5MP camera on next iPhone?
posted by Alan F. / Dec 23, 2009, 1:09 PM
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Instead of all manufacturers trying to keep up with the iphone the iphone is now trying to catch up with the competition
posted on Dec 23, 2009, 1:40 PM 0
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I hear that.. the iphone was the coolest thing in the world when it first came out.. now its just sitting back doing nothing special.. if they're going to upgrade the camera they should have an 8 mp camera with optical zoom
posted on Dec 23, 2009, 1:49 PM 0
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Most people don't really care about a phone's camera since most people have digital cameras. And the iPhone is still one of the top selling phones. I have a 3GS and the fact that they threw in a better camera really doesn't make me want to buy one at all. Even an 8 megapixel camera wouldn't sway me. Most people would still buy the Droid if it was 3.2 megapixels and RIM has been selling a lot of phones lately and I don't think any of their phones even have a 5 megapixel camera.
posted on Dec 23, 2009, 2:04 PM 0
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They spent the $ up front to be on the bleeding edge and then reaped the benefits. Although they did fall behind I can't say they did a bad job. Financially this was the best decision to make for Apple. I think the next step will be to move the iPhone over to additional networks, but I think Tmobile would have the same challenges AT&T had. They don't have a network that can support the mass data usage. Verizon would have a lot of issues, but I don't think they'd be as bad due to how CDMA works and their infrastructure.
posted on Dec 23, 2009, 2:04 PM 0
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That's pretty hilarious considering numerous sources will tell you the camera on the iPhone is far better and more usable then many other phones. The Droid would be the first that comes to mind. That's pretty amuzing to me considering the Droid has a 5 megapixel camera and the iPhone has a 2 megapixel camera. But hey, don't take my word for it. Do a little Google search and check out Engadget reviews for yourself.
posted on Dec 23, 2009, 2:44 PM 0
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Apple is not stupid, we are. Of course apple could create a device with a 10mp camera, over 1 ghz of processor and 164 gigss of memory. But if they keep releasing the 2g, 3g, 3gs, 4g, and so on they can just keep making small tweaks and guess what?... the masses will continue to buy it. Thats why i'll be buying a phone like the passion (if it is real)- a device that is actually trying to meet its full potential
posted on Dec 24, 2009, 10:10 AM 0
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iPhone is just not about camera. Its about the user friendliness and about a million, if not, billion applications available, helping you accomplish nearly everything you need. Merry Christmas! (lol, I know, I'm late)
posted on Dec 27, 2009, 1:04 PM 0
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i really hope they get 5mp camera because that would just be really nice i think i would prefer the iphone over a droid only because of the thousands of apps and great user friendly interface but droid would definitely be my 2nd choice no offense droid/vzw lovers
posted on Dec 23, 2009, 3:50 PM 0
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-Next iphone should get a snapdragon precessor as well as the 5MP cam...and open to all carriers... then they would "REALLY" dominate everything else.
posted on Dec 23, 2009, 4:01 PM 0
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i wouldn't get the iphone even if it had a 12.1 megapixel camera. :-)
posted on Dec 23, 2009, 8:55 PM 0
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It's amazing at all of the ignorance here. I really wish that the would block anyone under 18 from replying on here. The iPhone isn't trying to keep up with anyone, rather the reverse. 3,5 or 8MP camera on a cell phone is a moot point. These aren't exactly DSLR Cameras. Some of you need to do some research before you post. And another thing. One or two word posts are for losers.
posted on Dec 23, 2009, 9:52 PM 0
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I would agree. I think at the beginning, the iPhone was lacking in a few key areas of general cellphone technology. Over the course of the OS updates though, Apple has pretty much brought those few key areas up to date (MMS, video capture, copy/paste, etc). I don't really care how many megapixels my cellphone has. I only take a handful of pics with my phone, and the current cams on phones in general are all up to snuff when it comes down to that. I think Android is really shaping up to be something great, and I know the iPhone was far from the first touchscreen phone, but it was the first to really catch a lot of mass market attraction. Yeah, the overal physical design hasn't changed much in three generations, which I would like to see happen, but the inner workings I think are every bit on par with what's currently offered. If anything, I feel a lot of things others are offering are only thanks to the iPhone, causing companies to wake up, and realize they need to innovate! One can't deny that Apple are masters of innovation and reinvention! And just a stab in the dark, but to me, the fact that the order is for double what was shipped this last year, I would say the argument of the iPhone getting opened up to other carriers is a no-brainer...now which one (I'm hoping VZW), who knows.
posted on Dec 23, 2009, 10:20 PM 0
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It seems the iPhone isn't so perfect after all. They keep having to release new hardware. As for the DROID they just simply update the software. And the first DROID was 3G and 5MP camera. The first iPhone didn't have 3G or could send a picture message. Apple is just playing catch up while people keep throwing money at them.
posted on Dec 24, 2009, 1:00 AM 0
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