No Camera???

Giles Jones giles.jones at
Sat Oct 6 21:38:53 CEST 2007

On 6 Oct 2007, at 20:21, Dylan McCall wrote:

> Think of it in terms of modularity. You do not have to carry and  
> think about a camera which will quickly become obsolete (or is  
> already obsolete) compared to superior cameras that are available.  
> Phone cameras are almost uniformly terrible, because they are  
> tacked on as extra features with really no impact on the usability  
> of the phone.

They also take up a lot of room and unless you go for a premium model  
with decent optics then they're just a gimmic.

SLR photography is a hobby and even an APS-C sensor is seen as just  
good enough. Canon and now Nikon both have 35mm sensors on some of  
their camera models. So there's no way a tiny sensor in a phone is  
ever going to be useful for much more than drunken shots in a pub/bar.

You can get tiny VGA cameras that fit on your keychain if you  
desperately need a camera.

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