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Nexus One camera (photos)

We took a variety of shots with the Nexus One's camera. Check them out in our slideshow.

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Studio shot

Our standard studio shot showed decent color resolution and light levels. Also, there was little image noise.
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Night with flash

Night shots were quite good, though as with many camera phones, bright lights like the streetlamps were a lot for the camera to handle. In this shot we used the flash.
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Night without flash

Night shots without the flash were about the same.
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Here's a shot from the same location on a bright cloudy day. The camera did a good job separating the light from the shadows.
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Sunny day

Shots on a sunny day under clear skies looked great.
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Interior sunlight

The Nexus One's camera captures sunlight well, as in this shot taken inside under a glass roof.
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On the other hand, fluorescent lighting tended to overpower the camera.
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Close flash

The flash is quite bright. At close range in a dark room it illuminated the subject fully.
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Far flash

From a few feet, however, the flash is less effective.
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The long shutter lag means the objects in motion will be blurry.

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