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.
Microsoft just unveiled its newest flagship Windows Phone device, the Lumia 830 , which is said to be aimed at bringing high-end camera features to a lower price tier. Microsoft says the Lumia 830 will cost about $430 before taxes and subsidies, meaning it'll be relatively cheap when you buy it on contract with a carrier.
Someone with access to Nokia devices behind-the-scenes appears to have made a move in leaking their latest Lumia model this week. The device appears relatively massive, ready to bring at least a 4.5-inch display to the party, possibly in an effort to tac on a new generation in the Nokia Lumia 820 lineup. That’d make this a Nokia Lumia 830.
Microsoft has a new upper-midrange Windows Phone for IFA 2014 , the Nokia Lumia 830, a 5.5-inch PureView smartphone that will debut with the latest Lumia Denim OS. Toting a 10-megapixel camera with Zeiss optics and optical image stabilization, along with LTE, the Lumia 830 should hit shelves this month.
To be recognized by camera specialists DxOMark means that your camera is really good. Next to be on the spotlight is the latest Sony Xperia Z3 following the Xperia Z2 which topped DxOMark’s list earlier this 2014 after unseating the Nokia 808 Pureview . Note that the original Xperia Z1 was also recognized last year.
Microsoft might have closed the last chapter of Nokia 's Lumia book, but the story is far from over, especially with many unanswered questions left hanging. One of those pertain to the supposed Lumia 1020 successor, a smartphone codenamed "McLaren". Aside from continuing the 1020's photography lineage, this McLaren was supposed to also bear a "3D Touch" interface.
Camera benchmark specialists DxOMark takes note of the top devices with mobile cameras, ranking them mainly on image quality. Top rankers have consistently been from Sony’s Xperia line, with the Xperia Z3 being the latest , and those from Nokia with their PureView cameras. Surprisingly, the new Google Nexus 6 finds itself among the top performers as it barges into the DxOMark rankings.
TheGalaxy Ace 4 is a touchsmaller with its4-inch WVGA display and employseither a dual-core 1.2GHz or dual-core 1GHz processor, depending on model. The faster model also sees LTE support with 1GB RAM while the slower version gets 512MB RAM and HSPA connectivity.
We hope you weren't getting too comfy with the months-oldXperia Z2-- Sony has justunveiledanotherrange-topping Android smartphone, theXperia Z3. It's really a subtle evolution of its predecessor. You'll still find a 5.2-inch, 1080p display, a 20.7-megapixel camera and waterproofing, but there's now a more rounded aluminum frame.
Just counting down days to IFA 2014 Microsoft once again lets out a teaser to remind the tech world that not just Android phones but a Lumia one will be coming as well. And, just as some recent digital camera makers have been trying lately, the Lumia 730 seems to be designed to pander to one growing niche: the obsessive selfie photographer.
through the Samsung online channel and selectively by carriers this year, Samsung has signed with key playersin the content space. Look for apps, games, and more from names like Warner Brothers, Marvel, 20th Century Fox, and more.Samsung, as expected, announced the latest version of the Galaxy Note 4. In addition, the hardware maker also introduced its Galaxy Note Edge and Gear VR.
Since Microsoft is touting the phone's front camera as its main feature, it'll come with a Lumia Selfie app just for taking photos of yourself and a free three-month subscription to Skype Unlimited World.Microsoft's new pair of Lumia smartphones are all about taking photos with the front-facing camera.
We don't know if this is going to want to make you toss your iPhone or Android device and get a Windows phone, but this cat video from Microsoft Nokia sure is fun to watch. The video was filmed using the phone it advertises, a Lumia 930, known for its high-def camera (20 megapixels!).
Microsot 's IFA 2014 event is just a day away, so naturally we are still getting last minute leaks and rumors about devices. The other day, it was the " selfie " Lumia 730 but now it's the Lumia 830's turn. While this supposed actual device does seem to confirm its PureView heritage, it does disprove earlier rumors of a more Microsoft-friendly branding.
The Kidizoom isa kid-durable smartwatch that has been designedto withstand drops and bumps as well as being splash proof and sweat proof. It is powered by a rechargeable battery that lasts up to 2 weeks.
Microsoft has a smartphone called the Nokia Lumia 520, one that they now have available to buy for $29. This is the Nokia Lumia 520 , a device that we've reviewed more than once - once as the 520 and another time as the T-Mobile version (basically the same device) as the 521 . Back then, it was cheap. Now it's staggeringly cheap.
LG on Wednesday introduced its latest 4G LTE smartphone, the affordable, entry-level F60. Slated to hit Europe, Asia, and the Americas as early as this week, the device runs Android 4.4 .2 KitKat with LG’s custom UX touches.
What is a flagship? For some companies, it's about cramming as many features into a device as physics allows. For Huawei, it means something else entirely: Though it creates smartphones for the power-hungry crowd, its most eye-catching devices typically favor mass appeal over brawn. Exhibit A: theAscend P7, a smartphone that emphasizes design and user-friendliness over a blowsy spec sheet.
If you've grown tired of the things you can do with your smartphone's camera, on land or even underwater (depending on your device), perhaps it's time to look to the stars, quite literally. Especially if you have a Lumia 1020 , one of pre-Microsoft Nokia 's most notable creations, sporting a massive 41 megapixel PureView camera.