The Finnish giant has finally made Nokia Lumia 1020 official. The 41MP market is indeed a critical device for Nokia. The tech vendor says the phone has "the second generation Nokia's massive 41-megapixel sensor and optical image stabilisation (OIS) to smash the benchmarks of smartphone."
The first generation 808 PureView missed out on features like optical image stabilization and was too bulky to handle. This time around, Nokia did an exceptional job in trimming the fat and made Lumia 1020 a great travel companion. This device is a complete camera phone with next-gen 41-mega pixel camera sensor powered by Zeiss optics with six lenses and OIS.
Talking about the internal specifications, the phone boasts of a 4.5-inch AMOLED WXGA display giving resolution of 1280 x 768 pixels. It features 1.5 GHz dual -core Snapdragon S4 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. In addition to ROM, users can take advantage of 7GB free SkyDrive cloud storage. As mentioned earlier, the camera sensor is huge and stands at 41-mega pixels. Instead of standard camera interface, the company introduced Nokia Pro Camera app. There's a 1.2-mega pixel wide angle front facing camera. The handset supports 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, NFC and a 2000mAh Li Ion battery.
Surprisingly, Nokia did not disclose when the company going to launch Lumia 1020 in the Indian market. GizBot expect the Windows Phone 8 powered phone to be launched in India around Diwali. We have already informed you about internal specifications, now it's time to check other incredible innovations ducked inside the device. Take a look!
Nokia Pro Camera
With Nokia Lumia 1020, the tech vendor introduced a new camera app called Nokia Pro Camera. Is it all about fresh camera interface? To some extent, yes, the Pro Camera app let you make changes to you photos in a more creative way. The app will give you an option to play with the camera settings. As seen in the image, the newly introduced concentric circle system let you change ISO speed, Focus, White balance and exposure. Videos can be shot in 1080p at 30 frames per second at 4X digital zoom. The Nokia Pro Camera app is not restricted to Lumia 1020, but it is coming to other Lumia handsets: 920,925 and 928. The Pro Camera app let you capture photos in dual mode. You can take images in full resolution and take images in PureView mode.
Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)
The Nokia 808 Pure View neither had Backside illumination (BSI) nor Optical image stabilization (OIS). The BSI feature helps to helps in taking images in low -light, while the OIS reduces camera shake. Want to Nokia Lumia 1020 image sensor? It's huge at 1/15".
The Lumia 1020 is the best camera phone in the market -that is known by now. But what makes the phone more interesting is the plethora of imaging apps. Developers are free to make tons of apps specially designed for Lumia 1020. Right now, Hipstamatic, Path, Yelp and CNN many others have announced their apps compatible with the phone
Camera grip and wireless charging shells
Being a camera phone, it is essential to have an accessory that makes the Lumia 1020, a super phone. Well, Nokia now brings Camera grip. The accessory can be attached with the camera and doubles as a 1,200 Li Ion battery, a two-step shutter, and a tripod mounting hole. On the other hand, the Lumia 1020 comes with changeable wireless charging shells.
Nokia Lumia 1020 promotional advert
Now you catch the an advertisement featuring Nokia Lumia 1020. The tech vendor is yet to confirm whether India is getting this device in the coming days. GizBot expect the phone to be announced around November end or December second week.