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Recommendation for QWERTY smartphone with GOOD camera?

by alliumgarlic / November 2, 2008 12:16 PM PST

Can you recommend which smartphone has a camera good enough to download and print pix? I want one with a QWERTY keyboard, virtual is okay. Am looking at Iphone but don't know about camera quality. Thanks.

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by birdmantd Forum moderator / November 2, 2008 12:26 PM PST

First thing first, which cellular carrier are you using?

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Good is relative
by Pepe7 / November 2, 2008 10:05 PM PST

Relative to even very entry level canon or nikon digital cameras, most camera phones perform woefully. That said, I've seen some prints of iPhone shots which weren't bad, but they were nothing remotely close to those produced by my old trusty Canon G2. The lenses are simple too small to be performers. I'd follow the logic of the other poster. Let's find out which carrier you require and see what models they have with 3 megapixel lenses and higher so you can at least optimize the less than stellar picture quality from hardware provided by your carrier of choice.

cheers,
Pedro

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by alliumgarlic / November 3, 2008 12:26 AM PST
In reply to: Good is relative

Thanks for the guidance. I have been with Verizon for 10 years but decided I would probably switch carriers. I live in Boston suburbs so can go with ATT TMobile Verizon Sprint. I know the cameras aren't great but I just found out those on my current phone are so bad I will lose all my pix when I switch phones.

I thought of Iphone because screen seemed good for internet use, but I'm not wedded to it. Many thanks.

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