Next generation of camera sensors from Samsung already in the works

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When Samsung released their new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones this year, the manufacturer quickly captured the crown for best smartphone camera from DxOMark. Not to be outdone, the HTC 10 recently matched the feat of scoring a best ever 88 from DxOMark for the unit’s camera. This never-ending quest to offer consumers the best camera in a smartphone certainly drives significant research and development on the part of manufacturers. It should be no surprise then to learn that Samsung is already heavily investing in a new generation of camera sensor to continue to push the boundaries. Read more

Huawei expects the P9 and P9 Plus to rake in more than 10 million sales

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By now, you’ve probably heard and read a fair bit about Huawei‘s newest flagship devices, the P9, and P9 Plus, that launched at an event in London a couple of weeks back. While the presentation focussed heavily on Huawei’s collaboration with Leica in developing the P9’s dual-camera setup, the handset’s part in Huawei’s ambitious plan to sell 140 million handsets in 2016 was also mentioned, as well as a hint as to when the company’s next flagship will be announced. Read more

Amazon’s Prime Video is now available as a standalone monthly subscription

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With Netflix, Hulu Plus, and a host of other streaming services offering monthly subscriptions, it isn’t really a surprise that Amazon has chosen to offer its Prime Video as a standalone service with a monthly fee. Instead of being bundled up as part of Amazon Prime‘s one-off payment of $99, you can now choose to subscribe only to Prime Video for $8.99 a month. Read more