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The Problem with Camera Phones (That Nobody Talks About)

Once upon a time, the biggest problem with camera phones was the camera itself. One of the world's first camera phones, the J-SH04, was released in 2000. Boy have we come a long way, right? It could shoot tiny 0.11-megapixels images. It went up from there.

Samsung Galaxy A9 is the First Quad-Camera Phone

First, there was the megapixel war. Next up: the camera count wars. Less than a month after unveiling the world's first triple-camera smartphone in the Galaxy A7, Samsung has just announced the new Galaxy A9 as the world's first quad-camera phone.

Sony Unveils the World’s First 48MP Smartphone Sensor

Sony has just announced a new CMOS sensor for smartphones that captures 48-megapixel photos -- the highest pixel count in the industry. The sensor is the world's first to feature an ultra-small pixel size of just 0.8μm, which is what allows it to stuff 48-megapixels onto a 1/2-inch sensor.

OPPO’s Find X Smartphone Features a Hidden Pop-Up Camera

The Chinese electronics company OPPO has just unveiled a new smartphone called the Find X. Featuring an edge-to-edge display covering 93.8% of the front, the Find X avoids having an iPhone X-style notch through an unusual design choice: the front-facing camera module is hidden and pops out of the top of the phone.

Huawei P20 Pro vs Canon 5DS R: I’m Stunned…

The new Huawei P20 Pro smartphone boasts what Huawei claims is the best-ever smartphone camera. It has a combination of three sensors with individual lenses, a 40-megapixel (yes!) 1/1.7-inch color sensor (significantly larger than the 1/2.9-inch sensor in the iPhone X), a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor (both these sensors are approximately equivalent to a full-frame 27mm lens), and an 8-megapixel 80mm-equivalent lens for zooming.

This Adapter Lets You Mount Any Giant Lens On Your Tiny Smartphone

Want to mount a giant camera lens onto your smartphone? The Chinese company Cinematic International Company Limited has created a single universal adapter just for you. It lets you mount most lenses out there to pretty much any smartphone. You can see a glimpse of it in action in the 2-minute video above by No Film School.

Consumer Reports: iPhone X Has the Best Smartphone Camera

Consumer Reports has published its latest research regarding the best smartphone cameras on the market. The non-profit magazine concluded that the iPhone X is number 1 camera on the market today. The number 2 and 3 spots? They're held by the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, respectively.