LG G2 isn't the only device coming out later this year that will feature an unorthodox design for the button layout. Backside touch controls is a new approach with fingerprint scanners, sensors, volume control, and other possibilities. The popular manufacturer Oppo has been throwing around hints about their upcoming N1 camera phone, and we've just received a few more this week.
UK pricing for the Samsung Galaxy NX camera when product listings appeared with a few retailers back towards the end of July. Since then talk of the camera had gone quiet, but in a bit of good news for those who may have been waiting -- the Galaxy NX is now shipping in the UK. So far listings have appeared with four retailers however we expect that list will grow with time.
Galaxy Camera hybrid, Nokia adding a 41MP camera to their Lumia 1020, or Sony's recently leaked clip-on 21 megapixel lens attachment. Well, the folks from Oppo want to get in on the action, and have just teased (and made official, in a way) the Oppo N1 cameraphone.
Sony has been a hot topic for rumors lately and many of these seem to be camera related. There are the 20MP Honami rumors and then there are the more recent such as the Sony Xperia "Lens G" setup. This is basically a clip-on lens for mobile devices. An earlier leaked image (sitting below) has it shown attached a smartphone, however it could just as easily be attached to a tablet.
OPPO's rumored new line of devices and already a pair of images have appeared that gives fuel to the rumors. Although the images are just renderings, they could provide some insight as to the direction that OPPO might be taking its next camera-centric device.
Google and Motorola have unveiled their latest smartphone, the Moto X. With Google in charge the new Motorola is aiming to offer a pretty compelling handset, and we have all the details. One feature in particular we found quite nice was their new 10 megapixel "clear pixel" cameras shooting and burst mode. This new approach to the camera was worth mentioning, and we didn't want it to get lost in the flood of Moto X news.
CyanogenMod recently unveiled Phase 1 of Nemesis. That happened to be a camera app called Focal and as of yesterday we learned the app was being included in the CM10.2 nightly builds. We suspect many avoid those early builds, however it looks like you can now check out the Focal camera app all the same.
Google announced their new Photo Sphere camera with Android Jelly Bean they didn't put a lot of details out in the wild, but lately they've been giving it plenty of attention. Photo Sphere photos received a major overhaul in Android 4.3 and the entire processes is better, faster, and stitching was also improved. Now today they've released a how to video so we can all make perfect photos.