Finally, the rumors are over. Nokia has officially announced its Lumia 1020 (rumored as Nokia EOS) smartphone with a second generation 41 Megapixel image sensor. Getting the same high resolution of 41 Megapixel as the 808 PureView, the 1020 gets a new sensor with backside-illumination and a 3x high resolution zoom. It also has a slimmer form factor.
The new flagship imaging Lumia also features Carl Zeiss optics, PureView imaging technology, optical image stabilization for capturing high quality photos. There are Xenon flash for photos and LED flash for video recording. The device also comes with the new Nokia Pro Camera that allows you to adjust ISO, white balance, exposure for shooting great photos easily. It can simultaneously take a 38 Megapixel high-res photos and a 5 Megapixel pictures for easy sharing to social networks. You can also find a 1.2 Megapixel front camera for video chat.
The Lumia 1020 is a Windows Phone 8 smartphone powered by a dual-core 1.5GHz SnapDragon S4 processor and 2GB of RAM. It has a 4.5-inch 1280×768 AMOLED ClearBlack touchscreen with Gorilla Glass 3, GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi connectivity, 32GB internal storage, microSD card slot and a 2000mAh battery.
Nokia is planing to release the 41 Megapixel Lumia in China and Europe in this quarter, and the phone will be launched on 26 July on AT&T for $299.99 with 2-year contract.