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September 30, 2004

Nokia 6600

The Nokia 6600 phone features new advanced imaging features, including a bright 65,536-color TFT display and camera equipped with digital zoom. These complement a built-in video recorder with audio and a RealOne player for playback and streaming of 3GPP-compatible...
Posted by Darren at 10:30 PM

IC Media's Two Megapixel CMOS Sensor for Camera Phones

Press Release IC Media Ramps ICM200E, 2 Mega Pixel EmeraldPixel CMOS Image Sensor to Volume Production; Sensor and Pixel Design Allow Ultra-Low Height Camera Phone Modules Photokina 2004 SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 30, 2004--IC Media Corporation today announced the...
Posted by Darren at 09:50 PM

Looking at Lifeblog

Rafe from All about Symbiantakes a look at the beta of Nokia's Lifeblog and some of the ideas behind it. "Lifeblog is the multimedia diary software from Nokia that was announced around the same time as the Nokia 7610. The...
Posted by Darren at 09:33 PM

Nokia 3650

InfoSyncWorld reviews the Nokia 3650 and writes - ' The Nokia 3650 is like its predecessor a solid product, with some minor - yet important - additions. Particularly worth of mentioning is the MMC Card slot, which despite its...
Posted by Darren at 05:12 PM

Saudi Edict Bans Mobile Phone Cameras

'Saudi Arabia's highest religious authority has issued an edict barring the use of cell phones with built-in cameras, blaming them for "spreading obscenity" - a final resort after a ban on their sale and import to the kingdom failed...
Posted by Darren at 03:18 PM

Motorola V303

Motorola V303 Specifications - Tri-Band GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / GSM 1900 - 89 x 49 x 25.3 mm - 123 g - Displays : Internal - 176x220 pixels 65k colours; External - 96x32 pixels 4096 colours -...
Posted by Darren at 02:54 PM

Motorola E365

The Motorola E365, 'the affordable photo messaging mobile phone, with a large 128 x 160 display, MMS and integrated camera, all in a compact size. Your messaging will never be the same.' CNET reviews the Motorola E365 writes -...
Posted by Darren at 02:35 PM

Motorola A835

Powered with 3G technology, sleek looks and enough features to make anyone drool, the Motorola A835 is here to take you to the next dimension of personal communication and mobile fun. Offering the latest in multi-media entertainment, with advanced messaging,...
Posted by Darren at 02:05 PM

LG VX7000

Mobiledia has a good review of the LG VX7000 and writes - 'The VX7000 has also refined and improved on many functions the VX6000 was lacking. Functions such as an improved built-in camera, larger more vivid internal and external...
Posted by Darren at 01:08 PM

LG VX6000

The LG VX6000's sleek silver shape has a new twist on the trademark LG clamshell design with an external Organic Electro-Luminescent (OEL) display, a feature that saves valuable battery life as well as enhances the phone design with functional,...
Posted by Darren at 01:04 PM

Audiovox CDM8900

Audiovox CDM8900 Features Dimensions - 3.3"H x 1.6"W x 0.9"D Weight: 3.5 Ounces Standby Time - Up to 212 hours Usage Time - Up to 193 minutes Easy-to-use built-in camera Full 65K color handset display PC Mag reviews the...
Posted by Darren at 12:48 PM

Motorola V710

The Motorola V710 isn't just a camera phone, it's a camera phone with the same high standards of a stand-alone digital camera. The difference is the high-resolution 1.2-megapixel camera with auto timer to help ensure that the memorable moments you...
Posted by Darren at 12:30 PM

Kyocera Koi/KX2

'In a world of candy-bar phones, flip phones, and slider phones, the Kyocera Koi/KX2 is a rare swivel phone. Push the screen to the left and it swivels up out of the way to reveal the phone keypad. Keep...
Posted by Darren at 10:42 AM

Treo 650

The Treo 650 is a new smartphone from PalmOne that incorporates so many features that one has trouble taking them all in! Their website writes: 'The Treo� 650 smartphone from palmOne makes it easier than ever to stay connected. It...
Posted by Darren at 10:34 AM

September 29, 2004

Nokia 7280 Camera Phone

Infosync World has a good preview of the Nokia 7280 Camera Phone. They write - 'Despite having launched some truly odd-looking phones over the past couple of years, the 7280 fashion phone from Nokia certainly breaks the mould. It's...
Posted by Darren at 11:43 PM

Nokia 6620

PDA Street reviews the Nokia 6620 and writes - 'The camera lens is on the back of the unit, flush to the surface. It means you're always smudging its glass cover with your fingers when using the phone for other...
Posted by Darren at 04:55 PM

Qool QDA-700 - First Megapixel Palm OS Cameraphone Announced

Qool Labs, an Asian company focusing on digital lifestyle products, today announced its first Palm Powered smartphone, the Qool QDA-700. This is also the first time a Palm OS smartphone with a 1.3-megapixel camera has been announced. Qool QDA-700...
Posted by Darren at 09:39 AM

September 28, 2004

Nokia 3620

CNET reviews the Nokia 3620 and writes - ' When Nokia introduced the 3650 handset, it was the first groundbreaking mobile the company had brought to the U.S. market in quite a while. Now, Nokia improves on its earlier model...
Posted by Darren at 05:04 PM

Pixology and Nokia Announce Partnership

Pixology Press Release Pixology plc, (LSE:PIX), the specialist in software and networks for digital photography, today announces a new relationship with the Multimedia business group of Nokia. Using Pixology's PhonePrint technology, the two companies have agreed to develop mobile...
Posted by Darren at 12:43 PM

MyFoodPhone - Your personnal food coaching

MyFoodPhone is a 'food coaching service' which utilizes camera phone technology. They describe it as: 'a B2B cellphone and Web-based subscription service that enables nutritionists and dieticians to monitor client food intake and provide personalized feedback. MyFoodPhone also makes...
Posted by Darren at 12:36 PM

The Camera-Phone Phenomenon - Camera Phones to Outnumber Digital Camera Sales

Research and Markets has just released a report into Camera Phones that found that sales of Camera Phones will soon exceed those of digital cameras. "This report forecasts that worldwide sales of camera-phones will exceed those of digital cameras...
Posted by Darren at 11:49 AM

Sharp 2-Megapixel CCD Camera Phone Module

We've just received a press release from Sharp announcing a 2-Megapixel CCD Camera Module with a 2x Optical inner zoom. Check out the following press release for more details. Sharp Press Release Sharp Develops 2-Megapixel CCD Camera Module with 2x...
Posted by Darren at 01:52 AM

Smart Phone Rumors for US Market

Read more at Mobile Gadget News has a couple of rumors about smart phones in the US market. - Firstly T-Mobile USA is said to be about to release a Sierra Wireless branded smart phone. - Secondly ATT are...
Posted by Darren at 01:09 AM

September 27, 2004

Fujifilm MP-100 Digital Mobile Printer for Camera Phones

Press Release New wireless mobile printer for sharing real photos from camera-phones PHOTOKINA 2004, COLOGNE, GERMANY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2004 � Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. is proud to announce the Digital Mobile Printer MP-100, a wireless mobile printer for use...
Posted by Darren at 11:22 PM

Smart phones for all kinds of people - Treo 600

SF Gate reviews a number of Smart phones - they write: 'Phones arent just phones anymore. They come with cameras, music players and sometimes are combined with PDAs. The new generation of smart phones packs in as many features as...
Posted by Darren at 10:41 PM

Print Wirelessly from Mobile Phone Cameras - Kodak EasyShare Printer Dock Plus

"Building on its highly successful line of Easyshare printer docks, Eastman Kodak Company today unveiled the Kodak Easyshare Printer Dock Plus. The new model (199.99 RRP; available beginning this month) quickly and effortlessly makes real Kodak 4x6-inch pictures from...
Posted by Darren at 10:06 PM

Maker of Palm Software to Unveil Operating System for Smart Phones

"PalmSource, the maker of the Palm operating system for hand-held devices, plans to announce tomorrow its first operating system designed specifically for smart phones - mobile phones that can run programs more typically found on desktop computers. The operating...
Posted by Darren at 09:03 PM

200 Million Camera Phones To Sell This Year

"Within 3 years after mobile phones started coming with a built- in camera, more than 200 million camera phones will be sold this year. This projection was shared by Juha Putkiranta, Senior VP of the Multimedia division of Nokia, the...
Posted by Darren at 08:37 PM

September 26, 2004

Carl Zeiss predicts 10 megapixel camera phones

"Camera lens company Carl Zeiss has partnered with Dialog Semiconductor to built what they claim is the next generation of miniature cameras for mobile phones. Their first joint project is a camera module for phones that measures smaller than...
Posted by Darren at 03:47 PM

Nokia 6820 Camera Phone Review - Geek.com

Geek.com reviews the Nokia 6820 camera phone and writes - 'The size of the Nokia 6820 made it comfortable in the hand, and easy and pleasant to carry. The keyboard was fairly easy to master since all of the keys...
Posted by Darren at 03:37 PM

Orange SPV C500 Review - InfoSynchWorld

InfoSyncWorld reviews the Orange SPV C500 and writes - 'The SPV C500 is the first SPV that we can take seriously as a mobile phone. Improved size, Bluetooth performance and battery life make it more usable than its ancestors, while...
Posted by Darren at 03:20 PM

September 25, 2004

Sony Ericsson T616

With its large screen, sophisticated design and easy-to-use imaging features, the Sony Ericsson T616 is visually powerful in every aspect. The T616 opens up new ways to share experiences. It introduces QuickShare - which makes sharing memorable moments with...
Posted by Darren at 10:34 PM

BenQ S700 - BenQ launches megapixel phone in Europe and Taiwan

"BenQ launched its first 1.3-megapixel camera phone, the S700, in Taiwan yesterday. The company also announced that the model is available in Europe through UK-based mmO2 under the brand name, X3. BenQ has two additional own-brand phone models, the...
Posted by Darren at 12:53 PM

7-Eleven to offer Prepaid Camera Phones

"7-Eleven Inc. this month becomes the first retailer to offer its customers a prepaid wireless phone with camera photo-ID functionality and FM radio, expanding the 7-Eleven Speak Out Wireless service across the country. Industry wide, wireless camera phones are...
Posted by Darren at 12:50 PM

The REMOLACHA.NET Camera Phone Project

Remolacha.net will be hosting a socialogical project where 10 people with camera phones from DR and U.S will to take snapshots of things that make dominicans unique.These people will be given exclusive access to upload these pictures directly onto the...
Posted by Darren at 12:47 PM

How Vodafone moved to a mobile environment - Computing

Computing.co.uk has an interesting article on How Vodafone moved to a mobile environment. It focuses upon how Vodafone actually transitioned in their own internal communications. 'All Vodafone headquarters staff rely on their mobile phone as a primary working tool....
Posted by Darren at 12:43 PM

September 24, 2004

Woman uses cell phone camera to help in arrest of sexual predator suspect

"Authorities say a Connecticut woman used her cell phone to help catch a sexual predator without ever dialing a number.Hartford Police arrested 25-year-old Kywan Gunn on Tuesday. They say a woman used her camera phone to take a picture of...
Posted by Darren at 11:09 PM

T-Mobile SDA

The SDA Music phone lets T-Mobile customers enjoy an exclusive listening experience. The first Smart Phone with the Windows Mobile operating system not only allows access to Microsoft applications like Outlook, but also can be used to relax after...
Posted by Darren at 10:43 PM

Nokia vies 200 million camera phone market

'The company that had let rivals catch up with its pace, is back in the fray with renewed fervor with the launch of a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. Within 3 years after mobile phones started coming with a built- in camera,...
Posted by Darren at 01:42 PM

OurPictures will cater to camera phone users

"Digital photo company OurPictures plans to soon introduce a new service for camera phones, a move that hints at the day when cameras in handsets could represent the mainstream way of snapping photos. OurPictures' competitors, including Shutterfly and Kodak's...
Posted by Darren at 01:41 PM

Samsung P735

T Mobile have just added the Samsung P735 to their range of phones. The P735 is a flip phone with a swivel open mechanism. It has a megapixel camera and stores pictures on a 32mb memory card. Basic info:...
Posted by Darren at 01:41 PM

IOL: Teachers want camera phone ban for schools

'Secondary school teachers have demanded a ban on picture message mobile phones in schools. The TUI is calling on the Department of Education to issue a directive preventing their use during school hours. The union has said the phones...
Posted by Darren at 01:38 PM

Epson P910 may have a US release date

Engadget are hearing rumors about an impending release of the Epson P910. Its all rumors at the moment but their sources say it will be the 'Epson P910i' in the UK and the 'Epson P910a' in the US and...
Posted by Darren at 01:20 PM

Nokia Announces Wireless GPS Module

Here is a good pick up from Extremetech who obviously read Nokia's Press Release yesterday a little better than we did. 'It's buried in paragraph six of the press release for Nokia's latest smartphone (the 6670, if you're curious),...
Posted by Darren at 01:17 PM

September 23, 2004

Nokia 6670

Pocket Lint reviews the Nokia 6670 and writes - 'Overall the 6670 is a showboat. The large memory and high definition camera are simply vessels with which to demonstrate the latest software developments. Mobile phones are no longer about...
Posted by Darren at 10:51 PM

Nokia Remote Camera

The Nokia Remote Camera isn't a 'camera phone' but it is made by one of the major players so we thought we'd cover the story of it here. The Nokia Remote Camera helps you keep an eye - and...
Posted by Darren at 10:05 PM

Siemens SL65

The Siemens SL65 is a true jewel in technology and design. And like any jewel, you have to slide the two shells of this tiny giant to open it up. Once uncovered, the inside of the SL65 unveils a...
Posted by Darren at 09:15 AM

Siemens Gigaset SL740 Land Line Cell Phone

'The Siemens Gigaset SL740 has all the major functions you'd expect from a mobile, like a built-in camera, MMS and SMS messaging capabilities, and picture caller identification. And no cords, which is usually part of the package. It's always...
Posted by Darren at 09:02 AM

Sign Language on a Phone - 3G Breakthrough For Deaf Customers

picturephoning.com has picked up the story of 3 Sweden offering a service to their deaf customers allowing them to sign via video phone. '"Together with Sveriges Dvas Riksfrbund (SDR) Swedish Deaf Organisation, 3 will evaluate and head the development...
Posted by Darren at 08:55 AM

Sony Ericsson V800

The Sony Ericsson V800 is a stylish 3G mobile phone with all you need to enjoy the best mobile services. It has the full range of mobile entertainment features, a multi-directional camera and you can use it anywhere in the...
Posted by Darren at 01:21 AM

LG L1400 Camera Phone

LG Press Release High Resolution External Display and Photo ID Capabilities Make the L1400 the Phone to Have for Fall SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Mobile Phones today announced the launch of the new L1400 camera phone...
Posted by Darren at 01:02 AM

Sharp V902sh - First 2-megapixel cameraphone for the UK

Vodafone are set to release their first 2 megapixel camera phone in the UK as part of their launch of new 3G handsets. Details are still a little sketchy but it seems that the Sharp V902sh (2.02MP) is the...
Posted by Darren at 12:49 AM

Vodafone 802SE (Sony Ericsson V1020)

Gizmodo has just posted that Vodafone is about to release the Sony Ericson Z1020 as the Vodfone 802SE. It comes complete with a 1.3 megapixel camera, Memory Stuck Duo Pro slot and 262-color screen. Read More at Gizmodo :...
Posted by Darren at 12:25 AM

Nokia 6630

Infosync World review the Nokia 6630 and write - 'As Nokia's first 3G smartphone, the 6630 has us impressed. An excellent camera, blazing connectivity speeds, above-par ergonomics and a good amount of memory make for a highly enjoyable experience....
Posted by Darren at 12:19 AM

Vodaphone Introduces 7 new 3G Handsets

update - Reiter's Camera Phone Report has just posted that Vodaphone are releasing 10 (and not 7) 3G handsets. They write: Vodaphone Press Release - Tokyo, September 22, 2004 Vodafone K.K. today announces that it will introduce 7 3G...
Posted by Darren at 12:15 AM

September 22, 2004

Verizon launches Motorola V710 Bluetooth phone

'Verizon Wireless this week launched the Motorola V710, a camera phone (1.2 megapixels) that also has integrated wireless Bluetooth. Compatible accessories for the phone include the Motorola Bluetooth Wireless HS820 Headset ($80 after rebate), the Bluetooth Wireless Car Kit...
Posted by Darren at 04:30 PM

Picture messaging loses its appeal

'Mobile camera phones are becoming an increasingly common sight at sporting events, pop concerts and bars. But new figures released today will make grim reading for the networks that subsidise them because users are turning their backs on picture...
Posted by Darren at 04:28 PM

Picture messaging flops

'The next big thing in mobile technology - picture messaging via mobile camera phones - has been a dramatic flop with fewer users sending images every month, according to a new report. Tomorrow's report by market analysts Continental Research...
Posted by Darren at 04:20 PM

Sidekick II

Mobile Tracker announces that the Sidekick II i s now available from T-Mobile. 'The thin new T-Mobile Sidekick II makes it even easier to stay in the know (and on the go). Flip open the big color screen and...
Posted by Darren at 08:59 AM

Vodafone Australia Offers free Picture Messaging

"MOBILE picture messaging is expected to explode this Christmas and New Year's Eve, as carriers offer free messaging. Vodafone live! Recently extended its free PXT service to January 31, after good results in the offer's first three months. "PXT...
Posted by Darren at 12:51 AM

Siemens S66 Camera Phone

InfoSync World previews the Siemns S66 and writes - 'On the whole the S66 is a promising phone. The overall design and feel are good, and the feature set well rounded. If Siemens can clean up the issues with...
Posted by Darren at 12:47 AM

Mobile Imaging and Printing Consortium Gains Momentum with Six New Strategic Members

Press Release - Mobile Imaging and Printing Consortium Gains Momentum with Six New Strategic Members Consortium Plans to Release Initial Guidelines for Consumer Printing of Camera Phone Images by Year End San Diego, Sept. 20, 2004 The Mobile...
Posted by Darren at 12:02 AM

September 21, 2004

Siemens S66 and CT66 to be released in the US

Siemens are getting ready to release the Siemens S66 and CT66 camera phones in the US in October this year. Phone Scoop writes - <i>'The S66 is the company's first megapixel camera phone for the region. Based closely on...
Posted by Darren at 11:36 PM

Seimens SF65 Camera Phone

Siemens have just announced a new camera phone that very much resembles Apples iPod - the Siemens SF65 Camera phone. 'The phone maker called the handset's design "contemporary and paired-down", but while its "polar white" colour scheme is decidedly...
Posted by Darren at 12:57 PM

Camera Phones Trump Digital Cameras among SMS Users

'A ForceNine and SMS.ac survey finds that many SMS users in the U.S. prefer to use a camera phone rather than a digital camera. However, about one third of respondents do not know how to transmit photos. While the study...
Posted by Darren at 12:43 PM

Lens does away with blurry snaps

'A specially shaped camera lens and processing method to ensure images are always in focus has been developed. Physicist Dr Andy Harvey said it was a "simple system with a simple lens" which uses an optical encoder so that no...
Posted by Darren at 12:36 PM

HP iPaq 6315 SmartPhone

'The iPaq H6315 from Hewlett-Packard is the first all-in-one wireless device to combine GPRS wireless data, Wi-Fi (802.11b) and Bluetooth functionality in a single package. Available exclusively from wireless carrier T-Mobile , the new smartphone finally gives cellular subscribers...
Posted by Darren at 12:30 PM

Defining Moblogging

A number of people have been attempting definitions of moblogging recently. Dave Winer kicked it off with: 'Moblogging is any activity that occurs away from your normal blog-writing place whose purpose is to create content for your blog.' This makes...
Posted by Darren at 12:21 PM

Dallab DP900 PDA - Pocket PC Phone

msmobiles has a good preview of the new Pocket PC phone - the Dallab DP900 PDA which among other specifications (see below) has a 180 degree rotating CMOS camera that allows both the capturing of still and video images....
Posted by Darren at 11:45 AM

Flasher V7 - Virgin Announces First Camera Phone

Phone Scoop announces that Virgin are about to release their First Camera Phone. 'The Flasher V7 is based on Audiovox's 8910 model. The clamshell phone features a VGA camera with LED flash, speakerphone, "superphonic" real-music ringtones, and a 65,000-color main...
Posted by Darren at 12:38 AM

September 20, 2004

Sharp Develops 2-Megapixel CCD Camera Module

Sharp Press Release Sharp Develops 2-Megapixel CCD Camera Module for Full-Fledged Digital Camera Functionality in Mobile Phones New 2X Optical Inner Zoom Lens Design Provides Dramatically Improved Functionality for Camera-Equipped Mobile Phones Sharp Corporation has developed a new 2-megapixel...
Posted by Darren at 11:25 PM

Orange SPV C500 Smart Phone

The Orange SPV C500 smart phone is 'Described as a 'marvel of miniaturisation', the SPV C500 runs on Microsoft Windows Mobile� software and offers the power of a mini-computer in the form of a pocket-sized mobile phone. Weighing in at...
Posted by Darren at 10:15 AM

Motorola MPx2200 on Sale

Smartphone Thoughts reports that "Cingular will be the first to get the Motorola MPx220 smartphone on October 18th 2004. This is an update from our previous post citing the September 27th release date of the MPx220. We also got word...
Posted by Darren at 10:02 AM

Camera Phones in the Office Environment - Corporate Concerns

"The recent growth in popularity of two personal communication innovations, instant messaging and cellular phones with cameras installed, has left employee handbooks outdated and presents potential liability for employers. In 2002, vendors shipped 18.2 million camera phones worldwide. In...
Posted by Darren at 09:55 AM

The Cell Phone Upgrade Game

This article examines some of the latest development in Cell Phone technology including: - One Phone - Two Networks - TV on Mobile Phones "CHOOSING a cell-phone is a real tough decision to make, isn't it? There is a...
Posted by Darren at 09:50 AM

September 19, 2004

Siemens S65 Camera Phone

'The most attention-grabbing feature of Siemens' S65 mobile is its its 1.3-megapixel camera, complete with four times zoom and video mode at 15 frames per second. But focusing on the camera overlooks the point that the S65 is a capable...
Posted by Darren at 11:21 PM

Camera Phones Link World to Web�

'Technologists have long dreamed of a clickable world, where machine-readable tags link physical objects to the universe of information on the Web. That dream came closer to reality this month with the release of Semacode, a free system that lets...
Posted by Darren at 06:51 PM

Treo 600

Courier Journal has a good article comparing two Phone/PDA's - the Treo 600 and the Blackberry 7100t. The Treo 600 comes complete with camera so is of more interest to us here at Camera Phone Zone. They describe it...
Posted by Darren at 06:10 PM

Philips Camera Phone with Stylus

Tech Digest reports that Philips will be releasing its new camera phone - complete with stylus. This will be a pretty innovative device that features the 'Snap, Tag and Send' system that allows adding of hand written notes to...
Posted by Darren at 06:05 PM

September 18, 2004

DemoMobile 2004 Wrap Up

Forbes has a good review of the best companies to diplay at the DemoMobile 2004 conference this month. They write: "DigiMarc (nasdaq: DMRC - news - people ), based in Tualatin, Ore., is one of the very few publicly...
Posted by Darren at 12:37 AM

Samsung SPH-V5400

"Samsung Electronics unveiled the first-ever mobile phone (model: SPH-V5400) with an internal hard disc drive. The companys latest innovation, which also comes with a mega-pixel camera, is currently being exhibited at the ITU Telecom Asia 2004 from September 6...
Posted by Darren at 12:31 AM

September 17, 2004

SAMSUNG Electronics Develops High Quality 2 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor with 0.13mm Process Technology

'Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced that it has developed a new 2megapixel CMOS image sensor (CIS) chip using industry first 0.13mm process technology. Samsung's CIS chip provides set designers with enhanced resolution rate...
Posted by Darren at 11:17 PM

Camera Phones and the Future of Digital Photography

Tech News World has an interesting article that examines the rise of Camera Phones and their impact upon the wider Digital Photography market. Camera Phone sales boomed incredibly in 2003. 'Market research firm In-Stat/MDR, a division of Reed Elsevier PLC,...
Posted by Darren at 11:08 PM

Camera Phones: The New Brownies

Here is the first little excerpt from a great article titled - Camera Phones: The New Brownies 'For a variety of reasons yesterday, a thought came to me about the place of camera phones in popular culture and it dawned...
Posted by Darren at 11:03 PM

Camera Phone Tips

Photoblogs and Moblogs are becoming more and more popular with the release of many new models of camera phones. The internet is being flooded with pictures from the every day life of millions of camera phone users, but unfortunately...
Posted by Darren at 10:55 PM

Kodak and IBM Shoot for Sharper Vision in Camera Phones

'Eastman Kodak Company and IBM have banded together to sharpen the vision of image sensors designed for use in digital still cameras and camera phones. The collaboration marries Sony's complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) processing with Kodak's existing image sensor...
Posted by Darren at 10:44 PM

StylusCentral.com Introduces New Aluminum Case for Samsung SPH-i700 Smartphone

Stylus Press Release StylusCentral.com has released a new aluminum case designed specifically for Samsungs SPH-i700 smartphone. Warwick, RI (PRWEB) September 17, 2004 -- StylusCentral.com has released a new aluminum case designed specifically for Samsungs SPH-i700 smartphone. The SPH-i700 offers...
Posted by Darren at 10:00 PM

Why will wireless camera phones revolutionize the photography industry?

'Photography means many things to many people at many times. It�s a means of communicating at its core. People use photos to visually communicate with others about a vacation, a bike ride, a news event, a celebrity, or about your...
Posted by Darren at 06:48 PM

Nokia gives SD cards its blessing

"The Finnish mobile giant has at long last embraced Secure Digital storage - but Nokia phones supporting it are still a year away Nokia is finally giving its backing to the SD (Secure Digital) memory standard. The mobile phone operator...
Posted by Darren at 05:19 PM

Cops Release Picture Of 'Upskirt' Photo Suspect

"Police in San Diego are asking for help finding a man who they believe has been stalking young women at local malls and taking photographs of them under their skirts. According to officials, the suspect has been seen at malls...
Posted by Darren at 05:14 PM

Nokia 7260 Camera Phone

'Who said Nokia couldn't make fashionable phones anymore? Although admittedly having been stuck in something of a design rut for a wee while, the Finnish handset maker recently introduced what is best described as 'art deco triplets': the 7260, 7270...
Posted by Darren at 04:25 PM

Nokia bringing P2P to phones

'Nokia researchers have developed a new peer-to-peer (P2P) scheme tailored specifically for mobile phones. Still in a development and testing phase, the network differs from traditional Internet P2P services such as Gnutella or Kazaa in that they do not directly...
Posted by Darren at 04:22 PM

Nokia 6820 Cell Phone

'Compatible with AT&T; cell phone service, the Nokia 6820 is one of Nokia's series of phones featuring a cleverly-designed flip-open QWERTY keyboard, intended to provide quicker and easier text input. When the keyboard is in use, the 6820's high-resolution 128...
Posted by Darren at 04:21 PM

Sony Ericsson S770i Camera Phone

The Sony 770 is a swivel style multimedia camera phone with a 1.3 megapixel digital camera. It also has bluetooth and a memory stick Duo card slot. Sony's camera phones are starting too look more and more like normal digital...
Posted by Darren at 03:24 PM

Samsung SPH-2300 Camera Phone

Reiter's Camera Phone Report announces another brand new 3 megapixel camera phone - the Samsun SPH-2300. It comes complete with optical zoom lens, in built flash, mini SD card slot and video capabilities. Once again we see camera phones taking...
Posted by Darren at 03:22 PM

Audiovox PM-8920 Camera Phone

Sprint PCS have announced their release of the 1.3 megapixel Audiovox PM-8920 Camera Phone. Reiter's Camera Phone Report reports: 'It will retail for $299.99, with a $150 rebate for a two-year contract and a $100 discount with a one-year...
Posted by Darren at 03:21 PM

Peeping Tom's secret weapon

'The rapid growth of camera phones has had a sinister side effect - men taking sneaky snaps up the skirts of unsuspecting women. And, Hugh Wilson discovers, they are then pored over by a global audience of voyeurs.' Read More...
Posted by Darren at 03:20 PM

The Camera Phones are Coming!

Megapixel Phones Encroach on Digital Camera Turf is an interesting examination in the Rise of the Camera Phone. Camera Phone technology still lags behind that of most digital cameras, but some say its slowly (or quickly) catching up with the...
Posted by Darren at 03:19 PM

Casio A5406CA 3MP Camera Phone

Casio are getting ready to announce their latest camera phone with a whopping 3 megapixel sensor in Japan later in the year. Reiter's reports: 'The handset includes nine "best shot" modes, including twilight, food, panorama and fireworks, the article says....
Posted by Darren at 03:18 PM

Samsung SPH-V4200 Camera Phone

Samsung have just announced the 1.3 megapixel SPH-V4200 camera phone. The SPH-V4200 also doubles as an MP3 player which stores up to 2 hours and 10 minutes of music. Source - Digital Chosun: Samsung Releases New Camera Phones...
Posted by Darren at 03:16 PM

NEC N900 Camera Phone

The NEC N900 Camera Phone has an amazing design that is sure to get mouths across the world watering. It is the size of a credit card (a 1cm thick credit card), incorporates a camera, color display and 40 polyphonic...
Posted by Darren at 03:15 PM

Sony Ericsson T637 Camera Phone

The Sony Ericsson T637 has a dual front - one of which is a digital camera the other being the standard mobile phone front with normal cell phone features. The camera has CIF resolution (288 x 352 pixels) / 2...
Posted by Darren at 03:14 PM

Sony Ericsson K700 Camera Phone

The Sony Ericsson K700 is a camera phone that takes both still digital shots and video. It has 4x digital zoom, 32MB internal memory, loud speaker, 3D games, MP3 playing, FM radio, Bluetooth etc. UK Readers buy the Sony Ericsson...
Posted by Darren at 03:14 PM

Panasonic X300

The Panasonic X300 is a unique little camera phone in that it comes with a pop-up screen that makes shooting digital photos and video a little easier. UK Readers buy the Panasonic X300 here 'Panasonic have introduced the X300 mobile...
Posted by Darren at 03:13 PM

Siemens Gigaset SL740/SLX740isdn

More Camera Phone news (it will slow down soon when the CeBIT conference is over) - Siemens announces the world�s first cordless home phone with integrated camera and MMS � the Gigaset SL740/SLX740isdn. I'm not sure what the market for...
Posted by Darren at 03:12 PM

Nokia 7610 Camera Phone

The Nokia 7610 is Nokia's first megapixel camera phone. It features easy print capabilities (via bluetooth), 65,000 color screen and the ability to watch real time video streaming. The camera has a 4x Digital Zoom, self timer and low light...
Posted by Darren at 03:11 PM

BenQ S670C Camera Phone

Press Release Leading mobile phone manufacturer BenQ today announced the launch of the BenQ S670C camera phone, taking the company's handset to eight models. The sleek flip phone is equipped with a 300K pixel digital camera and BenQ's new 3D...
Posted by Darren at 03:10 PM

Telson TWC 1150 - Camera Phone Watch

This would have to be one of the weirder Digital Cameras that I've seen. I'm not sure I'd be comfortable with one of these all day on my wrist - but each to there own. Cellular News describes the Telson...
Posted by Darren at 03:09 PM

Tel.Me. T939 Camera Phone

The predictions have been around for a while that Camera Phones would hit the magical 2.0 megapixel mark sometime in the next 12 months, but no one was quite expecting it yet. The Microsoft powered Tel.Me T939 has arrived and...
Posted by Darren at 03:08 PM

Sony Ericsson S700 Camera Phone

This week has seen Sony Ericsson announce 5 new Camera Phones. They believe that this is a market that will continue to grow an this latest series of announcements points to their long term commitment to their Camera Phone product...
Posted by Darren at 03:07 PM

Sendo S600 Camera Phone

Sendo have just announced the launch of the new S600 digital camera phone. Phone Content reports: 'The small and stylish S600 boasts an advanced VGA camera with Sendo's Xoom� technology, a 5X smooth digital zoom, and a high-speed viewfinder (a...
Posted by Darren at 03:05 PM

September 16, 2004

Camera Phones challenge Digital Cameras

Seems that in Tiawan camera phones are challenging digital cameras. But camera-equipped phones will squeeze the low-end digital camera market at an annual pace of about 5 million units this year as the devices have started to catch on in...
Posted by Darren at 11:13 PM

Camera Phones approach Digital Camera Quality

Camera phone Developments are getting to the stage where they are competing directly with low end digital cameras. 'All three major operators in Japan now offer cameraphones with 2 megapixel (or better) resolution. Now that cameraphones are approaching the resolution...
Posted by Darren at 11:12 PM

Buying a Camera Phone - Tips

Choosing a camera phone is a short article with tips on how to buy a camera phone. Here are their top tips. � Shop around for a phone that's easy to use: You should be able to shoot, add text...
Posted by Darren at 11:11 PM

Camera Phones - Online Resources

Camera Phones are among the latest gadgets appearing in shops over the last few years. With MMS messaging being more and more popular cameras are becoming standard on more and more phones. 'More than a mere novelty, the camera phone...
Posted by Darren at 11:09 PM

Camera Phones Surpass Digital Cameras

'A phone is worth 29 billion pictures this year, according to data from InfoTrends Research Group. The firm estimates there will be nearly 300 million digital image capture devices in use worldwide through 2004, of which 60 percent will be...
Posted by Darren at 11:06 PM

Camera Phones Helping to Fight Crime

'ATLANTA - When Lisa Johnson saw a man exposing himself to her in a parking lot, she reached for her cell phone - not to call 911, but to snap a picture. The images captured on her camera phone led...
Posted by Darren at 11:05 PM

1 Megapixel Camera Phones

PC World has a great article on the rise of the 1 megapixel camera phone which are becoming more and more popular. 'Camera phones are moving from novelties to viable digital cameras, with the introduction of several new models that...
Posted by Darren at 11:04 PM

Introduction to Photoblogs and MoBlogs

Photoblogs and MoBlogs are continuing to grow in popularity. I've had a number of emails in the past week asking for information on how to start your own photoblog or moblog so I thought I'd put together a central...
Posted by Darren at 11:01 PM

Camera Phones and Disposable Memories

Douglas Rushkoff over at The Feature has written a fascinating column on the rising trend of camera phones and their ability to make part in the way we are making memories disposable. He says it a lot better than I...
Posted by Darren at 11:00 PM

Camera Phone Photos Workflow

Derrick Story at O'Reilly Network describes his camera phone photo workflow in an interesting article titled Don't Lose Your Camera Phone Photos. He relies heavily upon bluetooth, his PDA, iTreo (an iPhoto-like application that reads the images downloaded from a...
Posted by Darren at 10:59 PM

Camera Phones in Saudi Arabia

Camera Phones Freely Available Despite Ban is an insightful glimpse into some of the implications of new camera phone technology in Saudi Arabia. 'Legal or not, mobile phones with cameras are alive and well in the Kingdom. They are openly...
Posted by Darren at 10:57 PM

Camera Phone News

Reiter's Camera Phone Report reports on a couple of good camera phone advancements today. Firstly is the announcement that Vodafone Japan have announced a camera phone with a 2x optical zoom (pictured). 'Vodafone K.K. today announced it was introducing a...
Posted by Darren at 10:53 PM

Camera Phones to Reach 40% of Digital Camera Market by 2008

The Korea Times reports that Camera Phones will make up to 40% of the total Digital Camera Market by 2008. 'The LG Economic Research Institute (LGERI) on Wednesday made the prediction in its latest weekly, comparing competitiveness between the two...
Posted by Darren at 10:52 PM

Yahoo Photo - Now Camera Phone Enabled

"Yahoo has introduced a service allowing users to upload photos to their Yahoo Photo online accounts directly from their cell phones. The Mobile Photos Upload service is an addition to the existing Yahoo photo service, which allows users to store...
Posted by Darren at 10:50 PM