Thread: General Can't scan bar codes?!!!
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Old September 19th, 2012, 09:36 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by h_m_b View Post
Yes I agree, had I known that the camera was as limited as it is I'd have perhaps made a difference choice of phone. Amazing that my 18 month old phone was better for this function, DOH!
Believe it or not my 4 year old phone (also with a 5 mega pixel camera) took better photos simply because it had auto-focus.

Originally Posted by h_m_b View Post
Such a shame that HTC didn't see that the lack of auto focus and flash would give the consumers such problems.
The flash doesn't bother me too much, because they drain the battery and usually aren't much good on phones anyway. But the lack of auto focus makes it useless for anything other than uploading photos to Facebook. You can't even photograph close up items, and as per this thread can't scan barcodes easily.
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