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Nexus 7's front-facing camera hacked, upgraded to 720p video

ASUS' Nexus 7 front-facing camera hacked from 480p video shooting capabilities, to 720p
| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Sep 11, 2012 2:22 am

ASUS' Nexus 7's front-facing camera is nothing to write home about, with the ability to shoot just 480p video. There's no rear-facing camera, meaning that if you want to take video, your stuck with a low-quality camera to do so. Well, not anymore.

 

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Some peeps over at the XDA Forums have made a hack, making the Nexus 7 now shoot 720p video at a hardware level. New Zealand-based developer, 'hillbeast', says that Google just didn't tell the Nexus 7 how to shoot in 720p, weird, huh?

 

There are some video comparisons, the first shows 480p, the second showing off the Nexus 7's new 720p shooting ability:

 

 

NEWS SOURCES:Gizmodo.com.au

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