Does the camera connection kit import in high res?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by iqwertyi, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. iqwertyi macrumors regular

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    Hi,

    I've always wondered, when I use the camera connection kit to import photos to the iPad, does it import it in full size?

    Or does it downsize it to save space?

    I currently do not have a camera connection kit, and wanted to buy purchase one. But I would only get it if it did import it in full resolution.

    My thoughts were, I can use the iPad as a backup to my SD card while I'm traveling.

    Thanks
     
  2. bobobenobi macrumors regular

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  3. poloponies Suspended

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    It will import RAW formats and according to Apple the new iPad can handle image file sizes up to 19mb.
     
  4. iqwertyi thread starter macrumors regular

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  5. rkahl macrumors 65816

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    19 Mega Pixels not MB
     
  6. whtrbt7 macrumors 65816

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    It will import up to 19MP RAW images on iPhoto but all the changes are done on a JPG when you edit in iPhoto. This way non-destructive editing still works on an iPad without sacrificing the original RAW.
     
  7. RobesNo1 macrumors regular

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    I got one for £3 off eBay, works a treat an it does Cards AND USB off one connector, like the others have said up to 19 megapixel, my cameras only 18 so it's good for the moment.
     

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