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Old Jul 20, 2010, 7:27 AM   #1
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Keeping a cam always is not feasible so I am wondering which mobile do photo enthusiasts keep?

I am looking to get a mobile which has a good cam. Which one should I choose?
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Old Jul 20, 2010, 8:19 AM   #2
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iphone is very good, so is some of the new htc phones.
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Here's a quick shot on my HTC Legend, just resized and sharpened for web. It's a little dark because I reduce the exposure in-phone to keep the highlights but otherwise the IQ looks pretty good for a phone I think. It also has the benefit of being able to upload them straight to facebook, email them, gps tag them etc.



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I think keeping a pocket cam is always feasible but I would second the comment on the iPhone if I had to choose a phone for pics.
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I 2nd the HTC phones, mine takes reasonable shots, although not as good as a p&s. I'll include a link to one of mine from my Hero, which is one of the cheaper HTC phones. It hasn't had anything done to it, as you will be able to tell from the photo lol. I just use it for casual snapshots.

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=6328613&l=5a731399c3&id=810982845
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Here's a quick shot on my HTC Legend, just resized and sharpened for web. It's a little dark because I reduce the exposure in-phone to keep the highlights but otherwise the IQ looks pretty good for a phone I think. It also has the benefit of being able to upload them straight to facebook, email them, gps tag them etc.

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Martin...

Your pics looks very impressive though the HTC seems to be very expensive(not that I can't afford)

Can anyone tell about Nokia X2? Is it launched in US? It was to be launched here in India in June but Nokia keeps postponing it(creating a hype may be) . It has a 5 MP camera and costs about $110 only. I wonder if anyone can show me some pics taken by this cam?

Also how about SONY mobiles? I have heard it is one of the best in pic quality even at lower MP.


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Yeah a pocket cam is feasible to keep in pocket but keeping a Mobile(which is a must today) and a cam everyday seems to be a bit too much for me, my pants would complain to carry so much weight along with cards/keys/wallet etc etc
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I don't know about that Nokia, but some of the Nokias do take very good pics for phones. Unfortunately, the carriers don't give them away like they do in the UK and $500 for a phone is insane imho. There are some new Sony phones that look very appealing for photos, including at least one with the backlit sensor. I'd be surprised if any carrier in the US offered those phones though. You'd likely need to spend the $500+ on an unlocked one. I'd be wary of the quality of both brands though unless you could see them in person. Both make some very good phones and both make some very fragile and poorly constructed phones.
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...the HTC seems to be very expensive(not that I can't afford)
I don't know how the prices are structured in other countries but here in the UK I got it for free with a 20 a month call package which includes 100mins, 500 texts and 500MB of data per month.
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nokia and sony erricson seem to have better cameras

look into sonys satio and nokias n86

nokia actually has carl zeiss glass
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A shot my wife took with her HTC Incredible.
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