There are so many smartphone on the market, almost each one has its own unique camera. Let’s admit it, we all want to have the best camera. But what is exactly the best camera and what we need to look for when reading the specs? In this guide I want to answer this question in-depth by talking about two of the most important camera parts: the Sensor and the Lens. After you finish reading this guide, you’ll have a better understanding of what each spec means and what to look for when buying a new smartphone. (more…)
In this article I want to talk about the Samsung Galaxy S4 and its overexposure issue that some reviewers (including me) have camera across — if it’s an issue at all. A few days ago I went out to shoot with both the Samsung Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5S camera phones. I had a chance to see and analyze their differences in terms of image quality, AF performance, UI, video quality, etc. (more…)
In this article I will compare the camera image quality of the Samsung Galaxy S4 versus Apple iPhone 5S. I had a chance to shoot with both smartphones in the weekend. I was very impressed with both the iPhone 5S cameras and the Galaxy S4 camera, but I did found some differences when I later compared the two side by side. (more…)
Yesterday I went to a vegetarian market to hang out and find some nice things to shoot. It was also a good time to test the iPhone 5S slow motion video recording feature. I found a little place where a guy was making instant ice cream and I thought it was a nice scene to capture in slow motion. (more…)
I bought my iPhone 5S two weeks a go and have plenty of time to play with it and explore its camera features. Coming from DSLR makes the iPhone 5S feels very limited in terms of its camera functionality and handling, but nothing beats portability I have to tell you.
I’ve spent a few days taking photos with my iPhone 5S in both low-light and daylight and find the 5S to perform incredibly well in daylight, but also pretty good in low-light. I mean considering the fact that the iPhone 5S features a 1/3″ sensor and 8MP resolution, this is quite an impressive stuff. (more…)
When I bought the iPhone 5S, I must admit that this wasn’t an easy decision. I bought it because I had as a developer and for testing/debugging purposes. After spending nearly a weak with the phone I came to like it quite a lot. In fact, I found myself using it on a daily basis more than I used my previous Android phones.
In this article I want to share with you the three things I like the most about the iPhone 5S — at least for the short time I have it (3 days..). (more…)
A few days ago I ordered an Otterbox Defender case for the iPhone 5S. I did not through otterbox.com or through the official distributors, which is the safe way to make sure that you buy an original authentic Otterbox product. I am getting my Otterbox Defender tomorrow, but like many other people who probably ordered it through eBay, Third party dealers on Amazon and other online eCommerce website — You probably want to know how to spot whether your new Otterbox Defender case is Counterfeit or a genuine product. (more…)
When I bought my iPhone 5S I knew from the start that I am going to buy some type of case to protect it. I personally never used a protective case, even not a screen protector. That wasn’t that smart as my Google Nexus One phone was damages when it fell from two meters height and got cracked at the top.
From that point on I knew that although I am not doing and sports activities with my phone or take it to the beach, accidents can happen and it would be stupid not to spent a few dollars to protect my phone that I invested quite a lot of money on. (more…)
Two days ago I received my new iPhone 5S smartphone. I personally prefer a phone with a large screen, something around 5 inch can be great. I bought the iPhone 5S because I need an iPhone for app development.
Nevertheless, it was a good change for me to experiment with this popular phone and see how well it fits my specific needs, others those of the app development. At the first time I opened the phone I was amazed with how good the screen looks in terms of color and resolution. In a matter effect, you don’t need Full HD resolution in order not to see the pixels on the screen as the screen itself is quite small. (more…)
After spending years with my Nexus One and Samsung Galaxy Young S6310 phones, I’ve decided to buy a new phone. I did that for couple of reasons, but the most important one was my need to develop and debug apps for Apple iPhone. I’ve finally decided to purchase the iPhone 5S and it’s already with me and I am testing it out.
I have to be honest — If I wouldn’t had the need to develop apps for iOS, I would probably picked up an Android phablet, the LG G2, Samsung Galaxy S4 or Sony Xperia Z1. At first when I knew that I will be buying an iPhone, I leaned towards the iPhone 5C because it was cheaper, but marginal price difference convinced me to spend a bit more and buy the Apple iPhone 5S instead. (more…)