> >The Exilim (and the Sony Cybershot-U, while you're on about it) was
> >successful as a camera, not a telephone. If people are looking for
> >megapixel cameras in their telephones, it's because they want to combine
> >a traditional digital camera and a telephone into one unit, not because
> >they want to pay 600 yen or more in packet charges per picture that they
> >mail to another telephone.
> >Given that you're talking about 200-300 KB images, consider the
> >following points:
> > 1. Mailing megapixel images off the phone is prohibitively expensive
> > (see above), not to mention very, very slow on 2G systems.
> > 2. Standard memory capacities do not provide very many photos, by
> > digital camera standards. (8 MB gives you about 24 shots.)
>this is a very logical analysis,
I think you'll find that these camera phones will work cap-in-hand with
removable high-capacity media (e.g. SH series & Toshiba AU phones). There
are printer services that targets these mobile camera users with removable
media to facilate printing without incuring packet charges.
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Received on Fri Jan 10 15:27:18 2003