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T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide: has it got what it takes to be a player?
We all know that Apple’s iPhone 4 has led the way when it comes to smart moviemaking and its reputation as a game changer is well deserved.
For those new to this revolution in
With rumours of a September release for the iPhone 5 will Apple continue to dominate the smartphone market? The downside is the iPhone is a very expensive piece of kit that not everyone can afford, and as other smartphone manufacturers catch up with the Cupertino company, there are cheaper alternatives.
Nokia has its problems and is losing its market share, but managed to produce the N8 (12 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics) and N9 (
Now we welcome an Android smartphone that also looks the business. Smart moviemakers take note of the
Here’s what San Francisco’s IBTimes said of the myTouch:
“At first glimpse, the 8 megapixel camera seems to draw a yawn as it’s a commonplace feature with
low-lightPerformance: with a backside illuminated sensor and a wide aperture lens (f/2.2) that improves photo quality in low-lightscenarios
- Zero shutter lag: an innovative software feature that allows for an instantaneous shot at that precise moment
- SweepShot™: for capturing panoramic shots by sweeping across an entire scene in a single motion
- ClearShot™ HDR: for capturing objects in bright settings so your photos are not affected by
- BurstShot™: for capturing multiple photos in a quick burst so you can take perfect photos of sporting events or other
And the best thing is that the myTouch 4G Slide allows you to capture videos at 1080p (watch out dedicated video cameras) and post up your photos directly to Facebook, Picasa or Flickr.”
The writer (no name is on the post) goes onto say “The myTouch 4G Slide is probably the best
But, Kirk Yuhnke from the website abc15.com, was less impressed with its video quality: ‘The video looked good but the sound quality isn’t amazing. In fact the audio quality sounded to me like a phone call. The video quality is impressive but a far cry from what you’ll shoot on many $300 HD camcorders. It could replace your pocket “flip” camera but it won’t replace your HDV camcorder.”
The myTouch 4G Slide is available from 27 July (in the US) and costs a reasonable $199.99.
Should we buy one or save up some more for an iPhone 5? Send in your comments in the box below.