Gizmodo Review

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  1. SSHGuru

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    I figured Gizmodo was just nit picking the camera while I was reading the article but after looking at those pix and watching those vids, it's not looking good.
     
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    Wow that was actually a really surprising and honest review from Gizmodo.

    The camera seems to be the achille's heel of the phone, but to be honest I don't expect to much, I'm more than happy with my Inc camera. The one of the Nexus is supposed to be lag-free too, so that's even better for me. If I want a quick pic with my Incredible I say forget it cause by the camera is ready to go, the moment has already passed.
     
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    I saw other reviews where they had better sample pictures . I don't know if they got an older revision of the software on that phone or it's just that the after-processing power was limited to achieve the zero shutter lag . This might be fixable with software , I tried my level 0.1 Photoshop skills on one of the sample pictures and just by adjusting the levels and nothing else here's the result :

    The original sample taken with the S2 and the revised sample taken with the Nexus , you tell me which is which

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    Camera looks like it's washing out the colors with the flash. I'm curious how much we can improve the results once we tweak the camera settings.
     
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    Guessing pic #2 is the Nexus?
     
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    My guess is the top pic is Gnex
     
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    Pic #2 is G-Nex.

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    It's easy to see which is the Nexus because the angle is different, but I think the point was by just adjusting light levels you can improve the image dramatically, which often means a software tweak can remedy the issue.
     
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    Two out of three people got it wrong , first one is the Nexus and second G2 . Hmm , there is still hope for this camera if the software is tweaked .
    I was also thinking that maybe they washed out the colors intentionally so they will look good on the increased contrast of the AMOLED screen .
     
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    WINNER WINNER, CHICKEN DINNER!!!! Can I have a Nexus now as my prize?
     
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    Can't be worse the bionic camera.

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