Remember that Nokia PureView tease from a few days ago? Well, suddenly it all makes sense. We are indeed looking at an imaging flagship phone and a true successor to the N8. It's called the 808 PureView and it's expected to reach Europe in the next quarter for a price of 450 Euros.
When it came to camera features, Sony pulled out all the stops on its newest flagship, the Sony Xperia Z1. The question is, however, whether it is enough to put the smartphone at the top of the mobile photography ladder against record-holders Nokia and Apple.
When Nokia came out with theLumia 1520, we were treated to a new side of Windows Phone. All of a sudden, Microsoft's smartphone OS had come of age; it was using thebest available hardware specsand a wave of big-name apps had finally arrived in the Windows Phone Store. Even so, we were concerned that the 1520's 6-inch screen size and AT&T exclusivity in the US would limit its appeal.
You don't need to cast bones or read entrails to know that smartphones arrive in predictablecycles. February, home of Mobile World Congress, is likely to see the launch of new handsets from heavy hitters likeHTC,SamsungandLG. Those new flagships will rule the mobile hill until the fall, when Apple and Google are likely to wheel out next-gen devices of their own.
It might be hard to believe, but National Geographic has been around for 125 years. To celebrate this important milestone, they sent one of their award winning photographer’s Stephen Alvarez on an incredible ten day 2112 mile journey across the American west. Stephen didn’t pack a collection of bulky cameras and lenses for this trip though.
NVIDIA announces Tegra Note for October NVIDIA has officially introduced its Tegra 4-powered reference tablet platform, pulling back the curtain on the Tegra Note. Priced as low as $199, the reference design will lead to new devices from partners such as ASUS, Toshiba, HP, Kobo, and Xiaomi.
Nokia's Lumia 1520 grabbed the bulk of the headlines at the company's Abu Dhabi event last October, but it wasn't the only phablet the company brought along. In addition to the 6-inch flagship there was another, more affordable phone, the Nokia Lumia 1320 , trading some of the high-end specs in favor of mass-market appeal. Question is, with a lower resolution display and the sacrifice of PureView , has Nokia trimmed too much to make the Lumia 1320 a hit? Read on for the full review. Compare the two phones, and the similarities are clear.
With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas looming on the horizon, Samsung apparently thought it fitting to drop a few pre-holiday gifts in our lap. A number of rumors have been swirling this morning regarding Samsung's giant Galaxy Note phone line, including upgraded cameras and perhaps a lite version of the phone.
There are many reasons to buy a smartphone.If a camera is your number one priority, you should probably go with the Nokia Lumia 1020. Robert Scoble has been taking photos with the 1020 and comparing them to the new iPhone 5S. It's not even close (at least not to my eyes). The 1020 blows away the 5S. The 1020's biggest selling point is its camera, which is a 41 megapixel "PureView" lens system. The iPhone 5S has an 8 megapixel camera.
Just as promised, today ASUS has made its new PadFone Infinity official in Taipei, and there are definitely no surprises in the specs. The main update here is obviously the 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 SoC, along with the addition of a microSD slot plus a secondary microphone for noise cancellation.
AT&T announces $199 Galaxy S4 Zoom for November 8
AT&T on Monday announced the upcoming pricing and availability of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom . Priced at $199.99 with a two-year service agreement, the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean-powered camera-centric smartphone will also be available for $25 per month with the AT&T Next program.
There’s a 5-inch Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 smartphone out in the wild, one that goes by the name of Lumia 929 with Verizon’s logo up front. The Nokia Lumia 929 will be bringing on the Windows Phone 8.1 heat this upcoming season with a 5-inch AMOLED display at 1080 x 1920 pixels. Inside you’ll also find a top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor clocked in at 2.2GHz.
Nokia has launched the Lumia 1520, the company’s flagship phablet with a 6-inch Full HD screen, Windows Phone 8.1, and a 20-megapixel PureView camera borrowing the lossless digital zoom from the Lumia 1020 .
Halloween has come and gone, and with its passing comes the start of the holiday shopping season. Companies are preparing to launch their latest offerings in time for seasonal gift-giving, and sorting through the endless products, promotions, and special pricing for the perfect gift can be enough to make anyone’s head spin.