Sunday, 14 July 2013

Nokia Lumia 1020's 41MP Camera's Complete Technical Specifications and features

Nokia is suffering falling sales from past few years. This fall occurred mainly due emerging of Android phones with lot of innovative features. But now Nokia is back in action with its new flagship phone, Nokia Lumia 1020. This masterpiece from Nokia has 41MP Camera which can be a biggest feature for its sales.

In this article, I specifically talk or write about the features and specifications of the Camera of Nokia Lumia 1020.

Technical Specifications:

The Main Camera of Nokia Lumia 1020 has 41MP, PureView sensor with Carl Zeiss Tessar lens. The Camera resolution is 7712 x 5360 pixels and it comes with standard auto focus. The sensor size is 1/1.5 inch, f-number/aperture is f/2.2, and the focal length is 26 mm and Camera minimum focus range 15 cm. The 41MP Camera take snaps in JPEG format.

The Camera is fitted with Xenon flash which has 4.0 m of operating range and it has modes like Off, Automatic and on.

The Camera has Video and Still camera modes. It also includes Scene modes like Automatic, Night Portrait, Sports, Night, Close-up and Backlight. The White balance modes are Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Daylight and Automatic. The Light sensitivity of the camera is Automatic, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600 and ISO 3200. 


Nokia Lumia 1020’s camera features Optical image stabilization technology which can now only be seen in some mobile phones like Samsung galaxy S4 Zoom and HTC One. Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) system of 1020’s camera provide the best possible stabilisation for when the phone is handheld. That means you get reduced blur in your pictures – both at night and when your hands are unsteady.

The Nokia Lumia 1020’s PureView Camera is made using advanced floating lens technology which takes in five times more light than competing smartphones without using flash, making it possible to capture the best pictures and videos even at night. 

Nokia Lumia 1020’s camera features Back-illuminated sensor. A back-illuminated sensor, also known as backside illumination (BSI or BI) sensor, is a type of digital image sensor that uses a novel arrangement of the imaging elements to increase the amount of light captured and thereby improve low-light performance.

The camera has 6-lens optics. This compound lens is a collection of simple lenses of different shapes and made of materials of different refractive indices, arranged one after the other with a common axis. The 6-lens optics reduces optical aberrations to take Perfect photos. 

Lenses get their zoom rating by taking the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. So for example a 35-105mm lens will be rated as 3X (105/35 =3).  The Camera of Nokia Lumia 1020 allows to magnify the image up to 3x bigger using its 3X High resolution zooming abilities.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has the following Softwares which lets you to take perfect snaps.
Nokia Pro Camera: 
Nokia Pro Camera lets you to take pictures in Auto mode or you can take full manual control over exposure, shutter speed, ISO, white balance and focus, just like on a DSLR-camera.  The different framing grids help to frame a shot, and if you did not get the shot completely straight, don't worry - you can straighten and crop it afterwards, over and over again. Plus, for the first time ever for Nokia Lumia, Nokia has included an HD video mode that records high-quality stereo sound. 

Get the bigger picture with Nokia’s easy-to-use Panorama app.Simply take your pictures and the app automatically stitches them into a picture-perfect view. Once you’re done, share your panorama directly to Twitter and Facebook.

Creative Studio:
Get more out of your pictures with this quick and easy photo editor. Creative Studio’s editing tools let you quickly adjust color balance, remove red eye and apply filters. Then, share your pictures directly on Facebook and Twitter. 

Nokia Smart Camera:
Shoots a sequence of photos, making it easier to capture great moments. Choose your Best Shot or combine the photos into one picture, make a strobe effect to emphasize motion, remove unwanted objects or choose the best faces for great group shots. 

Nokia Glam Me Lens:
Glam Me is the leading face beautification app for Windows Phones. With Glam Me, you can automatically enhance your self-portraits with toning, eye resizing, teeth whitening and all sorts of artistic effects. 

PhotoBeamer is an innovative and easy way to show your pictures on any screen. Point your Nokia Lumia at any screen displaying and enjoy your photos anywhere with family and friends. It's a mobile projector that's always at hand. 

A magical blend of photo and movie-like animation, creating pictures that seem almost alive. Helpful on-screen assistance lets you select the animated area of your picture and easily create and edit a cinemagraph. You can share your cinemagraph with friends via social media, email and messaging.

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