Image samples from the iPhone 4's 5MP camera

Image samples from the iPhone 4's 5MP camera
One improved feature the iPhone 4 includes is a 5MP autofocus camera with flash on the back, with a VGA resolution camera on the front. This is a nice step-up, as the iPhone 3GS has a 3MP camera, the iPhone 3G has a 2MP camera. While having more megapixels doesn't always equal a better picture, how does images taken by the iPhone 4 look, you might ask? Apple has released six photos taken by their new device and claim they have not been altered or touched-up in any way. When looking at the photos, the first thing we noticed is that they "pop" off the screen, but under closer examination it appears the images have a very high contrast ratio and colors are over saturated. However, detail of the images are pretty good. Since Apple says they are unaltered, we can assume that the combination of the camera and the software is attributing to this. For example, the image of the trees and pond almost doesn't look "real" and more like a painting. The same could be said of the picture of the mountain. Look at the six images below and let us know what you think of them.

Apple iPhone 4 Specification

source: Apple via fonehome





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19 Comments

1. crappypunk

Posts: 131; Member since: Aug 15, 2009

That's a big ass mole!

16. vzwtechbill

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 16, 2009

LMAO

2. narley

Posts: 357; Member since: May 14, 2009

iphone4.... showing your facebook and myspace friends how ugly you really are since 2010.

15. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

iPhone - Also showing your friends how much you're a sheep by joining the herd! (even though secretly you don't care to own one, but you don't want to risk popularity)

17. whocares

Posts: 235; Member since: Dec 19, 2009

You must have been made fun of in high school. Still holding grudges? The iPhone is a great phone no matter how much you hate society.

3. omarc26

Posts: 360; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

its arite i guess. i just have one question that has been that i cant find an answer to since the iphone 4 will have a front facing camera for video calling does this mean that more of at&t's upcoming phones will have a front facing camera for video calling? i mean since we finally got video calling in the US took us a long time lol we were the only ones that didnt have it .will we finally start seeing phones from lg ,samsung,sony etc with front facing cameras in the US ? and not only at&t will we start seeing more phones from sprint with front facing cameras ? because sprint also has video calling on there 4G network? can anyone give me an answer?

4. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

Video calling is not really implemented by AT&T yet.. iPhone 4's video calling only works with Wi-Fi mode at least to the end of 2010.

7. ILOVEIPHONE25 unregistered

To be honest, right now most carriers are going to stay away from that because of the strain it will bring on their networks..I see video calling coming in the next two years to three years. but because its such a hassle with phones..

5. jenna_23

Posts: 145; Member since: Apr 02, 2010

has anyone checked the t-mobile uk, t-mobile germany and t-mobile amsterdam website? they getting the iphone 4 over there on t-mobile it says its coming soon .. lucky themm...

8. ILOVEIPHONE25 unregistered

thats crazy, I didn't even know t-mobile was located in different countries...does that mean that when people that have t mobile in the us and go to Uk can use t-mobile over there without being charged?

13. jenna_23

Posts: 145; Member since: Apr 02, 2010

nope u still get charged for roaming =( i took my samsung behold 2 to the uk n it automatically connected to t-mobile uk n they still charged me $1.99 the minute to talk

18. Schmao

Posts: 365; Member since: Jul 05, 2009

All the "T-mobiles" - including t-mobile US t-mobile UK, t-mobile Germany etc. are owned by Deutsche Telekom. They use different 3G bands, and are non associated with each other.

6. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

Does anyone know why when I click on a picture it blows it up extremely big.

10. spoonb1

Posts: 77; Member since: Jan 02, 2010

pics shown in full 5mp res...

14. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

You can look at them a little bit bigger on Apple's website. http://www.apple.com/iphone/features/camera.html

9. hallfrankg

Posts: 30; Member since: Nov 16, 2009

must be the little BLUE pill that makes it big...

11. spoonb1

Posts: 77; Member since: Jan 02, 2010

ha that too

12. oddmanout

Posts: 443; Member since: May 22, 2009

oh you mean extenze...

19. solidkevin unregistered

Looks Good. Could be better though....

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