Nokia 808 PureView takes to Iceland to shoot some amazing scenery and the Earth from above (video)

Nokia 808 PureView takes to Iceland to shoot some amazing scenery and the Earth from above (video)
One thing you can't deny with Nokia, and it's the abilities of its marketing department to make engaging, raw and successful marketing campaigns. The one for the Nokia 808 PureView and its gigantic 41MP camera sensor already brought us amazing time-lapse videos, but as Nokia prepares to put it on shelves this month, it steps up on the promo videos pedal.

The latest one was posted today, and takes the 808 PureView to frozen Iceland to shoot some breathtaking scenery with it, and the video was, as usual, entirely made with the PureView technology on the phone. The clip explores the team's efforts to cross some rugged terrain, and then shoot the Nokia 808 PureView up with a balloon to take some footage of the Earth from above.

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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)



1. joeymk

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 26, 2012

Cant wait for windows phone 8 and this camera.

19. Dr_fajardo

Posts: 32; Member since: Apr 29, 2012

nokia prodigy? !!!!

2. Bangthering_007

Posts: 36; Member since: Feb 21, 2012

The low light performance of that camera is really stellar!!

3. LordOfTroll

Posts: 54; Member since: May 08, 2012

Now that's innovation and unlike Samsung that goes wherever Apple is moving Copycat!


Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

yea right... samsung is way ahead of apple.. nice camara on an ugly a$$ phone and OS, not a good combo

7. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

samsung is ahead of apple hahaha what a joke. they sold more iphones last quarter than the s2 in its whole life. i presume that u are using a samsung phone


Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

Whos said anything about sales???? samsung has been way ahead since SG2 technology wise.. who cares about outaded iphones anyways?

16. iluvtrolling

Posts: 15; Member since: May 11, 2012

Technology wise? lol, What is the screen PPI of Galaxy S2? 200++ VS iPhone 324 What is the screen of Galaxy S2? Pentile, VS Full RGB matrix Is the Galaxy S2 laggy? Yes. Is the Galaxy S2 fragmentated? Yes. Is the Galaxy S2 made of cheap plastic? Yes.

12. iluvtrolling

Posts: 15; Member since: May 11, 2012

haha yeah, even his name has "galaxy" into it. What a sheep.


Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

and you must be an i$heep right.. usually when the name "troll" is there it means your up apples a**


Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

oh yea i actually use an htc amaze, jus waiting on SGS3

25. Altair

Posts: 367; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

Useless Android troll, go away plz. Sammy is nothing but a copycat. S1 and S2 were just copies of iPhone 4, with minor cosmetic changes, wrapped in plastic. Then S3 came in and it is clearly designed by not a design team, but lawsuit people. Now plz, sneak back to your dark closet with your plastic crap.

5. avinashmunnu

Posts: 15; Member since: Feb 07, 2012

this is called ground breaking technology... wow just wow... amazing nokia... i hate nokia... first time im impressed with their technology...

6. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

it's getting difficult waiting for this beast to go on sale!

8. ChiX017

Posts: 308; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

OMG!! that last scene is EpiC!

20. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

RIGHT! An inspirational ad for inspirational camera phone.

9. -RVM-

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Was there with my N8. It's a beautiful country.

10. Evil_SaNz

Posts: 259; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

Yeah a Canon reflex camera sucks...take this deformed phone instead. People are forgiving what are phones made for. Really you'd go in iceland and pick this one instead a professional camera (if you really care about photo quality)...World of gimmick™

13. iluvtrolling

Posts: 15; Member since: May 11, 2012

You forgot about the fact that this phone will be sold at 500 USD while a Canon DSLR with just 20mp camera at most will already be at over 2000 USD. Compare the quality? PV808 wins.

18. Penny

Posts: 1860; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

I'm sorry iluvtrolling, but your statement implies that you have never used a decent DSLR in your life. I am a fan of photography, and I love the 808 PureView for what it brings to mobile camera tech, but it's not meant for the same purposes as a DSLR. We're getting closer to being able to compare the quality of mobile tech with DSLR's, but we're not there yet. And, truth be told, as mobile camera tech continues to get better, so will dedicated camera's. Either way, try playing with a camera like mine (Canon 5D Mark II) before making your statement.

23. Stoli89

Posts: 333; Member since: Jun 28, 2010

The fact that this phone can easily replace any digital compact and even most mirrorless phones on the market should be reason enough to state that it presents groundbreaking technology. Just becasue it cannot defy the laws of physics and dethrone a decent DSLR doesn't mean it isn't worthy of appreciation from camera enthusiasts.

24. Penny

Posts: 1860; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

I 100% agree Stoli89. As I said, I love the 808 PureView and what it brings to mobile camera tech. I was simply responding to Comment #13, in which the person stated that 808 beats $2,000 DSLRs. This argument can certainly be made when comparing value, but not image quality, not yet.

26. Altair

Posts: 367; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

You just don't get it, do you? Everyone are carrying a phone in a pocket. 1% of people are walking around with a huge camera/video around. Jack: "OMG! look theres a lion over there chasing antilope! Damn I don't have my 3kg Canon XX with me right now..." Alex: "Np, I've got my PV808. I'll take care of this momentum and show it in facebook!"

17. ahmedra2ol

Posts: 27; Member since: Mar 01, 2011

the Last Scene is Just OMG shut up and Take My f**kin Moneyy :P LOOOOOOL

21. xtian1103

Posts: 364; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

the place i believe is more of greenland than iceland!

22. AhmadAlsayegh

Posts: 326; Member since: Jul 18, 2011

I will take one pureview, and the blond chick..ty

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