Nokia has today announced its latest smartphone – the Nokia Lumia 1020. The Lumia 1020 is sure to set a smartphone camera revolution. The phone packs in a massive 41-megapixel sensor and optical image stabilisation (OIS). It has ZEISS optics with six lenses.
The phone features 4.5” AMOLED WXGA (1280×768), 2.5 D sculpted Corning Gorilla 3 Glass, ClearBlack, high brightness mode, sunlight readability, super sensitive touch. It runs on 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor and has a 2GB RAM. The phone will come with its latest windows 8 OS. It has a 2,000 mAh battery and is slimmer and lighter than the Lumia 920 at 10.4mm and 154 grams.
Coming to camera details, the Lumia 1020 comes with PureView 41-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization with resolution of 7712 x 5360. It includes Nokia Pro Camera application. Xenon flash for still images, LED flash for video. The front facing camera is a HD 1.2-megapixel wide angle camera. Here is what Nokia has to say about Nokia Pro Camera:
Nokia Pro Camera takes over as the default camera app on the Lumia 1020. This puts all the camera power in your hands, providing swipe-able dials and access to settings once preserved just for the experts. You can see exactly what changing settings like exposure level, white balance, shutter speed and film ISO do to a shot before you take it. Great for people who already know what they’re doing and those keen to learn more, it encourages experimentation and learning with every picture, thanks to built-in tutorials.
Along with the Pro Camera, Nokia’s imaging team in Lund has created an SDK that provides access to developers to create their own imaging innovations. The Lumia 1020 will be available in the US on July 26 and it will arrive in China and Western Europe this quarter.