Review: Samsung DoubleTime for AT&T
The DT has a 3.2-megapixel camera with auto-focus, but no flash. Since there is no dedicated camera button, you'll have to use the on-screen app to open it. It opens pretty fast, but not as fast as I'd like.
The viewfinder takes up about the central two-thirds of the display. On the right, there are tools for jumping to the video camera and gallery, as well as the software shutter button. On the left, there are three shortcuts for adjusting the shooting mode (single, continuous, panorama), the scene (portrait, landscape, night, etc.,), and the exposure value.
A deeper settings menu - accessed by pressing the little cog wheel icon - is straight-forward and allows you to alter the white balance, add effects, control image quality and metering, as well as adjust contrast and so on.
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Once you press the shutter button, the DT takes about a second to focus and another second to take and save the shot. The process feels natural and there's no delay. The DT takes you right back to the camera mode and doesn't present you with a review screen. You can tap the thumbnail to see the image if you wish.
The gallery is the stock Android 2.2 option. Photo albums float in stacks in the main gallery view, and you can sift through them in a chronological timeline.
Editing options are severely limited. Crop and rotate are all you get. Some of Samsung's best devices offer more than this, but at least you get the very basics. Sharing options are solid, and incorporate all the social networking apps on board the DoubleTime, such as Facebook, Picasa, Gmail, etc.
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