Weekly poll: what kind of zoom camera setup do you want on your next phone?

05 September 2021
Variable focal length cameras, especially the ones that can do continuous zoom seem to be the next big thing. But they will be expensive.

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  • Alpha

Anonymous, 06 Sep 2021"In fact I do have the capability and knowledge to go ... moreWow, his name is "Some Professional Reviewer"? I will believe this statement without any scepticism! facepalm*

continuous digital lossless zoom with main cam up to 3x. then, optical 6x would be a very versatile combination.

10x optical. At 5x optical in my x2pro I get amazing portraits of people and not just people. Why? The scene behind the ibject comes closer to it and you get amazing photos. Like those at 50x 100x optical with pro cameras shooting a town. Getting a lot of building one after behind like they are so close. Amazing.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 06 Sep 2021"In fact I do have the capability and knowledge to go ... moremind to mention the "professional"?

  • Anonymous

AnonD-1014095, 06 Sep 2021The pro app features will help you too attain much better p... more"In fact I do have the capability and knowledge to go into a fuII out
"professional" review for Xperia 1 III camera system and it would still perform very badly. However I don't think it's useful for most of my audience and for those who are indeed professional enough they don't need such review either, they know by themselves to avoid this device. Photographers/videographers won't buy this device, average consumer shouldn't either, I cannot recommend it to anyone who cares any IittIe bit about camera"

- Some professional reviewer


  • Replicant

AnonD-1014095, 06 Sep 2021The pro app features will help you too attain much better p... moreSony blows nothing out of the water.
Infact other brands with manual/pro mode are outperforming Sony in that department as well.
Even Gsmarena couldn't get themselves to recommend the Xperia 1 III to even the most hardcore Sony fans out there

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 06 Sep 2021Even pixel in Auto mode(1 sec) gives similar quality as pro... moreSony camera team is simply incapable of getting as good image quality as other flagships in auto mode. They should replace their incompetent engineers and hire developers from Google.

  • Anonymous

AnonD-1014095, 06 Sep 2021The pro app features will help you too attain much better p... moreEven pixel in Auto mode(1 sec) gives similar quality as pro mode on Sony after all that tinkering

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 06 Sep 2021Color accuracy can be easily tweaked in post or turning off... moreSony always fails to get their camera software right. It's a proven track record.

  • Anonymous

[deleted post]Color accuracy can be easily tweaked in post or turning off AI mode in camera settings.
You can't recover lost details in post.

Mi 11 Ultra uses main camera sensor for the 2.9x/3x zoom shots. The colors and details are just too good, completely destroyed the Sony.

  • Anonymous

[deleted post]It's not about a few bad shots.. If optical zoom is outperformed by digital zoom in most shots, we know it's a poor implementation

AnonD-1014095, 06 Sep 2021The pro app features will help you too attain much better p... moreWhat an awful bait attempt.

Besides zoom, I wish we'd have more specialty sensors come back. Bring back depth sensors and color sensors please. Depth Sensors don't need to be very advanced to get good results and color sensors are essential. You won't need to worry about odd locations or colored things tricking your camera anymore.

  • Anonymous

200 MP f/1.6 - f/2.4 variable apertures, 13 mm - 240 mm variable focal length, 1" sensor, 1 um pixel size, up to 10X optical zoom

AnonD-1014095, 06 Sep 2021The pro app features will help you too attain much better p... moreYou need to chill lol, Sony isn't perfect either. Their camera could definitely be improved like their auto mode, they could also add a better sensor and improve their telephoto.

I also love the screen on my Xperia, but you can't let a bias affect you that much when making claims like "It blows the Gn50 and s21ultra out off water".

AnonD-1014095, 06 Sep 2021So what, what's your problem if its thick. Nokia n95... moreNobody had seen the number of thin phones back when the N95 was out. It was a completely different era, so it's not fair to use that as an example

  • AnonD-1014095

I want
S888+ with 2x cortex x1 cores at3.5ghz
2x 3.5ghz cortex A78
4x 2.8ghz Cortex A55
Gpu at 1300 mhz, from 900mhz
20 gb RAM
DDR5
4k 90fps
8k 30fps
Sapphire or ceramic glass
Wolfson 32bit LDAC dac 968khz sound not rubbish 328
Qualcom 4.0, with PD
Pure copper or silver or stainless Steel 904L premium like on Rolex watches, not P0s cheap 316L
6000 mah graphene battery
800 ppi
4k screen
6 Dual 5g mm wave antenna, instead off rubisshhhh 2
Fast charging 100W
Solid weight at 250gramms
Sony 1 inch sensor
5 camera at rear
200hz , 360 sampling rate
Don't care about cost
Willing too pay £1800+

  • AnonD-1014095

Nick Tegrataker, 06 Sep 2021I prefer to have optical zoom lens that provides continuous... moreThe pro app features will help you too attain much better pictures.

I just sold my Sony 5ii, and bought 1iii
It blows the Gn50 and s21ultra out off water, no wonder no YouTube channel compares the photo pro app features when taking stock camera. Its 2 years ahead with s23.
Watching 4k in 2160p on YouTube with 700ppi, blows any phone . So razor sharp, you need microscope too find the micro pixels.


Sony

Like no other
Make and believe
Why compromise


It's a SONY

  • AnonD-1014095

Anonymous, 05 Sep 2021Your idea requires main camera to be inferior hardware to b... moreSo what, what's your problem if its thick.
Nokia n95 was thick phone no one nagged, stop being a waaaa waaaa, don't speak for others, your the 5% in 100 who doesn't like 12mm phones, go buy 7mm pathetic useless phones.
Nokia n900 N series had huge camera humps no one nagged.
There are other phones for you, don't buy if you don't like.

  • AnonD-1014095

CarlZeiss optics
10 x loseless zoom like Nokia preview
Xneon flash, with triple flash
4k screen
700ppi
Sony 1 and quarter inch sensor
With 10mm bump
Huge 2 inch circle bump