iPhone Camera

Sony’s Rumored Smartphone 'Lens Camera' Leaked in Early Press Photo

A press photo for Sony's rumored camera attachment for Apple and Android devices has been leaked. According to SonyAlphaRumors, the Sony DSC-QX10 (pictured below) and DSC-QX100 "lens cameras" feature a "built-in sensor, Bionz processor, WiFi/NFC wireless connection and a SD card slot." Users will be able to control the lens cameras directly from their smartphone or tablet via WiFi or NFC, or use it as a separate device.

Sony Smartphone Camera Lens

Sony is expected to announce two models at its IFA press conference on September 4th. One will feature a RX100MII sensor and Carl Zeiss lens, and the other will be equipped with a 10x zoom lens with 18MP CMOS sensor.

iPhone 5S Camera Details Emerge

When it comes to the iPhone camera, the hardware has remained basically the same since the iPhone 4S launch. That's set to change based on information from a credible report detailing the next generation camera to be featured on the iPhone 5S. Tinhte.vn claims its sources at Wonderful Saigon Electrics have the inside scoop on new camera modules they're manufacturing for Apple.

iPhone 5S camera details

A jump in resolution from the current eight megapixel CMOS image sensor to a 13 megapixel version on the iPhone 5S will be a significant change. Besides higher resolution, the new cameras are said to have better low light performance for improved night shooting. This could be an important distinction for Apple, considering smartphone and camera manufacturers alike are striving to compete on this front.

Apple to Announce Improved iPhone 5 Cameras?

Sure we know the iPhone 5 will feature a larger screen, thinner profile, metal back and LTE capabilities. What about the front and rear-facing cameras that iPhone owners use every day? 9to5Mac explains that despite having even less space in the iPhone 5, Apple must upgrade the camera systems to keep pace with competitors.

Sony iPhone 5 camera

Reports surfaced earlier this year that the front-facing FaceTime camera would be upgraded to HD quality. At the time, it was rumored that Apple would stick with the 8-megapixel sensor in the iPhone 4S camera. Since then, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, and Sony have been steadily improving their mobile cameras.

iPhone 5 to Feature New Camera and HD FaceTime

Apple has always focused on the iPhone's capability to create as well as consume content. Ever since the first iPhone camera and camera roll, iPhone users have been recording anywhere they can bring their device. The sixth-generation iPhone will be no different, and according to MacRumors there are big changes to cameras in the works.

iPhone photography apps

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities reports that the larger screen featured on the iPhone 5 will have a 16:9 film aspect ratio, demanding an HD front facing camera for FaceTime. Apple will also make changes to the rear camera to slim down the device, while keeping an 8MP image sensor.

Facebook Makes Sharing Photos Easier With New Camera Application

Facebook has launched a new camera app for all iOS devices. The app makes sharing and viewing multiple photos easier and quicker. Facebook Camera features a camera shortcut so you can quickly snap pictures, and it allows you to post multiple photos instead of having to post one at a time. You can also add captions and tag your friends and location before you share.

iPhone Applications

Facebook Camera also makes viewing pictures easier by eliminating status updates in your feed. It's separate from the original Facebook application so you won't lose your normal feed once installed. Version 1.0.1 is available for free in the iTunes App Store. It's compatible with the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (4th generation), iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad (3rd generation) and iPad Wi-Fi + 4G. It requires iOS 4.3 or later.


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