Nokia exec fancies that phones will make SLR cameras obsolete

Nokia exec fancies that phones will make SLR cameras obsolete
Cell phones have proven to be the ultimate convergence product that seamlessly mixes some of the most popular gadgets we own into one compact form. Although there are a myriad of things that cell phones can do, some would argue that it slightly skims the surface in terms of performance that dedicated gadgets are known to achieve. Nokia's top exec, Anssi Vanjoki, fancies that the fast development surrounding the camera technology in cell phones will eventually make professional and dedicated SLR cameras becomes obsolete. He said in a speech in Helsinki, “They will in the very near future revolutionize the market for system cameras. There will be no need to carry around those heavy lenses.” Sure we've seen some stellar camera phones such as the Samsung Pixon12 and Sony Ericsson Satio that focuses on its camera functions more than others, but some would argue that it still pales in comparison to the performance that dedicated digital cameras offer. Looking outside of taking still images, Vanjoki further went on to say that high-definition quality video recording should become prevalent in cell phones within the next 12 months.

source: Reuters

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