Review: Samsung Flight II
Pictures taken with the 2-megapixel camera on the Samsung Flight II were perfectly acceptable for picture messaging and showing off on the phone. I wouldn't view these pics on a large computer monitor, they start to fall apart quickly at full zoom, but I think that if you're interested in the Flight II, you'll stick to simpler picture messages anyway. There were obvious flaws, like a general blurry haze that covered some of my shots, but most pictures looked fine, with accurate colors and good white balance. Indoors, image quality dropped considerably. The phone has no flash, and I saw plenty of brightly speckled noise in the darker areas of my photos. Under bright indoor lights, the camera performed well, but you'll want to bring something better if you're shooting a birthday girl blowing out candles or a night out at the clubs.
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Video quality was about on par with still image quality. My videos had a grainy look to them, and fine details were blurry. The camera shoots at QVGA, so you won't be watching these on a TV set anyway. The microphone also did a fine job picking up my voice, and I didn't sound too muffled or distorted in my test movies.
MPEG-4 format (viewable with QuickTime)
File size: 1.5 MB