All you need to know about Nokia’s Lumia 1020 Flagship Camera Phone

Lumia 1020 official

After all the obvious and numerous leaks, Stephen Elop Nokia CEO took the stage yesterday at the Nokia Zoom Reinvented event in New York to  announce the Nokia Lumia 1020 – the company’s new Windows Phone 8 camera phone flagship.

We all know by now that the Nokia Lumia 1020’s is a 41MP autofocus PureView camera with a huge 1/1.5″ BSI (Back Side Illuminated) sensor,  6-lens ZEISS optics and optical image stabilization. It is coupled with LED flash used for video shooting and a proper xenon flash. Okay lets run down the spec sheet

  • Stabilized 41MP image sensor that can snap 40MP and 5MP photos captures up to 1080p
  • Pro Camera and Smart Camera camera lens apps.
  • A secondary 1.2MP wide-angle camera.
  • Powered by a Snapdragon S4 chipset with a 1.5GHz dual-core Krait CPU .
  • Up to  2GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage with  7GB of free SkyDrive storage.
  • A 4.5″ Clear Black AMOLED display of 1280 x 768 pixels resolution. It is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and features Nokia’s PureMotion HD+ technology for smoother animations. Super
    Sensitive Touch technology is present, too Bluetooth 3.0, NFC, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and GPS with Glonass support.
  • Network support is quite wide covered with quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, 42Mbps UMTS/HSPA and LTE support.
  • A 2000mAh capacity and supports wireless charging via an accessory cover (purchased
    separately). Nokia says that the phone will be able to last 16 days on standby and provide 13.3 hours of talk time. Video and music playback endurance are rated at 6.8 and 63 hours, respectively.
  • Overall phone dimensions are at 130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm,  almost the same as the Lumia 920,
    minus the large bump on the back.
  • Weighs about 158 grams.

The new flagship will be available in yellow, white and black and you can pre-order your unit starting from July 16.

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