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Color Gamut in Smartphones: What You Should Know

Nothing to see here. You take photos on a smartphone to share them on social media, and that’s it. Only a tiny minority of phone users would ever ponder the color gamut of smartphones or their color management. Accuracy is not a priority.

Xiaomi 14 Review: An Excellent, Powerful Choice for Small Phone Fans

The Xiaomi 14 may very well be the kind of phone most should experience, in part because it brings the Leica camera hardware and software to the fore. Previously, Xiaomi only included all Leica features in its Pro or Ultra models, but has now done it for this, the smallest of the bunch. This time, the 14 Pro is a Chinese market exclusive, leaving the 14 and 14 Ultra as the two global options.

OnePlus 12 Review: Better Photos All Around

OnePlus 12 Review: Better Photos All Around

OnePlus isn’t the kind of company that just goes away, and its persistence may have finally paid off with the OnePlus 12, a very impressive flagship phone that undercuts all others. This phone starts at $800, but trade-in incentives can drop it $100 or more, which feels like a bargain compared to competitors who hover around or above $1,000.

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The Battle of the Big Three: Which Smartphone Delivers the Best Images?

With the recent release of the Samsung S24 Ultra, North America now has three premium-priced phones that happen to compete in a very similar way against each other. The Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max, Google Pixel 8 Pro, and Samsung S24 Ultra, all have state-of-the-art displays, HDR-compliant photos and videos, and a 5X telephoto lens to compliment the main and ultra-wide cameras.

OnePlus 12 Photo Features, a Closer Look

A Deep-Dive Into the Impressive Photo Tech in the OnePlus 12

Earlier this week, OnePlus fully revealed its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 12. While PetaPixel continues to work on a full review, which will deliver a deep dive into the phone's photo features, it is worth taking a closer look at the Hasselblad-branded camera system.

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OnePlus 12 Has a Large Sony Sensor and New Hasselblad Photo Tech

OnePlus is celebrating its 10th anniversary in style by launching its latest flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 12. The new handheld boasts the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 mobile platform, the 4th generation Hasselblad Camera for Mobile, a new display, and a beautiful design, among other novel features and improvements.

The Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra Review for Photographers

Like the majestic Canada Goose, I escaped a particularly brutal winter by flying south. As temperatures back home plummeted to a balmy -40 degrees, my plane landed in San Jose, California. San Jose is the West Coast convention center capital of the tech world, and Samsung was there for the brand new Galaxy S24 series of smartphones.

Hands-on With the New Samsung Galaxy S24 Devices and AI Features

Another year means another trio of Samsung flagship smartphones. This time, the Galaxy S24 lineup is headlined by the AI-driven Galaxy S24 Ultra. The Galaxy S24+ and Galaxy S24 are also getting the AI treatment, but after spending some time with all three, it’s obvious where the primary focus lies, especially as it relates to mobile photography.

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The Oppo Find X7 Ultra Smartphone Has Some Truly Impressive Cameras

Smartphone maker Oppo has unveiled its newest flagship handheld, the Find X7 Ultra. Despite only being announced for release in China at the time of publication, the phone is still worth looking at because it features four 50-megapixel rear cameras and sports the biggest telephoto sensor in any phone, according to Oppo.

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Google Pixel 8 Update Adds Night Sight Timelapse Videos

Google's Pixel 8 smartphone series already features some of the best smartphone cameras available. The Pixel 8 and 8 Pro offers lots of light-gathering abilities, and on the Pro version, a slew of special camera tools provide users with even more control over their phone images. A new software update makes the camera even more versatile with an updated night timelapse feature.

How I Made a 10-Day Timelapse Video on an iPhone and Galaxy

I recently made a ten-day timelapse video on two smartphone cameras of my hometown of Manhattan Beach, California, for multiple sunsets, moonrises, flowing clouds, and all sorts of stuff the naked eye rarely gets to see.

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vivo VISION+ Mobile PhotoAwards Celebrate the Joy of Humanity

The vivo VISION+ Mobile PhotoAwards 2023 celebrates the beautiful photography that users capture using their highly capable mobile devices. Just a few years after the inaugural VISION+ Mobile PhotoAwards in 2020, the contest has grown dramatically, with this year receiving over 210,000 submissions from over 80,000 photographers in more than 40 countries and regions worldwide.

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Critics Are Wrong: It Is Impressive Apple Shot its Latest Event on iPhone

This week's Scary Fast Apple event was significant in mostly expected ways. Apple debuted its new M3 series of chips, launched super-powered new MacBook Pro notebooks, and updated the iMac for the first time since 2021. However, Apple also did something unprecedented: it shot the entire event on the iPhone 15 Pro Max smartphone.