At the moment Nokia’s concentrated on the Lumia line smartphones but it doesn’t mean the manufacturer is busy only with promoting its Windows Phone smartphones. Nokia is working on different projects and one of them is the Nokia Belle-powered 808 PureView known for its new camera technology and 41MP camera lens.
While many people think this technology will soon be forgotten because no one cares about such features on simple smartphones, Nokia is actively promoting it. Moreover, PureView technology is announced to come to Lumia line, and considering the speed at which Windows Phone is growing, we can assume PureView will be found on every Windows Phone device in the near future.
On the whole, Nokia didn’t come to it easily — it took the company five long years, it passed through several stages of development, and around 400 employees were involved. This info shows how serious the manufacturer is about PureView. To have a broader idea of the Nokia 808 PureView making process, watch the video provided by the company itself.
AT&T is the carrier offering two beasts running Windows Phone OS. They are the Nokia Lumia 900 and the HTC Titan II. Both handsets are very popular among smartphone lovers and can be called highest-end smartphones though Android lovers won’t agree with me pointing at the single-core processors coming under the hood. Besides this, there are several contentious features that must be investigated. To find out which smartphone sports better features or looks more attractive PhoneDog has shot a two-part video in which these handsets fight with each other face to face.
In case you are not familiar with these phones, the Nokia Lumia 900 sports a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen with Gorilla Glass 2 and ClearBlack Display, a single core processor clocked at 1.5GHz, 512MB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory, an 8MP rear camera with Carl Zeiss optics, a frontal camera for web chat, Visual Voicemail, WiFi hotspot, and Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.
As to the HTC Titan II, this handset is equipped with a monster 4.7-inch Super LCD touchscreen, a 1.5GHz single-core processor, 16GB of native storage, a 16MP camera on the back, a 1.3MP camera on the front and the same software version.
When will the AT&T Nokia Lumia 900 be released? Presently, the most bothering question is this one. The device is expected to get launched on April 8. And finally there’s a leaked video ascertaining Easter Sunday will be a great release date for this awesome model.
YouTube user VizagDude got a chance to shoot a video of a device found in one of AT&T stores. The video demonstrates the camera of the phone, the connectivity options with the help of ports, its display and even reveals the presence of Heart Radio tile.
If the devices are already in the stores and the customers can get acquainted with the model, how come the device is not available for sale? Is this just an Eastern Sunday delay? But if my memory serves me well gifting smartphones on that day has never been something popular with people.
The model will be priced at $99.99 and will come with a two-year contract with AT&T, which is awesome for a handset running Windows Phone Mango and featuring a list of high-end specs, including an awesome camera.
If you are waiting for the first Windows Phone-powered smartphone supporting LTE network, which will be launched in the US via AT&T and is dubbed the Nokia Lumia 900, you will definitely welcome the video below. It’s the first unboxing video of one of the AT&T Lumia 900s and I assure you there are many things you will be surprised at.
Nothing new on the phone itself, but the box’s content is not what we used to expect. The first and biggest disappointment concerns the lack of the headphones. No idea and no explanation as to why the company or/and the carrier have not included any earphones in the box, but it can undoubtedly hinder the sales.
On the whole, the Nokia Lumia 900’s box includes:
The Nokia Lumia 900 itself
A wall charger with an interesting and minimalistic design
A microUSB cable
A SIM card removal
Unfortunately, the author of the video has no news regarding the launch date, so we choose to stick with the rumored April 9.
The Nokia N8 and its successor, the Nokia 808 PureView both run Nokia Belle OS. But unlike the first one, which was originally launched with Symbian^3 and was only then updated to it, the second comes with this version of Nokia’s native mobile operating system pre-installed. Besides this there are several features affecting the phones’ performance and especially browsing.
It firstly refers to the processor. The Nokia N8 is packed with a 680MHz processor with Broadcom BCM2727 GPU, while the Nokia 808 PureView is powered with a 1.3GHz processor with Broadcom 2763 GPU, which has 128MB of Dedicated Graphics Memory and is capable of 1080p video recording. It is 4 times faster than Broadcom 2727 GPU used in the first generation Symbian^3 smartphones.
The displays have a great role as well. If the Nokia N8 sports a 3.5-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with the resolution of 360×640 pixels and ~210ppi pixel density, the Nokia 808 PureView features the same screen but at 4-inches and therefore, the pixel density is ~184ppi.
We have earlier talked about Nokia Belle, and we know what features it comes with. So as everything is in its places, I recommend that you mash the play button and watch the video below demonstrating the browsing timings of the Nokia N8 and the Nokia 808 PureView.
The Nokia 808 PureView comes with an impressive 41 megapixel camera, so no wonder all promo videos of the smartphone emphasize the peculiarities and main advantages of the camera technology. Actually, there’s a lot to demonstrate as the novelty comes as an innovative technology making most of the camera.
Currently, the 808 PureView running Nokia Belle is the only device using this technology. Nevertheless, it was officially stated Nokia will export the technology to the upcoming Windows Phone Lumia series handsets as well. It will definitely be an awesome promotional strategy for the Lumia handsets and a great way for Nokia to save the technology as the manufacturer has no plans to launch any other Symbian handsets.
The release date of the smartphone is still not announced, but several retailer stores are accepting pre-orders with a promise to deliver the phone before the end of April. Unfortunately, the handset will not be distributed in the US and Canada, thus here the customers will have to wait until the launch of the promised WP PureView models.
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