AT&T Rumored to Bring Galaxy S4 Zoom to U.S. to Challenge Lumia 1020

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In the high-end camera phone segment, the award-winning Nokia Lumia 1020 may get some serious competition from AT&T in the form of the Galaxy S4 Zoom from Samsung. Though AT&T is now offering and heavily promoting the Lumia 1020 as a U.S. exclusive, highlighting the device’s lossless zoom, 41-megapixel camera sensor, and excellent low light […]

How Samsung Killed the Nokia Lumia EOS Before It Even Launches

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To preface this editorial, I’ll begin by saying that I am a fond Nokia user who have appreciated the camera technology that the Finnish smartphone-maker has brought to market for quite some time now. However, despite my fondness for Nokia’s imaging, which later evolved to carry its own PureView branding, Nokia may have missed an […]

Samsung Challenges Nokia’s PureView With New Galaxy S4 Zoom

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Is it a phone? Is it a camera? The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is both and represents Samsung’s answer to Nokia’s market-leading camera phone PureView technology. After having been leaked over the weekend, the camera phone has finally been announced in London by Samsung. The Galaxy S4 Zoom uses Google’s Android operating system and comes […]

Rumored Nokia Lumia EOS Spotted in the Wild

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The mythical Nokia Lumia EOS smartphone that’s been rumored with a 41-megapixel PureView camera sensor similar to that of the Nokia 808 has been spotted in the wild. According to a report on WMPU, one of the publication’s readers has spotted the device out in the opened and the details were confirmed by another source. No […]

Apple iPhone Camera Evolution Told Through Photographs

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The evolution of the iPhone camera since Apple debuted the original iPhone in 2007 is now being told through a series of photos comparing the image quality of each successive iPhone generation. Lisa Bettany from Camera+ posted a series of macro shots captured with the iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Phone Coming With 10X Optical Zoom

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Samsung’s recently leaked Galaxy S4 Zoom is believed to be an Android smartphone that adds powerful camera features, and we now learn that the device will feature a 10X optical zoom. Thus far, most phones that feature cameras are limited to digital zoom, so photos that are zoomed in from far away will suffer from […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Release Date Pegged for July with Activ & Zoom

The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, Galaxy S4 Zoom camera phone and a rugged, orange Samsung Galaxy S4 Activ are rumored for release in June and July after a May announcement, possibly at CTIA.

A new report claims the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy S4 Zoom and Galaxy S4 Activ announcement will arrive at the end of the month, introducing three new Samsung Galaxy S4 variants to the world. The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini release will reportedly take place in the third week of July, and the other devices […]

Samsung Launching Camera-Centric Galaxy Zoom Smartphone?

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Samsung is rumored to be working on a new smartphone called the Galaxy Zoom that will have a focus on the camera and imaging technology. There’s still not much information known about this smartphone, besides its model name and the fact that it will support a 16-megapixel imaging sensor, which will be a first for […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom: 16MP Camera Phone Rumored for July

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom may be Samsung’s first camera phone, taking what Samsung learned from the Galaxy Camera and combining it with the Galaxy S4 brand. The Galaxy S4 Zoom is rumored as a camera phone, not a connected camera with LTE. This distinction is important as it means the Galaxy S4 Zoom will be able […]

41-Megapixel Nokia Lumia EOS Confirmed for U.S. Summer Debut?

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After much speculation about Nokia bringing its large 41-megapixel PureView sensor technology from the Symbian-powered Nokia 808 to the Windows Phone platform, it looks like that may be happening sooner than later. The Finnish phone giant has been rumored in recent weeks to announce this PureView camera technology for a new Windows Phone 8 device, […]

BlackBerry Z10 Camera Loses Low-Light Test

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Ever since the iPhone demonstrated how popular smartphone photography can be with a camera that you can take anywhere and everywhere, companies have been trying to outdo each other with camera technology. The best of the crop–Apple, Samsung, and Nokia–are used to compare how the new BlackBerry Z10‘s camera works in dark environments without the […]

Nokia Sends Invite to MWC Event, 41-Megapixel Lumia Inbound?

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Nokia had sent us a text-based save-the-date invitation to a Mobile World Congress press conference that the Finnish Lumia phone-maker will be hosting on the first day of the conference. While the language of the invitation did not reveal much, there have been plenty of rumors surrounding Nokia’s upcoming high-end Lumia smartphones that are reportedly […]

Are These The First Images of Nikon’s Android-Powered Smart Camera?

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We’ve heard rumors before that camera-maker Nikon is planning on releasing a consumer camera that is powered by Google’s Android OS and now we are beginning to see pictures of Nikon’s first smart camera. Rumored for an announcement this year at the Photokina imaging show, the Nikon Coolpix S800C shows a fairly compact body with […]

Camera Phones Not Keeping Up With Retina Displays

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While smartphones have ushered in the era of mobile digital photography as it was easy to capture and share images on the go, and the quality of the resulting images was often good enough in a pinch. Smartphones such as the Nokia N8, the iPhone, and Android models from Samsung, HTC, LG, and Motorola lightened […]

Sony Xperia Ion Camera Samples

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We’ll definitely have a full review of Sony’s latest and competitive Android offering on AT&T’s fast 4G LTE network up soon, and compare the Xperia’s performance against AT&T’s other leading handsets. In the meantime, we had a chance to take the Xperia Ion’s 12-megapixel camera with single LED flash out to test in Los Angeles, […]