Do budget tablets really need a rear camera?

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36 Comments

28. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

The sad thing is I know girls that take pictures like that. They are just trying to show ppl that they own an iPad and have nice boobs. They are all stuck up and easy.

29. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Huh, that supposed girl in the pic looks like a guy dressed up...lol, well, almost.

31. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

First of all i like to say SHES HOT! 2nd TABLET's camera DON'T TAKE good picture. at least a cell phone can. if you can't take your CAMERA with u use your phone.don't care what manufactuere tablet you use it will always take bad camera

34. _PHug_

Posts: 482; Member since: Oct 11, 2011

Rear cameras on tablets are stupid. If a tablet is your only device then your priorities are screwed up.

35. s1ebee

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

Exactly.... Who ever came across someone that owns a tablet but not a smartphone with camera?

36. casey

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

Cameras. 41MP on a phone. As other people have said, ever since mobiles started including cameras we have been moving towards a phone camera replacing a stand-alone camera, and the news is that, appart from high spec digital cameras, low to medium quality cameras will not be made in the future. Reason is simple - most photos now are produced by phone cameras. Tablets, especially the 7 inch, are the new mobiles, which is why there are increasing numbers of phone call tablets. As the phones 10 years ago, these are starting to include decent cameras (see reviews of Samsung tablets). All that is needed now is for manufacturers to re-learn that many people do not want a laptop, phone and camera, people's expectations are advancing, and there are increasing numbers who want a Nokia N8 or better camera on their tablet.
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