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Nokia Teases 41MP Camera Sensor for Upcoming WP8 Device

By Sidney Wong - on 20 Jun 2013, 9:26am

Nokia Teases 41MP Camera Sensor for Upcoming WP8 Device

 Image source: Nokia Conversations

Nokia is bringing the camera capabilities of the 808 PureView to its upcoming Windows Phone 8 device on 11 July. 

According to a teaser posted on its Conversation blog, Nokia says that there are 41 million reasons to see its launch event held in New York. The number "41" coincides with the 41-megapixel sensor of the Nokia 808 PureView, which was announced at MWC 2012. With Nokia pulling the plug on the Symbian OS, it is likely that the same camera sensor will appear on a Windows Phone 8 device.

The Verge first reported news of such a device in January this year, where sources familiar with Nokia's plans claimed that the device is given the EOS codename and incorporate the same sensor as the 808 PureView.

If you need a quick refresher on the PureView's 41-megapixel camera sensor and its capabilities, do check out our articles, "The Nokia 808 PureView's 41 Megapixels Explained" and "Nokia 808 PureView: Just How Good Do the Images Look in Real Life?"

Source: Nokia Conversations

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