Sure, the trend is worldwide, but China (and Asia in general) is spearheading selfie-enabling technology. Case in point, the new camera add-on that Sony is hawking in China, which looks like a tiny perfume bottle (or bottle cap).
Sony is the world’s largest maker of camera sensors, and, thanks to our collective obsession with selfies, its sensor business is set to grow even more.
LG video shows us how to use the best features in the camera app on your new LG G3. The feature focus video, LG G3: Camera, shows off the basics of five major camera actions: Touch & Shoot, Laser Auto Focus, OIS+/Dual Flash, Selfie and Magic Focus.
DxOMark has been putting the Galaxy S5′s camera through its paces, and, after extensive testing, has awarded it the highest score for a smartphone to date.
Lytro, the light-field camera startup, is rumored to release an Android-powered camera in the next months. Light-field tech (also known as plenoptic photography) replaces the conventional lens-sensor setup with an array of micro-lenses that capture the same scene from multiple angles.
After investigating the cause of the Galaxy S5′s “camera failed” fault, Samsung has narrowed the problem down to the camera’s ROM memory.
Pictures have appeared of Oppo’s rumored camera attachment, strapped to the back of an Oppo Find 7, which looks set to come with 10x optical zoom, NFC and WiFi connectivity.
Smartphone cameras are making huge strides these days. Image clarity is on the up, while noise and crosstalk in smaller sensors is gradually being reduced. Despite all these improvements, smartphone cameras are still missing some of the most important features which still give simple point and shoot and compact cameras, let alone higher end DSLRs, an edge. We’re of course talking about optical zoom capabilities and variable focal lengths. While Samsung’s Galaxy Zoom camera/smartphone offers something for photography enthusiasts, the design doesn’t really lend itself to the increasingly slim form factors that we demand from our smartphones. Conventional autofocus and zoom…
Comparison snaps between the OnePlus One, Oppo Find 5, and a Nikon D3100 camera show that the OnePlus One can take on entry level DSLR cameras.
“Huge advances” in camera optics are coming to HTC devices within 12-18 months, said the company’s top camera specialist. Smartphones could even rival expensive DSLR cameras in the close future.