The first Samsung Galaxy S9 teaser videos are here: 3D emoji, slow-mo, superb low-light camera teased

SamsungMobileKorea has just uploaded a slew of Galaxy S9 teasers on its YouTube page, and just like any self-respecting video teaser should do, these all but confirm many of the key features that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are wildly expected to have.

The first video blatantly reveals the advantages of slow-mo videos, the second one is a dead giveaway for superb low-light photography thanks to the variable aperture that can go as wide as f/1.5, and the third one… Well, the third one is a sign of the times as it features 3D emoji, which would allow users to create animated …

The Galaxy S9 will have a game-changing camera with variable aperture and 1000fps slow-mo video recording

A newly leaked image of what may very well be the retail box of the Galaxy S9 reveals some interesting info about the flagship’s camera. In line with previous rumors that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ may be capable of recording slow motion video at 1000fps, similarly to the Xperia XZ Premium, the back of the box suggests that the feature will be branded as “Super Slow-mo.”

But alright, ultra slow-mo video recording, we’ve already seen that. What makes the S9’s camera so special? Well, this would be the variable aperture. As noted on the box, the Samsung …

Deal: The Sony Xperia XZs and its super slow-mo camera get a 22% discount, save $150

ProductLocationItem ConditionCurrent PriceOffer ExpiresSony Xperia XZs 64GB, US unlocked, Warm SilverAmazonNew$545.72 ($699.99)
22% offN/A
If you’re a Sony fan looking to buy a nice Xperia smartphone, you might want to check out Amazon’s latest offer for the Sony Xperia XZs. The smaller 2017 Sony high-ender was initially priced at $699 in the US, but the e-commerce site currently has the Warm Silver version listed for $545.72 – a discount of more than $150 (22%).
The XZs is a rather interesting member of the Japanese company’s …

Code reveals how the iPhone 8's resizable home key could look, tips 240fps slow-mo at 1080p

Among new HomePod firmware revelations about the upcoming iPhones, such as slow-mo video with 240fps at 1080p instead of 720p, and “MultiBiometrics” security, code diggers have found this gem – the iPhone 8’s virtual home button might be resizable, and there could indeed be a “function” area around it, as analysts predicted.
Developer Steve Troughton-Smith has made a deep dive into the HomePod firmware code with the specific goal to find any reference to an on-screen home key, as many analysts tipped the lack of a physical one on the iPhone 8. Lo and behold, he found …

Sony Motion Eye slow-mo hands-on: shooting at high speed with the new Xperias

Who doesn’t like playing around with a new camera? Seeing what kind of professional-looking shots you can pull off with the help of its advanced optics? Zooming in on distant features with a powerful new telephoto lens? Or maybe going up-close for a little macro action, taking a peek at familiar objects in a new, super-magnified way? The Motion Eye camera Sony just introduced on its latest smartphone flagships, the Xperia XZs and Xperia XZ Premium, is bound to inspire similar bouts of creativity and exploration, as it allows users to film their world in some seriously high-frame-rate …