Chapter 9. The iPhone as Camera

Admittedly, first-generation iPhones were not very capable in terms of camera function. The resolution was very low, and if you could take passable photos at all, then it was only when sufficient light was available. Because there still was no flash function even in the iPhone 3GS, the photos often showed noise and color casts. This changed with the iPhone 4. The camera is now better and takes good photos. If it gets too dark, the integrated flash can help. The camera of iPhone 4S also brings a noticeable improvement.

The iPhone 4S has an impressive 8-megapixel camera, a highly light-sensitive CMOS chip for better pictures in low-light conditions, and an LED flash for taking photos. Videos can be recorded in HD ...

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