Smartphone sales are, well, not great right now. Pretty much everyone is struggling in a market that’s shrinking fast and hard due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. We’re not seeing quite as much excitement around phone launches these days, but Samsung’s trying to stay the course with a refreshed Galaxy A31 smartphone. It’s another mid-range […]
Come comment on this article: Samsung announces the Galaxy A31, sporting quad cameras in a mid-range package
Xiaomi’s Redmi Note line of budget-friendly phones has just gotten a pretty serious upgrade, delivering great hardware at an affordable price. As usual, these phones are geared at the price-conscious Indian market, but both of them look like some pretty great options for anyone in the market for upgrades. Redmi Note 9 Pro Max announced […]
Come comment on this article: Xiaomi makes the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Pro Max official, packing quad cameras and huge batteries
Ring has released a couple new video doorbells, including the Ring Doorbell 3 and Ring Doorbell 3 Plus, and it’s bringing a pretty key new feature to the world of always-on home security. To accomplish that feature, it’s also packing in three cameras, which makes this video doorbell a worthy rival to most flagship smartphones […]
Come comment on this article: Ring Doorbell 3 Plus delivers a “Pre-roll” capture feature with triple cameras
Concept phones aren’t quite as common as they used to be, but we’ve seen a few popping up again recently. OnePlus showed off their concept device with a “hidden” camera earlier this year, and Xiaomi’s Mi Mix Alpha certainly turned some heads. Vivo is the next to cook up a concept phone with the Vivo […]
Come comment on this article: Vivo Apex 2020 is the next concept phone that ditches bezels and takes cameras to the next level
MWC 2020 might have been canceled but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t a ton of handsets waiting to be announced. LG is first out of the gate with its new 2020 K-series of range of affordable smartphones with premium features such as punch-hole displays, slim bezels, quad rear-camera setups, and big 4,000mAh batteries. We’ve […]
Come comment on this article: LG’s affordable K Series of smartphones feature hole-punch displays, quad rear cameras, and MIL-STD 810G certification
You might not have to rely on renders or other hard-to-verify reports to know what Samsung's next Galaxy S phone will look like — you may be staring at it. XDA-Developers has obtained pictures of what it says is the Galaxy S20+ 5G. The boot screen…
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HMD Global and Nokia have announced the Nokia 2.3, the latest smartphone in Nokia’s line of budget-friendly devices. There’s a lot of familiarity with Nokia’s other phones, but a few key improvements that make this a really compelling mid-range offering at a great price. The Nokia 2.3 features a large 6.2-inch full HD display, which […]
Come comment on this article: Nokia 2.3 announced with dual cameras, two-day battery, and a commitment to software updates
Having previously gone on sale in Russia and the Netherlands, the Honor 9X is finally available to purchase in the United Kingdom. For £249 you’ll get a handset with a notch-less display, a trio of rear cameras, all-day battery life, and a pop-up selfie camera. The 9X features a big 6.59-inch IPS FullView notch-less display […]
Come comment on this article: The Honor 9X with pop-up selfie camera, headphone jack, and triple rear cameras is on sale for £249
Xiaomi has announced the Mi Mix Alpha, which rocks 5G connectivity and a 108MP camera. Surprisingly, though, those somehow aren’t even the most interesting features on this phone. Nope, the craziest thing about the Alpha is its fully wraparound screen. It has a 180% screen-to-body ratio, since there’s literally only a sliver of non-display on […]
Come comment on this article: The Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha delivers 5G, 108MP cameras, and an all-screen experience
Huawei is at the center of a storm, barracked by sanctions that block it from working with its key partners. Its latest handset, the Mate 30 Pro, runs Android, Google's operating system, but can't access Google's services, so no Google Play, Google M…
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Wifi cameras are one of the easiest upgrades you can make to your smart home, and they go a long way to securing your house. It’ll give you quick access to surveillance in your house, plus some intelligent motion detection and alerts if something out of the ordinary is happening. There are tons of options, […]
Come comment on this article: [Review] Anker’s EufyCam WiFi cameras are great, but rough around the edges
The new flagship iPhone is here, and Apple's added the word "Pro" to its name — the first time Apple's used that word for a handset. And no wonder: The camera on the iPhone 11 Pro is a triple camera setup that takes nine images with each press…
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Canon's Australian website appears to have accidentally leaked a pair of important new cameras, the EOS M6 Mark II mirrorless and EOS 90D DSLR. Promo videos for the cameras spotted by Canon Rumors (and quickly pulled by Canon) show impressive specs f…
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There’s no argument that Android phones have made huge strides in the last few years, with heavy hitters from Samsung, Huawei, and Google’s own Pixel line delivering phenomenal mobile photography. They all typically get really close to Apple’s iPhone camera, if not beating it out entirely, but there’s one area where Apple’s cameras still do […]
Come comment on this article: Google will finally catch up to Apple’s cameras with wide color support on the Pixel 4
Huawei has finally announced the often-rumored P30 and P30 Pro, and it’s looking to be one of the most impressive smartphone cameras of the year. That’s true for the Pro, at least, although if you’re looking for something moderately high-end without spending an absolute ton of money, the regular P30 still looks great. Signature Huawei […]
Come comment on this article: Huawei’s P30 Pro is announced with a set of excellent cameras and a tiny notch
If there’s one thing Android manufacturers deserve a lot of credit for, it’s trying weird ideas that may or may not have any chance of actually succeeding in the real world. ZTE is tackling the problem of a display notch in the weirdest way yet, and even though I don’t think it’ll catch on, it’s […]
Come comment on this article: ZTE’s solution to the notch is to put cameras on the side of phones
Nokia has brought their latest crop of phones to kick off MWC 2019, and there’s plenty here to be excited about. Not only are we finally getting to see that phone with the ridiculous camera layout that’s leaked multiple times, but Nokia is keeping their non-smartphone game going, too. Nokia 9 PureView First up, let’s […]
Come comment on this article: Nokia’s new line of phones drops at MWC 2019, including the PureView 9 with five cameras
Coachella headliner Childish Gambino is down to dance with anyone, anywhere at any time. Kind of. From today, an interactive Playmoji (i.e. an AR sticker) based on him is available in Google Pixel's Playground mode, which is built into the camera.
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We’re extremely close to Samsung making an official announcement about their newest Galaxy S phones, which means press renders are due to start leaking. And, right on cue, a few images have popped up detailing three models of the Galaxy S10 family, including the Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+. While the latter two […]
Come comment on this article: Samsung’s entire Galaxy S10 lineup leaks, showing cameras, screens, and more
The latest leak regarding the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphones seem to confirm much of the information we have seen regarding the camera configurations for three of the Galaxy S10 models believed to be launching this spring. The renders are for cases from Olixar via retailer Mobile Fun, both of which are considered reputable sources. […]
Come comment on this article: Latest case renders add to the picture of multiple Galaxy S10 cameras
Notched displays are yesterday’s trend; the next display craze involves a punch-hole that sits in the upper reaches of the screen that houses the front-facing camera. After the Honor View 20 was confirmed to launch on December 26 in China with a punch-hole display, Samsung has taken the opportunity to announce a punch-hole design of […]
Come comment on this article: Samsung launches Galaxy A8s with a punch-hole display and triple rear cameras
LG has finally announced the heavily leaked V40 ThinQ, offering a phone with a staggering amount of cameras and AI bravado. While LG has struggled to release a phone with the “it” factor to really take on Samsung and Apple, if you’re looking for something that can deliver a phenomenal multimedia experience, this might just […]
Come comment on this article: LG officially announced the V40 ThinQ packed with five cameras and more AI
October is already an overwhelmingly exciting month already thanks to the upcoming launch events for Google’s Pixel 3 (we gotta hope the leaks left something out, right?) on the 9th, Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro on the 16th, LG’s V40 ThinQ on the 3rd, and the prospect of the OnePlus 6T that might just launch on the […]
Come comment on this article: Samsung may launch new Galaxy phone with four cameras on October 11
The Wyze camera, one of our favorite options for an incredibly cheap and effective option to keep an eye on your house, has picked up a new trick to better integrate with the rest of your smart home. The latest update makes the camera compatible with an Amazon Alexa skill, so you can use your […]
Come comment on this article: Our favorite cheap security Wyze cameras now support Amazon Alexa integration
We're a skeptical bunch at Engadget, and when Huawei briefed us on its P20 Pro smartphone, listing an endless torrent of specifications and dubbing its Leica Triple Camera system "the most advanced camera on a phone yet," we collectively rolled our e…
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This year's bigger Galaxy handset focuses on its picture-taking capabilities: The S9+ is Samsung's first flagship with a dual camera, which brings it in line with competing phones like the Pixel 2 XL as well as its sibling Galaxy Note 8. There's also…
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Google announced today another step in their efforts to crowd source the images and street views available on their platforms. This latest move from Google promises to reduce the “significant time and effort” it was taking for users to prepare and upload their interactive photography. Google is doing this by introducing a new certification for […]
Come comment on this article: Google blazes new path for Street View ready imagery with new cameras in 2017
Panasonic recently introduced a program for monitoring your heart rate — with just software and a video camera. The program analyzes changes minute in the skin from a video camera or even a webcam.
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Researchers recently used graphene to develop a tiny camera sensor with a high resolution — and low noise levels. The supermaterial helps the smaller sensors to manage more pixels without degrading image quality.
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Sony’s latest sensor design is only a single megapixel — but it’s also only 2 millimeters and weighs a tenth of a gram. The tiny sensor and lens combo could wind up in wearables like smartwatches or even drones.
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Apple may not have had room to fit a camera inside its smartwatch, but why not put it inside the band? The CMRA band packs in a front- and rear-facing camera along with 8GB of storage inside of a connected wristband.
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Day two at Mobile World Congress brought us a brilliant portable home theater for one, LG’s take on BB-8, Oppo’s idea for a shake-less camera phone, and Sony’s interactive projector of the future.
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