Nokia Lumia 1020: Zoom Reinvented on Smartphones

As the rumor reported by several months, Nokia has decided to continue with dedication to orientate profile for producer’s concern for the scope photo. The last pearl necklace smartphone returns to PureView , and it is the device that we have seen in photographs circulated on the net: Nokia Lumia 1020 is reality.

They were indeed many secrets hidden until now. The same company had sent an invitation to the press for the event held today in New York that indicated in red letters the number “41” in the phrase “41 million reasons”. The reference is clear: 41 million pixels, this is the resolution of the sensor mounted on the back of new high-end smartphones Finnish company, for the uninitiated, 41 Megapixel . Let’s look at all the details.



1020 is the new Nokia Lumia belonging to the already established Lumia series which has a difficult personal goal to reinvent the modern photography on smartphones. Its structure is characterized by the usual design that the Finnish company has proposed in the previous

terminals, although big importance is in fact dedicated to the photographic industry, which is clearly pronounced, formed by grade until now never seen on mobile phone. The functioning of the entire apparatus is assigned to a particular algorithm oversampling made ??by the team of Nokia to capture photos at the same time by 38 or 34 Megapixel (38 photos in 4:3, 16:9 34), and a counterparty from 5 megapixels.

The 41-megapixel back-illuminated sensor PureView is accompanied by a mechanical shutter, and a stabilizer optical image of the second generation, able to make perfectly clear and reduce any defect resulted from the movement of the subjects in photos so impressive, at least according to the pictures shown in the conference. Computed on Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5, the yield of stabilization in the same conditions is expected to be much more powerful. The lens is made ??up of well- six lenses, quantity never seen until now on a smartphone.


The differences are obvious, even with regard to zoom. The “camera 2.0” Nokia Lumia proposed in 1020 also features a 3x zoom important , can capture fine detail even in the huge and high resolution (high and is a pejorative term) photos that the device is able to acquire. Accompanied by the senso,r also the autofocus mode, the ability to capture video in full HD, and a xenon flash a new generation.

Distancing from the camera for a moment, obviously the focal point on which the company has focused in this edition of Lumia, we pass to the remaining internal components. Nokia Lumia 1020 is equipped with a display of 4.5 “AMOLED WXGA (known standard Lumia new generation) with a resolution of 1280 x 768, with PureMotion HD +, equalization ClearBlack mode, high-brightness, high readability in sunlight, touch screen super sensitive and Nokia Glance Screen. This form is protected by a glass Gorilla Glass 3 product from Corning which ensures high resistance to shocks and scratches.

Everything is managed by a dual Snapdragon S4 clocked fixed at 1.5 GHz produced by Qualcomm, well associated with 2 GB of RAM to help you manage the complex processes graphics. The fund supply starring instead a battery of 2000 mAh well over which we have no time estimate in terms of duration. This supports wireless charging via exterior casing. The main case keeps the classic colored robe with the usual resistant polycarbonate widely used by Nokia.



So obvious and interesting news also acquires video, which is characterized not only by the acquisition of frames at very high resolution, but by the use of microphones for recording new generation of powerful and realistic sound. This feature, which tends to regard much better low frequencies acquired input, is called Nokia Rich Recording.

The operating system installed on the Nokia Lumia 1020 is, like its predecessors, Windows Phone 8 , the latest proposal by Microsoft with regard to the development of OS. Its camera features are pretty basic, and that is why Nokia has decided to prepare a new product within the particular application specially for photo enthusiasts and users to which it is addressed the upstream device.


The name is Nokia Pro Camera, and provides a number of professional features usually only commonly seen on the professional cameras. In association, the company is also launching a special SDK, aimed to prepare via API functions in other Pro Camera app.

The smartphone does not come alone. Accompanying him is Nokia Camera Grip , a special homes sold separately which allows you to “transform” the device in a real room, right of appeal to an extremely ergonomic and has a secondary battery 1020mAh for charging the mobile terminal. Present in its structure an important physical button for taking a photo and a module for attachment to tripod joint.

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Lumia Nokia 1020 will be available at first only for the American market, in partnership with AT&T, in three colors: white, black and yellow. Then the product will also come in the remaining continents, at a price not yet known.

Well, Nokia has really decided not to disappoint nor those who love to have a device still handsome, given the presence of the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4, but especially those who love quality photography that you always have with you. We’ll see if the new Lumia 1020 will be able to convince the public.

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