Camera phones may drive sales of handsets, but once users buy them, only a small percentage actually use them to transmit pictures or store them for later use, says research firm In-Stat. Less than one-third of camera-phone owners surveyed by the firm said they actually share them with friends. Users are actually turned off by the poor picture quality, slow network speeds and the complexity of creating and sending pictures. We have to think again about the prospect of camera phones overtaking the world of digital cameras--at least in the short-term.
For more about consumers' disappointment with camera phones:
- check out this press release from In-Stat