I'm actually pretty excited about the HD Facetime camera. Anyone guess how many MP?

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  1. Bobby Corwen macrumors 68030

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    I hate going on facebook to record a video greeting and it gets all blurry. I am glad for this, its been long overdue honestly now that I think about it.

    Anyone know how many megapixels it might be?

    Im thinking between 2-5?
     
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  3. Sarngate macrumors regular

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    No, it's just over 2 megapixels so i imagine the camera will be 3.2 megapixels minimum.
     
  4. Bobby Corwen thread starter macrumors 68030

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    *backs away slowly in confusion...

    *runs
     
  5. OllyW Moderator

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    The iPod touch records HD with only 0.69 megapixels. :)
     
  6. LoganT macrumors 68020

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    I can see it being 720p which is 1280x720, and focusing more on bitrate.
     
  7. talmy macrumors 601

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    The "FaceTime" cameras so far (iPhone/iTouch/MacBookAir) have been inferior to the "iSight" cameras, so maybe a "HD FaceTime" camera is just a renamed "iSight" camera and no change from the current MacBook Pro?
     
  8. aiqw9182 macrumors 65816

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    Current iSight cameras actually have the ability to record in 1280x1024 (1.3MP) but it looks like trash when you view it at anything larger than 640x480.
     
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    1 MegaPixel (MP) are 1 million (1.000.000) pixel, for example:

    Horizontal width: 1000 pixel
    Vertical height: 1000 pixel
    Therefore such 1000 x 1000 pixel image would be 1 MP.

    But as 1080p is short for the HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixel, 1080p is actually 2MP (2.073.600 pixel), 720p (1280 x 720 pixel) is 0.9MP (921.600 pixel).

    Also note that a photo camera with 15MP and an aspect ratio of 3:2 has 5000 horizontal pixels and 3000 vertical pixel. Approximately.
     
  10. Bobby Corwen thread starter macrumors 68030

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    I would like to be able to have full screen HD video conferencing on the whole large 15" screen in perfect detail with great frame-rates with my Fortune 500 status Japanese business partners who are all wearing suits...
     
  11. Hellhammer Moderator

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    720p should be fine for that. Pixels aren't everything, a good quality 720p camera is way better than crappy 1080p one.
     
  12. vincenz macrumors 601

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    Honestly, it sounds like they just changed "iSight" to "HD Facetime Camera."
     
  13. Bobby Corwen thread starter macrumors 68030

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    What makes is seem like that?

    I hope not...

    I doubt it..

    Its long overdue...

    0.3??
     

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