Putting an end to all speculations, Nokia has finally unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, Lumia 1020, in New York which has a powerful 41-megapixel camera.
Nokia Lumia 1020 runs on Windows Phone 8 operating system and has a 4.5 AMOLED Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display screen. It has a 41 megapixel camera and a 1.2 megapixel front facing camera which is too capable of capturing high definition images.
The phone is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor which is supported by 2 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory and 7 GB free SkyDrive cloud storage. To power it up, Nokia has fitted a 2000 mAh battery in Lumia 1020.
Nokia Lumia 1020 claims to have reinvented zoom, thus enabling people to discover more detail than the eye can see. Lumia 1020’s 41 megapixel sensor features ZEISS optics with six physical lenses, optical image stabilisation and capability to take pictures in low light conditions. It also has a Xenon flash for still photography and an LED flash for video recording.
The Nokia Lumia 1020 has the second generation of optical image stabilisation (OIS) system, first used in the Lumia 920 PureView.
Apart from that, on the software front Nokia has bundled the smartphone with a new application called Nokia Pro Camera, which is claimed to makes it easy for anyone to take professional quality images.
Stephen Elop, president and chief executive officer, Nokia said, “The Nokia Lumia 1020 will bring new meaning to pictures and continues to strengthen Nokia’s leadership in imaging.”
The Nokia Lumia 1020 is expected to be launched first in China and key European markets this quarter. Nokia plans to ship an exclusive variant of the device in association with Telefonica, a telecom service provider, in select European and Latin American markets. The Nokia Lumia 1020 will be available in yellow, white and black colours.