Some can store this media in external memory (Secure digital card or USB on the go pen drive).
Camera phones can share pictures almost instantly and automatically via a sharing infrastructure integrated with the carrier network.
The principal advantages of camera phones are cost and compactness; indeed for a user who carries a mobile phone anyway, the addition is negligible.
Smartphones that are camera phones may run mobile applications to add capabilities such as geotagging and image stitching.
An external flash can be employed, to improve performance.