It’s true that camera phones are improving all the time, but the optics installed in them are still as crappy as ever. You might not want to go to the extreme that this guy did, but you can definitly sit and admire. Using the power of the mod, this Nokia 6280 has an added 36x optical zoom lens added on to its crappy stock hardware.
Of course, throwing an SLR lens onto a camera isn’t going to make your mobile phone any more “mobile” (actually, it will make it a non-mobile phone). This modder used a Nikon 50mm f/1.4 lens, and recommends using a similar lens to produce a workable focal point. — Andrew Dobrow