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The truth of the matter is that unless you desperately need to make a Skype call, you will likely never use either camera on the 4G tablet.

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Which is just as well, given that neither the front-facing 2MP or the rear 5MP cameras are any good.

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Colours are washed out, detail lost and noise found everywhere. No flash means dreadful results in lower light scenarios, but given the fact that taking a photo on the tablet is an awkward process anyway, it's far from being a dealbreaker.

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Being a fairly stock version of Android, there are some manual controls for white balance, exposure compensation and seven different scene modes.

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There's also digital zoom, although given that makes already questionable photos look even worse, it can't be recommended.

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