front-facing camera

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front-facing camera

A camera in a laptop, tablet, smartphone or desktop computer monitor that has the lens facing the user on the same side as the screen. Also called a "selfie camera" in a mobile device or a "Webcam" in a laptop, a front-facing camera is required to make video calls. Contrast with rear-facing camera. See Webcam, selfie and video calling.


Front and Rear
These tablet specs show five megapixels (MPs) for the rear camera but only two for the front. Camera photos might be printed; however, Webcams are typically used for Facetime and Skype, and 2 MP is more than adequate.
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Other features include a 16MP rear camera and a 13MP front camera.
com/apple-iphone-8-features-3d-sensing-front-camera-facial-recognition-iris-scan-2017-2) Business Insider learned that in a letter to investors, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo wrote about the front camera of the next iPhone.
The Aquos S2 resembles the design first seen on Andy Rubin's Essential Phone with the same front camera notch at the top but it has a slightly smaller display.
In comparison, the 2016 A3 had an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera, and the 2016 A5 and A7 had a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera.
5-inch Quad HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chip, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, a 16-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front camera and a 3000mAh battery.
5-inch display, a 5MP rear camera, a 2MP front camera and a 2,100 mAh battery.
The handset sports a 16MP rear camera, an 8MP front camera and is backed by a 3000mAh battery.
The addition of autofocus to the front camera of the Galaxy S8 may not be the main attraction of the upcoming flagship, but it will certainly be a great addition to the device, knowing that Apple has already done a similar move with its latest flagships, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
However, the newest model has an upgraded processor, front camera and battery capacity.
The device comes with a dual rear and front camera setup, making it one of the few smartphones to feature four cameras.
Moreover, the front camera is also rumored to get an upgrade from a 5-megapixel sensor to an 8-megapixel sensor, SamMobile reported.
8 MP rear camera, 5 MP front camera with flash for selfies