Sunday, 30 August 2020

Flashback: the Oppo N1 turned the camera around on you

Not long after phones first learned how to take photos came the first phones with dedicated selfie cameras. But the arrival of 3G networks meant that not just any camera would do – a core feature of 3G was the native video calls. Barely anyone did that, but we got some interesting phones out of it. Like the Sony Ericsson V800, for instance, which had a camera that normally pointed away from you to take photos, but could be rotated to point towards you too. Back then you had to rotate it manually, that was the norm. And it remained so until the Oppo N1 arrived. The phone is notable for...

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