Camera: Atrix and Inspire

netposer

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Took a photo crossing the street in Raleigh, NC. Kept the defaults, just took out the devices and snapped a photo with each.

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Atrix
All sizes | DTR taken with the Moto Atrix | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
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Inspire
All sizes | DTR taken with the htc Inspire | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
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wow I'm not sure there Is much of a difference between the two, I have both also but haven't had time to do a comparison between the two. I wish I didn't buy the Inspire first because now I'm not giving the Atrix a fair shot. I know the Atrix is better than the Inspire but to me the Inspire feels better and I love the screen size of the Inspire. The camera was also playing a big part but now I see Its not that much of a difference.
 

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Thanks for this comparison. The photo with the Inspire looks so much better to me: richer color, better contrast, sharper. I guess I don't know what the scene look like to the naked eye, but the Inspire photo has better detail and color from what I see here.
 

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Judging purely on the looks of the clouds and the CVS building, the Inspires camera pic looks a tad better. The color of those 2 objects looks more natural. Honestly though, they both look good and I don't think anyone will have an issue with whichever phone they choose.
 

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I noticed the Atrix "brightens" the image on screen before the photo is taken.

I did shoot a video and then play it back on the Atrix and Wow! The HD video played very smooth. No choppiness or stuttering. It looked the same as when I was recording it. Very impressive.
 

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While the Inspire's image looks cleaner, and crisper, the Atrix has a better color and image. The image processor on the Inspire looks to have bumped the blacks higher, and contrast too, with the loss of some detail.

Take a look at the lamp posts on the left hand side of the image. They're nearly completely black on the Inspire shot, losing detail, while the Atrix you can see the detail of the "knot" near the bottom.

Also check out the flower pots on the left. Completely black on the Inspire, while they look to be a grey/brown marble on the Atrix. They're a little grainy in the Atrix, with a fair bit of noise, but it looks like it was pretty overcast. What color were they really?
 

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While the Inspire's image looks cleaner, and crisper, the Atrix has a better color and image. The image processor on the Inspire looks to have bumped the blacks higher, and contrast too, with the loss of some detail.

Take a look at the lamp posts on the left hand side of the image. They're nearly completely black on the Inspire shot, losing detail, while the Atrix you can see the detail of the "knot" near the bottom.

Also check out the flower pots on the left. Completely black on the Inspire, while they look to be a grey/brown marble on the Atrix. They're a little grainy in the Atrix, with a fair bit of noise, but it looks like it was pretty overcast. What color were they really?

The pots are a brown gray-ish color and the lamp posts are black.

Here is a photo I found looking down the same street but a bit further towards the capitol bld.
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mrro82

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I think it also depends on the person. One person might see something one way and another person a different way. Only way to know for sure is to do tests personally with both devices.
 

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Different cameras will handle differently depending on the outside sources of light too; this is one thing I've noticed with the Inspire already. One thing I'd love to see a comparison of is something with blues and purples, even just in really good daylight. I've never had success with this on anything but my dSLR (it was awful on my iPhones), but the Inspire took a fantastic true-to-color photo of something with those colors.
 

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wow I'm not sure there Is much of a difference between the two, I have both also but haven't had time to do a comparison between the two. I wish I didn't buy the Inspire first because now I'm not giving the Atrix a fair shot. I know the Atrix is better than the Inspire but to me the Inspire feels better and I love the screen size of the Inspire. The camera was also playing a big part but now I see Its not that much of a difference.

I am with you 100% on this. I have both and I have been using the Inspire but I am having a hard time giving the atrix a fair shot
 

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Everyone has to remember, Atrix has a 5 megapixel camera and the Inspire has an 8 megapixel camera. The quality of the pics definitely shows the difference in megapixels.
 
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