• Blackberry Key2 lands in India, available effective July 31

    27 days ago - By Gizchina

    Canadian smartphone maker, Blackberry in a close tie with Delhi-based Optiemus Infracom has announced the availability of the flagship Blackberry2 in the Indian market. First announced about a month ago, the Blackberry Key2 is now rolling out to several countries including the U.S and comes with $649 USD, $829 CAD, €649, and £579 price tags depending
    Read more ...

     

  • Sony announces world's highest-resolution image sensor for phone cameras

    Sony announces world's highest-resolution image sensor for phone cameras

    27 days ago - By The Verge

    Sony's smartphone division continues to turn in unimpressive performance, but the company remains the market leader in image sensors. Its latest design, the IMX586 , promises a leap in image quality by dramatically increasing the resolution to 48 effective megapixels , which Sony says is the highest pixel count in the industry.
    Image quality isn't simply a matter of adding more megapixels - that can be counterproductive, with smaller pixels leading to noisy photos in low light. The 0.8-micron pixels used in this sensor will be the smallest on the market, in fact. But Sony says it'll get...
    Read more ...

     

  • LG V40 ThinQ with five cameras to be announced in September

    LG V40 ThinQ with five cameras to be announced in September

    27 days ago - By The Mobile Indian

    LG V40 ThinQ will feature triple cameras on the rear panel, which is scheduled to launch in September. The setup is expected to include 20-megapixel, 16-megapixel and 13-megapixel sensors. The report adds that this is could the first smartphone that will come with both super wide-angle lens and a super-telephoto lens.
    Read more ...

     

  • 48MP Sony IMX586 imaging sensor announced

    27 days ago - By Pocketnow

    The new Sony IMX586 chip is a 48MP stacked CMOS image sensor for smartphones. Sample shipment planned date is for September of this year.
    Read more ...

     

  • Sony IMX586 will cram 48 megapixels into smartphone cameras

    Sony IMX586 will cram 48 megapixels into smartphone cameras

    27 days ago - By SlashGear

    Once upon a time, smartphone cameras were judged by their megapixel counts. Over time, both marketing teams and users have learned to look beyond raw numbers. Sony, however, seems to be turning things around again with its new IMX586 image sensor for smartphones. While more megapixels doesn't always mean better, it's hard to deny the benefits of having 48 megapixels...
    Read more ...

     

  • Sony announces new image sensor for smartphones with the highest 48 effective megapixels

    Sony announces new image sensor for smartphones with the highest 48 effective megapixels

    27 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Sony, one of the largest suppliers of image sensors for smartphones, has just announced the upcoming availability of its new IMX586 stacked CMOS image sensor for handset cameras. According to Sony, this is the world's smallest pixel size of 0.8 μm, which is why it's possible to pack 48 effective megapixels onto a 1/2-type unit.
    In terms of performance, Sony's IMX586 image sensor rivals that of the high-performance SLR cameras and allows users to capture state-of-the-art, high-res pictures with a smartphone. Sony included its exposure control technology and signal processing functionality ...
    Read more ...