Nokia to Release Camera Grip with EOS to Appeal to Photographers

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To prove itself to serious mobile photographers, Nokia may release a camera grip accessory to its highly anticipated Nokia EOS, which may launch as the Lumia 1020 come July 11. The PureView-equipped phone will have a large and high resolution 41-megapixel imaging sensor and optics by ZEISS, the new branding of the historic Carl Zeiss […]

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, […]

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 […]

Olloclip Review: iPhone 5 Lens & Quick-Flip Case Are Awesome

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There are plenty of iPhone 5 photo accessories, but the OlloClip and the OlloClip Quick-Flip Case and Pro-Photo Adapter are hands down the best value in iPhone photography accessories. The OlloClip is a three-in-one lens that clips onto the iPhone 5 to deliver a wide-angle lens, a macro lens and a fish eye lens. Until […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Satechi Bluetooth Smart Trigger Review: Use Smartphone as DSLR Remote

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The Satechi Bluetooth Smart Trigger turns an iPhone or Android phone into a remote shutter for Nikon, Canon or Panasonic DSLR cameras. A free app connects the phone over Bluetooth 4.0 and controls the camera via the Smart Trigger connected to the hotshoe, the metal connector on the top of a DSLR camera where one normally connects a […]

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 […]

New Rumors Emerge on Sony’s 20-Megapixel Honami Smartphone Camera

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We’ve recently heard that Sony may be working on a high-end successor to its Xperia Z and ZL flagship Android smartphones with a very capable 20-megapixel sensor called the Honami. Now, we’re learning new information about the sensor, the glass and optics that are being used, and the sensor size. We’re now hearing that Sony […]

Apple Playing Catch-Up With Rumored Dual-Shot Camera Feature on iPhone 5S

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Android smartphone-makers have released a number of high-end camera innovations recently, and Apple is now looking to play catch-up with its iPhone 5S smartphone that’s rumored to be coming in the fall. The next-generation flagship iOS smartphone will come with a dual-shot feature, similar to the Dual Shot mode introduced by rival Samsung on the […]

Fuji X-E1 Review: A Retro Camera That Inspires

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The Fuji X-E1 is a retro-inspired camera that borrows its good looks from rangefinder designs such as those from Leica. And not only does the X-E1 look good, it also has the imaging power to deliver some stunningly good images, a vast assortment of manual controls that inspires photographers to switch away from automatic shooting, […]