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iPad 2 to feature a 1MP rear-facing camera?

Posted: , by Alex I.

iPad 2 to feature a 1MP rear-facing camera?
One closer look at the latest Apple SDK (devkit) gives indication that it's likely the next-generation iPad to feature a 1MP rear-facing camera, while the front-facing one seems to offer a resolution of 0.3MP.

This will surely come as a disappointment for all these good folks who hoped that the iPad 2 will have an MP-rich camera, or at least an equal one to the Motorola XOOM's front-facer, which offers 5MP. Nevertheless, if it's indeed a 1MP one, it will allow 720p video recording.

The front-facing camera is set to support a VGA resolution, similar to what we experienced with the iPhone 4's front camcorder. Of course, all these leaks are far from official, and it's yet uncertain whether the next iPad will ship with these specs.

It's worth noting that two of the rumoured three versions of the iPad 2 are said to be codenamed "K94" and "K95" (the original iPad was internally known as K48), so if you happen to notice any document with these models on it, please, consider tipping us.

source: 9 to 5 Mac
iPad 2 to feature a 1MP rear-facing camera?

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posted on 24 Jan 2011, 11:08 2

1. android_hitman (unregistered)

i can believe this :))) it's known that apple can sell shit at high prices...

go 4 it apple

posted on 24 Jan 2011, 11:47 8

2. Hallucinator (Posts: 387; Member since: 24 May 2010)

I am a apple fan. That said if this is true there is no way in He!! i will buy this. Especially when the Xoom tablet looks so fantastic. Just because I'm a fan of a company doesn't mean I will blindly buy there products when they fall short of the competition. I'm looking at you Apple!!!

posted on 24 Jan 2011, 12:03 1

3. android_hitman (unregistered)

respect +1

posted on 25 Jan 2011, 01:07 2

6. PhoneLuver (Posts: 481; Member since: 05 Jul 2010)

Same here dude! Not to mention the Notion ink Adam and tons of other Android devices! A 1MP camera just won't cut it!

posted on 25 Jan 2011, 05:16

7. Juice (unregistered)

there = their

posted on 24 Jan 2011, 12:33 1

4. Shafeer (Posts: 79; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)

Apple is using the same technique they used for the iPhone, they will get sales

posted on 24 Jan 2011, 19:15

5. BobbyTaba (Posts: 316; Member since: 11 Aug 2010)

If its made by apple its the best. jk

posted on 25 Jan 2011, 05:31

8. name (unregistered)

i think apple won't do this suicidal act .. maybe these are just black propaganda against apple .. but if its true, apple would make their BIGGEST mistake .. 1mp on the second ipad ? their first iphone even had 2 mp ? and that was even years ago, before google even heard about smartphones .. good luck anyway apple :D

posted on 25 Jan 2011, 14:31 1

10. PHONE_GEEK (Posts: 52; Member since: 01 Feb 2010)

At least it is better than the ipod touch's 0.7 mega-pixel camera.

posted on 25 Jan 2011, 19:42

11. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

;,,,( apple samsung blackberry palm and nokia whats happening to these giants they are failing D:i guess htc is the only knight in plastic armor+ :) lg and moto may be improving but since they had nothing but crap they are just evening it out xD

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