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Nokia admits PureView Lumia 920 video fake (but OIS does work)

Nokia admits PureView Lumia 920 video fake (but OIS does work)

Nokia has confessed to faking the eye-catching PureView demo video for the freshly announced Lumia 920, admitting it manufactured the stabilization demo but insisting the real thing is just as capable. The "floating lens" 8-megapixel camera on the new Windows Phone 8 flagship was billed as a ground-breaking advance in mobile photography, but closer examination of Nokia's initial demo footage raised doubts as to its authenticity. Now, Nokia has released a second video, showing exactly what PureView OIS on the Lumia 920 is able to do.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 5, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 5, 2012

We're getting ready to wrap-up coverage for this Wednesday, and what a day we had. First up we had Nokia's highly-anticipated Windows Phone 8 event, where it revealed both the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820. There was a lot to take in during the event, and you can find everything you need to know in our Nokia wrap-up. It's there that you can check out product announcements and hands-on posts with Nokia's new devices, so be sure to give it a look.

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PureView rebooted: Nokia shows why Lumia 920 camera is special

PureView rebooted: Nokia shows why Lumia 920 camera is special

Nokia's new Lumia 920 may not be PureView as we've known it, but that doesn't mean it's not some darned clever camera technology all the same: think springs in your smartphone for a start. A new side-by-side video demo of the stabilization system in play - which you can see after the cut - shows another string of PureView's catch-all camera bow, relying not on masses of megapixels but on how a more average sensor does its business.

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Nokia Lumia 920 official: PureView Windows Phone 8 flagship

Nokia Lumia 920 official: PureView Windows Phone 8 flagship

Nokia has officially announced the Lumia 920, its flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone, complete with Carl Zeiss lenses and PureView camera technology. Inside, WP8 runs on Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 chipset, while there's wireless charging to cut the nest of cables. According to Nokia, even though there's only an 8.7-megapixel camera inside, it will still deliver the best photos of any smartphone.

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Nokia PureView chief slaps down Lumia 920 camera criticism

Nokia PureView chief slaps down Lumia 920 camera criticism

Nokia's photography expert has struck out at PureView criticisms, apparently taking to task those who doubt the rumored Lumia 920 PureView is eligible to bear the brand. Damian Dinning, who spent five years developing PureView, took to Twitter to give an impromptu lesson in the advanced camera technology and - though he was careful not to reference unannounced Lumias - why an 8-megapixel camera could still deliver PureView-class stills and video.

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Nokia Lumia 920 PureView and Lumia 820 WP8 phones reportedly leak

Nokia Lumia 920 PureView and Lumia 820 WP8 phones reportedly leak

What's purportedly Nokia's new Windows Phone 8 smartphone line-up, the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, has leaked, showing slick unibody devices running Microsoft's refreshed OS. The two apparent press images were shared by evleaks (2), along with some basic specs, and it's the Lumia 920 that we're most excited about: it will apparently be the first Nokia Windows Phone to bear PureView branding.

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Verizon Nokia Windows Phones plus PureView Lumias “very soon”

Verizon Nokia Windows Phones plus PureView Lumias “very soon”

Nokia may not be in quite as much trouble as RIM, but the company is still facing difficulties in the current smartphone climate. Richard Kerris, VP of Worldwide Developer Relations, had a sit down with Neowin for an interview that detailed some of Nokia’s plans going forward. There may be some out there who want to use a Nokia Windows Phone in the United States but don’t want to join AT&T or T-Mobile to do so, and Kerris confirmed that Nokia devices would be coming to other carriers including Verizon, saying that “it won't be long.”

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Nokia 808 PureView Review

Nokia 808 PureView Review

Excitement, about a Symbian phone? The Nokia 808 PureView has forced many to reconsider their platform loyalties by virtue of its big number boast: 41-megapixels of camera goodness. The surprise stand-out of Mobile World Congress, the 808 PureView is the first public evidence of a five year labor of love inspired by ultra-high-resolution satellite photography. There's compromise galore involved, however, to join the early PureView train, so is it worth it? Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Nokia 808 PureView pre-order hits Amazon UK

Nokia 808 PureView pre-order hits Amazon UK

How much are you willing to spend on Nokia’s 808 PureView? Whatever figure you had in mind, Amazon UK has thrown up a pre-order page for the 41-megapixel packing phone. The release date is pegged for June 30th, so not long to go, but if you want to own a little piece of history you’ll have to say goodbye to £499.98 (~$782). Expensive, yes, but there also isn’t anything out there quite like it.

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