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HTC 10 could have OIS for its front-facing camera

HTC 10 could have OIS for its front-facing camera
HTC 10 could have OIS for its front-facing camera
Users on Twitter claim it to be the first smartphone with optical image stabilization for the front-facing camera.

It's no secret that the upcoming HTC One M9 successor will have a focus on camera quality as one of its selling points based on the latest teaser video and hints from HTC representatives. The exact camera features should be unveiled this upcoming Tuesday when the Taiwanese manufacturer is expected to officially reveal the flagship smartphone. Until then, however, rumors continue to pour in on the unannounced device including a possible optical image stabilizer (OIS) for the front-facing camera.

Photobooth service hints at OIS for HTC 10 selfie cam on Twitter

According to a report on, several photos have been tweeted from a US photobooth service snapped with the front-facing camera of the HTC 10. Comments from users claim that the smartphone will be using the world's first OIS selfie camera with the appropriate #powerof10 hash tags. Whether or not this is a marketing gimmick or a verified comment on the features of the upcoming HTC flagship is currently unknown.

Quality pictures from the HTC 10 front-facing camera

Meanwhile, tweets from Kisha Bari at @testingsmiles are no longer publicly available, but are still accessible via Google web caches. The tweets were of pictures taken with the front-facing camera on the HTC 10. Since Twitter compresses these full-size images before uploading, it is still difficult to assess the quality of the HTC 10 camera without obtaining the files directly from the phone.


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Ronald Tiefenthäler/ Allen Ngo, 2016-04- 9 (Update: 2016-04- 9)