The other day we brought some exclusive details about Nokia’s supposed camera accessory for the upcoming Lumia 1020/EOS Windows Phone with a 41MP sensor. The news started with mention of a “camera grip” via FCC documents and then later, WPDang were able to confirm some more information about the add on accessory, which is expected to sell for an extra $70.
Now, an image has leaked of what the camera booster will look like and it’s kind of what we expected. The addon has a 1020mAh battery (35% boost), microUSB charging expansion, tripod mount, dedicated shutter button and of course it has the added benefit of making the Lumia 1020 feel more substantial in the hands, akin to a real point and shoot camera.
Wireless charging is not expected to be a part of this accessory, though a second clip on cover for wireless charging we are told will be available.
The Nokia EOS/Lumia 1020 is expected to be announced this Thursday in New York City. Windows Phone Central will be there for live coverage and interviews.
Source: Izvestia; via WP7Forum.ru
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