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Nokia Lumia 1020: where’s Android’s 41 MP camera?

Nokia has announced the new Nokia Lumia 1020, the company's first 41 megapixel PureView smartphone running on Windows Phone 8. Yes, a 41 MP camera all on a smartphone that is basically as thin as everything else available today. Our friends and sister site SlashGear have more details, but our first thought was where's a 41 megapixel cameraphone for Android? And do we even need one?

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom hands-on and photo samples

This week we've been given the opportunity to take a closer look at the latest device to grace the Samsung Galaxy S4 family. That of course being the Galaxy S4 Zoom cameraphone. Rocking the GS4 name this smaller 4.3-inch device doesn't quite have top-tier phone specs, but with a 16 megapixel camera with 10x optical zoom attached it surely has the best smartphone optics. Lets take a brief look at the phone, as well as shoot some photos.

Moto X tipped to sport new “Clear Pixel” camera

The Moto X smartphone is still a mystery for now, although various different leaks have revealed a good portion of what we can expect. One spec that had many confused was the odd 10 megapixel camera. Considering all other manufacturers went from 8 right to 13 MP. today we're hearing that is because Motorola's new lineup of smartphone will sport a "Clear Pixel" camera.

Kodak Instamatic 2014 cameraphone concept runs Android

Kodak is a staple in the film and photography world, and today we're getting a glimpse at a neat concept for 2014. What we're seeing is a concept page showing the next-gen Kodak Instamatic 2014 camera. It doubles as a phone, and runs Android. It's a pretty interesting idea but is most likely a fake.

Xperia Honami camera features modded for available handsets

We've seen leaks of the Xperia handset codenamed "Honami" a few times over the last few weeks, including some images said to be of the device that surfaced earlier today. Among the rumored specs is a 20MP rear camera and snazzy camera features that include Timeshift, Info-Eye, and more. One industrious developer has worked up a mod with these features for a few Xperia devices, so you can try them out now.

Sony Xperia i1 ‘Honami’ photos appear with possible July 4 launch

Lately we've been paying a lot of attention on Sony's new 6.3-inch Xperia Z Ultra phablet that they announced earlier this week, but we'd like to go back to rumors about the Honami. We've mentioned the Sony Xperia i1 before (codenamed Honami) as a true imaging device with a 20 megapixel camera, and now a few more pictures of the device have leaked into the wild. Take a peek at the new device below.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom UK launch expected early next month

Samsung announced the Galaxy S4 Zoom earlier in the month and they had it on display during the Premiere event that took place on June 20th. While those two mentions were enough to learn the specs and details, there was still the bit about how much the Zoom would cost and when it would be available for purchase. Well, we have yet to hear anything direct from Samsung but it does look like UK retailer Clove has some information.

CyanogenMod update could bring a Quick Settings Camera app

The folks at CyanogenMod are currently reviewing a new feature. This one brings the camera to the Quick Settings menu shade. Basically, using this feature you will be able to pull down the shade and snap a picture. This feature has been developed by Nebojsa Cvetkovic and from the way it looks, users will be able to capture an image with just two quick taps.