Category: Camera Phones

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Honor View20, World's First 48 Megapixel Smartphone

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

The Honor View20 is the first ever smartphone to offer a 48 megapixel rear camera. The 48MP camera is powered by artificial intelligence (AI). The new AI Ultra Clarity mode can combine multiple 48MP images into a single 48MP photo, producing a Super Photo with superb clarity. The Honor View20 also comes with an advanced 3D rear camera, which can scan and recognize real world objects.

The Honor View20 is available in the United Kingdom priced at £499.99 GBP (6GB RAM/128GB ROM) and £579.99 GBP (8GB RAM/256GB ROM). The smartphone is available in three colours: Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue and the Moschino co-designed Phantom Blue.


The Honor View20 is the first ever smartphone to offer a 48 megapixel rear camera. The 48MP camera is powered by artificial intelligence (AI). The new AI Ultra Clarity mode can combine multiple 48MP images into a single 48MP photo, producing a Super Photo with superb clarity. The Honor View2…

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

HONOR 10 Lite Smartphone Features AI Front Camera

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

The new HONOR 10 Lite smartphone has an AI-powered 24 megapixel front camera, 6.21 inch FullView HD screen display, a slim dewdrop notch and a shimmering colour gradient back.

Priced at £199.99 the HONOR 10 Lite is available in Sapphire Blue, Sky Blue and Midnight Black from 7th January 2019.

The new HONOR 10 Lite smartphone has an AI-powered 24 megapixel front camera, 6.21 inch FullView HD screen display, a slim dewdrop notch and a shimmering colour gradient back.Priced at £199.99 the HONOR 10 Lite is available in Sapphire Blue, Sky Blue and Midnight Black from 7th January 2019.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Photography Blog Smartphone of the Year Award 2018

Mark Goldstein | Photography Blog , Camera Phones

We're revealing our favourite products from 2018 in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2018.

The Smartphone of the Year 2018 award goes to the Huawei Mate 20 Pro.

“In terms of the photographs the Mate 20 Pro can produce, once again Huawei has produced an extremely impressive device. Images are very detailed, have fantastic colours and with three different focal lengths to choose from, it’s a very flexible option to have in your pocket. The ability to shoot in raw format, or to take control via the Pro mode, is also extremely appealing to enthusiast photographers.”

Read our full Huawei Mate 20 Pro review.

Congratulations to Huawei!

Honorable mentions go to the Google Pixel 3 and the Huawei P20 Pro.

We're revealing our favourite products from 2018 in our annual awards, looking back at the essential photography kit that helped to define 2018. The Smartphone of the Year 2018 award goes to the Huawei Mate 20 Pro. “In terms of the photographs the Mate 20 Pro can produce, once again…

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Nokia 8.1 Value Flagship Smartphone

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

The new Nokia 8.1 smartphone has a highly sensitive, industry-leading camera sensor, ZEISS Optics and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS).

The Nokia 8.1 is available in three colour combinations, Blue/Silver, Steel/Copper, Iron/Steel, from 14th January 2019 and will retail for an average price of £379.99.

In addition to the launch of the Nokia 8.1, HMD Global are pleased to also announce the Nokia 3.1 Plus will be joining the Nokia smartphone portfolio, available in Blue for £169.99, and the Nokia 5.1 Plus will become available, in Blue and Black for £199.99, from the 14th January 2019.

The new Nokia 8.1 smartphone has a highly sensitive, industry-leading camera sensor, ZEISS Optics and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS).The Nokia 8.1 is available in three colour combinations, Blue/Silver, Steel/Copper, Iron/Steel, from 14th January 2019 and will retail for an average price of £379.99.In addition to the launch of the Nokia…

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Honor and National Geographic Partner to Create Spectacular Night Photos with Honor 8X

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

For Honor’s "Brave The Night" series, world-renowned photographer Robbie Shone showcases how users can create breath-taking low-light photos with an Honor 8X smartphone.

For Honor’s "Brave The Night" series, world-renowned photographer Robbie Shone showcases how users can create breath-taking low-light photos with an Honor 8X smartphone.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Samsung Unveils 48 and 32 Megapixel Smartphone Sensors

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

Samsung has introduced two new 0.8-micrometer (μm) pixel image sensors for smartphones – the 48-megapixel (Mp) Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 and the 32Mp ISOCELL Bright GD1. One or both of these may be used in the next-generation Samsung Galaxy S10, which is due out in February 2019.

Samsung has introduced two new 0.8-micrometer (μm) pixel image sensors for smartphones – the 48-megapixel (Mp) Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 and the 32Mp ISOCELL Bright GD1. One or both of these may be used in the next-generation Samsung Galaxy S10, which is due out in February 2019.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

HonorMagic2 Slider Phone with 6 Cameras Officially Unveiled in China

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

The HonorMagic2 is equipped with a Magic Slide Full-View Display, Kirin 980 processor and AI-empowered six-lens camera. Equipped with the 24MP triple-lens rear camera and 17mm ultra-wide angle as well as retractable 16MP triple-lens front camera, HonorMagic2 brings a revolutionary photography experience.

The HonorMagic2 is equipped with a Magic Slide Full-View Display, Kirin 980 processor and AI-empowered six-lens camera. Equipped with the 24MP triple-lens rear camera and 17mm ultra-wide angle as well as retractable 16MP triple-lens front camera, HonorMagic2 brings a revolutionary photography experience.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

HUAWEI Mate 20, HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

The Huawei Mate 20 Series is one of the most highly anticipated smartphone series of the year. Available in 6.53-inch, and 6.39-inch the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series is available in three devices: HUAWEI Mate 20, HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS.

The Huawei Mate 20 Series is one of the most highly anticipated smartphone series of the year. Available in 6.53-inch, and 6.39-inch the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series is available in three devices: HUAWEI Mate 20, HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

Want to see exactly what the new Huawei Mate 20 Pro flagship smartphone looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro smartphone.

Want to see exactly what the new Huawei Mate 20 Pro flagship smartphone looks like in the flesh? Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro smartphone.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro First Impressions

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

We've spent some time getting to know the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, so check out our first impressions of Huawei's new flagship smartphone...

We've spent some time getting to know the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, so check out our first impressions of Huawei's new flagship smartphone...

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Samsung Galaxy A9 Features Four Rear Cameras

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

The Samsung Galaxy A9 smartphone debuts the world’s first rear quad camera. The Galaxy A9 has a 24MP Main Lens, a 2x Optical Zoom lens, an Ultra Wide Lens, and a Depth Lens.

The Galaxy A9 will be available in the UK from November priced at £549.

The Samsung Galaxy A9 smartphone debuts the world’s first rear quad camera. The Galaxy A9 has a 24MP Main Lens, a 2x Optical Zoom lens, an Ultra Wide Lens, and a Depth Lens.The Galaxy A9 will be available in the UK from November priced at £549.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Google Pixel 3 Hands-on Photos

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

Want to see exactly what the new Google Pixel 3 flagship smartphone looks like in the flesh?

Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Google Pixel 3 smartphone.

Want to see exactly what the new Google Pixel 3 flagship smartphone looks like in the flesh? Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Google Pixel 3 smartphone.

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL are new flagship smartphones from Google. New features for photographers include Top Shot, which uses AI to help you capture the perfect photo every time, Super Res Zoom, which produces sharp details when you zoom, and Night Sight, which lets you take natural-looking photos in dark surroundings without flash.

The Pixel 3 (5.5” screen) will be £739 (64GB) and £839 (128GB) and Pixel 3 XL (6.3” screen) at £869 (64 GB) and £969 (128GB).

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL are new flagship smartphones from Google. New features for photographers include Top Shot, which uses AI to help you capture the perfect photo every time, Super Res Zoom, which produces sharp details when you zoom, and Night Sight, which lets you take natural-looking photos…

​Adonit Photogrip Turns Your Smartphone Into a Camera

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones , Accessories

Adonit Photogrip is a multi-use phone grip that transforms a smartphone so that it can be used just like a camera. The Photogrip can also be converted into a mini tripod and is accompanied by a Bluetooth shutter and camera remote to create the perfect group shot.

The Adonit Photogrip is available from Amazon and Adonit for £44.99.

Adonit Photogrip is a multi-use phone grip that transforms a smartphone so that it can be used just like a camera. The Photogrip can also be converted into a mini tripod and is accompanied by a Bluetooth shutter and camera remote to create the perfect group shot.The Adonit Photogrip is…

OnePlus 6T Launches on October 30th

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

OnePlus are unveiling the new OnePlus 6T flagship smartphone on October 30 at Pier 36 in New York City.

OnePlus are unveiling the new OnePlus 6T flagship smartphone on October 30 at Pier 36 in New York City.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Nokia 7.1 Smartphone Features PureDisplay Screen Technology

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

The Nokia 7.1 is the first smartphone to come with PureDisplay screen technology, which offers a high contrast ratio, greater clarity and enhanced colours across all of your content. It features ZEISS Optics 12MP/5MP dual cameras with two phase detection enables fast accurate autofocus giving great shots in in both bright and low light conditions.

The Nokia 7.1 comes in Gloss Midnight Blue and Gloss Steel and is available in selected markets available from October in two variants - 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB. The global average retail price will be 319€ for the 3GB/32GB and 349€ for the 4GB/64GB.

The Nokia 7.1 is the first smartphone to come with PureDisplay screen technology, which offers a high contrast ratio, greater clarity and enhanced colours across all of your content. It features ZEISS Optics 12MP/5MP dual cameras with two phase detection enables fast accurate autofocus giving great shots in in both…

Thursday, October 4, 2018

New LG V40 ThinQ Smartphone Has 5 Cameras!

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

The LG V40 ThinQ smartphone features a total of five cameras to redefine the standard of smartphone photography. The LG V40 ThinQ features a rear camera module with three different lenses: 16MP super wide-angle, 12MP standard angle and 12MP telephoto. The front camera module features a 5MP wide-angle lens and 8MP standard angle that work in tandem to create the perfect bokeh effect with an on-screen slider to adjust the amount of background blur.

The LG V40 ThinQ smartphone features a total of five cameras to redefine the standard of smartphone photography. The LG V40 ThinQ features a rear camera module with three different lenses: 16MP super wide-angle, 12MP standard angle and 12MP telephoto. The front camera module features a 5MP wide-angle lens and…

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Pictar Pro is the World's Most Advanced Camera Grip for iPhones and Androids

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones , Accessories

Pictar Pro unlocks smartphone possibilities (for both iPhones and Androids) to enjoy remarkable camera control and creativity not possible with the smartphone camera by itself. Pictar Pro offers unmatched control over the phone's camera with four improved external camera control buttons, advanced video capabilities and more. The unique Viewfinder is ideal for shooting outside and QI wireless charging keeps the smartphone charged for continuous shooting to never miss a shot. Delivery estimates of the Pictar Pro are for the beginning of 2019.

Pictar Pro unlocks smartphone possibilities (for both iPhones and Androids) to enjoy remarkable camera control and creativity not possible with the smartphone camera by itself. Pictar Pro offers unmatched control over the phone's camera with four improved external camera control buttons, advanced video capabilities and more. The unique Viewfinder is…

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Instant Print Camera for iPhone

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones , Printers

The Instant Print Camera for iPhone is a printer case that actually attaches to an iPhone and turns it into an instant printing, photo-making marvel. The Lifeprint Instant Print Camera for iPhone will be available for sale beginning Sept. 25, 2018, at $149.99 exclusively at Apple.com and Apple Stores worldwide.

The Instant Print Camera for iPhone is a printer case that actually attaches to an iPhone and turns it into an instant printing, photo-making marvel. The Lifeprint Instant Print Camera for iPhone will be available for sale beginning Sept. 25, 2018, at $149.99 exclusively at Apple.com and Apple Stores worldwide.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Samsung Galaxy J6+ and J4+ Smartphones

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones

The Samsung Galaxy J6+ and J4+ smartphones offer a stunning design and display, enhanced camera and high-performance credentials, at an ultra-accessible price point.

The Galaxy J6+ features a 13MP and 5MP Dual Camera, allowing consumers to capture a natural Bokeh effect with their shots. Both devices also feature a large F1.9 aperture lens (13MP) that lets more light in.

The new Galaxy J6+ is available in three stylish colours: Black, Grey and Red. The Galaxy J4+ is offered in Black, Gold and Pink.


The Samsung Galaxy J6+ and J4+ smartphones offer a stunning design and display, enhanced camera and high-performance credentials, at an ultra-accessible price point. The Galaxy J6+ features a 13MP and 5MP Dual Camera, allowing consumers to capture a natural Bokeh effect with their shots. Both devices also feature a large…