The camera on this new Windows Phone 7 smartphone from HTC features a 12 megapixel resolution. That much we know from the images. Sadly, we don’t have any other details about this device. When we know more, we will let you know.
Is it a camera or a phone? Samsung’s latest is a 3G cellphone in a 12 megapixel camera. Just as Darth Vader is more machine than man, this M8920 / SCH-W880 is more camera than phone. Certainly more camera than most 12 megapixel cameraphones are. It’s not official yet, but the announcement will come soon.
The most interesting aspects of this one are the extending 3x optical zoom and the dedicated camera controls like a mode dial, shutter and zoom, along with a 3.3-inch WVGA AMOLED display. Some other specs are HD (720p?) video, HSDPA data, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, microSD slot, and DMB mobile television.
Kodak pushes on the megapixel race a little further with a new 12, yes, 12 megapixel digital camera called the EasyShare Z1275.
In addition to the mega-megapixel’s, this camera has 5x Schneider-Kreuznach Variogo optical zoom, a 2.5 inch LCD viewer and saves images to either a Memory Stick Duo or SD card. You may also notice the little “HD” label on the front, which is indicative of the MPEG4 video recording this camera can do at a resolution of 1280 x 720.
You can get your hands on this 12 megapixel shooter for a mere $249, but in order to keep that low price with all those megapixels Kodak had to forfeit some other somewhat common features like any kind of viewfinder other than the LCD screen. You’ll have to keep a steady hand since there is no type of image stabilization. …