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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The front camera takes good selfies even in the dark, helped by the LED flash.
The front camera is five megapixels, and the rear is 16 megapixels with dual flash.
The front camera is 5 MP auto focus again with LED flash, ideal for selfies.
2-inch display, 3 GB of RAM, a 20-megapixel rear and a 5-megapixel front camera, 32 GB of internal storage and an expandable memory card slot.
4, super bright 5" FHD screen, 16MP back camera and 8MP front camera.
The 13 MP Sony rear camera with BSI sensor and 8 MP front camera with wide-angle lens take the perfect photos in any kind of lighting.
The camera has a sensitive 14megapixel sensor, a front camera of 2 megapixels, a 4.
The model features higher window line, full-LED headlights, front and rear cameras, a heated steering wheel, an autonomous braking system, a front camera that displays a 180deg left and right view on the 8.
Taking clear selfies is just one touch away with the 5 MP front camera, while the back camera is OV 8 MP.
The Xperia C3's 5MP wide-angle front camera (25mm with 80 degree field of view) allows selfies with a wider angle of coverage.
4, super-bright five-inch FHD screen, 16MP back camera and 8MP front camera.
Handset makers try to satisfy a specific use case by including more powerful features in the front camera.