Smartphones

by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Nikon Z8, Sony XPERIA 1 V, Canon PowerShot V10, Panasonic S5 IIX, and more. Week of May 7, 2023 Sometimes we publish here and say that everyone had something to announce as a fun way of saying several products were released in the past week. This time we mean it. Nikon, Sony, Canon, Panasonic, and more had launches (or relaunches) this week, and some of them are quite substantial. Recently announced is the Nikon Z8, the mirrorless
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted
Today, during Apple's "Far Out" keynote, Tim Cook and company unveiled a treasure trove of new devices, including the next generation of iPhones, AirPods Pro, and Apple Watches. We streamed the whole 90-minute presentation so you wouldn't have to. Here's everything that was announced at today's big event. Three years after the original AirPods Pro debuted, Apple announced the next generation of AirPods Pro at today's big event. The second-gen earbuds will feature Apple's new H2 chip, which purportedly will provide improved audio quality over
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Expanding upon the success of last year’s professional creator smartphone, the Xperia 1 III, Sony has now announced its replacement, the Sony Xperia 1 IV. As expected, Sony continues to utilize its Alpha engineers to bring new and exciting pro-quality advancements to the Xperia 1 IV’s camera system. These features are targeted at not only the photographer and videographer on the go, but also social media content creators.
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Today, Sony announced that the XPERIA PRO-I is close to public release, with pre-orders planned to begin shortly. The XPERIA PRO-I continues to leverage Sony’s incredible legacy of professional camera know-how in the mobile space and is targeted at smartphone users who are serious about getting outstanding image quality from their smartphone camera
by Mos Khan ·Posted
Google has announced the all-new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones. Featuring Google Tensor, a custom-made system on a chip (SoC) that utilizes Google’s advanced AI and machine learning technology, the new Pixel devices promise breakthrough performance and capabilities. The new phones also ship with a completely overhauled camera system that appears to be Google’s most advanced camera setup to date. Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro Smartphones Google’s First Flagship Although
by Mos Khan ·Posted
September is here, which means it’s once again time for Apple’s annual keynote event. This year, the tech giant made several exciting announcements, including the iPhone 13, an all-new iPad mini, Apple Watch Series 7, and more. Check out all the products that were announced. 9th Gen iPad with 12MP Ultra-Wide Front Camera Apple kicked things off with the upgraded 9th generation iPad. This latest iPad features a 10.2" Retina display with
by Carroll Moore ·Posted
Most folks associate an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) with storms and power outages. While backup power can keep your computer setup protected from summer storms, an uninterruptible power supply can also keep your costly equipment protected against brownouts, voltage spikes, electromagnetic, and radio frequency interference. But which UPS is right for your needs? Are you a gamer? Are you editing video footage? Maybe you’re an IT or data professional running servers, or a small business owner looking to protect your POS, computers, and
by John Foldi ·Posted
The XPERIA 1 III and XPERIA 5 III from Sony have just been released for smartphone users who are serious about enjoying and creating content. Continuing to leverage its professional camera know-how in the mobile space, Sony has equipped both phones with a triple rear camera system, true ZEISS optics with ZEISS T* coating, and a
by Richard Morris ·Posted
For underwater photographers, the demands of shooting are huge: travel costs, lugging all that equipment, finding a suitable locale—the list goes on. But those demands might soon change, thanks to WeFine, a company in Shenzhen, China, that has partnered with Dive+ and Kraken Sports to produce a specialized Smart Housing that fits almost every Bluetooth-enabled smartphone on the market. The Smart Housing works in tandem with the
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
At some point, in the photographic journeys of many of us, we suffer from a chronic (or acute) case of Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS) and we keep buying stuff (thank YOU for shopping at B&H Photo!) that ends up in our camera bags. We launch into a holiday or family vacation wanting to be prepared for any photographic challenge, regardless of our destination. Super-telephoto action? Check. Wide-angle landscapes? Check. Moody street scenes
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Photographer David Flores shares six tips on how to take better smartphone photos. From composition to digital zoom to editing, learn about some of the techniques and apps that can improve the pics you take with your smartphone. We invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at BandH.com.
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Since the introduction of the iPhone in 2007, smartphones have surged in popularity as tools for content creators. They are now mobile production studios, providing creators a platform to create, edit and distribute content. Whether you’re a podcaster, vlogger, filmmaker or journalist, smartphones allow you to record anywhere, immediately. In this B&H Event Space video, sponsored by Samson, Sean Meagher, Samson’s director of marketing, talks about the evolution of digital storytelling and mobile techniques, and discusses the latest in
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted
Do you have a pair of Shure SE earphones, but also an Android device without a headphone jack? If so, you’ll be thrilled to know the Shure makes a remote/in-line DAC for these earphones that sports a USB Type-C connection point, making it usable with Android devices! Called the Shure RMCE-USB, this cable sports a DAC that can handle audio resolutions and sample rates of up to 24-bit / 96 kHz, which is no slight feat for a
by Allan Weitz ·Posted
I have always been of the opinion that if you have a camera and you understand the limitations of what it can and cannot do, you can take acceptable—if not very good—photographs with just about anything that goes “click.” With this thought in mind, I recently went on vacation with two cameras: a “real” camera, specifically a
by David Adler ·Posted
In the modern media landscape, musical artists need to be able to keep up with their audiences any way they can. The new ShurePlus MOTIV Video iOS app can do just that. Not just another video recording app for musicians on the go, ShurePlus MOTIV Video costs nothing and offers uncompressed audio recording, up to 16-bit, 48 kHz, to DAW and editing-software-friendly WAV files alongside the excellent video quality expected from Apple’s iOS devices. AAC-format audio is also available as an option for readily shareable files. The app really comes