DNG images from Nokia Lumia 1520 and 1020 confirmed to be true raw files, no gimmicks

Full resolution: JPEG / DNG

Unlike some supposedly RAW image files generated by certain iOS apps, the new ability of Nokia's handsets like the Lumia 1520 or 1020 to record in DNG format seems to return a truly raw images.

Those DNG files can apparently be edited in Photoshop directly, as an authority from DPReview found out while playing around with the DNG photos that Nokia posted on its blog recently. Here's his full scoop:

source: DPReview



1. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Cute cat!

2. noler

Posts: 326; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

it's look dead to me.

3. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

No, it looks happy.

4. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

It looks drunk!

5. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Lol a bit of that yeah.

8. noler

Posts: 326; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

LOL. So that's how you look when you're happy?

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7. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Its Nokia's Xenon flash. It freezes its subject dead, to get those phenomenal photos.

13. nexusdude

Posts: 151; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

This comment is so funny that this is the first time I type lol on the Internet: lololololololololol

12. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

No, it looks dog.

16. Bioload25

Posts: 213; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

KitKat? LOL

9. alexfiran

Posts: 40; Member since: Jun 13, 2013

cand someone give me a Nokia DSLR, or tell Nokia tu build one? man even a point and shoot camera made by Nokia would be awesome

10. wicpromd

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

lol if nokia is coming up.with such things in a smartphone,then everyone starts thinking that they will make good dslr or compact no Nikon canon sony olympus fuji panasonic are much better in this and nokia is only good at smartphone camera because compact and dslr are at different levels of photography and it really needs some differrnt skills and Japan is best in Imaging and haters will sure reply to my comment :D

11. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Japan is the best in everything

14. GrapeEyes

Posts: 248; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

A UK site has just put a price on the Nokia Lumia 1520 (shocking) http://www.alternate.co.uk/Nokia/Nokia+Lumia_1520_32_GB/html/product/1107439/?

15. GrapeEyes

Posts: 248; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

17. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

Well looks like the cat is scared of the lumia,cats might not like the xenon.

18. Edmund

Posts: 656; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Once android and apple decide to copy the idea of making RAW images available to camera phone users, fanboys from both camps will wet their little pink panties, but because the feature is unique to Nokia and Windows Phone, all we see is criticism.

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