If you’re a Nexus smartphone owner, you’re in for a treat. Google Camera has been updated with some Nexus-specific tweaks in tow, along with some other improvements for everyone.
For the Nexus 6 on Android 5.1, you get faster shooting without HDR. For the Nexus 5 and 6, HDR+ shooting is faster. And for the ... Read More »
Smartphones are always there, at our sides, waiting to perform their duties. As the market has filled with smartphones, one the primary uses of a smartphone is to act as a camera. As a result, the cameras on smartphones have continued to grow more and more advanced, allowing people to better capture their lives with ... Read More »
After a long period of development, Microsoft has released its Hyperlapse app to let users create time lapses with their phone. The app is available for Windows Phone and Android, though the Android version does have a beta tag, indicating some remaining bugs in the app. Nonetheless, Hyperlapse is free for Android users ... Read More »
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Motorola’s cameras have never been great. Both the first and second generation Moto X cameras have been good but not fantastic, taking adequate photos but always leaving something to be desired. They just can’t compete with the likes of Samsung and HTC. But rumors of the third generation Moto X have us hopeful once again.
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You may have heard of Sony’s camera sensor demand exceeding supply, forcing many smaller manufacturers to look elsewhere for sensors. Even HTC, a big player in the smartphone game, went for Toshiba camera sensors for an unknown reason. Well it seems that event he big manufacturers are ... Read More »
It’s no secret that Sony camera sensors are sought after. Every major smartphone has one, whether it’s the Galaxy S6, iPhone 6, or many others. Even the smaller companies are trying to get Sony sensors in all their devices. Unfortunately, it seems that Sony has too much demand on its hands.
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HTC is now pushing out an update to the HTC Camera app that brings in an important new feature: RAW support. Android 5.0 Lollipop brought in system level support for RAW files, but we haven’t seen a large integration of the new format in phones. HTC is looking to advance that ... Read More »
Further details about the camera on the Galaxy S6 have emerged, courtesy of SamMobile. The source cited in the report has been using a Galaxy S6 prototype that features a 20-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The 20-megapixel rear camera features optical image stabilization and the ability to shoot in several ... Read More »
Panasonic has never had much success with smartphones, but shocked everyone in September when it announced the Lumix CM1, a hybrid high-end camera and smartphone. Pansonic equipped the Lumix CM1 with a 1-inch 20-megapixel sensor, f/2.8 Leica lens, manual control ring and mechanical shutter, allowing it to compete with the best ... Read More »
In its quest to put every built in app onto the Google Play store, HTC has now uploaded its official Camera app. This will allow HTC to update the app at its own pace instead of waiting for full system updates to release a new version of the app. It also means quicker bug ... Read More »