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Smartphone cameras have become one of the main ways everyday people capture photos and document life, and even professional photographers may use phones to shoot paid work. PetaPixel covers the latest news and information on how smartphones are transforming the way photographs are made.
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Samsung Bringing Galaxy AI to Older Devices and Launching Galaxy Book4 in the US

When Samsung launched the Galaxy S24 and S24 Ultra last month, it introduced numerous new artificial intelligence features, all under the heading of "Galaxy AI." Although not without controversy, Galaxy AI is one of the S24's strongest features. Samsung has announced that a new One UI 6.1 update will bring numerous Galaxy AI features to older Samsung devices.

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.

Crown + Flint Analog Photography App Gets Film Storage Update

Last summer, dedicated film photographer Don Goodman-Wilson released an app he designed specifically for film photographers. In November, he set the stage for regular releases of the Flint + Crown app with a significant update. The third such update is now available, adding the option to keep track of film in storage.

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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.