At first, camera phones were nice-to-have applications/tools. The it became so widely used that we've heard of stories of folks using their camera phone to document events. Remember Michael Richards' --- Kramer on Seinfeld --- rant onstage that went viral on YouTube? That was caught on a camera phone.
While I don't think the camera phones can take the place of a really good digital camera when taking photos of properties for posting as a listing, there are some camera phones that are really good.
TREO 650 --- this is one of the last pictures I took using the TREO. This picture is of my foster dog, Joey, outdoors at the dog park, in the daylight. I was impressed with the quality.
Her name is Harmony, the latest addition to the household. Taken indoors, during the day, using light streaming in from the windows.
When I switched to iPhone, I'm still in the learning mode although there was really nothing to learn. It's a PHD technology (Push Here, Dummy).Taken at night, with just the light from the Christmas tree.
And here's a close-up of that Christmas tree.
Although passable in a pinch, I miss the flash, the zoom in/out capability, the settings of a real camera. But it's nice to know the camera phone is available as an alternative.
How about YOUR cameraphone?