The Xiaomi 12S Ultra offers an incredible camera with a 1-inch sensor

The Xiaomi 12S Ultra offers an incredible camera with a 1-inch sensor

The Xiaomi 12S Ultra’s camera is a remarkable achievement: it’s one of just a few smartphones ever to offer a 1-inch-type sensor. Relatively speaking, that’s a huge sensor for a phone, and bigger sensors generally lead to better image quality.

Pitting the 12S Ultra side by side against some of the current class leaders in smartphone cameras, there are clear situations where the bigger sensor makes a difference. But more than anything, it highlights just how advanced imaging systems from Apple, Google, and Samsung are, even with smaller sensors. The future of mobile imaging won’t be won with better hardware

 
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7 Roman inventions: incredible feats of ancient technology

7 Roman inventions: incredible feats of ancient technology

Ancient Roman inventions and innovations didn’t collapse with the Roman Empire. Although many millennia have passed, the masterful work of the Romans can still be spotted in daily life. 

With an empire that spanned most of Europe, western Asia, northern Africa and the Mediterranean, according to the journal Science, the Romans held enormous power and influence in the ancient world. From the 8th century B.C. when Rome was founded — to the Western Empire’s collapse in the 5th century, Roman technology influenced some of the tools, architecture and city structure of the modern world. 

The Romans were masters

 
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