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 […]

Nokia Latest to Use Smart Software to Fight Camera War

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This year, smartphone manufacturers are not only attempting to differentiate their camera offerings on hardware, but also on software and Nokia is the latest to do so with its recently announced Nokia Lumia 925 flagship, which floated by the code name of Catwalk in the past. The Nokia camera-centric high-end Windows Phone 8 device has […]

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 […]

Nokia U.S. Teases Image of Verizon-Bound Lumia 928

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With May 14th just under a week away, it appears that Nokia U.S. is beginning to tease and leak images of the Lumia 928. The Lumia 928 is expected to be one of possibly several smartphones that may be announced at the company’s London event. Other devices rumored for this event include a GSM variant […]

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 […]

Rumors Suggest 41-Megapixel Lumia EOS Launching at Nokia’s May Event

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Originally, it was believed that Nokia would be launching the Lumia 928 and a variant of that phone called the Lumia 925 for GSM markets, but fresh rumors suggest that the company could be using the same media event to launch a 41-megapixel PureView Lumia EOS smartphone running on Windows Phone 8. The media event […]

Android Still Not Penetrating Smart Camera Market

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Despite recent revelations from Android creator Andy Rubin that Google’s mobile operating system was originally designed for smart cameras before it was tweaked for the more popular smartphones that we’ve seen in the last few years, Android still has not been able to penetrate the smart camera market with much success despite the growing smart […]

Bluetooth Registration Reveals Next-Generation Galaxy Camera

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Samsung may be working on a new variant of its current Android-powered Galaxy Camera or even a successor model. Not much information is known at this time about this new Samsung Galaxy Camera smart camera, but according to registration information for Bluetooth approval with the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), we now know the model […]