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Tim Cook posts god-awful blurry photo from his iPhone at Superbowl (UPDATE: takes it down!)

0. phoneArena posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:23

When it comes to one of the biggest events for the year, the Superbowl, nobody did worse PR for the iPhone camera than Apple chief executive Tim Cook...

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posted on 09 Feb 2016, 11:51 4

119. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 14171; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)

The iPhone has always had a crappy camera. The problem was, older phones has even crappier cameras.

But at least Samsung and HTC got better over time, while Apple basically stayed the same.

The camera in the 4/4S are terrible, but then back then they were not. The 5's all basically have the same camera and so does the 6. They all use the same 8MP cheap shooter.

again, I am not saying any OEM should be goign for spec ware. What I am saying is, with all the money Apple has, they should be leading any spec war. The iPhone shoudl already have a 16MP sensor at the least. It should already have 3/4GB of RAM, minimum 64Gb of storage and 1440p displays.

After all, if the Note 5 with 1440p and 4 times the hardware can be better at everything over the iPhone 6S+, what is Apple doing with all that money other than hiding it from the government.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 14:34 3

140. tedkord (Posts: 13888; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)

Come on. That's ridiculous. The iPhone had never had a crappy camera. They've always been very good, though not necessarily the best on a smartphone.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 16:53

154. jeroome86 (Posts: 2037; Member since: 12 Apr 2012)

Not to mention HTC is not known for their camera quality. You have to take what he says with a huge grain of salt.

posted on 10 Feb 2016, 04:30

171. Diezparda (Posts: 879; Member since: 23 Oct 2013)

Agreed! I'm using both Android & iOS so i know both qualities. I think most people prefer using the iPhone camera because their simple interface and pretty much good result without too much settings, but i think that's also becoming their weakness for those who want to experiment with mobile camera for better result.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 18:55

161. ecmedic4 (Posts: 420; Member since: 02 May 2013)

Ive always got quite pleasing results with the iPhone camera. Currently have the 6 Plus and have a very good video at night of a Arch Medical helicopter landing at the hospital i work at. And funny you say the iPhone should already have a 16 MP camera but samsung is reducing their's to 12 MP from 16. The iPhone 6S/Pus has 12 MP camera which is not the same as the 8MP camera from previous models. Neither is the 8MP camera on the iPhone 6/Pus, its a different camera from the iPhone 5S. Your good at making up stuff tho without actual facts to back up ur claims. And 1440p I think its overkill for a smartphone screen. Just because someone else is doing it doesn't mean everyone should or that its needed.

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 02:05 21

4. AlikMalix (unregistered)

I'm an iPhone fan, but that's redicously funny as hell. The irony is so way up there that Mars landing in 2030 would be jealous. The haters won't let this go for years - and I wouldn't blame them.

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 02:29 4

16. joey_sfb (Posts: 6547; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)

It's bad PR. The over excitment from the game might have gotten to him.

Night shot need steady hands.

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 07:52 9

47. xocomaox (Posts: 161; Member since: 14 Dec 2015)

My question is, why would he share this picture?

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 20:32 8

82. tacarat (Posts: 804; Member since: 22 Apr 2013)

It probably looked ok on a little screen. And by little screen, I mean "not a full size computer monitor". Add a few beers as well.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 14:44

141. tedkord (Posts: 13888; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)

The image on my phone, taking up less than half the 5.7 inch screen, is obviously blurry. Screen size had nothing to do with it, unless Cook had a special 1 inch screened iPhone.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 19:13

162. tacarat (Posts: 804; Member since: 22 Apr 2013)

For the purposes of this experiment, you should also consume one Superbowl's worth of alcohol too.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 13:24

137. lyndon420 (Posts: 4972; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)

I'll give Tim the benefit of doubt...he probably has (had) his twitter account set up to automatically upload pics as it's taken. I hope this isn't the case as it's more fun to label him as an idiot.

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 09:51 1

57. j2001m (Posts: 3004; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)

To you use the s7 cam that is

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 02:07 4

5. EcoCare (Posts: 441; Member since: 30 Jul 2014)

Surprise surprise!

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 02:07 5

6. yoosufmuneer (Posts: 1518; Member since: 14 Feb 2015)


posted on 08 Feb 2016, 02:07 9

7. Mfa901 (Posts: 291; Member since: 14 Jul 2012)

The truth has been spoken...

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 02:09 7

8. shy2papa (Posts: 335; Member since: 23 Jan 2010)

OMG that's hilarious can't stop laughing lol

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 02:10 6

9. Midoo93 (Posts: 36; Member since: 15 Sep 2015)

Hahahahaha!! THIS IS EPIC!!

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 02:14 20

10. vliang86 (Posts: 302; Member since: 05 Oct 2015)

I'm switching to Android this year!! Anyone??

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 02:25 16

14. MosesPinto (Posts: 2; Member since: 25 Aug 2012)

I'm already there... and proud ;)

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 10:08 4

93. marorun (Posts: 5029; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)

Been taking night shot on my moto x play and its never thats blurry lol
My phone cost half the price of an iphone...

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 13:07 2

135. vliang86 (Posts: 302; Member since: 05 Oct 2015)

I had my Samsung S6 two months ago and sold it. Now I regret!

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 02:19 14

12. HugoBarraCyanogenmod (Posts: 1352; Member since: 06 Jul 2014)

I don't think he's going to take well on Samsung phone either, his hand the problem not the phone.

Time for Cook to stop being single, so that his hand will recovered, if you know what I mean

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 09:32 2

88. engineer-1701d (unregistered)

its called auto tracking for moving images keeps focus for you. look it up. even a drunk handed person with a gs6 could have closed their eyes and taken a better shot.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 10:09 1

94. marorun (Posts: 5029; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)

Same on the moto x play i tryed taking pic shaking and even moving the phone non stop and none came out this blurry.

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 02:28 2

15. jesus_sheep (Posts: 279; Member since: 18 Apr 2015)

It's common knowledge that Tim Cook uses a Windows phone as his daily driver. Hence the blur.

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 10:28 4

61. Veigald (Posts: 290; Member since: 13 Jan 2012)

You mean like the ones that introduced optical image stabilization? Duh.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 12:48

130. Plutonium239 (Posts: 1079; Member since: 17 Mar 2015)

So this is clearly not the work of the Lumia 1020, 920, 928, 930, 1520, 950 or 950 xl. Ok.

posted on 09 Feb 2016, 17:28 2

155. Bernoulli (Posts: 4322; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)

Most idiotic user I've seen in a while right here lads.

posted on 08 Feb 2016, 02:29 4

17. HonestRealist (Posts: 196; Member since: 25 Jan 2016)

Think before you post Tim... Think... And look at the damn picture before posting... Or perhaps a visit to the optometrist is in order?

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