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Apple warns motorcycle engines can damage iPhone cameras

Many modern smartphones include optical image stabilization, or OIS for short, for reducing motion blur in photos. The feature usually relies on moving components (usually the lens), which is why some flagship phones produce a rattling noise when you shake them. Apple has just published a new support document explaining that prolonged vibrations, such as...

Vivo X50 Pro teased with gimbal-style camera stabilization and ISOCELL GN1 image sensor

Remember the Vivo APEX 2020? It's Vivo's 2020 concept phone, succeeding the original Vivo APEX and the APEX 2019. The APEX 2020 was supposed to be shown off during MWC 2020, but because of the cancellation of the event, it was doomed to be a footnote in history despite its impressive list of specifications. One...

Asus ZenFone 5Z update adds Lift to Face Unlock, RAW capture, & EIS/OIS auto switch

The Asus ZenFone 5Z is one of the many cheap Qualcomm Snapdragon 845-powered smartphones available on the market today. It's being hailed as a OnePlus 6 competitor, not just in price, but in performance as well. The company is supporting it well enough so far, and an update has come out which offers a huge...

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...

Sony IMX378: Comprehensive Breakdown of the Google Pixel’s Sensor and its Features

IMX378 Overview We reached out to Sony to try to learn a bit more about the IMX378 sensor that is used by the upcoming Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones, as well as by the Xiaomi Mi 5S. Unfortunately, Sony was not able to distribute the datasheet for the Exmor RS IMX378 sensor just yet, but they were extremely...