The all-new Sony Xperia PRO-I is touted as the “World’s First Smartphone to Include a 1.0-type image Sensor with Phase Detection Autofocus”, which means it could have the best system yet among its competitors. It features a 4K HDR OLED 120Hz refresh rate display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Elite gaming processor, 12GB of RAM, 512GB of internal storage, microSDXC expansion, Dolby Atmos, a 3.5mm audio jack, full-stage stereo speakers, 360 Reality Audio, and a large 4,500mAh battery. Read more for two videos, including a hands-on, and additional information.
Ever wished that your Apple Watch could snap photos? If so, then Wristcam is the accessory you’ve been waiting for. It was officially released a few months back, but just yesterday, the latest update added live video messaging support, which means that you’ll be able to FaceTime straight with your wrist. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
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GoPro action cameras have been around in 2004, and since that time, many rumors have been circulating about Apple acquiring the company, but none have come to fruition. If the iPhone maker did make their own action camera, it might look something like the AirCam, which sports an Apple Watch-like display up front for taking selfies. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Photographers Bill Chiles and his wife, Kelly, spent $7,000 for a high-end Sony camera off of Amazon to invest in their business. What they received? Just a bunch of empty boxes allegedly. The order was placed back in March, but due to the microchip shortage, the latest shipment just came in, but when the package arrived, Bill Chiles opened the shipment to find two empty camera boxes inside. Read more for a video and additional information.
Designed by Ping-Hsun ‘penk’ Chen and Ruha Cheng, the open source RUHAcam digital camera is powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero W computer connected to a Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera module, which boasts a 12.3MP Sony IMX477 sensor. Other features include a 2.2-inch TFT display that functions as a viewfinder, a 2,000mAg Li-Pi battery, and a 3D-printed case inspired by retro-style SLR cameras. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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EarthCam’s new GigapixelCam X80 is now the highest resolution, outdoor panoramic webcam yet. It captures images with a resolution 700 percent higher than the company’s previous maximum resolution webcam, thanks to a 360° ultra-precise, military-grade pan/tilt/zoom base as well as fast, responsive control over IP, 4G LTE, or now 5G networks. This means that this single camera can capture more ground than dozens of fixed cameras. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Canon is best known for their optical,imaging, medical equipment, scanners, and industrial products, but once in a while, they’ll release something that thinks outside the box, like Posture Fit. Put simply, this egg-shaped device is used to monitor just how long one sits at a desk, and if that duration is over 60-minutes, a notification is sent. How so? Once that threshold has been reached, the device starts wobbling, blinking and dancing. read more for a video and additional information.
The Panasonic LUMIX G7 4K Digital Camera with the LUMIX G VARIO 14-42mm Mega O.I.S. Lens is perfect for both vloggers as well as amateur filmmakers alike, and you can get the bundle for $497.99 shipped, today only, originally $799.99. What sets it apart from other compact cameras is its ability to record amazingly smooth, high-resolution QFHD 4K video in 3840×2160 at 30p or 24p in MP4 as well as Full-HD 1,920 x 1,080 60p video in AVCHD Progressive or MP4 (MPEG-4 / H.264) format with practical full-time Auto Focus (AF). Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
The DJI Osmo Pocket is the perfect 4K vlogging camera, complete with an integrated 3-axis gimbal, and you can get one for $189 shipped, today only, originally $399. Its sandstone handle is non-slip and sweat-proof, providing a comfortable grip even during extended use sessions. A multifunctional expansion interface lets you connect the Osmo Pocket to your smartphone, as well as accessories that give you many more ways to shoot. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
The Sony Alpha 1 has officially been unveiled, and it combines high-resolution and high-speed performance at a level never before seen in the world of digital cameras. Boasting a new 50.1-megapixel full-frame stacked Exmor RS image sensor, up to 120 AF/AE calculations per second, 8K 30p 10-bit 4:2:0 video and lots more. Further enhancing the shooting capabilities is its 9.44 million dot OLED Quad-XGA electronic viewfinder, with a refresh rate of up to 240 fps. Read more for two videos, including a hands-on, and additional information.