Stage of GTA03 development?

kenneth marken k-marken at
Thu Dec 18 13:51:14 CET 2008

Justyn Butler wrote:
> 2008/12/18 Michael Zanetti <michael_zanetti at>:
>> As It seems this thread is becoming more and more some sort of a whish-list, I
>> will put my 2ct here also:
>> - Please don't add a camera: Has ever anyone made a picture with a mobile
>> phone camera that doesn't suck? Get a real camera if you want to make some
>> nice pictures! There is just one way to get a useful camera within a mobile
>> phone: Using very expensive optical lens and zooming technologies. But in that
>> case, I'd prefer to use the money for a 3G modem which brings me to the next
>> point in my whishlist.
> I think this is a misunderstanding of the concept of having a camera in a phone.
> For many people it is the convenience of *always* having a camera on
> them. Who knows when you need to take a picture?
> It doesn't matter if the picture sucks - they have a "real" camera for
> quality photos. But they don't have it on them all the time.
> Furthermore, as Raster points out, for some people the better
> cameraphones actually do suit their needs *well enough* to replace a
> normal camera (my gf is one of these). There will always be a large
> group of people for whom this will never be the case, I know.
yep, with 3-5 mpixel, image stabilization and some kind of flash (xenon or whatever
prefered), phone cameras becomes quite a workable "spur of the moment" camera.

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