30 Oct '12, 9am

#Singapore Tech rant: iQuit!: How one grumpy photo-enthusiast gave up on the iPhone 5 because of its camera

#Singapore Tech rant: iQuit!: How one grumpy photo-enthusiast gave up on the iPhone 5 because of its camera

So, it's official. The iPhone 5 has been deemed an underwhelming piece of gadgetry. Everyone knows how its maps app is a total FAIL (even Apple themselves admitted it) and sadly for Apple and its fans, that wasn't the only big letdown: Yes, iPhone 5's camera, I'm talking about you. Read also: Apple Maps: It’s all mapped out - not! Disclaimer: I’m not a professional photographer but I am a photo-enthusiast and my first SLR (notice the lack of “D”) – bought at the age of 16 – was a Canon Canonet 28. I spent rolls and rolls of film figuring out the aperture and the shutter speed settings. Then I grew up, became poor, and didn't get to enjoy the DSLRs when they started popping up. This was around the time I was using a Nokia N82, sure, it came with a 5MP-camera but with its Carl Zeiss lenses, the pictures for a mobile phone camera came out sharp and with depth especially when ...

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