Nokia PureView 808 sports a monstrous 41 MP camera, Dolby 5.1 sound

Nokia has just unveiled the successor to the N8 – the PureView 808. It isn’t like anything we have seen before, ever. The PureView 808 features a monstrous 41.0 megapixel camera. Yup, we are not kidding, a 41.0 MP camera on a phone. The concept was inspired by satellite imaging technology and it crams seven pixels of information into one pixel, giving more detailed images that can be blown up without losing clarity. Read on for details…

The PureView 808 runs on Symbian Belle and features a 4-inch nHD 640×360 pixel display, 512MB of RAM, 1.3GHz single-core processor and Dolby Sound Plus. The PureView 808 will be available in May for Euro 450 before taxes and subsidies.

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  • Pranjal

    Wow! what a lever way…dead OS is hidden by a monstrous camera feature. I loved it, yes I’ll bear Symbian over its camera abilities.

  • Paarkhi

    Useless thing, Just an advertising gimmick, what will a mobile user do with such a monstrous camera and that too without the proper lens size and Optical Zoom Capabilites

    • Rahul

      I for one, don’t think this is a gimmick. I think the oversampling from 41 MP down to 5/8 MP will result in unparalleled quality (for a phone atleast). The biggest advantage though, will be the ability to zoom, without actually reducing the quality of the picture. In normal digital zooms, you have to interpolate the image. Here, you already have 41 Million pixels storing the data. I think its the most elegant solution, in terms of picture quality and zoom for a phone.

      • Sidhant Pundhir

        agreed! this can simply remove the loss of quality due to digital zoom, also it can kill point & shoot cameras….for me , if it comes on windows phone , i’ll surely go for it.

  • Rahul

    I dont know if external links are allowed, but this is a picture taken with the 808.