Love it when a site from our Photography RSS folder mentions Nokia. This time, we have EOSHD reviewing the Nokia 808 Pureview. If you don’t want to read the whole thing, the conclusion says the sensor and lens technology on the 808 is a genuinely groundbreaking achievement for a smartphone.
The Nokia 808 Pureview review is not all positive, though, so make sure you read the whole thing. Here are some notable quotes.
It is not just a new benchmark for smartphone photography but in the broader consumer camera market too. There isn’t a compact than can touch it for detail. It even out-resolves this Canon 5D Mark III still at 22MP vs 38MP.
The best way to treat of the smartphone component of the 808 PureView is to try and think of the device as a camera with some smart features. To use it as a phone carries some serious pitfalls, some of which will be addressed in future Windows based PureView models.
There seems to be a common template shared by reviewers on the Nokia 808 Pureview. Nice camera, but Symbian sucks. Let’s see what happens when this Pureview technology comes out on the Nokia Lumia devices.