The Nokia Lumia 1020 is still one of the best camera smartphones around boasting a 42-megapixel PureView camera. It has however been a year since the smartphone was launched, and seems like Microsoft is currently working on a sequel. Also Read - Windows 11 latest update: New build 22000.194 released for Insiders in Release Preview channel
In a chat with TechRadar, Microsoft’s VP Jo Harlow revealed that the company was continuing to invest in the technology. “Absolutely, we’re not end of the mission in camera technology, or in computational photography. We continue to invest in that area to bring the next greatest thing in high-end imaging.” Also Read - Microsoft Surface Duo 2 in-pics: Closer look at the world's slimmest 5G device, that folds too
While Harlow’s comments don’t explicitly mention a “successor,” leakster TKTechNews too claims that the company is working on a Lumia 1020 successor, which will be ready in time for the holiday sales. The leakster further claims that the PureView camera on the Lumia 1020 successor will again have a very thin module, similar to what we have seen on the recently unveiled Lumia 830. Also Read - Microsoft launches Surface Laptop Studio, the most powerful Surface yet
This could be the smartphone that is referred to as McLaren in the leaked Windows Phone roadmap. It will be a high-end smartphone and could also offer gesture-based controls.
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