First camera samples from the Nokia Lumia Icon

Verizon customers have something to look forward to with the upcoming arrival of the Nokia Lumia Icon. For starters, it matches the Lumia 1520’s beefy sized 20-megapixel PureView camera, which is complemented by its f2.4 wide angle aperture lens, optical image stabilization, ZEISS optics, dual-LED flash, and 1080p video recording at 30, 25, and 24 FPS. Unlike the 1520, though, the Icon’s camera doesn’t protrude out from the rear, but instead, it’s flush to the surface. That’s a pretty remarkable improvement considering all of the camera gear that’s in tow!

Well, we decided to snap up a few samples from its prized camera. Of course, you can decide for yourself whether or not the quality is enough to reel you in over the other options that are out there.

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Lumia Icon
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2420 mAh(16.4h 3G talk time)



1. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

U have some of my favorite games on Xbox and PS3.

2. PhotoPixel

Posts: 32; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Nothing special ... And big distortion

3. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Very good, like you would expect from 2014 flagship. Not wow-effect, but definitely one of the best cameras on smartphones.

4. vandroid

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

Great samples, whoever took that last picture has good taste in games

5. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

Nice i want this phone

6. Bioload25

Posts: 213; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Pretty good for an amateur user,like me :D But I'll have to wait until its available here in brazil D:

7. sipha

Posts: 440; Member since: May 12, 2012

Am very impressed by the 1st pic

8. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

I don't actually mind if the camera protrudes from the rear...

9. alaw.14

Posts: 427; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

very nice

10. Nimay_7

Posts: 26; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

Awesome game collection..

11. Misfire

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

OK, stupid question time... Will the 929 be able to be upgraded to 8.1? Or just wait for the 1820?

12. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

Yes it will all and all 8.0 will also.

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