Which Phone Has Better Camera Quality

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    About to upgrade but it seems as with the rest of the Android phones, mediocre camera quality is present. Any known Verizon phones with a better quality? Not to compare but I haven't found one yet that touches the camera quality of the iPhone. Help!

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    my rezound seems to take better pics than my friends iphone4s. jmo

    I have a real camera for taking high quality pics though, so I don't worry about using a cell phone for "quality" pic taking ;)
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    I'll go out on a limb and say the Rezound has the best quality of any Android phone out there. It's also very fast. It's easily on par with my wife's 4S. HTC cameras in general, especially in phones this past year, are top of the line on Android. But the Rezound is really the first that I think is on par with the iPhone.
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    Yup I agree with the others rezound is sweet.. The extended battery is on sale for 30$ also just unadvertised if u need a bigger battery.

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    I have a Bionic and it takes good photos.

    My girlfriend has an HTC Thunderbolt and it takes better photos.

    Even when we do a Bluetooth photo file transfer and I view them on my phone they just look better.

    They are both 8mp cameras.

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    I strongly believe that the rezound has the best camera in a phone right now.

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    I've seen a few reviews stating that the HTC One X running android 4.0 bests the Galaxy Nexus for speed. It's not out yet though and no US release date that I know of. But it has a quad core in it. And it should be awesome.

    This year we'll start seeing many more quad-core phones. Next step would be more robust graphics add well, then we'll eventually be able to run any application on our phones that will rub on out computers.

    Just be aware that there is more on the horizon. But there is also always something new coming next so don't hesitate to buy now, otherwise you'll always be waiting for the next best thing. But also be aware that a 4G LTE, quad-core, ICS running smartphone is on the way and will be the thing to have.

    Honestly though, if I were going to be buying right now myself I would probably be getting the Razr Maxx since it is so sexy and the hardware ain't that bad either.

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    Everything I read before I bought My Rezound said it had the best camera. Ive only taken a few pics with it since I've gotten it though.
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    I'm with jnt. The Rezound's camera blows any current phones' camera on Verizon out of the water, it's pretty amazing really.
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    Yeah, the Rezound has an awesome camera, especially for Macro shots:

    View attachment 49359 View attachment 49360

    These are shots of my pet Leopard Gecko. They are not photoshopped and are using default settings. Auto-focus also works very well, but you can touch-to-focus on anything in the scene, even stuff an inch away, and the camera will focus on it great.
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    Do not be suckered by the MP argument...Quality has little to do with MP most of the time. Look for how clean (artifact and noise free) the image is, how well it focuses, how detailed it is close up, how accurate it's colors are. Really, anything over 3 or 4 MP is pretty superfluous most of the time IMO.
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    Obviously the iPhone is a cut above the rest. My rezound takes awesome pictures. Clear and colorful,

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    I have been meaning to compare identical pictures .. phone vs. Canon

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    Awesome!
    That ship is jumping out of my screen..

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    Here are some more...These are of my pet Anole, and are what you could expect in low-light:

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    The Rezound does have a double LED flash, but I am loathe to use it unless I have to. Natural light is always better. But the Rezound's low light abilities, while better than previous cameras, still leave a lot to be desired.
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    The iPhone does take great pictures, but this is partly because it cheats. The iPhone is in effect "photoshopping" the images as it takes them to increase the contrast.

    It does make the picture look better most of the time. But I would rather capture more accurate colors first and then photoshop it later myself if I want to. The iPhone does not allow you to turn that off.
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    Jeff's right that megapixels don't really matter after 3-5 (unless you're going to use it for a poster or billboard, then you need 8+).
    Horrible lighting with a pokemon emerald game that was lying around...the other one is from MIT
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    Not bad for a yesteryear 5MP phone cam.

    Breakfast beats worrying.
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    Gnex?

    The Gnex seems to take great low light shots - the flash keeps things pretty warm, instead of washing them out.



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    No actually, that's a Droid 2 Global :biggrin:
    Just gotta hold the thing really still. Granted, the first one was in total darkness.