iSight/Facetime Camera in New MBAs

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by iAAPL, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. macrumors regular

    iAAPL

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    I was just wondering if anyone knows whether the new MacBook Airs have a HD camera built in. I know the most recent MBP, iMac, and Cinema Display updates added "HD" cameras, but I haven't seen anything on this. On the Apple Specs page it just lists the camera as a "FaceTime Camera." If someone with a new MBA could just open Photobooth and check for me, I would greatly appreciate it.
     
  2. macrumors member

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    No HD.
     
  3. macrumors 6502a

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    yes i thought so too..but my new mba camera is non hd. not a dealbreaker, but they could have put it in.
     
  4. macrumors member

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    I doubt that they simply decided to not include it. They already have it in all the other models so if it was possible they would've just included it. It's not that expensive either. It probably was a hardware limitation with the Air..
     

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