Spice Introduces 12MP Camera Phone with 3x Optical Zoom
By on March 29th, 2010

Camera phones have improved by leaps and bounds over the past few years. We have come a long way since the days of VGA camera phones. However, one feature that is yet to go mainstream is optical zoom. Now, Spice S1200 has joined the rank of elite few mobile phones that can brag about optical zoom.

The S1200 features a 12 mega-pixel camera with professional CCD sensor and boasts of numerous advanced camera functions including multiple face detection, smile shutter, auto focus, night vision, anti-shake, xenon flash and 24 preset capture modes. It is also quite capable when it comes to video recording and supports recording QVGA resolution video at 30 fps.

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Besides the standard assortment of connectivity options (no Wi-Fi), the S1200 also includes TV out support (cables included), which allows it to be connected to standard television sets.

Speaking on the launch of Spice S-1200 Mr. Kunal Ahooja, Director and CEO, Spice Mobiles Ltd stated, “Photography is emerging as a fine art and expression of creativity. Our latest Picture Perfect series phone the 12MP S-1200 caters to this lifestyle need of good photography on the move”.

Although, optical zoom is possibly the biggest draw of this handset, it is also responsible for the unsightly appearance of S1200. High megapixel count does not automatically ensure great picture quality. However, if Spice’s optical sensor is even half-decent, the S1200 should be a commendable camera phone. At Rs 14,500, it is priced just right for the Indian market.

[Click here for Spice S1200 Specifications ]

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  • Vikas Jaiswal

    This is really a good stuff and I am sure, the Leaders in the Cell Phone Segments will get a good competition….

  • http://mobileinindia.in ritikaaa

    i luv this phone with 12 mp camera and a memory to store about 10000 pic its coming at a grt price too i wish they would also have launched 1 in touch screen recently buy this phone after having thorough check about this cam phone before buying….Its absolutely 12 mega pixel which is 4000*3000…Great pictures with wonderful clarity..Flash is very powerful…I dont know about how spice had launched other models but believe me my friends this phone is really rocking with excellent clarity and 3+ optical zoom..Am really satisfied with this cell…Please dont believe anybody saying neg about s1200…Its really worth to buy this cell at this cost..Once u buy u all will definatly belive that am 200% true experienced with this product all the best..go ahead…Indian company rocks…Jai mata ki..Long live spice co..Hope this is the rt time for spice to really get some very attractive and great products like spice S1200

 
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