Photography

OnePlus 7 Pro DxOMark score should give Samsung and Huawei pause

OnePlus 7 Pro DxOMark score should give Samsung and Huawei pause

Despite its bang for buck appeal, OnePlus has never been known for having great cameras. Good, perhaps, but not great. And it's not that the company has been skimping on the imaging sensors to keep prices low. More likely, it just hasn't yet come across the perfect mix of hardware and software to putt it at the top. That seems to have finally changed with the OnePlus 7 Pro, at least based on DxOMark's scores.

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DJI OSMO Action cam leaked specs and images build up the hype

DJI OSMO Action cam leaked specs and images build up the hype

Once upon a time, GoPro was the household name in the young action camera market. While it's still the most well-known brand, a lot of upstarts have tried to claim their small piece of that pie, especially with the giant seemingly losing its footing. One of those new challengers is, strangely enough, drone king DJI. Its rumored DJI OSMO Action camera is expected to arrive in a few days and this info dump could set a favorable tone for its debut.

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Galaxy Note 10 might not get Samsung’s new 64MP camera

Galaxy Note 10 might not get Samsung’s new 64MP camera

Samsung just recently announced two new camera sensors from its rather young ISOCELL brand. One of them was a 64 megapixel image sensor that seemed to be clearly aimed to one-up Sony's 48 megapixel IMX586. Naturally, it seemed to be a perfect fit for the premium flagship that Samsung still has to announce later this year. According to one leak source, however, that will not be the case, putting Samsung's commitment to mobile photography into question.

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Samsung 64MP ISOCELL camera sensor want to shakeup the market

Samsung 64MP ISOCELL camera sensor want to shakeup the market

If you thought Sony's 48 megapixel IMX586 sensor was insane, you'll probably think Samsung has lost it even more. Given how competitive the smartphone camera market has become, however, it's only natural that it tries to topple the top dog, Huawei. The company has just announced a 64 megapixel image sensor, probably the largest in the market, not only to prepare its upcoming Galaxy Note 10 for competition but maybe even beat Sony at its own game.

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Pixel 3a camera vs 3: Identical hardware

Pixel 3a camera vs 3: Identical hardware

The differences between the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3 are few and far between - and with their cameras, they're almost indistinguishable. Both devices have a 12.2 MP camera f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF on their backside. They might even have the same image processor - stay tuned for an update on that front. For now, courage - and photos that are probably pretty gosh-darned good.

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DJI action camera tipped to compete with GoPro HERO products

DJI action camera tipped to compete with GoPro HERO products

Chinese drone company DJI is developing its own action camera, according to a new leak, one that will allegedly compete with GoPro's flagship HERO models. The camera is expected to be based on the company's existing OSMO Pocket super-wide handheld camera, and one image has leaked showing what the model may look like. DJI has not confirmed the camera's existence, however.

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Hubble’s 16-year photo: How this awe-inspiring mosaic was made

Hubble’s 16-year photo: How this awe-inspiring mosaic was made

The image goes by the name Hubble Legacy Field. It was released on May 2nd, 2019 by the folks in charge of the Hubble Space Telescope. In this image is the combined observations of the past 16 years of gazing toward space. In this deep-sky mosaic see see the combined efforts of an international group of researchers and scientists of many sorts.

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OPPO Reno first impressions: 10x zoom to challenge Huawei

OPPO Reno first impressions: 10x zoom to challenge Huawei

Huawei has just stolen the smartphone crown yet again thanks to its smartphone cameras and its newest 5x zoom is set to cement its position. But too give credit where credit is due, OPPO is really the one that made the first periscope-style zoom lens camera. Now it is aiming to remind everyone of its pioneering work with the OPPO Reno 10x Zoom that promise twice the lossless zoom of the Huawei P30 Pro.

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Leica censored in China over unauthorized Tiananmen Square video

Leica censored in China over unauthorized Tiananmen Square video

German camera company Leica has been censored in China following the publication of an unauthorized, dramatic advertisement set during the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen Square Massacre. The ad, which is simply called 'The Hunt,' features a Western journalist in a Beijing hotel when suppression of the pro-democracy protests began. In response, Chinese social media website Weibo has banned users from publishing anything containing the word 'Leica.'

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LG V40 ThinQ DxOmark camera score spells trouble for the company

LG V40 ThinQ DxOmark camera score spells trouble for the company

The folks over at DxOMark are now quite famous for their smartphone camera benchmarks that cover quite a wide range of brands. Noticeably missing from those reviews, however, are LG's flagships. To date, at least with its new-ish grading system, there are only three LG smartphones on its list. And the latest it has reviewed, the LG V40 ThinQ from late last year, doesn't exactly inspire confidence in the brand.

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Galaxy S10 Night Mode could give Samsung a small photography leg up

Galaxy S10 Night Mode could give Samsung a small photography leg up

One of the most talked about trends in mobile photography is the so-called Night Mode. More than just low-light photography, this special mode often employed tricks to truly bring out details in the dark without increasing the noise. Samsung has recently jumped on that bandwagon but not yet in full. It is now taking one small step forward with an update that brings a dedicated Night Mode to the Galaxy S10 that could start its journey towards snatching Huawei's crown.

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Galaxy S10 5G ties with Huawei P30 Pro on DxOMark but has some perks

Galaxy S10 5G ties with Huawei P30 Pro on DxOMark but has some perks

You might think that the Galaxy S10 5G, the largest and most expensive of the four siblings, is just about 5G. After all, it's there in its name. DxOMark has now just proven there might be another reason to want the phone. It has just tied up with Huawei's latest and greatest as the top smartphone camera in the market. Despite the similar average score, however, there are a few things that the Galaxy S10 5G may do better and it might even stop there.

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