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DJI Zenmuse X5 drone cams: M4/3, 4K, interchangeable lens

DJI Zenmuse X5 drone cams: M4/3, 4K, interchangeable lens

Already experts with their camera drones, DJI is stepping up its game with the announcement of the Zenmuse X5 and Zenmuse X5R cameras for drones. These, however, are not your ordinary drone cameras, boasting of features that take drone photography to new heights. Almost quite literally too. The two new Zenmuse cameras are noted to be the first aerial cameras that feature micro four-thirds (M4/3) sensors. At the same time, they are capable of 4K image and video recording. Plus, they feature interchangeable lenses too!

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Camera Restricta concept speculates about future of censorship

Camera Restricta concept speculates about future of censorship

A designer has used a 3D printer and other technology to create a camera concept he calls “Camera Restricta”, a name that is derived from camera obscura. The concept has an interesting take on unique photography, but also hints at a way photography in the future may be censored -- by blocking certain locations from being photographed at the software level, leaving photographers -- or anyone with a smartphone -- with a useless camera.

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iPhone 6s: 12MP iSight camera, Retina Flash, 4k video recording

iPhone 6s: 12MP iSight camera, Retina Flash, 4k video recording

Apple's new iPhone 6s features a new 12MP iSight camera, something that the company says its customers will love to use. The camera features the iSight camera sensor, which brings auto focus, more pixels, and more. Sensors suffer from artifact issues, incorrect colors, and more. Apple has targeted these issues with its iSight tech, bringing "very accurate and precise color", among other things.

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Sony Xperia Z5 has top camera chops, says Strategy Analytics

Sony Xperia Z5 has top camera chops, says Strategy Analytics

Sony's latest flagship is out and if you've been following news about is previous "half" flagship, then you'd understand why a great many eyes are on it. To make it short, it has a lot to prove in the Xperia Z5 and its Compact and Premium versions. Sony, however, seems to be content on underlining just one key feature: its camera sensor. With the help of Strategy Analytics, it has weighed the Xperia Z5 against this year's top selling smartphones. Unsurprisingly, it comes out as the king of the hill.

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Canon develops 250MP APS-H CMOS sensor

Canon develops 250MP APS-H CMOS sensor

Canon has announced the development of a new CMOS sensor for digital cameras that has the world's highest resolution for its size. The sensor is APS-H sized and has 250MP of resolution. That is 19,580 x 12,600 pixels. The little sensor measures 29.2 x 20.2 mm and boasts the highest number of pixels or a CMOS sensor smaller than the size of a 35mm full frame sensor.

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Ricoh Theta S camera captures 360-degree scenes

Ricoh Theta S camera captures 360-degree scenes

Ricoh has unveiled its newest Theta camera, the Theta S. This camera is styled similarly to the maker’s other Theta cameras, and is able to record 360-degree content. The camera maker introduced the new model at IFA 2015 in Berlin today, and offers what Ricoh says is “extra-high resolution”, live previews of content, completely spherical content, and more. In addition, Ricoh says this camera has increased compatibility with social networks.

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Snap 4K flying camera drone keeps your hands safe

Snap 4K flying camera drone keeps your hands safe

We've seen a drones a lot these past days, months, and even years. We've seen them do a lot of things, like surviving crashing into walls or even, sadly, harm people. But Vantage Robotics is returning to the roots of what made personal UAVs a popular consumer product: taking photos and recording videos from near impossible angles, distances, and locations. The company's new Snap 4K flying camera promises to do just that while protecting your hand for those times when you do have to hold it.

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Polaroid Snap instant digital camera unveiled at IFA

Polaroid Snap instant digital camera unveiled at IFA

Polaroid has introduced a new digital camera offering at IFA 2015 in Berlin. The camera, unlike the maker’s Cube, has a more traditional compact camera shape, though with the same smooth minimalist design marking Polaroid’s modern lineups. This digital camera uses Zero Ink printing to print small photos instantly, and also saves the images as a digital file for sharing online and digital storing. The camera won’t be arriving until Q4 2015; it’ll be priced at a budget-friendly $99 USD.

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