YI 4K Action Camera

YI 4K Action Camera

Everyone knows that GoPro makes the best action cams (or POV cams) for extreme sports enthusiasts, and that the GoPro Hero5 Black is what everyone’s using to shoot 4K at 30fps. Everyone, that is, except YI Technology, which is tackling GoPro head-on by matching a lot of the specs of its rival. Ultra-detailed 4K at 30fps and smooth 1080p at 120fps? Yup. 12-megapixel stills? Check. And, at around $200 / £230 it’s almost half

Sony Xperia XZ Premium vs iPhone 7 Plus quick camera comparison

Sony Xperia XZ Premium vs iPhone 7 Plus quick camera comparison

Earlier this week Sony had us over at an event promoting the pending launch of the Xperia XZ Premium – their flagship phone. We had already had a few hands-on sessions with the XZ Premium around the MWC 2017 back in March but now that Sony is getting ready to release the phone, we finally got a unit that we could play with as much as we wanted. The event’s venue on the sunny Troia peninsula in Portugal offered us a great

Xiaomi Mi 6 box says 30MP camera inside

Xiaomi Mi 6 box says 30MP camera inside

The Xiaomi Mi 6 is due to be unveiled sometime this month (April 16 has been mentioned) and there’s no shortage of leaks claiming to detail the upcoming top-end device. Well, here’s a new one. What is allegedly the Mi 6’s retail box comes with a full specsheet on the back and we’re immediately drawn to that 3000 number. Our fluency in Chinese is debatable (not really, we don’t know the least bit of it), but we’ve learned so much as

Samsung Galaxy S8 uses two different camera sensors

Samsung Galaxy S8 uses two different camera sensors

It turns out that Samsung is using two different sensors for the back and front camera in the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Units have been spotted using a Sony IMX333 sensor and a S5K2L2 ISOCELL sensor made by System LSI, a subsidiary of Samsung. The same goes for the new 8MP autofocus front-facing camera – underneath the optics is either a Sony IMX320 unit or an ISOCELL S5K3H1. The different cameras share the same

Google Pixel users reporting a major camera issue

Google Pixel users reporting a major camera issue

A number of Google Pixel owners have reported that the Pixels camera (Pixel XL is affected too) having an issue. And no, this is now about the halo effect or sun flare that Google has already addressed. The issue is more intrusive and pertains to the cameras app. A member of the Pixel User Community first started a thread on October 27 regarding the issue hes been having with the Pixels camera. It freezes up with pink/purple vertical

vivo X9 teaser image confirms dual camera arrangement

vivo X9 teaser image confirms dual camera arrangement

Today vivo has outed its first teaser for an upcoming smartphone that the Chinese rumorsphere has labeled as being the X9. This should succeed the X7 in the company’s portfolio, even though that model was only made official four months ago. Things move fast in the competitive Chinese smartphone market. The teaser in question, which you can see to the left, doesn’t mention the yet-to-be-announced device by name. It

Oppo A37 is official: Snapdragon 410 and 8MP/5MP camera duo for $199

Oppo A37 is official: Snapdragon 410 and 8MP/5MP camera duo for $199

Oppo has announced a new entrant in its budget-minded A-series. The Oppo A37 will be priced around the $199 mark, with specific numbers varying by market, and has all the basics covered. The A37 sports a 5-inch 720p IPS LCD, and despite its position in the company lineup, it still has 2.5D curved edges and a layer of Gorilla Glass 4 on top. The handset is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chipset, there’s 2GB

Apple iPhone 5se unboxed in front of a camera

Apple iPhone 5se unboxed in front of a camera

The Apple iPhone 5se has been in our rumors sections for quite some time. Recent reports suggest the iPhone 5se will be going official on March 22, so we’ll have to wait just a few weeks before we know everything. Most of the leaks confirm the iPhone 5se will be a 4″ smartphone with TouchID and upgraded 8MP snapper. It should be powered by Apple’s latest A9 chipset, the same as the one ticking inside the iPhone 6s generation, but

HTC One M10 name confirmed, camera sample shown

HTC One M10 name confirmed, camera sample shown

Bit by bit, the HTC One M10 is coming together, and today there are two more of pieces of the puzzle. For starters, the name One M10 has been confirmed, unofficially of course, sending HTC’s flagship line into double digits. The name was dug up in the drop-down list of devices in an HTC online survey form. Moving on, we get a camera sample to try and judge just how compelling the shooter is. It’s a single

iPhone 7 reportedly won’t have camera hump, antenna bands on the back

iPhone 7 reportedly won’t have camera hump, antenna bands on the back

With all the talk about the 4-inch iPhone 5se lately, you may have forgotten about the fact that Apple will launch a more important phone this year – yes, the iPhone 7. Yet a new rumor is now here to talk about it too. The iPhone 7 will reportedly feature a very similar design to its predecessor, but there will be some notable differences. First off, its rear camera will be flush with the back, so the camera hump from the iPhone 6s

Funker W5.5 Pro is a Windows 10 phone with 5.5-inch display and 13MP camera

Funker W5.5 Pro is a Windows 10 phone with 5.5-inch display and 13MP camera

Spanish smartphone manufacturer Funker has launched a new Windows 10-powered smartphone. Dubbed W5.5 Pro, the device is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chipset with quad-core 1.2GHz processor, and sports a 5.5-inch (1270×720 pixel resolution) display. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable internal memory, and packs in a 2,600mAh battery. In terms of camera, the W5.5 Pro features a 13MP rear unit and a 5MP front

HTC One M9+ Supreme Camera Edition: Launch

HTC One M9+ Supreme Camera Edition: Launch

Today, HTC launched the One M9+ Supreme Camera Edition. The rather verbose and mildly surreal name probably gives away what this phone is, which is a variant of the One M9+ with some significant changes to the camera. The spec below should give a pretty good idea for what to expect. 4MP Front Facing, 2.0 µm pixels, f/2.0 26.8mm (35mm effective 21MP Rear Facing w/ 1.12 µm pixels, 1/2.4″ CMOS size, f/2.2, 27.8mm (35mm effective) Laser AF + PDAF + OIS As you can see, the big change here is the camera. Instead of the 2.1MP secondary camera, HTC has added an…

Wickedleak Wammy One: Good Performance, Subpar Camera

Wickedleak Wammy One: Good Performance, Subpar Camera

Wickedleak is an Indian upstart that distinguishes itself from prominent smartphone companies by selling its devices at rock bottom prices. We’ve recently reviewed the Wickedleak Wammy Neo and Wickedleak Wammy Passion X smartphones, and our experiences with both devices were not all that great. With that being established, we played around with the new Wickedleak Wammy One. This phone packs a powerful

LG Max aka Bello II with 5-megapixel front camera and Android Lollipop announced: Specifications and features

LG Max aka Bello II with 5-megapixel front camera and Android Lollipop announced: Specifications and features

After the G4, LG has now announced a new mid-range smartphone LG Max aka LG Bello II in India. The company has not released the pricing of the smartphone, but has confirmed that it will be launched next month. The LG Max is the successor to the LG L Bello launched last October. LG has come up with a confusing naming scheme for the smartphone calling it the LG Max in India and Mexico, LG Prime II in Brazil

ZTE Axon with 5.5-inch display and 13 megapixel camera announced

ZTE Axon with 5.5-inch display and 13 megapixel camera announced

Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZTE has unveiled its latest offering “Axon” in New York, a hi-fi audio phone the company calls its “first phone made in the US, for the US”. The device, a 5.5 inch unlocked phablet, boasts of “dual lens” — a 13 megapixel and two megapixel camera on the rear, that would lead to sharper video capture, Xinhua reported on Tuesday. The dual-lens system will allow users

Apple iPod touch could launch today, likely to feature 8MP camera, 128GB storage option and 64-bit processor

Apple iPod touch could launch today, likely to feature 8MP camera, 128GB storage option and 64-bit processor

Reports of Apple launching its refreshed line-up ofiPods this week has been doing the rounds online. Now, 9to5Mac reports that Apple is launching the new iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod shuffle today with many color options and spec upgrades. Only the iPod touch will be getting spec upgrades. The camera will be bumped up to  8-megapixel from the previous 5-megapixel. There will be new 64GB and 128GB storage