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Microsoft may have plans for higher end smartphone cameras More high end PureView?

Microsoft may have plans for higher end smartphone cameras

A Microsoft executive has hinted that the company still has plans to release Windows Phone products that will have higher end camera hardware like the Lumia 1020 with its 41 megapixel PureView lens. Jo Harlow, the current Corporate Vice President of the Phones Business Unit at Microsoft, was asked by TechRadar if a future phone from the company could have a camera with the power of...

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Lumia Cyan update said to improve low-light performace on Lumia Icon, 1520 and 930

Lumia Cyan update said to improve low-light performace on Lumia Icon, 1520 and 930

In an ongoing Q&A from Nokia's camera gurus, Juha Alakarhu and Eero Salmelin, who are now with Microsoft, information regarding what users should expect from the Lumia Cyan update has been revealed. The question answered dealt with photography, and specifically Nokia's latest high end Windows Phones, including the Verizon Lumia Icon, Lumia 930 and Lumia 1520. Juha Alakarhu took to...

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Nokia brand names Lumia, ClearBlack, PureView, and others now belong to Microsoft

Nokia brand names Lumia, ClearBlack, PureView, and others now belong to Microsoft

Though Microsoft’s purchase of Nokia’s Devices and Services division was announced late last year and completed in April, the fate of Nokia’s trademark technology brands has still been unknown. Brand names like Lumia smartphones, ClearBlack displays and PureView camera technology have become synonymous with innovation and quality, much like the Nokia name itself. And though the Nokia...

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Sozoom for Lumia 1020 and 1520 adds better handling of portrait photos in latest update

Sozoom for Lumia 1020 and 1520 adds better handling of portrait photos in latest update

The Nokia Lumia 1020 and Lumia and 1520 have incredible cameras that let you zoom in to your subjects while maintaining high image quality. You can thank the 41 and 20 megapixel sensors respectively in these Nokia PureView cameraphones. One app that does an excellent job of showing off the zoom power on these two devices is Sozoom for Windows Phone. If you already have the app, you...

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Sozoom - show off the zoom power of Nokia Lumia 1020 and 1520 in this exclusive app

Sozoom - show off the zoom power of Nokia Lumia 1020 and 1520 in this exclusive app

Sozoom by Volevi is an exclusive app for the Nokia Lumia 1020 and Lumia 1520 that lets you add “zoom balloons” to your photos. It shows off how much you can really zoom with the special Pureview cameras featured in these two devices. It’s a very simple app, but it’s not perfect. Head past the break to watch our walkthrough video. When you first open Sozoom, it shows you the gallery...

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