Nokia lovers can rejoice that the Finnish company (after multiple leaks on the subject) has announced Finally On its new flagship device: Nokia Lumia 1020
The previous (and only) device that used the unique image sensor was the PureView 808 device that came out in February 2012, but is now considered very outdated (screen with a separation of 640 * 360 pixels, and Nokia's exclusive operating system) - apart from the photo capabilities.
The new sensor is similar to the previous one, but also slightly different. Is slightly smaller, and optics uses six elements.
|Photography capabilities that make the new Lumia one of the flagship devices of the Nokia And Microsoft's|
In addition, the Smart Camera andPro Camera Offer semi-professional photography capabilities such as a circular interface to control the flash, focus, shutter speed, white balance and exposure, and in photography Video Which allows to re-frame the video in the software thanks to the high separation offered by the sensor.
The images that the 41 Megapixel sensor offers are very detailed, allowing you to choose between an enhanced 5 megapixel image and a gigantic 41 megapixel image that is of poor quality (since the sensor is quite small in the end). Examples can be seen HERE.
The following are some of the images taken with the terrifying camera of theLumia 1020 (small for practical reasons), you are welcome to tell us what you think about the quality:
The processor that beats in its heart is a Snapdragon S4 with a dual Krait core at 1.5 GHz - similar to the Nokia Lumia 925. In addition, it has 2 GB of working memory, and a storage capacity of 32 GB as well as a storage capacity of 7 GB in the Skydrive cloud Thanks to the close cooperation between Nokia To Microsoft.
The screen is 4.5 in size and separated by 768 * 1280 pixels. It is covered with a coating of Corning Gorilla Glass 3, and introduces Nokia's technology to more smooth animation called + PureMotion HD.
Also in the new device Nokia Includes the ability to use either with gloves or using fingernails.
Nokia has equipped the 1020 Luma with an 2000mAh enabled battery wireless charging Through dedicated coverage that can be purchased separately.
|The design is a bit conservative, but definitely not boring|
The battery time declared by the company is 16 days in standby mode, or 13.3 consecutive call hours. Playing Video Only the device will last 6.8 hours, and as a music player - 63 hours.
The weight of the new Lumia - 158 grams, very reasonable considering the relatively large camera module that protrudes slightly from the body of the smartphone.
Nokia also offers to purchase separately, Grip For easier use of the camera. Grip is an accessory that plugs into the camera and offers a safer and more comfortable grip battery Built-in battery that extends the battery life of the camera.
The grip that Nokia offers for the Lumia 1020 is 27.2 mm thick, and contains inside battery Rechargeable with a capacity of 1020mAh. It also contains a standard thread that allows it to be attached to any standard tripod or tripod for a stabilized photo that is free of vibrations and blurs as well as for photos that require long exposures. The accessory will hit stores in the U.S. on July 26, and is expected to cost $ 79.
The Nokia device Lomia The 1020 itself will cost about $ 300 in the United States - with a subsidy as part of signing a two-year commitment, and will also be available on July 26th. Retail price and the expected pricing of the device in Israel are still unknown.
As part of the announcement, Nokia also offered immediate availability Download, You Software Development Kit (SDK) for programmers interested in developing new photo applications. What is unique about the kit is that it can be developed using the programming libraries it offers for each device based on Windows 8 Smartphones, and not just for the new handset Nokia.
To encourage developers to start working on new apps, Nokia is holding a competition called Nokia Future / Capture Which will try to push developers to come up with interesting developments and upgrades to the photographic and image editing capabilities of Lomia 1020.
Nokia, according to most experts and the public, has passed its peak. In the past, it dominated the field of mobile phones without question, with very practical, reliable, and breathable instruments.
But now, with the move made a few years ago to smartphones and tablets, Nokia has not been able to change the emphasis in time, and was caught unprepared by the companies that took over the market - mainly Dark And Samsung.
Now, with one of the only winning cards left in its possession - the Lumia series with the unique image sensor - Nokia Trying to capture a significant market share anew.
The question is, is cooperation with Microsoft Office There was a bet on the winning horse (or at least one of those in the first places), or maybe Nokia Was she wrong and had to join the Android camp?
time will tell. Microsoft Office She is a strong partner with deep pockets, and this giant company should not be underestimated.