Why Nikon Should Acquire Nokia

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After sales of traditional point-and-shoot camera models have slumped in recent years, a conservative Nikon imaging company is publicly stating that it’s open to other product categories, alluding at an entry into new form factors for imaging such as through smartphones. Noting that the number of captured images is on the rise while sales of […]

First Images Captured With Nokia EOS Lumia 1020 Posted to Flickr

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Microsoft Windows Phone head Joe Belfiore had posted some recent vacation photos to Flickr that are believed to have been captured with Nokia’s hotly anticipated Nokia EOS smartphone. The Nokia EOS will be the first Windows Phone 8 smartphone to feature Nokia’s 41-megapixel PureView technology, a feature that was borrowed from the Symbian-powered Nokia 808 […]

Nokia to Release Camera Grip with EOS to Appeal to Photographers

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To prove itself to serious mobile photographers, Nokia may release a camera grip accessory to its highly anticipated Nokia EOS, which may launch as the Lumia 1020 come July 11. The PureView-equipped phone will have a large and high resolution 41-megapixel imaging sensor and optics by ZEISS, the new branding of the historic Carl Zeiss […]

4 Smartphones With Amazing Cameras to Watch For Later This Year

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The ubiquity of smartphones in our lives, along with ever more capable cameras that they possess, have turned average consumers into prolific photographers documenting life’s many memories. From foodie adventures to your child’s memories, from roadtrips and vacations to wars and world events, smartphone photography is booming and manufacturers are adding features to try and […]

Lumnia 925 and Xperia Z Launching July 14 on T-Mobile

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July 14 will be a big launch day for U.S. carrier T-Mobile as there will be two high-end devices that will become available to customers on that date. According to leaked internal documents obtained by TmoNews, it appears that the flagship Nokia Lumia 925 with Windows Phone 8 will launch on July 14 alongside the waterproof […]

Nokia Trademarks Zoom Brand Ahead of EOS Launch

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Ahead of the highly anticipated and rumored Nokia EOS launch on July 11th at a New York City event, smartphone-maker Nokia has filed for a trademark for the Nokia Zoom branding. The invitation to the event had teased about the ‘zoom‘ capabilities to expand Nokia’s expertise in the camera phone segment with its PureView venture, […]

Nokia Launching 41-Megapixel Lumia EOS PureView as Lumia 1020?

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It looks like with the Nokia event quickly approaching in New York City, we’re learning more about the rumored Lumia EOS, which is widely speculated to debut at that venue. The PureView Windows Phone smartphone is speculated to carry a large sensor that’s capable of resolving 41 megapixels in image capture. According to famed Twitter […]

Nokia Lumia 925 Launching on T-Mobile by Mid-July?

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T-Mobile USA may soon be getting its own flagship Lumia Windows Phone smartphone from Nokia in the form of the Lumia 925. The handset is now rumored to be launching around the mid-July timeline according to the latest tips. A tipster had leaked to WM Power User that the flagship Windows Phone smartphone will be […]

Nokia Enlists Zombies to Promote It’s Camera Optics, Lumia 925

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A new web commercial for the Nokia Lumia 925 attempts to drive home the message that Nokia’s latest flagship is simply better at taking photos in low-light situations. The video, which was posted to the NokiaHomeBase YouTube page this past week, forgoes the company’s usual mix of trance music and lighthearted photo situations. Instead the […]

Microsoft, Nokia No Longer in Talks to Merge

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Microsoft had long denied that it was ever in talks to acquire struggling smartphone-maker Nokia, but the two had been repeatedly rumored to be in talks to do just that. A new report on the Wall Street Journal now is saying that the talks to merge have ended. The two partners had ended what were […]

Nokia Confirms 41-Megapixel Lumia EOS for July 11th Event

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Nokia continues to play coy about its July 11th event, which is widely believed to be the venue to host the debut of a 41-megapixel PureView Lumia Windows Phone device. The camera-centric event is now hinted on Nokia’s blog where the smartphone-maker says there is “41 million reasons to zoom” into the event on July […]

Nokia Stock Rises on Prospect of Huawei Buyout

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Following some remarks from Huawei about the prospect of purchasing Nokia, the company’s stock price is on the rise. During a back and forth with Chinese networking and device manufacturer Huawei, the company’s head of consumer products Richard Yu out right announced that it was open to the idea of purchasing Nokia, saying: “We are […]

Nokia Already Testing Lumia Smartphone With Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 CPU

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Ahead of new GDR2 software update for Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform, it looks like Nokia has already begun working on a new, unannounced Lumia smartphone with a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor from Qualcomm. The Snapdragon 800 chipset is considered to be one of the most advanced mobile processors on the market when it was announced […]

Did the Nokia Lumia EOS Just Pass Through the FCC?

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The Nokia Lumia EOS, the company’s much rumored Windows Phone device with a 41 megapixel camera, optical image stabilization could have just passed through the Federal Communications Common for approval. A device with the model number RM-877 appeared in the agency’s filing reports just today. It’s that device that seems to be a dead-ringer for […]

Windows Phone 8 GDR2 Update Coming to Users in July?

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Recent reports indicate that the Nokia Amber Update and with it possibly, the Windows Phone GDR2 Update for other devices may arrive in July. A support team member for Australian telecommunications giant Telstra posted a list of updates coming to devices on the carrier over the weekend. Among the devices that were listed in the […]

Nokia Begins Testing Quad-Core Lumia Smartphone

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Current Windows Phone 8 models today are limited to just a dual-core processor, up from the single-core CPU support on Windows Phone 7 models last year, but that is about to change as Nokia is beginning to test quad-core processors on an un-announced Windows Phone 8 model. The test was done using the GFXBench tool, which […]

Two New Nokia Phablets Rumored, One With Lytro-Style Camera

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Nokia is now rumored to be working on two upcoming Lumia phablet models, one of which will be released this fall and the second will bring more advanced specs for a launch in February 2014, likely around the time of the Mobile World Congress trade show. These models would be among the first phablets for […]

Nokia EOS Teased For July 11 New York City Event

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On July 11 Nokia will hold an event in New York City where it will likely debut the rumored Nokia EOS, a true PureView Windows Phone with a 41MP camera. The invite sent to Engadget and other publications calls the event “zoom reinvented,” which is a not-so-subtle hint at the technology that will debut at […]

How Samsung Killed the Nokia Lumia EOS Before It Even Launches

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To preface this editorial, I’ll begin by saying that I am a fond Nokia user who have appreciated the camera technology that the Finnish smartphone-maker has brought to market for quite some time now. However, despite my fondness for Nokia’s imaging, which later evolved to carry its own PureView branding, Nokia may have missed an […]

Nokia Lumia EOS Video Teases Optical Zoom

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Leaked video of the Nokia Lumia EOS, the company’s follow up to the camera-centric  Nokia 808 PureView, indicate that the device could have optical image focusing. In the video titled “Sneak Peek: Nokia Lumia EOS PureView”, which leaked to the web this week on the YouTube social network, the camera lens of what’s asserted to […]