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A top YouTuber did a 'blind' test to find the very best smartphone camera, and the iPhone lost in the first round

On paper, and in technical comparisons, the iPhone XS ranks among the world’s best smartphones when it comes to photography. But in a blind test conducted by popular YouTube tech vlogger Marques Brownlee, the iPhone XS flunked out in the first round. Crazier still, it lost against a BlackBerry smartphone. Google’s Pixels, renowned for their […]

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Samsung folding smartphone revealed to developers

Samsung has unveiled a folding handset at an event in San Francisco. It described its Infinity Flex Display as “the foundation of the smartphone of tomorrow” and said it intended to start production within months. When unfolded, the device resembles a 7.3in (18.5cm) tablet. When closed, a separate smaller “cover display” on the handset’s other […]

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This video perfectly demonstrates how much worse even the best smartphone cameras are compared to traditional cameras

Hollis Johnson/Business InsiderGoogle’s Pixel 3 smartphone. Google’s Pixel 3 smartphone has one of the best cameras on any smartphone. It takes gorgeous photos, just like its iPhone equivalent. But even the Pixel 3 still struggles to keep up with a traditional camera. Google’s new Pixel 3 smartphone is an excellent device in lots of ways.  […]

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Samsung teases mythical smartphone with foldable display

Samsung After years of rumors, it looks like Samsung is finally going to show the world its first smartphone with a foldable display. Over the weekend, Samsung Mobile changed its Facebook profile picture to the above picture, which shows the Samsung logo folded over itself. Despite a folding phone from Samsung being rumored every year […]

Photography

Sony crammed 28x zoom, 4K into a $450 camera that weighs as much as a smartphone

Previous Next Sony Sony Sony Sony’s HX90-series zooms mix tiny bodies with big zoom lenses — and now, more power. On Monday, October 15, Sony introduced the Sony Cyber-Shot HX99, a compact zoom with an updated processor that enables both 4K and longer burst shoots. The $ 450 camera is heading to the United States and […]

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This battery-free ‘printer’ turns your smartphone pics into film

Previous Next Before digital, some cameras could run battery-free entirely on mechanics. Now there’s a mobile “printer” that uses the same idea to turn smartphone snapshots into real instant film. The Holga Printer is a completely mechanical mobile printer that is designed to work with the Holga app to mix the perks of smartphone photography […]

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Google is revolutionizing smartphone photos with computing, not lenses

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL takes low-light images, high-resolution photos, and well-timed shots — but those big new photo features aren’t realized solely by the camera packed inside. Instead, Google is tackling tasks typically left to larger cameras with computers, not lenses and high-resolution sensors. (Read our hands-on preview […]

Photography

Photo FOMO: Recharge and stash lenses with this smartphone photo bag

Manfrotto Afraid of missing out on the latest photo industry news while you’re out, well, actually taking pictures? Photo FOMO is all the news you might have missed this week, published on the weekends. Alongside the biggest stories of the week, like Photoshop’s upcoming advanced Content-Aware Fill, Adobe Premiere Pro’s AI audio clean-up, and Aurora […]

Photography

Google enables virtual tour creation via Street View or a smartphone

[embedded content] Digital tours presented in a 360-degree perspective are the closest thing to exploring a new location in real life — and now Google is helping anyone create a tour, no images required. Google Tour Creator is a tool designed to simplify the process of creating a virtual tour. After launching on May 9, Google […]

Photography

How to take travel photos with just your smartphone

Big cameras mean big features — and trekking to a travel destination with gear heavy enough to put a kink in the neck and extra baggage fees in the airline ticket. Smartphone cameras, on the other hand, are perfect for travel photography. They are easy cameras to pack, because it’s always in your pocket, and […]

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Tips and Tricks for Better Smartphone Photography

Your smartphone is always with you, a constant companion that can connect to the web to look up any tiny nugget of trivia, and generally keep you in constant contact with the outside world. It’s one of the key items you grab before leaving the house, and the last time you (probably) turned it off […]

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Fujifilm XF10 is a premium compact camera aimed at smartphone generation

Previous Next Picture a pocketable camera with a large APS-C sensor and fixed, 18.5mm (28mm full-frame equivalent) f/2.8 lens. This formula has been used by several manufacturers over the last few years, from the Ricoh GR, to the Nikon Coolpix A, to the Fujifilm X70. Yet, none of these cameras really made an impact beyond […]