Review: Samsung T259
The T259 has a 2 megapixel shooter, with no flash, and no auto-focus. Even though it lacks advanced features, it really did a pretty good job at capturing images. Pictures I took were mostly in focus and relatively sharp, though there was more grain in them than I'd like to see. White balance was often accurate, and brightness levels were typically spot on. The T259's true weakness is in dimly lit areas, where the camera performed poorly. I'd rate these photos MMS worthy, but not much beyond that.
The video camera allows video to be captured at up to 320 x 240 (QVGA) resolution. It can be set to MMS-optimized or left to record until the memory card runs out. As with the the still camera, it offers plenty of customization and tools for getting most out of your video.
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On the quality side of the equation, even set to maximum, you're not going to get more than MMS-worthy video from the T259. The basic scene you're recording — as long as it is well illuminated — will be visible, but most details are lost in the grain and soft focus.
3GPP / MPEG-4 format (viewable with QuickTime)
File size: 424 KB
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