Images of Sony’s i1 Honami PureView Challenger Leaked

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Sony is looking to take on Nokia’s focus on the mobile photography market with its own rumored Honami smartphone, which is also going by the Sony i1 moniker. The device will be competitive against Nokia’s PureView-branded device with Carl Zeiss optics. Images of the device are posted on Xperia Blog. Newly leaked images for the Sony-made, […]

Nokia Trademarks Zoom Brand Ahead of EOS Launch

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Ahead of the highly anticipated and rumored Nokia EOS launch on July 11th at a New York City event, smartphone-maker Nokia has filed for a trademark for the Nokia Zoom branding. The invitation to the event had teased about the ‘zoom‘ capabilities to expand Nokia’s expertise in the camera phone segment with its PureView venture, […]

New Leaked iPhone 5S Images Again Point to Dual-LED Flash Unit

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Following leaked images that reveal the dual-LED flash and a larger battery on Apple’s highly anticipated iPhone 5S refresh this fall, a new set of images confirm the dual-LED flash, showing what may be the biggest visual upgrade to the flagship smartphone’s design. From what we can tell so far, the iPhone 5S looks identical […]

Sony Honami Xperia Phone Brings Interchangeable Lenses to Smartphones?

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If the leaked specs sheet is accurate for the Sony i1 smartphone, which has a Honami code name and will likely debut with the Japanese electronics-maker’s Xperia consumer branding, then we may see interchangeable lenses go mainstream on an Android smartphone. Sony appears to be leveraging its consumer Cybershot branding to tackle Nokia’s PureView imaging […]

Two New Nokia Phablets Rumored, One With Lytro-Style Camera

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Nokia is now rumored to be working on two upcoming Lumia phablet models, one of which will be released this fall and the second will bring more advanced specs for a launch in February 2014, likely around the time of the Mobile World Congress trade show. These models would be among the first phablets for […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Camera Details Come Into Focus

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is rumored to arrive in late 2013 with a better camera than the aging Galaxy Note 2. Rumors often point to a 13MP camera, similar to what the Galaxy S4 uses. This morning a new photo appeared online with details that point to it originating on a prototype Samsung Galaxy […]

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 Eyes Prosumer Market With Mirrorless Galaxy Camera 2

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After having launched an Android-powered point-and-shoot digital camera in the form of the Galaxy Camera, which is available in the U.S. with carriers AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless, Samsung may be going after the prosumer and enthusiast photography market with its Galaxy Camera 2. The camera model has been making the rumor rounds recently, bearing […]

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 […]

AT&T Already Field Testing 41-Megapixel PureView Nokia Lumia EOS Windows Phone?

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A new report suggests that wireless carrier AT&T may have already begun testing a new, unannounced Lumia EOS smartphone running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system as well as Nokia’s proprietary 41-megapixel PureView camera sensor. The sensor had debuted over a year ago on the Nokia 808, a Symbian-powered smartphone, and since the device’s debut […]

Nokia’s Next-Gen PureView Camera Gives New Perspectives

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Nokia executive Jo Harlow is hinting about a next-generation PureView technology for the company’s cameras on its Windows Phone Lumia series that could give users new perspectives to the resulting images captured. The company has been using camera technology and its experience with imaging as a unique selling proposition for its smartphone range. The PureView […]

Basic Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Specs Confirmed Ahead of Launch

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The Galaxy S4 Zoom, believed to the Android competitor to the Windows Phone-powered Lumia series with a focus on camera, is now said to have specs that will more closely mirror the Galaxy S4 Mini rather than the high-end specs of the Galaxy S4 flagship. As was previously rumored, a leaked user agent profile confirms […]

Samsung Teases New Galaxy and ATIV Launch

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Samsung has turned to Facebook to tease the launch of upcoming new products as part of the company’s Galaxy and ATIV line. The launch event, scheduled for June 20th, could potentially also be live streamed through Samsung Mobile’s YouTube channel as well as there was a URL to www.youtube.com/SamsungMobile. So far, the company has been coy […]

41-Megapixel Nokia Lumia EOS Rumored for July Launch

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Nokia is now rumored to be announcing the Windows Phone 8-powered Nokia Lumia EOS with a 41-megapixel PureView camera and new camera UI as early as July 9th. The phone was rumored for a release as early as February this year at Mobile World Congress on the anniversary of the Nokia 808, the first phone […]

3 Ways Yahoo’s Flickr Can Threaten Facebook

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If Facebook is a life diary, Instagram a repository for low resolution and filter-blasted images, Twitter a public SMS database, and Google+ a Twitter meets photo network, then Yahoo is clearly differentiating its Flickr service as a serious tool to photographers that is more accessible now than ever. At a New York City unveiling last […]

Nokia Lumia 928 Review: Xenon Flash Is Not Worth the Purchase

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The Nokia Lumia 928 for Verizon Wireless largely functions in much of the same way as AT&T’s Lumia 920, but the new flagship adds a Xenon flash that replaces the dual-LED flash of the 920. Given what we know about Xenon flash–it’s brighter, able to freeze motion so you don’t have motion blur in your […]

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 Improving iPhone Flash Photography By Combining Multiple iPhones

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A new patent application from Apple seeks to improve the camera flash on an iPhone by combining multiple iPhone smartphones to give better lighting to a scene. This would be akin to using slave flashes in photography where multiple flashes or lighting sources can be triggered when the shutter button is activated. In the case […]