Excerpt: Camera phones have gotten a bad rap – and rightfully so. Traditionally still an afterthought, camera capabilities are subpar on even the most sophisticated smartphones. The Samsung Memoir SGH-t929 puts the visuals first, providing a robust 8 megapixel camera and video recorder with a wide detailed...
Pros: Detailed screen; solid touchscreen; easy, powerful camera
Excerpt: You like the nightlife? You like to boogie? So does Samsung’s new Memoir camera phone. If you have trouble remembering your nocturnal escapades, fear not: This phone will log all your activities in 8-megapixel stills and MPEG video.
Pros: Far ahead of most phones with 8-megapixel shots. Cool touchscreen and accelerometer helps you shoot or view pictures. Compact, pocket-friendly shape, even for hipsters in painted-on jeans.
Cons: Vampiric light sensitivity makes for washed-out shots. Slow to focus, shoot and recover. E-mail functions are even slower. The screen is hard to see in sunlight. Lens cover doesn’t close all the time, so the lens can get dusty.