Originally Posted by richard cheese
you guys didnt read the question
why didnt the phones COME with them?? not some upgrade from the web..
and you DUUUUH'd me??? i can read
Because it wasn't something RIM was working on when the devices were released? Keep in mind that Blackberry's started off primarily as business oriented devices. Most businesses that might deploy Blackberry devices tend to have rules and such on cameras/video recorders in the work-place.
Where I work you need a special pass in order to bring a camera into most places. Only recently (the last year or so) were cell phones exempted since they all have cameras now.