The Lumia 1020 is on the path to become a legend among mobiles (and by the looks of it, a milestone in mobile imaging too). The official unveiling date is set for July the 11th, but the spec leaks have been on a steady roll since early April. Now, some Flickr surfers have discovered a set of images uploaded by Microsoft's Joe Belfiore (Windows Phone program manager) on his photo-stream, snapped with the Lumia 1020 during a trip to Finland's Naantali region.
It's funny, each time someone predicts the end of the megapixel
race total war, some company comes along and totally blows things (and false prophesies) up. All the imaging specs of this phone are truly mind boggling: A 1/1.2" sensor (larger than the Panasonic LX5, Canon S100 and Nikon P7100, and only slightly smaller than the one in Nikon's 1 series) 41 megapixels that max out at a 7728x5368 resolution, all aspherical Zeiss optics at f2.4, zero shutter lag, mechanical shutter with neutral density filter, and more, MUCH more. Links to Nokia white paper and hands-on after the press release. . . . read more
So, let's see what we've got so far: . . . read more