Windows Phone 8

Nokia Lumia 1020 leather case with lens cap aims to cure plastic body blues

Nokia Lumia 1020 leather case with lens cap aims to cure plastic body blues

It's time to get wrapped with the Nokia Lumia 1020, protecting the device's massive 41-megapixel camera lens with a cap in an official Nokia-made leather case. This lovely case appears for now to be coming in just a natural light leather color, but with Nokia's aim to keep the smartphone world colorful, we must assume the line will expand once things get a bit more official. At the moment this casing takes on the form of the phone as well - real simple.

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Windows Phone 8 “Blue” update delayed to 2014 as limp GDR2 detailed

Windows Phone 8 “Blue” update delayed to 2014 as limp GDR2 detailed

Microsoft has revealed details of its next Windows Phone 8 update, GDR2, but fans of the platform shouldn't expect a significant refresh of the OS until early 2014, new leaks suggest. The fast-incoming General Distribution Release 2 has already been detailed, even though the exact timescale of its availability is still a mystery, including tidbits like an FM radio, CardDAV/CalDAV support for Gmail, and greater flexibility for how the camera button is handled, but the bigger Windows Phone "Blue" update now won't arrive until sometime the new year.

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Nokia Lumia 1020 “Future Capture” puts out call for PureView hacks

Nokia Lumia 1020 “Future Capture” puts out call for PureView hacks

Nokia isn't leaving adoption of the Lumia 1020's 41-megapixel PureView camera up to chance, pairing its new Imaging SDK with a hackathon to encourage innovative uses of the oversampling and lossless zoom system. The new Windows Phone, revealed yesterday after a cavalcade of leaks, will support more advanced photography than most any smartphone on the market today out of the box, but now Nokia is calling for suggestions as to how to make it even more flexible, as part of its Nokia Future Capture program.

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Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom: war of the camera phones

Nokia Lumia 1020 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom: war of the camera phones

Today we've had our first look at the Nokia Lumia 1020 - a device with a 41-megapixel back-facing camera more than ready to take on the already revealed Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom. Where not too many years ago it was considered amazing to see a camera present in a cellphone, here in 2013 we've got not just cellphones, but smartphones, bringing on camera constructs far more powerful than most standard pocket-friendly point-and-shoots! Now both Nokia and Samsung have machines with as much focus on the smartphone as on the photography power they possess - so what's the difference?

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Nokia Lumia 1020 hands-on with camera grip and wireless charging case

Nokia Lumia 1020 hands-on with camera grip and wireless charging case

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has arrived, and with it comes a set of accessories that, in one case, is a big boost for the machine for battery life and grip. The other case is indeed a case as well, a wireless charging case that works the same as the wireless charging case for the Nokia Lumia 925, with contact points that make the machine able to charge with QI wireless charging devices galore.

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Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView hands-on

Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView hands-on

Can 41-megapixels save Nokia? The Nokia Lumia 1020 doesn't exactly come as a surprise, thanks to the number of leaks we've already seen, but that doesn't make it any less of an engineering achievement. Windows Phone 8 we know, but PureView on the platform is new, and a strong differentiator from anything we've seen on iPhone or Android before. Read on for our hands-on first impressions.

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Nokia Lumia 1020 bringing PureView beyond AT&T [UPDATE]

Nokia Lumia 1020 bringing PureView beyond AT&T [UPDATE]

Thought the machine will be coming to the USA with AT&T first, but suggestions from the company itself have aimed the machine out with a wider field of vision, as it were. As the original Nokia Lumia 920 was all but exclusive when it was released in the USA (until advanced versions like the 928 and now the 925 as well, were introduced, it would seem that the word "exclusive" has some hidden meaning to it.

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Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView imaging detailed

Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView imaging detailed

This week the folks at Nokia have gone through not only the basic vision for the Nokia Lumia 1020, but it's 41 megapixel PureView photography abilities as well. What we're getting to see here is the machine's aim to not just take one massive photo each time it shoots, but an array of photos. You'll be seeing high-energy high-density sharp and bright photos no matter the size you capture: 38 megapixel or 34-megapixel images in 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios, large and small.

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Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView official: 41MP Windows Phone 8

Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView official: 41MP Windows Phone 8

Nokia has officially announced the Nokia Lumia 1020, the company's latest Windows Phone 8 handset and the first to use a 41-megapixel PureView camera system. Building on the pixel-oversampling technology of the original Nokia 808 PureView, the Lumia 1020 squeezes the camera into a smaller - though still chunky - form-factor, complete with a Xenon flash and new Pro Camera app with more control over manual settings. It's headed to AT&T later this month, for $300 on-contract.

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Nokia Lumia 1020 “Zoom, Reinvented” event: we’re here!

Nokia Lumia 1020 “Zoom, Reinvented” event: we’re here!

It's time to jump in on the next generation of Windows Phone camera power thanks to none other than the Nokia Lumia 1020: the company's fabled combination of PureView power and the shape of the 900. What does that mean to the lay person tuning in with us for this “Zoom, Reinvented” event? It means we're in New York City for Nokia's push that's sure to show off at least the likes of the machine called Nokia Lumia 1020, a smartphone with Windows Phone 8 and a 41 megapixel camera on its back.

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