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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It features a MediaTek Helio P23 octa-core processor, 13MP and 2MP dual rear cameras and a 13MP front camera. With this device you're getting a 32GB internal storage with 3GB RAM.
The S4 is a remarkable device that features a 32MP front camera together with 64GB expandable storage and an added bonus of triple rear cameras that pack 13MP+8MP+2MP sensors.
Almost all smartphone makers are trying to bring triple cameras, pop-up front camera module and other enticing features to the mid-range segment.
Kuo said Apple will be able to do this by using a smaller front camera compared to the one found on existing iPhone models.
Lahore -- The selfie game is about the change with Infinix S4 that features one of the best selfie cameras till date The Smartphone camera game just got way more competitive with Infinix's new product of the S4 which boosts an astonishing 32MP front camera pixel.
Huawei has announced that it has patented a smartphone with a hidden front camera under the touch screen.
The F11 Pro has an uninterrupted full-screen display made possible by a hidden front camera module rising up when required.
Summary: Dongguan [China], Mar 29 (ANI): We all want a perfect selfie camera, but thanks to the obsession with all-screen displays, we don't like the sight of a front camera.
The highlight of the event was the unveiling of the Vivo V15 Pro whose main feature, the 32MP elevating front camera, was dramatically showcased when a podium elevated from underneath the stage to reveal the flagship smartphone.
From the first-gen 18:9 screen when the front camera is outside of display, to the various designs of the second-gen 19:9 notch display and dewdrop display when the front camera is inside the outline of display, mobile phone manufacturers like Huawei have collectively pursued in perfecting an absolute bezel-less design.
The V15Pro is the first model post-NEX to incorporate the industry's first Elevating Front Camera with upgraded AI technology, which combines a stunning full-screen smartphone with an intelligent personal assistant that understands its user.