As part of its Creatography movement, HTC teamed up with the British garage inventor/YouTube sensation Colin Furze to showcase the video capture chops of the One (M8). The end result from the team up is 1080p footage at an altitude of 106,500ft (32,461m), with some firework along the way.
In order to make the trick happen, twelve balloons were launched, each carrying between 2 and 4 HTC One (M8) units. Read more »
One of the key features that the Denim update brought to Nokia Lumia 1520 is 4K video capture @ 24fps. The goodie is also available for Nokia Lumia 930 and Lumia Icon.
UHD video recording surely is a welcome new functionality to the already superb camera of the Windows Phone-toting phablet. Read more »
Improved camera performance and new shooting modes were only two of the upgrades brought by the Lumia Denim update, but for smartphones such as the Lumia 930 they are certainly among the more important ones. The high-profile cameraphones got HDR capabilities as a part of its latest update and now we get to see the feature in action.
The guys from wmpoweruser tested the Rich Capture mode as Microsoft calls HDR and gave us a six-minute video detailing the feature. Read more »
,The year 2014 is almost done but Meizu isn’t done quite yet. After unleashing their yearly flagship device, the Meizu MX4, the maker has put forth a bigger and badder smartphone in the face of the Meizu MX4 Pro.
The Meizu MX4 Pro earns its Pro moniker with a slightly bigger display – 5.5″ over 5.36″, a much higher screen resolution and pixel density –
1536 x 2560px and 546ppi. That’s a solid 128ppi increase over its predecessor.
The front also has a fingerprint reader hidden under the home button. There is also more RAM, too. Read more »
Until recently one of the thinnest smartphones in the world, now only second-best actually, the Oppo R5 made it through our review routine and our findings are live at our homepage.
The impressively thin Oppo R5 packs a 5.2” AMOLED screen of 1080p resolution and runs on the Snapdragon 615 chipset with an octa-core Cortex-A53 processor. This great hardware package is powered by a 2,000 mAh battery – a relatively small capacity for such a demanding smartphone. Let’s find out how the Oppo R5 did at our battery torture test, shall we? Read more »
The holiday spirit is everywhere these days, and Samsung wants to participate. The company perhaps feels that you may have forgotten about the Galaxy S5, especially now that the Galaxy Note 4 has been on the market for a while. So, to remind you that its smaller flagship smartphone exists, and is water resistant, it’s created a new promo video for it.
This features a few Galaxy S5 units and a snowman. Actually, it features a few Galaxy S5 units inside a snowman. Since it’s water resistant and all that. Read more »
HTC has been holding a weekly deal on its official website for the US for a while now. Unlike past offers, though, today’s deal isn’t going to expire in mere hours. In fact, it’s valid all the way up until January 2. If you purchase any handset from HTC’s website before then, you can get a 20% discount.
That’s a nice holiday deal, and you may want to take advantage of it if you haven’t yet bought gifts for those close to you. To benefit from the discount, you’ll need to shop at HTC.com and enter “HTCHOLIDAY20″ at checkout as a coupon code. Once you do that, 20% will magically be subtracted from your order. Read more »
A few days ago we let you know that you could buy a Motorola Droid Turbo from Verizon for $99.99 with a new two-year contract. That’s half off its normal price of $199.99, but now Best Buy has gone ahead and made that deal look pretty bad.
That’s because the well known retailer is currently selling the Droid Turbo for a mere $1. That’s no typo, you’ll need to pay just one dollar for the top of the line smartphone. Read more »
The holiday shopping spree is going at full speed and Samsung wants to make sure the Galaxy Note 4 is a big part of that. The company has released yet another Christmas-themed ad for its flagship phablet, this time dedicated to one of its coolest productivity features.
The 2-minute spot focuses on the Multi window functionality, which lets two apps share the 5.7” QHD screen of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with easy transfer of data between them. Read more »
To help you get into the gift-giving mood, Verizon has a pretty good deal going on for Android smartphones. Namely, the carrier is selling all Android devices that normally cost $199 or more with a two-year contract for just 50% of their price.
So, for example, the Galaxy Note 4 can now be had for just $149.99, whereas you normally have to shell out no less than $299.99 for the privilege of purchasing one from Big Red. Read more »
Who wants to know more about group selfies, a.k.a groufies? Okay, for all the three of you, Huawei created a very nice infographic detailing their significance in today’s online world.
Here are some hard groufie facts – in the period between August 1 and October 31, 15,200 groufies were posted on Instagram. They received more than 67,600 likes and 20,000 comments. We don’t envy the person who had to count them, but this data is enough to convince Huawei that front-facing cameras need to more oomph. Read more »
In order to showcase the 4K video capture credentials of the Moto X (2014), Motorola handed the handset to a professional drone operator. As expected, the company’s customizable smartphone took a ride above San Francisco and captured the trip in UHD resolution.
Because it is much lighter than a DSLR camera, Moto X (2014) allows the drone to fly much longer than usual. Read more »
The BlackBerry Classic was just introduced to the world and BlackBerry wants to show its faithful fans as much of it as possible.
The maker has prepped up a number of videos both in promo and live fashion that reflect on its new smartphone and the loyal BlackBerry users for which it was made. You can find the videos after the break. Read more »
After showcasing an exquisite Apple device yesterday it is only natural to give high-rolling Android fans a fair portion of attention. Geneva-based jeweler Savelli has apparently rolled out its second line of luxury smartphones, after entering the market last year with its $244,000 Emerald Night handset.
For this year’s offering the company has teamed up with colored gemstone miner Gemfields to bring users a new collection, named Savelli Ruby Limited Edition. It consists of two works of art that are more or less a budget-friendly solution in comparison to the company’s previous flagship. Read more »
The Huawei Honor 6 Plus hit markets just a few hours ago and met its rumored release date. The hype is growing around the new smartphone and primarily because of its unique dual-camera design, which is said to give the HTC One (M8 Eye) a run for its money. The device is offering variable aperture shooting – a real rarity among today’s smartphones.
Today we stumbled across a number of sample photos from the smartphone, along with the ones we already showed you a few weeks ago. Read more »