Putting an end to the celebration of millions, Nokia has said that its upcoming PureView 808 smartphone will cost way above than the reported price of Rs 29,999.
Earlier, accidentally Nokia India website quoted the price of the smartphone at Rs 29,999 which is a lot lower than the price that Nokia had announced in Italy. Nokia Italy last month went online with the pre-booking campaign for the Nokia 808 PureView priced at 599 Euros or Rs 40,000.
Acting quickly on the controversy, Nokia India has now said that the price was accidentally revealed through the website is a dummy pricing (meant for the website designers only). Nokia India is now planning to start the pre-booking campaign of PureView 808 smartphone with a similar pricing as the rest of the world soon.
Nokia has already announced that India will be in the list of the first few countries which will get this device in the first phase and Nokia will be disclosing the actual price of the device only during the launch of the device which is expected to happen within this month itself.
The Nokia PureView 808 smartphone features a single-core 1.3 GHz mobile processor with 512 MB RAM. Nokia has added a big 41 megapixel Carl Zeiss image sensor with Xenon flash. Bearing the f/2.8 aperture, the 41 megapixel camera promises 7728×5354 resolution images in 16:9 formats.
With the new PureView Pro imaging technology, the company has managed to use a technique of over-sampling for crystal-clear and noise-less 5 megapixel images. The imaging capability is further aided by the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) which uses a special algorithm which combines seven different pixels in to a one better pixel. The camera also supports up to 4x digital zoom without compromising on the quality. It also allows capturing full 1080p HD videos at 30 frames per second with up to 3x Zoom while for the 720p HD resolution one can go up to 6x zoom.
Nokia 808 will come with Nokia Belle feature pack 1 operating system and will also feature Dolby Mobile Plus for 5.1 channel surround sound playback. Nokia has packed a 1400 mAh battery which promises 11 hours of battery life on EDGE and 6.5 hours of battery life on 3G networks.