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December 31, 2005

HP iPAQ hw6515 Mobile Messenger Review - BargainPDA

BargainPDA reviews the HP iPAQ hw6515 Mobile Messenger, and writes about the phone's camera: "The camera is a typical one that you'll find in a phone. Not amazing quality, but if you have a stationary subject and a decent amount...
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Motorola RAZR V3c Review - NewsFactor

NewsFactor reviews the Motorola RAZR V3c and decides, "On the telephone side, the dual-band (800/1900 MHz) Razr V3c delivers crisp, clear audio when you place or receive calls. Moreover, the handset delivers up to three hours of talk time and...
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Motorola RAZR V3c Review - Gear Live

Gear Live reviews the Motorola RAZR V3c and concludes, "In the end, it is a good phone - not a great one. It isn’t a phone that is meant to replace a digital camera, but it is adequate for those...
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December 29, 2005

Nokia 6280 Now Shipping

InfoSync World reports that the Nokia 6280, which integrates a dual camera system (a 2.0-megapixel camera, back-mounted, and a front-mounted 0.3-megapixel camera), is now shipping in European markets, for an estimated €375 EUR before subsidies or taxes: "Nokia today confirmed...
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Nextel i930 Review - PC Magazine

PC Magazine reviews the Nextel i930 and writes, "The i930 is last year's smartphone in a lot of ways. It has a full Web browser, for example, but doesn't support frames. Then there's the Nextel iDEN data network, which crawled...
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Motorola V557 Review - Mobiledia

Mobiledia reviews the Motorola V557 and says, about the phone's camera: "Generally VGA cameras are a thing of the past as new devices are being equipped with 1-megapixel devices and above. With imaging progressing past merely taking a Photo ID,...
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Motorola ROKR E1 Review - Wireless Newsfactor

Wireless Newsfactor reviews the Motorola ROKR E1 and concludes, "The Rokr is a decent phone and music player with outstanding battery life and a comfortable keypad. But as a music player, the sluggishness of the interface and the glacially slow...
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Toshiba TS803

Trusted Reviews reviews the Toshiba TS803 and concludes, "This is the second 3G phone we’ve seen from Toshiba recently and it’s the second one we’re not too keen on. While it makes an admirable stab at combining personal entertainment with...
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December 28, 2005

Motorola i870 Review - PhoneScoop

PhoneScoop reviews the Motorola i870 and writes about the phone's camera: "Like most clamshell phones, the i870's camera is near the hinge on the lid. The bulk of the lower half of the phone provides a nice perch to keep...
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December 25, 2005

Nokia Christmas

Nokia's Christmas site offers free downloads for Nokia phone users, as well as holiday e-cards to send to friends. Have fun, and happy holidays!...
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December 23, 2005

Treo 700w

Treonauts compares the camera on the Treo 700w to the Treo 650 and notes, "The starting question is: does a higher resolution camera automatically translate into better pictures? As you can note from the image above the Treo 700w camera...
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Toshiba V502T

The Toshiba V502T, targeted at the elderly and at young children, features a Limit Mode function that limits the phone's available functions, plus a Night Mode function which can be used to render the phone inoperable after a certain time...
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i-mate SP5m Review - PPCSG

The PPCSG forums have a review of the iMate SP5m, which had this to say about the smartphone's camera: "The 1.3 mega pixel camera with a mirror is located on the back of the phone, it comes without any protective...
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December 22, 2005

One-Chip QVGA Solution for High Resolution Mobile Display Products

From the news release: MagnaChip Semiconductor today announced the launch of its new one-chip QVGA solution for high-end, high- resolution mobile display products. The MagnaChip QVGA TFT one-chip IS2320 supports resolution of 240 RGB x 320 dot and 262K color...
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Motorola i870 Review - CNET

CNET reviews the Motorola i870 and found the phone took decent pictures: "In another first for Nextel, the i870 features a 1.3-megapixel camera, which includes a 4X digital zoom, a flash, and a self-timer. Picture quality is decent, with better...
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Motorola i930 Review - CNET

CNET reviews the Motorola i930 and writes about the phone's camera: "As for other features, the Nextel i930 by Motorola comes with a VGA camera and a camcorder. The phone's camera can take pictures in four qualities (Best, Basic, Normal,...
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December 21, 2005

Motorola RAZR V3c Review - DesignTechnica

DesignTechnica reviews the Motorola RAZR V3c and finds its camera's capabilities to be quite average: "Image and camcorder quality is average, meaning shots are as grainy and blurry as any other cell phone camera expect in bright sunlight and especially...
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Samsung SGH-D600 Review - MobileBurn

MobileBurn reviews the Samsung SGH-D600 and has this to say about the phone's camera: "The camera's UI is quite good, and uses the keypad as shortcuts for most of the camera's functions and effects - of which there are many...
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Samsung MM-A900 Review - Mobiledia

Mobiledia reviews the Samsung MM-A900 and writes about the phone's camera: "As with all camera phones, photographs come out much better than videos. With motion capture behind still photography, consumers shouldn't expect more than low resolution grainy videos. But photo...
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NEC 412i Review - TheAge

TheAge reviews the NEC 412i and says, about the phone's camera: "The 1.3-megapixel camera isn't very good either - the images we took turned out blurry and grainy. You're able to beam images to PictBridge compatible printers directly from the...
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December 20, 2005

Samsung May Enter Japan's Cellphone Market

According to Bloomberg: "Samsung Electronics Co., the world's third-biggest phone maker, is in talks to supply high-speed mobile phones to Vodafone Group Plc's Japanese unit, entering the nation's $3.9 billion handset market for the first time. Seoul-based Samsung plans to...
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Gigabyte g-Smart

The Gigabyte g-Smart is a Windows Mobile 5.0 smartphone featuring a 2.1 megapixel camera. Other features include: * tri-band GSM/GPRS * display: 2.4-inch, 240 x 320 pixel 26k color screen * TV tuner * WiFi * miniSD * music playback...
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Samsung SCH-B330

The Samsung SCH-B330 is a clamshell CDMA2000 DMB phone with a rotating QVGA display and a 3-megapixel camera. Samsung SCH-B330 features: * rotating QVGA display * 3-megapixel camera * S-DMB reception * MP3 playback * microSD * VOD * TV-out...
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Gigabyte g-Cam

The Gigabyte g-Cam sports a 5 megapixel camera, with functions including auto focus and ISO sensitivities. Other features include: * Display: 2�? 262k colors touch screen with 176×200 resolution * size: 105x46x24.1 mm * 3.3x digital zoom, 10 cm macro...
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Motorola SLVR L7

Engadget reports that the Motorola SLVR L7, a quad-band phone with iTunes, is now available from Cingular for $199 with a 2-year contract. The Motorola SLVR L7 is the latest Motorola slim phone. It features a VGA camera and Bluetooth...
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Samsung SCH-B300

The Samsung SCH-B300 is a new DMB phone featuring a rotating QVGA display. Other features: * 2 megapixel camera * satellite DMB reception * MP3 playback * video-on-demand * TV-out * EV-DO * lrDA * microSD stroage * PictBridge Source:...
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LG SD280

Engadget reports that the LG SD280 sports a CDMA modem from EoNex. The phone also features a 1.3 megapixel camera and MP3 playback....
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i-mate SP5m

SmartphoneThoughts reviews the i-mate SP5m and concludes, "As one of the first Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphones to hit the streets, the i-mate SP5m doesn't disappoint. While it might not be as small as the Typhoon, it still offers a wealth...
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December 19, 2005

Orange SPV C600 Review - MSMobileNews

MSMobileNews reviews the Orange SPV C600 and writes about the device's camera: "The integrated camera takes stills at 1.3 MegaPixel quality which is fine for snaps but won't replace your digital camera, the stills are of a good enough quality...
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Motorola ROKR E1 Review - SmartPhoneToday

SmartPhoneToday reviews the Motorola ROKR E1 and notes, "It features a bright 176 x 220 pixel screen and an easy button layout. The back holds a VGA camera, which is capable of taking 640 by 480 pixel photos. That's also...
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NEC N343i I-Mode

3G reviews the NEC N343i I-Mode and writes, "On the launch of i-mode we were immediately drawn to this handset, and it turned out to be very lucid to use, especially the tactile keypad and navigation pad, although it skimped...
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December 18, 2005

Motorola RAZR V3c Review - PCMag

PCMag reviews the Motorola RAZR V3c, and had this to say about the phone's camera: "The V3c VGA camera, which now has a 1.3-megapixel sensor, isn't the greatest, but it'll do. Our photos came out darker than those taken with...
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HTC Prophet Review - The Unwired

The Unwired reviews the HTC Prophet and comments on the photos taken with the HTC Prophet's camera: "Not bad at all - for a Windows Mobile device." The conclusion: "In terms of general device speed, I'm positive surprised, especially because...
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Cingular 2125 Review - MSMobiles

MSMobiles reviews the Cingular 2125 and finds the 1.3 megapixel camera on the device to be average. The conclusion? "The Cingular 2125 is a great device, but it has some rough edges right now. The ordering process with Cingular is...
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Samsung MM-A920 Review - Mobiledia

Mobiledia reviews the Samsung MM-A920 and writes about the phone's camera: "With the push of a button the A920's 1.3-megapixel camera lens is activated on the front cover. Converting the internal display into the viewfinder, photos of up to 1280...
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December 17, 2005

Gmail Mobile

Looks like Gmail's gone mobile: you can now access Gmail from your cellphone's web browser with Gmail Mobile. You can also open attachments like photos and pdfs, and according to WebProNews: "Also, users can reply to messages from people in...
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LG CanU 502

The LG CanU 502 is a waterproof clamshell phone with rubber-sealed seams. Features include: * 1.3-megapixel phone * 2.2-inch LCD screen * shockproof * 256MB memory Via Engadget....
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December 16, 2005

2 Megapixel Camera Phone vs. Digital Camera

Ever wonder how pictures taken with a 2-megapixel camera phone might compare to ones taken with those taken with a digital camera? AvecMobile has an interesting article comparing the two: "Camera phones with high quality Carl Zeiss lenses make many...
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Camera Phones May Help Detect Breast Cancer

According to WorldChanging, new technology may add diagnostic abilities to the camera phone, enabling infrared imaging capable of detecting the early stages of breast cancer: "In all three of these examples, the readings taken by the phone must be transmitted...
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Motorola PEBL Available at T-Mobile

Engadget reports that the Motorola PEBL is now available at T-Mobile for $299.99 with a one-year contract. Motorola PEBL features and specifications include: * Size: 1.93 x 3.41 x 0.79 Inches * Weight: 3.88 Ounces * Li-Ion battery * Quad-band...
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LG S5100

The LG S5100 is a GSM phone being offered in Europe. The phone includes the following features and specifications: * 1.3 megapixel camera * GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 * size: 90 x 46.2 x 23 mm * Lithium-Ion...
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Asus M303i

Gizmodo reports on the Asus M303i, a 3G clamshell phone sporting two cameras. Asus M303i features include: * 1.3 megapixel camera in front * 2.0 megapixel camera in back * loudspeaker * built-in MP3 player * 4MB built-in memory *...
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Motorola RAZR V3 Review - DataFuse

DataFuse reviews the Motorola RAZR V3 and writes about the phone's camera: "While I'm not really a fan of putting digital cameras inside a cell-phone, this one does the trick an manages to come up with good performance pictures. Max...
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December 15, 2005

Moto Q Preview - MobileBurn

MobileBurn had a chance to take a look at the Moto Q, and along with pictures, had this to say about the phone: "I found the Q's QWERTY keyboard to be about as good as that in the current Treo...
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Sony Ericsson W600i Available in Canada from Rogers Wireless

Rogers Wireless in Canada has announced that it will be offering the Sony Ericsson W600i. From the news release: "The award winning W600i Walkman phone sells for $299.99 with a three-year service agreement from Rogers Wireless and is available for...
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Sanyo SCP-5600 Review - National Business Review

The National Business Review reviews the Sanyo SCP-5600, and talks about the phone's camera: "The easy-to-use camera function is disappointing because it produces acceptable pictures only in bright light and by focus chance. The imaging device is strictly point and...
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LG P7200 Review - MobileBurn

MobileBurn reviews the LG P7200 and writes about the phone's camera: "To take self-portraits, you need to swivel the screen to face yourself - I find the angle a bit awkward, as the screen only opens only up to 150...
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Motorola E815 Review - MobileTechReview

MobileTechReview reviews the Motorola E815 and has this to say about the phone's camera: "The 1.3 megapixel CMOS camera takes good photos which look quite good when resized down to QVGA or even VGA size from their 1280 x 1024...
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December 14, 2005

Sony Ericsson W900i Review - Infosync

Infosync reviews the Sony Ericsson W900i and writes about the phone's camera: "Said interface is presented on the crisp and bright 262K colour screen of the W900i at a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, which also doubles as a...
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LG u880 Review - 3G

3G reviews the LG u880 and has this to say about the phone's camera: "The 1.3 megapixels camera is perfectly adequate for current demands but a flash has been omitted. The camera interface is well built with 100% screen preview...
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Sony Ericsson W550i Review - HardwareZone

HardwareZone reviews the Sony Ericsson W550i, and writes, "With the release of the W550i, Sony Ericsson has finally plugged a void in its product portfolio for a 'Walkman' camera phone priced affordably enough to woo students and young executives. Naturally,...
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Sprint PPC-6700 Review - BargainPDA

BargainPDA reviews the Sprint PPC-6700 and talks about the device's camera: "As is prototypical for mobile devices, the camera on the 6700 is of moderate to low quality. While it doesn't suffer from some of the obvious quality issues of...
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December 13, 2005

Nokia N80 Review - AllAboutSymbian

AllAboutSymbian previews the Nokia N80, and had this to say about the phone's camera: "When using the camera, the screen switches to landscape orientation and the phone is held like a traditional camera. There is a dedicated camera key on...
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Billboards Target Camera Phone Users

AdRants reports that Northwest Airlines has billboards up in Japan which contain a special code with an embedded URL, specifically for camera phone owners. Point your camera phone at the billboard, take a picture and you'll be taken to a...
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Disney Camera Phones

Here's one for the kids (and the grown-up Disney lover): Picturephoning reports that China Putian, a Chinese state-owned telecommunications manufacturer, will be releasing camera phones featuring licensed Disney characters. Each phone will feature an 1.3 megapixel camera and an MP3...
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Motorola Gold RAZR V3i

Engadget reports that Dolce & Gabbana will working with Motorola to produce a limited edition gold Motorola RAZR V3i. Only 1000 gold RAZRs will be made. No word as to pricing as yet. Read more about the Motorola RAZR V3i....
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Nokia N90 Review - MobileWhack

MobileWhack has an indepth review of the Nokia N90 on their site. About the phone's camera, they write: "Nokia did a great job in creating two separate shooting modes for the N90. The Imaging mode is for serious work –...
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December 12, 2005

HP rw4500

Gizmodo reports on a sighting of the HP rw4500 smartphone, which apparently has the following features: * 1.3 megapixel camera * Windows Mobile 5 * 320x240 screen * Bluetooth 1.2 * Wi-Fi...
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Cingular 2125 (HTC Faraday)

Engadget reports that Cingular is now offering the Cingular 2125, ata HTC Faraday. Cingular 2125 (HTC Faraday) features and specifications: * Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone Edition * quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE * 200Mhz OMAP processor * 64MB of RAM * 64MB of...
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N70 Ringtone Patch

Darla Mack reports that Nokia has released a patch that may fix N70 ringtone issues, although there have been reports that the patch hasn't worked on some devices. The patch is available from Nokia here. The site notes: "Sometimes your...
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Nokia N70 Review - The Independent

The Independent reviews the Nokia N70, and writes, "A sliding cover keeps the camera lens out of harm's way when it is not in use, which is another sensible touch. The large screen, designed for multi-media applications, is also excellent...
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New Art for Your Phone

Strat Mobile is an art gallery that will sell new art for cell phones. From the press release (forgive the caps - they were pre-written into the release): "START SOMA, the San Francisco gallery for emerging artists, today announced the...
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HTC Wizard Review - GearLive

GearLive reviews the HTC Wizard and concludes, "The HTC Wizard is a great, well-designed device. There are some minor flaws with the operating system, but for the most part it has been a fun and powerful device to review. Although...
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LG SB130/KB1300

The LG SB130/KB1300, available in Korea, makes use of "time machine" technology which allows you to continue to record programs while receiving calls. A special chip also enables you to watch TV for up to three hours on your phone,...
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December 11, 2005

Sanyo MM-7500

The Sanyo MM-7500 is available for the Sprint Power Vision Network. Features and specifications include: * 1.3 megapixel camera with flash and digital zoom * Pictbridge compatible * 1.8" internal TFT LCD, QVGA resolution with 260K colors (240x320) * 1.0"...
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Orange SPV C600 Review - Infosync

Infosync reviews the Orange SPV C600 and writes about the phone's camera: "As with the camera of the C550, the 1.3 Megapixel variety of the C600 offers improved colour representation and higher resolution over the C500 - yet its results...
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Samsung T809 at T-Mobile

Engadget reports that T-Mobile is launching the Samsung T809 thin slider phone. It will debut in stores on December 12th. Samsung T809 features and specifications: * 1.3 megapixel camera * Bluetooth * T-Flash slot * display: 320X240 pixel, 262K-color *...
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December 10, 2005

Nokia N90 Review - RealTechNews

RealTechNews reviews the Nokia N90 and concludes, about the phone's camera, "As a camera it is certainly the best camera phone I’ve seen with superior optics and many ways of getting stills and video on the fly, but alas, at...
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December 09, 2005

Orange SPV C600 Review - CoolSmartPhone

CoolSmartPhone reviews the Orange SPV C600 and concludes, "The C600 is a very good phone. It does all the flashy stuff you want plus it ain't bad at making phone calls either. Call quality is spot on and it connected...
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Pink T-Mobile MDA Compact II

The new T-Mobile MDA Compact II is a pink PDA with the following features and specifications: * 1.3 megapixel camera * Windows Mobile 5.0 * Quad Band GSM * TI OMAP 850 processor, 200 Mhz * 128 MB memory *...
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Sanyo MM-8300 Review - PCMag

PCMag reviews the Sanyo MM-8300, and writes, "This phone's built-in VGA camera (with a typically pathetic LED flash) is awful : dark and muddy, with inferior focus and strange halos around objects. Not only that, the phone holds only 29...
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Pantech PG-1410

Engadget reports on the Pantech PG-1410 GSM slider phone, which sports the following features and specifications: * 2.6 ounce * slim at 0.5-inch * candybar styling * VGA camera * FM radio...
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More on Samsung SPH-V8200

MobileKorea has more pics and specs on Samsung's 8 megapixel phone, the SPH-V8200. The phone will be a bar-type phone and will have the following features and specifications: * size : 118.4 x 48x 20.6mm * 8-megapixel camera * MS...
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Nokia 9500 Review - AllAboutSymbian

AllAboutSymbian reviewed the Nokia 9500 Communicator and commented about the device's camera: "There’s a standard VGA camera on the 9500’s rear, for taking spur of the moment snaps, although you can only take photos with the 9500 closed, using the...
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December 08, 2005

Samsung MM-A940 Review - Mobiledia

Mobiledia reviews the Samsung MM-A940, and likes the phone's camera: "Letting users get closer without losing resolution, the A940's unorthodox orientation gives enough room for the optics required for moving lenses. Mounting camera lenses on the front panel, as prior...
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Treo 650 Review - Newsfactor

Newsfactor reviews the Treo 650 and notes, "Rounding out the features are a built-in Qwerty-style keyboard, a VGA camera, and an MP3 Latest News about MP3 player. The Treo 650's camera fails to measure up to the 1.2 to 2-megapixel...
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Samsung SGH-E530 Review - Techtree

Techtree reviews the Samsung SGH-E530 and likes the phone's camera: "The 1-megapixel camera quality is excellent. The photos taken can be used as wallpapers for your PC desktop without having to be resized (1152x864). The camera can be started up...
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Nokia 6255i Review - PCMag

PCMag reviews the Nokia 6255i, and comments on the phone's camera: "The VGA camera is about average as such things go. Our photos were generally overexposed and bluish , though bright and sharp. There's a standard, though pathetically weak, LED...
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Sony Ericsson W900 Review - The Register

The Register has a review of the Sony Ericsson W900, and writes about the phone's camera: "Two cameras adorn the W900, one a front-mounted VGA and the other a rear-mounted 2mp job with flash. There's no lens cover, like the...
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Samsung SGH-e635 Review - PCMag

PCMag reviews the Samsung SGH-e635 and is not impressed with the phone's camera: "The mediocre VGA camera has a weak LED flash and doesn't do video recording but is fine for capturing quick shots of friends. And the 20MB of...
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December 07, 2005

Sanyo MM-9000

CNET reviews the Sanyo MM-9000 and notes, about the phone's camera: "The Sanyo MM-9000's 1.3-megapixel camera is excellent with a fair number of options, but you get only three image resolutions--960x1,280, 480x640, and 240x320. You can set the flash to...
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Sony Ericsson W600i Review - PCMag

PCMag reviews the Sony Ericsson W600i and writes about the phone's camera: "Outdoor shots taken with the W600i's 1.3-megapixel camera were plagued by color noise, and our simulated-daylight test shots were a bit bluish and less saturated than ones taken...
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PetCell for Dogs

Available in March, 2006, the PetCell is the first GPS cellphone made for dogs. The phone will work with standard cellular networks, and comes with its own number. In addition to the GPS tracking abilities, you can also talk to...
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Gummi Camera Phone Lenses

The Gummi Camera Phone Lenses are a set of three lenses which attach to your camera phone with a "Gummi attachment". The lenses extend the effects that you can achieve with your camera phone. Each kit comes with three types...
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Motorola SLVR L6 Review - CoolTechZone

CoolTechZone reviews the Motorola SLVR L6, and writes about the phone's camera, "The phone has a regular VGA camera, which is all right for the job, but nothing spectacular by any means. It lets you zoom in by up to...
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December 06, 2005

Nokia N92 Preview - MobileBurn

MobileBurn had the chance to preview the Nokia N92, and notes, "The big issues for most people are going to be the size and weight of the unit and the keypad. At 191g (6.7oz), it weighs more than many PDA...
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Nokia N70 Review - 3G

3G reviews the Nokia N70 and writes about the phone's camera, "While the pictures aren’t unsatisfactory by any means, they can on occasion lack clarity, especially on close-ups, where the absence of a macro setting is evident. Its strongest suite...
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Newgen T3

The Newgen T3 is a touchscreen only PDA that sports a 1.3 megapixel camera. Other features include a 2.2-inch TFT LCD with 262,000 colors, 3D stereo speakers, audio and video playing ability, 64MB memory and USB data transfer. Via Phoneyworld....
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Sharp SH902i

Sharp has announced the Sharp SH902i DoCoMo FOMA 3G phone for Japan. The SH902i, a swivel-flip phone, features: * 2.4 inch LCD display * 3.2 megapixel camera with auto focus * MiniSD slot Via Engadget....
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Motorola RAZR V3c Arrives at Verizon

InfoSync reports that Verizon has announced a date and price for the Motorola RAZR V3c to hit its shelves. The phone features a 1.3 megapixel camera, an MP3 player, and EV-DO support. The Motorola RAZR V3c will be available from...
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HS-RSS "Polaroid" Camera Phone

Engadget reports on an interesting looking device, the HS-RSS, a concept-type camera phone that sports a photo printer. In addition to the photo printer and camera, it's also supposed to have media playing capabilities, but as Engadget notes, the device...
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December 05, 2005

Orange SPV M5000 Review - ActiveWin

ActiveWin reviews the Orange SPV M5000 and says, about the pocket PC's camera, "As with any 3G phone, the M5000 comes with a camera on the back of the device and on the front screen (video cam). The 1.3 Megapixel...
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LG S5200

The LG S5200 is a slim, lightweight phone sporting a 1.3 megapixel camera and an MP3 player. LG S5200 features and specifications: * 1.3 megapixel camera with digital 4x zoom * MP3, AAC, MPEG4(+MIDI,AMR,WAV) * 64 MB user memory and...
Posted by BJ at 04:03 PM | TrackBack

E-TEN M600 Review - MobileTechReview

MobileTechReview reviews the E-TEN M600 and says, about the phone's camera, "Image quality is average by camera phone standards. it's better than the Motorola MPx220 certainly but not nearly as good as the Nokia 6682 or LG VX9800. The camera...
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Nokia 6305i

Engadget reports on the Nokia 6305i, an EV-DO slider revealed at the FCC. The Nokia 6305i will have a 1.3 megapixel camera, stereo speakers, multimedia playback and e911. It looks like Verizon will carry the phone. Via Engadget....
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December 03, 2005

Worldwide Camera Phone Sales to Reach Nearly 300 Million in 2005

Research company Gartner says that worldwide sales of camera phones will reach nearly 300 million in 2005. From the news release: Worldwide sales of camera phones will reach 295.5 million in 2005, according to Gartner Inc. This represents 38 percent...
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Samsung SPH-S4000

The Samsung SPH-S4000 is a motion-recognition phone that sports a 1.3 megapixel phone. From the news release: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduces the SPH-S4000, a new motion-recognition phone with health m onitoring and leisure functions . The S4000 has an...
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nThrum Search for Camera Phones

nThrum is a free search service developed specifically for camera phones that's available in beta right now. Use your camera phone to take a picture of any text, and the service will perform the search for you. It's currently available...
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Mobiado Professional EM

The Mobiado Professional EM is a $2100 USD phone made from ebony and sporting titanium buttons, 1.3 megapixel camera and Bluetooth. It's available in a limited edition of 200 phones. According to the site, the phone is not currently available...
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December 02, 2005

Kyocera Candid KX16

The Kyocera Candid KX16 is a clamshell phone featuring a VGA camera with digital zoom. From the news release: Kyocera Candid (KX16) -- The Kyocera Candid KX16 features the popular clamshell design and a VGA camera with built-in flash and...
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i-mate K-JAM Review - IT Analysis

IT Analysis reviews the i-Mate KJAM, and concludes, "Compared to, say, one of the simpler Nokia phones, anything powered by Windows is going to look a bit flaky. The worst problem I've encountered so far is with Bluetooth: with my...
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Nokia N92 Preview - Engadget

Engadget had a chance to take a look at the Nokia N92, and along with some pics, they note, "There’s no denying that this is one big handset (you’ve got to squeeze that digital TV tuner in there somewhere) and...
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Nokia 6233

The Nokia 6233 is a 3G phone designed for both business and personal use. It features a 2 megapixel camera, QVGA display and a digital music player. Get the latest price on the Nokia 6233 From the news release: During...
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Nokia 6234

The Nokia 6234 is a 3G-enabled phone featuring a 2-megapixel camera, a QVGA display, digital music player and stereo speakers. It is offered exclusively through Vodafone. Trusted Reviews reviews the Nokia 6234 and notes, "The camera shoots images up to...
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Nokia 6282

Update: Engadget reports that the FCC have shots of a Cingular-branded Nokia 6282 on its site, adding a bit of confirmation to rumours that Cingular will be carrying the 6282, The Nokia 6282 is a slider phone with UMTS support...
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Sony Ericsson W550i and W800i Compared - Cellphone9

Jayvee at Cellphone 9 has some shots comparing the Sony Ericsson W550i with the Sony Ericsson W800i. His conclusion? "Well, my final verdict is that if you’re so craving for a Walkman phone but can’t afford the hefty ~ $450...
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Mio A701

The Mio A710 smartphone has integrated GPS and runs Windows Mobile 5.0. Other features and specifications include: * 1.3 megapixel camera * tri-band GSM/GPRS * 520MHz Intel PXA270 * 64MB SDRAM * 128MB ROM * Bluetooth 1.2 * 2.7in, 240...
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Nokia N90 Review - Gadgets Weblog

Gadgets Weblog reviews the Nokia N90 and says, about the phone's camera: "The camera is pretty good, both photos and videos are top quality for a cellphone with a 2 Megapixel camera. The N90 European Media Phone of the Year...
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December 01, 2005

i-mate K-JAM Review - MobileTechReview

MobileTechReview reviews the i-mate K-JAM, and has this to say about the device's camera: "The K-JAM is equipped with a 1.3M pixel camera with flash and self-portrait mirror. The native resolution is 1280 x 1024, quality is on a par...
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E-TEN M600

PocketPCThoughts reviews the E-TEN M600 and writes about the device's camera: "E-TEN's Camera application is probably one of the better ones I've seen bundled with any Pocket PC. It supports the capturing of photos and the recording of videos. In...
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Nokia N90 Preliminary Review - Geek.com

Geek.com takes a preliminary look at the Nokia N90 and says, "So far I am quite pleased with the camera functionality, but I'm not pleased at all with the lack of vibration mode, since that is very important to me...
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Sony Ericsson P800

Gadget.co.za reviews the Sony Ericsson P800 and finds, "Apart from the touch-screen, the Sony/Ericsson has a couple other tricks up its sleeve guaranteed to dazzle even the most technologically advanced user. You can now compose, send and receive mail directly...
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Samsung SGH-T809 Review - InfoSync

InfoSync reviews the Samsung SGH-T809 and notes, "The Samsung SGH-T809 sports an impressively bright and clear 262K colour screen with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. The handset's megapixel camera also impressed us, taking stills with excellent white balance...
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