Varioptic Develops Optical Image Stabilization for Phones
Today Varioptic announced that it has developed a liquid lens with optical image stabilization. The new liquid lens consumes less than 50mW during a shot, and the actuator features both optical stabilization and silent autofocusing. It is small enough to fit into many of today's autofocus camera modules. Varioptic believes the lens will be used in consumer-available mobile phones by early 2011.
LG V30 to Feature Camera with F/1.6 Lens Made of Crystal
LG's forthcoming V30 flagship will be the first to make use of an f/1.6 aperture camera, according to the company. LG says the device will include several camera innovations to improve its photography and videography performance.
Asus Says Zenfone Zoom to Reach US In February
Asus today announced plans to bring the Zenfone Zoom to the U.S. The Zoom was first announced a full year ago at CES 2015.
Hasselblad Announces True Zoom Mod for Moto Droids
Hasselblad and Motorola today announced the Hasselblad True Zoom mod for the Moto Z Play Droid. Like other Moto Mods, the Hasselblad True Zoom attaches to the rear of the Z Play via magnets.
Samsung Galaxy Note8 Adopts Infinity Display, Dual Camera
Samsung today announced the Galaxy Note8, its top-end flagship smartphone with a huge display and S Pen stylus. The Note8 eschews the blockier design language of previous generations for the svelte look of the Galaxy S8 and S8+.