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Galaxy S9+ & DJI Mavic Pro 4K Test in Maui!

In this 4K camera test, I used the Samsung Galaxy S9+ for all shots except for airborne shots which I used the DJI Mavic Pro.  I felt like this is very good combination for those of you who want to take some 4K videos on the go.  Although I do have nicer cameras like the GH5 and A7rii, I wanted to see if I can get some high-quality shots with my smartphone.  I also used the DJI Osmo Mobile gimbal to stabilize the Galaxy S9+, which comes in very handy also.

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Galaxy S9 vs. iPhone X Low-Light Camera Comparison!

Over the week I borrowed my friend’s iPhone X and was able to do some low-light camera comparisons with photos and videos.  These were all taken in auto mode for both phones and also 4K 30fps auto mode for videos.  The result?  Galaxy S9’s F1.5 is indeed impressive.   In low-light, there is clear advantage to using Galaxy S9’s F1.5 over iPhone X’s F1.8.

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Install Google HDR+ Camera on Galaxy S9/S9+ or Any Android!

For those of you who want to get Google HDR+ camera on your Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus or any Android smartphone(should work on most), now you can do it using XDA user KisaKuKu’s port.   While many other ports have not worked with latest Samsung S9/S9 Plus, this latest version works great and as you can see in the video, you can get nearly identical or better performance as Pixel 2 camera by using Google HDR+ camera.  I have also tested on other devices like LG G6 and LG V20, both of which also work really well with this version of Google HDR+ camera and improves your photos by a mile.

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Galaxy S9+ vs. Pixel 2 XL Camera Comparison! [Part II][Auto Mode/Portrait Mode]

In my last camera comparison between the Galaxy S9+ vs. Pixel 2 XL, a lot of people complained that I was using F1.5 Pro mode during daylight scenes and it probably wasn’t fair since many of the shots from S9+ came out a bit overexposed as the HDR is not enabled in Pro mode.  While F1.5 Pro mode is certainly not useful at all times especially when there is too much light, my initial test was to test out amount of bokeh with F1.5, not so much with HDR.

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Galaxy S9+ vs. Pixel 2 XL Camera Comparison! [Part 1][Low-Light/bokeh]

Pixel 2 series (Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL have identical cameras) are the king of smartphone photography and in this camera comparison, we are going to see if Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 Plus can do better.   While I was very excited for the new F1.5 aperture on the Galaxy S9/S9 Plus, after doing some tests it does not live up to expectations.

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Best WiFi Security Camera of 2018! [ReoLink 5Ghz 1440P]

Looking for the BEST wireless security cameras of 2018? Well, check out my new Reolink cameras that do 5Ghz along with 1440P resolution, also price is much cheaper than name brand ones from companies like Nest. Also, setup is really easy, no need to mess with your router, just use the ReoLink app and sets everything up for you so you can monitor your home in the highest resolution possible from anywhere around the world.  Forget 720P of 1080P, if you want to actually CATCH burglars, you need the highest resolution possible, these cameras all do higher resolution than any other name-brand wireless security cameras on the market today.  I upgrade my security cameras every 6 months so this is the best I could get at the moment.  As soon as 4K cameras are out I will be upgrading to that also.

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Pixel 2 4K Cinematic Camera Test! [HandHeld]

In this 4K cinematic camera test, I took the Pixel 2 on a trip to the beach with my daughter Peony to see how well it worked during sunset hours.  To my surprise, the Pixel 2 has an “amazing” stabilization using its OIS/EIS combo.  Now, the original Pixel also had OIS/EIS combo but wasn’t as good as the Pixel 2.  With better processor and better electronic stabilization algorithms, the Pixel 2 behaves like it is on a gimbal during good lighting.   Now, I did find stability does not work as well in low light and I assume this is due to the fact EIS(Electronic Image Stabilization) works by cropping out the mistakes.