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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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Noted Twitter leaker Ice Universe ((https://twitter.com/UniverseIce/status/1069207766995091458) @UniverseIce ) recently said that the Galaxy S10 Lite, the standard S10 and the S10+ will all have Super AMOLED displays that feature holes for the front-facing cameras. However, the leaker also said that the larger Galaxy S10+ will have dual front-facing cameras.
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With a 5MP front-facing camera, high-quality selfies are guaranteed, and re-takes won't be required, as the front camera's self-timer gives you ample time to prepare your pose before the image is captured.
"Perfect for 'selfies', the Ascend P6's industry-leading 5MP front-facing camera and auto facial-enhancing capabilities create model-gorgeous shots," the firm said in a statement.
The first is the security and integrity of the personal data from front-facing cameras, which has already been declared dubious, bordering on unlawful by the Surveillance Commissioner.
The phone has a water drop notch on top of it, which houses the front-facing camera only.
Both models are also said to arrive with triple cameras on the back and a single front-facing camera that will placed underneath the OLED display.
The smartphone has a 21-megapixel fast-focus camera system with f2.0 aperture and a 13-megapixel front-facing camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus and f2.2 aperture.
The update allows greater use of the front-facing camera by lighting up subjects with a pseudo-flash.
Sporting a 16-MP front-facing camera, the OPPO F1 Plus launched at an event in Pakistan.
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