+ Nokia 808 will start rolling out in select markets in May
02 May 2012
Nokia To Begin Rolling Out Award
Winning Nokia 808 PureView In May
NokiaNokia today confirmed that the Nokia 808 PureView will start rolling out in select markets in May. The Nokia 808 PureView is the first smartphone to feature Nokia's award-winning PureView technology.
PureView represents Nokia's highest level smartphone imaging experiences, bringing together high-performance sensors, exclusive Carl Zeiss optics, and Nokia developed imaging algorithms. The first markets to begin selling the Nokia 808 PureView include Russia and India.
Since its launch in February, the Nokia 808 PureView has received multiple awards, including Best Mobile Device at Mobile World Congress 2012, as well as an award for Best Imaging Innovationfor 2012 from the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA).
"PureView has completely raised the bar on imaging performance for the whole smartphone industry - and Nokia is not stopping here," said Jo Harlow, Head of Smart Devices at Nokia. "We're going to carry on developing PureView for our future smartphones in ways that will again revolutionize the imaging experience."
(left to right: product manager Jussi Asikainen, co-inventor Juha Alakarhu,
SVP smart devices Jo Harlow, co-inventor Eero Salmelin)
The Nokia 808 PureView features a large, high-resolution 41 megapixel sensor with high-performance Carl Zeiss optics and new pixel oversampling technology. At standard resolutions (2/3, 5 and 8 megapixels) this means the ability to zoom without loss of clarity and capture seven pixels of information, condensing into one pixel for the sharpest images imaginable. At high-resolution (38 megapixels maximum) it means the ability to capture an image, then zoom, reframe, crop and resize afterwards to expose previously unseen levels of details. With superior low-light performance and the ability to save in compact file sizes for sharing in email, MMS, and on social networks, the Nokia 808 PureView makes it possible for anyone to capture professional looking images in any conditions.
Nokia 808 PureView - Zoom and zoom again
In addition to superior still imaging technology, the Nokia 808 PureView also includes full HD 1080p video recording and playback with 4X lossless zoom and the world's first use of Nokia Rich Recording. Rich Recording enables audio recording at CD-like levels of quality, previously only possible with external microphones. The Nokia 808 PureView also features exclusive Dolby Headphone technology, transforming stereo content into a personal surround sound experience over any headphones and Dolby Digital Plus for 5.1 channel surround sound playback.
Nokia 808 PureView Hands-On Video
"Nokia PureView imaging technology sets a new industry standard by whatever measure you use," said Jo Harlow, executive vice president of Nokia Smart Devices. "People will inevitably focus on the 41 megapixel sensor, but the real quantum leap is how the pixels are used to deliver breath-taking image quality at any resolution and the freedom it provides to choose the story you want to tell."
Size: 123.9 x 60.2 x 13.9 mm (17.95 mm at camera)
Weight (with battery): 169 g
Volume: 95.5 cc
16 GB internal user memory
Support for up to 48 GB with an external microSD memory card
Screen size: 4”
Resolution: 16:9 nHD (640 x 360 pixels) AMOLED
16.7 million colours
Corning® Gorilla® Glass
BV-4D 1400 mAh high voltage Li-ion battery Connectivity
High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
Micro USB connector and charging
3.5 mm Nokia standard audio connector with TV-out
FM transmitter Operating times
Talk time (maximum): GSM 11 hours, WCDMA 6.5 hours
Standby time (maximum): GSM 465 hours, WCDMA 540 hours
Nokia 808 PureView - How good can a pixel be?
Still imaging camera
41 megapixel camera sensor with Nokia PureView imaging technology and Carl Zeiss optics
Fullscreen 16:9 viewfinder with easy on-screen touch controls
Xenon flash with operating range up to 3.5m depending on conditions
LED for video recording
Lossless zoom: 3x for stills
Focal length: 8.02 mm (35 mm equivalent focal length -26 mm, 16:9 / 28 mm, 4:3)
Nokia is a global leader in mobile communications whose products have become an integral part of the lives of people around the world. Every day, more than 1.3 billion people use their Nokia to capture and share experiences, access information, find their way or simply to speak to one another. Nokia's technological and design innovations have made its brand one of the most recognized in the world. For more information, visit http://www.nokia.com/about-nokia.