If you caught my review of the
No, a difference of less than a megapixel isn't a big deal, but I'm all about the principle of the thing. No matter how small the changes, a feature list shouldn't shrink as a product line grows. Instead, manufacturers should improve on a previous model, even if it's in equally small ways. And if a manufacturer can't make improvements--I recognize that keeping the cost down can be a concern--they at least should keep things the same.
Fortunately, feature downgrades from one model to another don't happen often, but a pattern still exists. The
Outside of good performance and a user-friendly design, I don't expect a lot of phones like the Messager III. At times I'd argue for a little morefrom manufacturers, but I fully recognize that exists. When making handset sequels, however, remember that they must follow certain rules like their cinematic counterparts. They must continue, rather then repeat, the story, and they must improve on their predecessor in some way. If not, then what's the point?