]

Up your home security with $130 off this Arlo Ultra 4K camera system

You may have kitted your house out with a bunch of smart home tech, but have you spared a thought for your home security system? Instead of settling for an old or unreliable alarm, you really ought to upgrade to something like Arlo’s Ultra camera system — especially with discounts of up to $ 130 via Woot right now. The UHD Arlo cams heave seen a few discounts since their release, but the deals at Woot today are among the  [Read More…]

OnePlus 8 Pro’s color filter camera will soon be temporarily disabled

The company will tweak how the sensor works before re-enabling it.

What you need to know OnePlus will disable the OnePlus 8 Pro’s color filter camera with an upcoming update. It was recently discovered that the color filter camera is capable of seeing through plastic and certain types of cloth. OnePlus says the camera will be re-enabled in the future after it fixes the “x-ray” problem.

Earlier this month, a few OnePlus 8 Pro users on Reddit  [Read More…]

Shoot up-close subjects with the OnePlus 8’s macro camera

The OnePlus 8 offers a number of features you won’t find in every phone, ranging from 5G connectivity to its audio profile switch and dedicated macro lens. That specialized lens lets you take up-close shots of small details, with a tight minimum focus distance of just 4cm. Though it’s low resolution at just 2MP, the photos you can capture with it are unique — and it’s easy to use.

Products used in this guide Macro master: OnePlus 8  [Read More…]

Camera comparison: S20+ vs. V60 real-world tests

More versatile cameras versus more balanced colors

There are few features more important in a modern smartphone than the cameras, particularly when you’re spending somewhere in the ballpark of $ 1000 on your phone. The Galaxy S20+ is one of the top-ranking phones of early 2020, with excellent cameras and hardware, but its steep starting price of $ 1200 puts it out of reach for some consumers.

The LG V60 by comparison feels like a deal at “only”  [Read More…]

The Pixel 4a’s camera gets a full review before launch

There’s almost nothing secret about the Pixel 4a at this point.

What you need to know Google’s Pixel 4a is the upcoming successor to 2019’s Pixel 3a. An early camera review showcases the prowess of the mid-range handset. As expected of Google, the camera is as good as previous Pixel iterations despite lacking a secondary lens.

Google’s Pixel 4a is the company’s upcoming (and much leaked) budget phone for 2020. In typical Google hardware release fashion, we  [Read More…]

Pixel 4a camera samples have surfaced, and they look really good

The 12MP sensor appears to be rather capable.

What you need to know Camera samples from the Pixel 4a were shared on Twitter by a tech YouTuber in Cuba. The samples from the phone are compared to a Redmi Note 7. As we’ve been expecting, the images look quite nice.

We’re expecting Google to unveil the Pixel 4a any day now, likely through a simple press release seeing as how Google I/O 2020 is no longer happening.  [Read More…]