Nokia 808 PureView is a 41 Megapixel Camera with effective working 38 megapixel compact Carl Zeiss Lens, intended for photography is on our table for review. A good competitor is Sony Xperia S, with we wrote a Full Review few weeks back. 41 megapixel of Nokia 808 PureView is the main attracting point for a newbie in the field of Digital Photography.
A few years ago, having a 8 megapixel phones was a sensation. iPhone as a digital camera of quite good quality but yet only considered as an additional feature, even when working with strong brands optics. The Nokia 808 PureView on the other hand is a pure camera phone with only one selling point – The best photo a smartphone can capture. This is it.
Nokia has done a huge research for the development of the 808 PureView with Carl Zeiss for five years. The resulting image processing technology PureView is really more than just a marketing term. The 41 megapixels is needed for “pixel oversampling” results are significantly sharper. At the highest zoom level, 38 megapixels are used by Nokia 808 PureView.