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  • Coming Soon: Smartphones With 16MP Cameras

    Coming Soon: Smartphones With 16MP Cameras

    If you look at the batches of new cell phones Japan’s leading mobile carriers have been presenting in recent months, you’ll notice the high-quality cameras some of the models have. And now major Japanese chip maker Renesas (which merged with NEC last year) is even promising [JP] 16MP cameras in future handsets. Read More

  • New chip enhances video playback quality on mobile phones

    New chip enhances video playback quality on mobile phones

    Relatively blurry screenshots (1-seg digital TV broadcast for portable devices in Japan) Toshiba Japan managed to develop a prototype chip that makes it possible to view videos on cell phones and portable media players with the same quality as LCD TVs. Large-size LCD screens use special chips that can speed up the slow switching response of liquid crystal molecules, which makes it possible… Read More