When Nokia announced the 41 megapixel Lumia 1020, it showed the world that Nokia can do what Samsung and Apple can’t think in their wildest dream. Budding photographers are already going crazy about Nokia Lumia 1020′s arrival in India and they have all the reasons to be excited. The device is slated for launch on October 11.
It’s not only the 41 megapixel camera sensor that makes the Lumia 1020 famous among photography enthusiasts. Many photo editing apps and Digital SLR like add-on that are going to come preloaded with the device are going to make the pictures look more amazing and of professional quality. Join us as we discover the amazing camera and photo editing apps of Lumia 1020 that may make you discover a photographer inside you.
The primary camera of Nokia Lumia 1020 is a piece of genius as it gives you 41 megapixel image quality with an image resolution of 7712X5360/pixel. The Carl Zeiss Tessar lens and Xenon flash with a range of 4.0 metre. Other notable features include optical image stabilization, Pure View, HD quality 3x zoom and 6-lens optics.
Modes & Digital Camera Add-Ons:
The beauty of this camera is that it gives you freedom to choose between auto and manual mode. If you want to do something creative, you can select suitable DSLR mode while shooting with Lumia 1020. You can also choose different photography modes like portrait, night, back light, sports etc for your subject. White balance, ISO settings and scene modes in Lumia 1020 let you explore other aspects of photography.
This photography oriented smartphone has editing apps to inspire the artist within you. Like its panorama app automatically stretches your image to fit a large screen without doing much damage to it. While Apps like creative studio, smart camera and photo beamer work almost like Photoshop. Lumia 1020′s HD video recording mode also has variety of modes that you can apply while shooting. Its 1.2 MP secondary camera too records HD quality videos.
Lumia 1020 is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 processor which is clocked at 1.5 GHz. Its breathtaking 4.5 inch true color WXGA (1280X768) display is equal to those in Samsung Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5. Its 2 GB RAM and ‘Windows Phone 8’ software make sure that the device works at zipping speed. It also gives you wireless charging options via add on cover which is definitely a plus. But Nokia is banking on Lumia 1020′s amazing camera to help it stand out in the smartphone market which is dominated by Androids and iOS.
Undoubtedly, Lumia 1020 gives us endless photography opportunity but Windows Phone 8 takes away the freedom to enjoy endless apps, games and multimedia experience. Although Nokia has not yet revealed the price of Lumia 1020 we are hoping it to be around Rs 40,000-45,000 which would make it one of the costliest mobile phones in India.