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If you just upload your photos to Facebook, more camera megapixels don’t necessarily mean better. The photos displayed in your Facebook Timeline are resized to 404 x 404 pixels. If you make it a highlighted photo, it becomes 843 x 403 pixels. As a reminder, a 3 megapixel photo is about 2048 x 1536 pixels dimension. That’s even more resolution than the latest 13-inch Macbook Air screen which displays 1440 x 900 pixels.
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.
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and several board members bought more than one million shares of company stock last week according to WSJ. The purchases underscore their commitment to Nokia and its future. Last week, the stock price was as low as $1.70. It’s up to $2.41 at the time of publishing this post.
I got to play with a Nokia 808 Pureview at a Nokia store in Kuala Lumpur. I like shooting videos, so I checked out the zooming capabilities of the camera while recording. Video after the jump.
Nokia finalized its plans to close their handset factory in Salo, Finland. The plant made its last mobile phone on Wednesday and 780 people will lose their jobs during this year. This was part of an overhaul announced in June to cut costs.
During the Black Hat conference, security specialist Charlie Miller showed some problems with the NFC implementation on the Nokia N9. Miller explained that when NFC is turned on, an N9 will automatically accept all connection requests without prompting the user. He said this opens the device to attackers who can control the device to make calls, send text messages, or download data.
Both have large sensors and fit in your pocket. One is a dedicated camera, the other is a camera… with a phone. DCfever took some photos with the 2 devices for comparison. This is something I personally wanted to see because I’m interested in both cameras. Take a look, tell us which photos you like better, and guess which camera is the Nokia 808 Pureview. Is the Sony RX100 a PureView killer?