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Originally Posted by wgman003 View Post

And in many cases, the sensor wasn't even made by Nikon or Canon.
Example: D800 has a Sony sensor. My D90 has a Sony Sensor too.

canon makes 100% of their own sensors in the DSLR market, but i know their PS lines do have some out sourced sensors.
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Originally Posted by StuffStuff1 View Post

Ok so why not focus more on the camera then ever before.. so screw on lenses.

the smallest replaceable lens camera is the pentax Q which is not that great of a camera (due to the tiny sensor size), with that said the Q is still fairly bulky when compared to their ultra compact PS counter part.

now imagine having a pentax Q strapped to the back of your phone.....

but who knows, samsung already put a PS camera into their Galaxy Camera, maybe in 2-3 years we will have ILC phones.
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Ok so why not focus more on the camera then ever before.. so screw on lenses.

There are smartphone cases that support screw on lenses....


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There are smartphone cases that support screw on lenses....


I know about these. They are what partially motivated me to make the thread.

I feel if we can give the gp the tools to be more creative they will be.. I think a better sensor with more raw settings and the ability to attach a lense properly to the end would start a true photographic revolution
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I know about these. They are what partially motivated me to make the thread.
I feel if we can give the gp the tools to be more creative they will be.. I think a better sensor with more raw settings and the ability to attach a lense properly to the end would start a true photographic revolution
I don't think that would do much of anything since it would make the phone more expensive and bulky. The majority would buy the cheaper phone with a good enough camera for their random snapshots and FB/Twitter postings. The minority that want something better for their photography will buy a separate camera. I mean, who really wants to take pictures seriously on their phone? The ergonomics completely suck.
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I don't think that would do much of anything since it would make the phone more expensive and bulky. The majority would buy the cheaper phone with a good enough camera for their random snapshots and FB/Twitter postings. The minority that want something better for their photography will buy a separate camera. I mean, who really wants to take pictures seriously on their phone? The ergonomics completely suck.


Its not about taking your phone out for a day of shooting pictures..

Its about having your phone if you ever come across something worth taking a photo of.


I got a cannon T3I

I rarely have it when i want to take a picture..
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I got a cannon T3I
I rarely have it when i want to take a picture..

Lol. Come on now.
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Lol. Come on now.

See above.
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And in many cases, the sensor wasn't even made by Nikon or Canon.
Example: D800 has a Sony sensor. My D90 has a Sony Sensor too.

And sony makes sensors for camera phone's so in the end you technically have what you wanted OP


Also their's this http://www.dpreview.com/articles/3638044195/nikon-coolpix-s800c-android-camera-first-look
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