Nokia x3 touch and type

With a five-megapixel camera on-board, you might expect at least passable images from the Nokia X3 Touch and Type and, in terms of stills, that's what you get. There's no dedicated camera button to take pictures, but the on-screen icon is good enough for the job, and if you want quick launch you just have to put a shortcut onto the Home screen.

There is no flash, which is a disappointment as it means indoor shots suffer greatly in deteriorating lighting conditions. Nor are there many settings for those fun images that skew the light.

But on the whole, we found the camera to produce decent images.

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This extremely exciting shot was taken in a fairly dull supermarket forecourt. We didn't expect the Nokia X3 Touch and Type to cope well with the lighting conditions, and were pleasantly surprised.

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A chilly, dull winter's morning, but the camera made a good fist of the available light. If you look closely at the foliage, though, you'll see that it struggles with detail.

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We couldn't resist playing with the negative mode. It's rather more over the top than some we've seen, but if you want the effect, why not go all the way?

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The Nokia X3 Touch and Type has 4x digital zoom, and this shot, taken to full zoom potential, shows exactly why digital zoom should always be left alone.