Nokia 808 PureView camera takes almost DSLR-like motion blur photos

Nokia 808 PureView camera takes almost DSLR-like motion blur photos
The Nokia 808 PureView is on its way to revolutionize smartphone photography with its huge camera sensor housing 41 millions pixels, but nothing speaks better about the camera as the photographs themselves. And this newest set of 808 PureView camera samples does exactly that - the quality is simply jaw-dropping.

The focus on most photographs is the smooth flow of water, the motion blur achieved with the manual integrated neutral density (ND) filter. The Nokia N8 can already brag with having an ND filter, but on the 808 PureView you can manually turn it on or off, and add long exposure times to blur something moving like water. This will also help a great deal with night photos. 

The longer exposure times work great with water as you can see for yourself in the pictures below. All of the gorgeous images were taken on Greece’s most populous island Crete, pretty, aren’t they?

source: Nokia

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808 PureView
  • Display 4.0" 360 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 41 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1400 mAh(6.50h 3G talk time)

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26 Comments

1. guildsa654

Posts: 27; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Wow, just, wow.

2. deacz

Posts: 162; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

yea really, didnt think it would be this awesome.

3. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

shut up and take ma money

4. Jericho unregistered

huh i think the pureview is a great smartphone and the Best cameraphone.

22. bbblader

Posts: 590; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

*phonecamera

5. rn9215

Posts: 51; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

Now thats one good camera....if only it was available as an android phone with atleast a dual core cpu...it would be a sure winner hands down!!...:(

6. JSern

Posts: 282; Member since: May 22, 2011

Ha, Androids.

8. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

what for dual core ??? because andro is too laggy or wtf? single core for Symbian (1.3 ghz) is enough. believe me.

20. rn9215

Posts: 51; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

Lol...keep on telling android is lagging....if it wasnt for android dual or quad core would never have come to consumer mobiles hell not even decent single cores and you will still be using age old symbians which starts lagging like hell after installing some apps...dont lie symbian fans even i used symbian products...they come no where near the refinement of android or ios...lol...os for kids thats what symbian is..!....and stop fooling yourself thinking symbian is still good...it is like DOS in the age of Windows 7 or 8..!

26. guildsa654

Posts: 27; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

ORLY?

23. bbblader

Posts: 590; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

when an android can take even a 24Mpx camera with 1.3GHz single core proccessor call me

25. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1776; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

First of all higher MP don't necessarily mean s**t, and second when ANY phone exists with more than 16 MP compared to your mentioned 24 MP since the 808 isn't out yet, call me. Lol symbian is why it can run a 1.3 asshat, anything else is overkill

9. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

11. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

This is a real revolutionary. Not like Samsung, just copy-cat from Apple and Nokia.

12. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

The really sad thing is that this image sensor could be driving handset sales for Nokia. But not including it in the Lumia/WP offerings is almost guaranteed to limit its sales numbers. And then Omnivision (or someone else, like Sony for example) gets to catch up.

14. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

To be fair though, this was 5 years in development on the Symbian platform, and while they're working on getting it on WindowsPhone, that platform doesn't (yet) have the capabilities to run the software, let alone the enhanced hardware. It'll come, and likely when WindowsPhone8 comes out later this year, just in time to either send other OEMs back to the drawing board or make their offerings look dated in comparison I'll be picking up an 808 PureView as soon as it's available in the US. I just hope it's priced decently and that the limited supply doesn't get snatched up by third parties who tack on extra cost to it

13. shanec2k3

Posts: 1; Member since: May 31, 2012

I want my nokia 808...NOW!

16. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

try putting it as your wallpaper it will be so beautiful

17. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

i've seen the dummy model. its launching in Malaysia next month

18. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

nokia should really start making DSLR cameras with the pureview technology

21. digitalw

Posts: 79; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

Nice photos... from a already great phone...or a camera ? :) But they wait to long for this baby to come out. I hope it will not start with problemst as N8. However, Symbian is great (a bit to late) but 808 will prolong it's time. I guess 5 to 8 milions will sell in first 2 months, 1 milion in phone shops, 7 in camera shops :) for those money (450€ do 650€) you cant buy camera with those capabilities :) long Live Pure View, Long live Nokia :) We need competion to get great products :)

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