What is your dream Apple digital camera?

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  1. Not Steve Jobs macrumors newbie

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    I have no idea how they could make this work, but seeing as they're pretty good at revolutionizing "consumer electronics," what if Apple made a digital camera? Why not!? There is a Steve Jobs quote: "I've always wanted to own and control the primary technology in everything we do."

    Anyway, what is your dream digital camera from Apple?

    My idea is a camera that has 2 full sized zoom lenses side by side so you can take 3D pictures and video. On the other side is a touch screen just like the iPhone's where you can edit your image in real time before you shoot it, or afterwards. The software would include a mini iMovie and mini iPhoto style apps for editing, sorting, and sharing media. It would have a huge storage capacity for all the footage. Oh yeah, and it could also do everything an iPod Touch can, including apps. The device may need to be a bit wide to fit all the hardware, but regular cameras are chunky anyway.
     
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    You forgot something a D3x with a Apple sticker in the front :) Life is now complete ...
     
  4. Ljohnson72 macrumors 6502a

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    Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, with an Apple logo of course - for $2000 :D
     
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    Battery life: 10 shots or 1 hour!
     
  6. talkingfuture macrumors 65816

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    Not so sure about Apple making a camera themselves but I would like to see some of their ideas rub off on camera designers. It amazes me how many fiddly little buttons are seemingly thrown at the back of a camera in random order.

    I'd quite like to see a camera with minimal buttons and most functions put onto a touchscreen with a nice high quality interface.
     
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    Best of all the fiddly little buttons on the back of mine are actually the wrong way round so zoom out zooms in etc :eek:

    Can't work out if it was like that before I sent it in for repair, or if it got put back together funny . . .
     
  8. talkingfuture macrumors 65816

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    Thats brilliant - and proof that touchscreen simple to use cameras with less fiddly buttons are a must.
     
  9. thejadedmonkey macrumors 604

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    I'm pretty sure I saw a Sony camera with that...

    Me? Well I'd like to see a camera with an on/off button, and a shutter button. There is no focus or aperture settings, or even zoom settings. The iCamera automatically detects what you are trying to take a picture of, determines the best settings, and creates the best picture. Heck, this camera won't even need a viewfinder. Just point-and-click, literally!

    Yup, I wouldn't expect anything less from Apple! :p
     
  10. MisterMe macrumors G4

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    I suggest that you do a Google search on QuickTake.
     
  11. Not Steve Jobs thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Wow. I never knew! According to wikipedia, Steve Jobs shut down production on QuickTake upon his return, and since the device lasted 3 years, it may never have been one of Jobs' projects. So now the real question is, what if Steve Jobs made a digital camera, with today's technology.
     
  12. MisterMe macrumors G4

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    What functionality do you expect in a digital SLR or point & shoot from Apple that is missing from the offerings by Nikon, Canon, and Olympus?
     
  13. gunraidan macrumors regular

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    Why jump in in an obsolete market for casual consumers?
     
  14. polaris20 macrumors 68020

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    Sony already made a camera that was all touchscreen except the zoom, power, and shutter button. Really quite cool. Don't know if it's still made or not.
     

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