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Most general online definitions of the word “camera” will suffice for discussion on these pages.

For the explanations on this website, the picture-taking aspect of any device that can record photographs is referred to by the term “camera.”

That is true regardless of whether that capability is built into a multipurpose device (smartphone, tablet, watch, eyeglasses) or whether recording photographs is the primary or sole function of the device.