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Old Nov 21, 2011, 09:52 PM   #1
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iPhone 4S Becomes Second Most Popular Cameraphone on Flickr







Apple's newly launched iPhone 4S has quickly shot up to become the second most popular Cameraphone on Flickr.com. Flickr's Camera Finder page shows graphs of the popularity of both smartphones and Point and Shoot cameras.

The iPhone 4S has beaten out the iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, and HTC EVO 4G, but still lags behind the original iPhone 4. The iPhone made headlines in 2009 when it became the most popular camera on Flickr, even beating out all dedicated non-smartphone cameras. The iPhone 4S still has a ways to go before dethroning the iPhone 4, which remains the most popular overall camera on Flickr.

The iPhone 4S introduced a number of significant improvements to its camera, drawing praise from many. Arstechnica recently posted a comparison pitting the iPhone 4S camera against several others, and found the 4S with competitive image quality and the advantage of convenience.

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Old Nov 21, 2011, 09:56 PM   #2
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To bad the quality is nothing compared to my T2i.
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 09:57 PM   #3
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To bad the quality is nothing compared to my T2i.
Well it is a camera phone

I've never used Flickr. I use photobucket anyways.
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 09:58 PM   #4
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To bad the quality is nothing compared to my T2i.
Hmmm. Nothing?

If you're seeing nothing there may be something wrong with your computer. Or possibly your eyes. I don't want to rule anything out at this point, but I can definitely say you should be seeing something when looking at a photo.
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 09:58 PM   #5
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"The iPhone 4 made headlines in 2009 "

I'm pretty sure the iPhone 4 was not out in 2009.
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 09:59 PM   #6
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"The iPhone 4 made headlines in 2009 when it became" - Interesting i didn't know that the iPhone 4 was realeased in 2009, I always thought that was the iPhone 3Gs...

Just kidding , just correct it to 2010...
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:01 PM   #7
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To bad the quality is nothing compared to my T2i.
One would hope a $650 DSLR's image quality would far exceed that of a camera on a phone.
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:02 PM   #8
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Hey just wanted to point out that the iPhone in general made headlines in '09 not the iPhone 4 which wasn't released yet. Good article though thanks to the whole macrumors crew!

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One would hope a $650 DSLR's image quality would far exceed that of a camera on a phone.
My thought's exactly its a great camera, but that's not quite a fair comparison.
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:14 PM   #9
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What do ALL those OTHER Android based phones do with their photos?

Guess people just gotta say it with pictures!
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:14 PM   #10
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So it looks like a lot of the people who had an iPhone 3G have moved on to the iPhone 4 and 4S. 3GS looks pretty steady.
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:14 PM   #11
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Yeah, the iPhone 4S's camera is excellent, the one of the iPhone 4 is quite good, but....

iPhone 3G?
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:18 PM   #12
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To bad the quality is nothing compared to my T2i.
Too bad the quality of your T2i is nothing compared to my Full frame 5D MK2.. oh wait this is about camera phones nevermind.
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:18 PM   #13
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Too bad the quality of an SLR is nothing—literally, you can’t take any pictures with it at all—when you haven’t lugged it along with you
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:23 PM   #14
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Why is the Evo still so popular? (I would have thought something like the Droid or Galaxy S would be the most popular Android cameraphone)
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:30 PM   #15
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I think it's prettying interesting watching the decline in the 3GS and the rise of the 4GS. Look who got new phones.
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:35 PM   #16
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I'm not surprised, the iPhone is a popular phone. However, like we all know, popularity != quality. The iPhone camera is very good of course, no denying that.

The Nokia N8 still has not been surpassed in terms of camera quality - and that phone is over a year old!
One example:
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/cell-phone...;siu-container
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What do ALL those OTHER Android based phones do with their photos?

Guess people just gotta say it with pictures!
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Not use Flickr. I'm a Mac user with the Epic 4G Touch (EVO 4G prior) and I already upload to Facebook, Twitpic, and Google+.
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:40 PM   #18
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To bad the quality is nothing compared to my T2i.
Ah yes now I know what a T2i is. Its a Canon DSLR. Hmm. Comparing the iPhone to a DSLR. I think that the DSLR is better for camera sake. But as a device? Well the Canon can't make calls now can it? Or maybe you can attach a cheap flip phone to the T2i and call it a iPhanon. Then you can make calls with your newly build glued together DSLR phone.
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I'm not surprised, the iPhone is a popular phone. However, like we all know, popularity != quality. The iPhone camera is very good of course, no denying that.

The Nokia N8 still has not been surpassed in terms of camera quality - and that phone is over a year old!
This article is talking about popularity. There is not one mention of quality.
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To bad the quality is nothing compared to my T2i.
Sure, but the real question for your T2i is: does it blend?
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One would hope a $650 DSLR's image quality would far exceed that of a camera on a phone.
I suppose he is going to make phone calls with it too.
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This article is talking about popularity. There is not one mention of quality.
Yea I know.............but, I'm not the only one who has referred to 'quality' so far ( at least two other people ). But you know, quality has a lot to do with it - if the iPhone x camera was crap, people wouldn't be posting their photos. I could point you to a whole host of forum discussions were people have started to discuss the quality of products vs popularity ( even if the main article wasn't about the quality ). :-)
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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:52 PM   #23
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Yea I know......
Ok good.

Because you went off on this whole quality tangent... and that had nothing to do with the number of camera phones on Flickr
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LOL... OK... one mention.

It's still talking about Popularity among camera phones.

It even says that in the title!
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