Not a camera phone – it's a phone in a camera: Artefact reinvents the camera

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Sounds like a wacky idea but there could be something in this concept camera by Seattle design company Artefact.

With 5 and 8 megapixel cameras arriving in smartphones it’s hard for camera-makers to carve themselves a niche particularly in the low and mid-range reaches of the camera market. Sure professionals will always want to shell out for the top products.. but the guts of the market are getting eaten out by mobile phones.

That’s why Artefact have brainstormed a phone camera with a smart touch screen interface, apps and wifi connectivity but also the power of a great camera. See the cute video of it above. Click the lens off and it looks just like a large iPhone.

Making the camera

Thinking about it – it just makes loads of sense. The lack of internet and photo editing software is, after all, why I always use my iPhone for pictures these days…

Concept Camera: The WVIL from Artefact on Vimeo.

[via ReadWriteWeb]

Anna Leach

4 comments

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