The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus introduce a new camera, with a brand new sensor and phase-detection autofocus using a system that Apple's calling FocusPixels. The iPhone 6 Plus uses optical image stabilization - a first for an iPhone - whereas the smaller iPhone 6 makes do with digital image stabilization given its smaller form-factor.
Nokia has long been known for great cameras, and Microsoft seems eager not to let that reputation slide, promising a new update for Lumia Windows Phones that puts photography front and center. Lumia Denim builds on the latest Windows Phone 8.1 version with some Lumia-specific exclusive features, most notably the new Lumia Camera.
The newest in Lens-style Camera technology from Sony is the ILCE-QX1, complete with interchangeable E-mount lenses. This device bucks the solid trend with Lens Cameras released by this brand by including compatibility with interchangeable Sony E-mount lenses of all sorts. It's also the more versatile sibling to the QX30.
This morning in Berlin, Sony has revealed their next super tiny camera, bringing the heat with model HDR-AZ1. This device is also known as the Sony Action Cam Mini, coming with a body that’s 30% smaller than its Sony-made predecessors. This device works with a new Live View Remote accessory, Live Stream with USTREAM, and a variety of new action mounts.
IFA brings the Sony Lens Camera back to center stage this week with two new models: QX30 and QX1. These machines attach to your smartphone or tablet - or work on their own - as high-powered cameras in their own right. Attached to your smartphone, they’ve got their display in the Sony PlayMemories Mobile app - on the own your blind with a top notch lens that’s able to take photos and video.
Sony's next QX camera for smartphones is about to bring a big change to the product lineup, at least according to a new rumor that surfaced via the folks at Sony Alpha Rumors. The ILCE-QX1 will (reportedly) be announced tomorrow, and with it will come support for Sony's E-Mount lenses.
Not everything that will happen this month will go down at IFA 2014 this week. Samsung has another event scheduled for a different subset of its fans, the ones more interested in its mirrorless interchangeable lens camera line. Samsung will be holding its Premiere 2014, also in Germany, in two weeks, and the star of the show is a new NX camera, rumored to be called simply the Samsung NX1.
A handful of years ago, a limited edition Leica camera went on sale at the Leica Store Ginza in Tokyo. As with limited editions, the Leica MP Titanium had a limited run of 150, all of them only available in Japan. That has changed for one lucky (future) buyer, with a single camera going on sale in Miami.
Now that the iPhone 6 has been leaked to oblivion, it’s time to round it all up and offer a look at what your next iPhone just might be. From the visual punches to the specs and software, we take a look at all we’ve heard to this point. With Apple’s mysterious event happening in just over a week, let’s consider what will come of their biggest product announcement since the original iPhone.