When talking about smartphone specifications, one that pops up quite often is RAM. In recent years, we’ve seen the amount of RAM on smartphones increase more and more every year. And now we have smartphones with up to 16GB of RAM.

With smartphone manufacturers stuffing their phones with so much RAM, it has led many to ask themselves, “how much RAM does a smartphone really need?”

It is commonly believed that 4GB of RAM is good enough for the average smartphone user. However, how much smartphone RAM is enough for you depends on how you use your phone. If you…

If you want to take amazing photos with your mobile camera, you need to be deliberate and think things through before you take your shot.

When starting out as a mobile photographer, it is easy to make some mistakes along the way as you learn the ropes.

To help you along, I’ve made a small list of some most common mistakes that beginner smartphone photographers make that you need to avoid.

1. No clear subject

The subject of a photo is very important. It is the very thing that’s the main focus of a photo. …

Let’s face it; we all love taking pictures. And with the advent of social media and smartphones with impressive photography capabilities, everyone is in on the game.

Based on statics by InfoTrends, Statista.com put together a chart that shows that an estimated 1.2 trillion photos were taken in 2017, and a large percentage were taken using smartphones.

With so many pictures taken every day on mobile phones, it’s important to know how to take amazing photos with your phone if you want them to stand out in a sea of mediocre cellphone photos.

In this article, we’re going to look…

Infographic that shows which smartphone cameras of 2019 have the best specifications
Infographic that shows which smartphone cameras of 2019 have the best specifications

There’s a saying that goes; “a tool is only as good as the person using it.” This is very true and applies to photography as well, no matter which type of camera you use.

Although the phone cameras mentioned in the infographic above may have some impressive specs for what they are, it all means nothing if you do not know how to take good photos with your phone.

To better understand what any of the above specifications (and others) mean and how they compare to traditional cameras such as DSLRs, I highly recommend you check out this article on smartphone camera specs.

As much as the technology behind smartphone cameras keeps improving, not all cameras are made the same. Some cameras offer better performance in low light while others promise higher resolution for picture clarity.

If you’re new to smartphone photography and/or are looking to invest in a phone mainly because of the quality of the camera, it can be a pretty difficult and overwhelming decision to make because of the sheer number of options available.

However, there are several things that you need to look out for that separate a good phone camera from a not so good one. In this…

We all love taking pictures with our smartphones, some of us perhaps more than others. And what I have noticed is that most people simply pull out their phone and take a shot using the camera’s automatic settings.

Not that there’s anything wrong with that. I was one of those people, too. Before I got into smartphone photography, I was just happy taking pictures that way without ever thinking about what more my smartphone’s camera can do.

And then I started exploring the Manual mode, (also known as ‘Pro’ mode on some devices). That’s when everything changed! …

Ever since the camera became one of the biggest selling points on smartphones, a lot of emphases has been placed on the number of megapixels a phone packs in its camera.

Even though the ‘megapixel war’ died down for a little while some time ago, today we see some big-name smartphone brands revealing cameras with megapixel counts upwards of 40.

But, does it really matter how many megapixels a phone camera has? How many megapixels are enough?

Before we dive into that, you need to understand what megapixels are.

What are megapixels?

Every digital camera has a sensor. This device is basically made…

Gavillan Letsoalo

Filmmaker | Lecturer | Smartphone Photographer | Blogger | Content Producer | Dreamer | Visionary

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