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Qualcomm Spectra 2nd Generation Announced for 2018 Phone Cameras – Better Noise Reduction & EIS, Iris Scanning, AR

One of the most important features of a smartphone for many users is the camera, and the brain of those cameras is the Image Signal Processor (ISP). The ISP plays a critical role in image quality, autofocus speed, and almost every part of camera performance. Today, Qualcomm is announcing their next leap forward in the...

Flagship Camera Results, Pixel’s Possible Ambient Display & More! XDA News of the Week

https://youtu.be/JShE55AboNc In case you missed it, here's all the biggest news from XDA this week! Google is working on an Always On Ambient Display Mode for the Pixel DxOMark Reviews OnePlus 5 Camera Quality, Gives it a Score of 87 Evan Blass Leaks Device Render and Specifications of Lenovo's Moto X4 Easily Control Your Phone's Settings With TouchBar for Android Opinion:...

DxOMark Reviews OnePlus 5 Camera Quality, Gives it a Score of 87

Yesterday we published a news article about DxOMark's imminent publishing of their OnePlus 5 camera review. In that article, we stated we'd be reconsidering DxOMark's place in our news feed based on this score due to our own experience with the device's camera: If we found the score unreasonable given their partnership with OnePlus, we wouldn't...

Enhance Your Samsung Galaxy 8 With Zero Camera Mod

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a spectacular camera, but there are ways to make it even better. All you need to do is flashing a mod created by XDA Senior Member zeroprobe. The Zero Camera Mod includes many improvements and the removal of various restrictions, as we often see with such camera mods. For instance, you will be...

OnePlus 5 Focusing on Camera Quality, What Would You Like to See?

As most of you are likely aware, we are deep into leak season for the upcoming OnePlus 5, with many rumors, renders, and Blurry Cam™ photos of the device floating around. OnePlus has already begun their own social media campaign of teasers and calculated reveals, intriguingly posting a photo today that hints of a slimmer device...

PSA: Latest OxygenOS OTA Brings Improved EIS 2.0 to OnePlus 3 & 3T [COMPARISON WITH PIXEL, LG G6]

With the launch of the OnePlus 3T, we saw the revision receive no additions to the rear camera, besides an improvement to video recording in the form of EIS 2.0 which OnePlus said would later arrive to the OnePlus 3 as well. While the feature was one of the talking points that the company used to advertise the OnePlus 3T...

RAW Smartphone Photography: A Look at The Difference RAW Editing Makes (Ft. OnePlus 3T)

Oddly enough, my first transformative experiences with photography initially transpired through the lens of an HTC Incredible 2, sometime around late 2011. As a nascent technology addict and with the Incredible 2 as my first true smartphone, I was keen to explore the full breadth of its utility and capabilities. I rapidly adopted the habit of...

New Shooting Modes in Google Camera

Google Camera received an update that added new shooting modes. These modes will adjust your camera for the appropriate lighting situations. This update will push to the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel and Pixel XL. I tried installing the APK on other devices with no success. Check out the video to see how the different shooting...

Google Pixel Owners Report Another Issue with the Camera

The camera has been a major selling point for the Google Pixel phones. Google has been touting the DxOMark camera rating in its marketing materials before the phones were even launched. Many Android smartphone publications, including our own, have lavished praise on the camera performance of the two Google Pixel devices. Sadly, some users have been...

Google Releases PhotoScan, an App to Digitize Your Photos

I've you've ever tried to digitize your old, printed photos then you know how much of a hassle it can be without access to a high resolution scanner. Since many people don't have a great scanner to handle digitizing photographs, they rely on their smartphone cameras. However, the glare and alignment difficulties often results in...

Honor 8 Camera Focus: Road Trip to Big Android BBQ

Miles from XDA TV set out to test one of the best features of the Honor 8 phone by taking it on a road trip all the way to the Big Android BBQ in Texas. This video takes a look at some of the photos and videos that were taken so you can see the quality...

Google Camera v4.2 from the Pixel System Dump is now Available for Nexus (7.0+) devices

(06:15PM CST) Update: We've learned that this port only works on ARM64 devices. Sorry Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 owners! With the Pixel phones soon to be shipped out to users with pre-orders (or if you're with Telstra, you might have already gotten the device), we won't have to wait very long for developers to port...