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Video calling on Desire?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by 4ngi3, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. 4ngi3

    4ngi3 Well-Known Member
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    Does the Desire have a front camera for video calling? I just noticed that theres no option to make a video call from my phoen book. oh dear, someone please tell me that the camera is so small that i can't see it??
     

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  2. Pryomancer

    Pryomancer Well-Known Member
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    The Desire doesn't have a front facing camera. Honestly, no-one really used the video calling feature anyway. I had a K800i, it has a front camera. In the 3 years I had it, not a single instance was there any reason to video call. Not that anyone else had a phone with a front camera anyway. It ended up just clogging up with dust.
     
  3. 4ngi3

    4ngi3 Well-Known Member
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    oh no way.. crap i used to use video calling but not heaps. oh well i'm sure i can do without it
     
  4. freefall

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    I used to have video calling but only used it once to try it out. It just never interested me tbh
     
  5. Dudditz

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    I had video calling on my Pixon, never even bothered trying it out...
     
  6. SurfXombie

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    Stand in front of a mirror?
     
  7. carbonara

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    Yeah, video calling seemed a feature mobile manufacturers and networks tried to peddle a few years back, no one was interested though. We all had phones with front facing cameras but everyone I know, including myself only ever tried it once to see if it worked and that was it.

    I just don't think video calling works as a concept in a mobile environment. It's fine on Skype when you're sat down for a conversation with someone but with a mobile a lot of the time you're walking along etc and a video just doesn't work in that situation.
     
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