Nokia's 808 PureView is a strange little phone with it's cooky 41MP camera. But if you love a little crazy, then good news: after much delay the PureView is now available on America's shores via Amazon.
You've seen the kinds of monster photos the Nokia 808 PureView can snap, and read how it's got a digital zoom that doesn't turn everything into a pixelated mess. But how does it actually perform these miracles, and what the hell is Nokia doing shoving a colossal 41-megapixel sensor in a phone anyway?
Forgive our capitals-explosion, but we're a little shocked right now. Nokia just announced a cameraphone with a 41-megapixel sensor. FORTY-ONE MEGAPIXELS. Naturally Nokia's sticking with Carl Zeiss lenses, but that 41-megapixel camera can shoot 7728 x 5354 photos in 16:9 format, or if you prefer 4:3, in 7152 x 5368.…
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