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Huawei caught faking phone photos, yet again [UPDATE: Statement]

Huawei caught faking phone photos, yet again [UPDATE: Statement]

Another set of marketing campaign photos from Huawei turned out to be taken by a camera other than the one they'd been promoting. This month's culprit was the Huawei P30, a smartphone that actually, truly does have an impressive camera - with neat effects. Instead of using this device to capture photos with which to impress potential users, Huawei decided to go a more familiar route.

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Recording laser tattoo removal damages digital cameras

Recording laser tattoo removal damages digital cameras

We live in an age where almost every event is recorded on smartphones for posterity's sake. Some, however, still resort to their trusty professional digital cameras for capturing memorable events. And perhaps no event is more memorable than removing the semi-permanent mark of a tattoo. Well, maybe the destruction of an expensive camera sensor while recording such a removal will probably top that, not to mention make for a traumatic and unforgettable learning experience.

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New research shows promise for affordable infrared cameras

New research shows promise for affordable infrared cameras

Infrared camera technology is one of the types of tech that has huge potential for beneficial uses, both in consumer-focused devices and in a number of scientific fields, yet continues to remain prohibitively expensive. That might change in the near future, thanks to a new discovery by a group of University of Chicago scientists that shows promise in reducing the costs of manufacturing.

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Leica Q2 launches with 47MP full-frame sensor and 4K video support

Leica Q2 launches with 47MP full-frame sensor and 4K video support

Camera maker Leica has taken the wraps off its new Leica Q2, the next-generation model in its Q product series. The new model features a 47.3-megapixel full-frame sensor alongside a Leica Summilux 28mm F1.7 ASPH prime lens and premium (optional) accessories. This compact full-frame camera covers a variety of features, including an ISO sensitivity up to 50,000, support for 4K video recording, and more.

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Fujifilm FinePix XP140 rugged, waterproof camera arrives this month

Fujifilm FinePix XP140 rugged, waterproof camera arrives this month

This month, Fujifilm will release its new FinePix XP140, a rugged point-and-shoot camera designed for consumer use in outdoor environments. The product arrives as an alternative to the popular action camera models, such as GoPro's HERO lineup, offering a more traditional appearance alongside a durable body, zoom functionality, optical image stabilization, and more.

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Black Eye Pro Kit G4 lenses offer smartphones some DSLR chops

Black Eye Pro Kit G4 lenses offer smartphones some DSLR chops

Smartphones cameras are getting ridiculously good these days. Some have whopping 48 megapixel sensors, others have a variety of lenses to complement that. Still others are working on giving smartphone cameras up to 5x or even 10x optical zoom. But due to their slim designs, smartphones can never compete with DSLRs in the variety and quality of professional lenses. That's where the likes of Black Eye steps in, with its fourth generation Pro Kit lenses promising DSLR-quality photos without having to carry your whole studio on your back.

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Ricoh Theta Z1 hands-on: A 360 camera with new focus

Ricoh Theta Z1 hands-on: A 360 camera with new focus

Ricoh has a new 360-degree camera, the Theta Z1, the new flagship of its range and promising significant improvements in image quality and usability. It also commands a premium price: $999, when the Theta Z1 goes on sale in a couple of months time. That may be too rich for consumers, which is a shame given the hardware on offer.

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GoPro HERO 7 Black gets limited edition ‘Dusk White’ makeover

GoPro HERO 7 Black gets limited edition ‘Dusk White’ makeover

GoPro has revealed a limited-edition version of its HERO 7 Black action camera, and it comes in Dusk White. This new color option is a pleasant deviation from the company's typical camera design, though it may be difficult to find if dropped in snow. The limited-edition Dusk White model features a mostly white color design, though the lens housing remains dark.

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Spectre app makes iPhone long-exposures easy with AI

Spectre app makes iPhone long-exposures easy with AI

Smartphone cameras keep edging in on traditional DSLR territory, and new iPhone app Spectre now aims to make long exposures something you do on iOS rather than demanding a full camera and tripod. It's the handiwork of the team behind Halide, one of the popular third-party camera apps for iOS.

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Xiaomi, Light partnership hints at multiple camera insanity

Xiaomi, Light partnership hints at multiple camera insanity

The Xiaomi Mi 9 has beaten all but the top three in DxOMark's camera benchmarks and that may have given the Chinese OEM the courage to go all out on its next photography conquest. Although the Mi 9 already has three cameras, these days that no longer seems to be enough. Prefiguring what could be the start of smartphones with more than four sensors, Xiaomi has teamed up with Light to "bring to market multi-camera smart devices with DSLR-level capabilities."

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Light and Sony reveal multi-camera smartphone collaboration

Light and Sony reveal multi-camera smartphone collaboration

Light and Sony are working together on multi-camera applications for smartphones, paving the way for handsets that combine the data from four or more sensors. Light started out developing its own computational imaging devices, combining multiple sensors - up to sixteen, in fact - to pull out DSLR-style detail from smartphone hardware.

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Ricoh WG-6 and G900 rugged cameras pack 20MP and LED ring light

Ricoh WG-6 and G900 rugged cameras pack 20MP and LED ring light

Ricoh has a pair of new super-rugged cameras, the WG-6 and G900, focused on those who don't have time or inclination to cosset their hardware. Each gets a 20-megapixel sensor surrounded by an integrated LED ring light, along with onboard GPS and 4K Ultra HD video recording.

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