First Apple iPhone 4S camera samples surface, look stunning

04 October, 2011
Judging by those shots, the 8 megapixel camera of the iPhone 4S obviously has some serious potential.

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  • Badal

I too have Iphone 4s but the picture quality is not so good as it is shown in the sample pictures here.

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  • 2015-11-07 06:08
  • FYkS
  • Aruba

Wow, Apple just invented putting a camera lens on a phone!

Oh wait...welcome to Samsung circa 2009:

Did Samsung patent putting a lens on a phone? I hope so, then they can sue the hell out of Apple!

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  • 2011-10-07 05:06
  • YH6g
  • Meee

> In reply to I need to argue @ 2011-10-05 23:02 from 0190 - click to readThe laws of physics says you're wrong. Within a same generation, the bigger sensor makes superior images 10/10 times. Also - the sample images say you're wrong. Keep dreaming, Sony and Apple hopefuls.

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  • 2011-10-06 23:02
  • 6D1H
  • eclipes

> In reply to ankush @ 2011-10-06 07:57 from uu5h - click to readIm sure you took some drugs...
I got a Iphone 4 it take better pictures then a GS2 you are telling that you aheve better then 8mp iphone 4gs .
RIP Steve

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  • 2011-10-06 21:58
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  • jake

im not impressed!

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  • 2011-10-06 16:33
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  • kent

Get a Gd digital cam if u wan to take Gd picture rather than using a phone , try to enlarge the pic u will see the different between digital camera n a handphone cam ..there are nothing to argue abt . Too lame to use handphone as a holiday camera , spending nearly one grand for handphone better spend it on a Gd digital camera...

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  • 2011-10-06 11:43
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  • Anonymous

Its really funny how these debate goes because its as it the camera is the number 1 reason for getting a phone... If its the same OS then perhaps worthwhile debate, if not, really? Debating between an Android 8MP against an iOS 8MP? Really? Really?

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  • 2011-10-06 08:10
  • PEn5
  • ankush

iM USING GS2 i think it can take better images than this

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  • 2011-10-06 07:57
  • uu5h
  • nokia rulez

> In reply to I need to argue @ 2011-10-05 23:02 from 0190 - click to readcheck this out :

now tell me who is boss i have tried to post non Nokia fan site so you don't bash about that also EISA is not NASA to prove what is best or not i don't care what they say also N8 is much older than Arc

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  • 2011-10-06 07:36
  • vbR8
  • nokia rulez

> In reply to I need to argue @ 2011-10-05 23:02 from 0190 - click to readNokia N8 have best camera can you post any link or sites that shows side by comparision of N8 vs Xperia Arc that proves Xperia Arc camera is better than N8 no question arc do take stunning pictures but can it beat N8

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  • 2011-10-06 07:15
  • vbR8
  • hEbBoOo

i though they would make a whole new phone not just upgrading few things in iphone 4 but that is very good but not excellent they could put other awesome upgrades like enlarging the screen a little !!! anyway, it's an awesome product!!! :D also the benefit from this that the iphone 4 price will decrease gradually!! ;)

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  • 2011-10-06 06:49
  • fkiI
  • theFACTS

iphone 4s camera is as close to nokia n8 ... its the FACTS.. detail on the iphone 4s camera is way better close up.. but far distance on the nokia n8 is way better.. nokia n8 have better zoom.. for far distance but for micro ... iphone 4s beats it.

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  • 2011-10-06 02:00
  • ICrE
  • I need to argue

> In reply to Meee @ 2011-10-05 22:52 from 6D1H - click to readLook dude its was Nokia vs Sony not Sony vs Nikon or canon thats all you got to say!

Cybershot s006 is a cameraphone not a camera also. But you are blind buy nokia

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  • 2011-10-05 23:02
  • 0190
  • Meee

> In reply to I need to argue @ 2011-10-05 22:37 from 0190 - click to readI can't tell if that was sarcasm, akin to saying "so and so won a Grammy award, so their music has to be the best"

I do know that Canon and Nikon make better cameras than anything Sony can muster. Even using Sony's own sensor, Nikon makes better pictures than Sony.

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  • 2011-10-05 22:52
  • 6D1H
  • I need to argue

> In reply to Me @ 2011-10-05 19:15 from 3amh - click to readthat s your opinion EISA is highly respected if EISA say xperia arc has the best camera its has to be a reason.

Personally the best camera phone is cybershot s006

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  • 2011-10-05 22:37
  • 0190
  • Meee

> In reply to Memo @ 2011-10-05 20:53 from mxbL - click to readThat's just false on so many levels

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  • 2011-10-05 22:20
  • 6D1H
  • fita

c'mon this thing is NOT comparable to N8. N9 perhaps. same 8 megapixel shooter. cant wait to have it compared by GSMArena in their camera department.

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  • 2011-10-05 22:18
  • 9FMe

> In reply to Samarth N8 user @ 2011-10-05 21:02 from 7wCI - click to read8mp i dont think so pics are fake
n8 12mp far far away from it
they always tryin'to sell iphone need to bust

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  • 2011-10-05 22:12
  • sw$Z
  • Anonymous

none of these matter... a 5 mp cam is already good enough for a phone..get a dslr or better yet hire a prof photographer if you wanted better pics :D

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  • 2011-10-05 22:09
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  • Samarth N8 user

Guys, I own an N8 and by looking at the pics, I'm not really sure what to say.

Even if I'm completely neutral, iPhone 4S has acceptable camera. Bit noisy, and details are lesser than a 12 MP obviously but good for a 8 MP Snapper...

Color rendering is quite neutral, not saturated like in digital cameras or some Samsung phones...

Dynamic range is average, you can't really have shadows and lights in the same photo, both clearly visible.

Sharpness is not what I expected. Too low, could be due to that Aperture, but that might show better low light images... is it Apple?
N8 uses a higher aperture value probably which results in bit sharper images, and for night time, there's a strong flash. So, best of both worlds...

Maybe Apple can release an iPhone5 with a 12MP Cam that can handle matters?? Best of luck Apple...

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  • 2011-10-05 21:02
  • 7wCI