tilman at baumann.name
Sat Oct 6 19:16:34 CEST 2007
Am 06.10.2007 um 19:06 schrieb <thomas.cooksey at bt.com>
<thomas.cooksey at bt.com>:
> I've been following OpenMoko for nearly a year now and the thought
> has only just struck me - There's no camera!
> Even the GTA02 seems to be missing a camera. Surely if this is
> intended to be aimed at consumers a camera is a must?
Don't think so.
The _only_ reasons why i would like a camera is puting faces to
addressbook entries and scanning barcodes.
> When the Neo is finally launched as a consumer product (say early
> 2009) it's not going to matter how open it is or how many 3rd party
> apps there are - People will not buy a phone without a camera. I
> think the whole project is in real danger of being a very big,
> expensive flop.
You could be right.
_But_ the Neo is in no way a phone for the average. This marked is
well served with the usual suspects.
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