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Ads for the hot new camera-equipped cell phones suggest you can get crisp, clear images that would make Ansel Adams proud. Reality isn't quite so clearly focused, we learned from testing the first camera phones available in the U.S. and allied service from AT&T, Cingular, Sprint, and T-Mobile. (Verizon introduced its service just as we were going to press.)
Prices range from $50 to $400; hefty rebates are common We'd recommend only the Sanyo phone used with the PCS Vision service from Sprint, That's the only phone-and-service combination that made it easy to send photos to other Sprint phones or to computers as e-mail attachments Sprint also provides photo-storage space on the Internet.
The take on the cameras. They produce images that look fine on the phone's …