Nokia Camera Grip for Lumia 1020 is official, priced at $79

Nokia Camera Grip for Lumia 1020 is official, priced at $79
Just as we expected, Nokia announced a peculiar accessory for its new Lumia 1020 smartphone. It is known as the Nokia Camera Grip and it is more or less the device we expected it to be, given the fact that images of it leaked on the web already

Think of the Nokia Camera Grip as a snap-on shell for the Nokia Lumia 1020, designed in a way to make the handset feel more like a camera when in use. The accessory has its own large button that rests right on top of the 2-stage shutter key, easing the process of focusing and composing each picture. In addition, the Camera Grip holds extra juice - 1020mAh is the exact capacity of the case's built-in rechargeable battery, which we assume would boost the Nokia Lumia 1020's longevity by about 50%. A threaded receptacle on the side of the accessory allows the smartphone to be mounted on a tripod.

The Nokia Camera Grip, available in white, black, and yellow, will be released alongside the Lumia 1020 later this month. $79 is how much you'll have to pay in order to own one of these.

source: Nokia

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Lumia 1020
  • Display 4.5" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 41 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2000 mAh(13.3h 3G talk time)

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15 Comments

1. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

that's actually pretty damn brilliant. very nice Nokia. o:

2. Kal-el

Posts: 96; Member since: Dec 14, 2012

Nice i thought it was just a grip ...good to see battery added in there cause xenon is a big drain and this combo is probably still smaller than the s4 zoom. I'm thinking of switching to this.... (owner of note 2)

3. Rehankhan

Posts: 323; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

instead of switch you can buy a good camera and keep your note 2 (if you have one)

5. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

ok who actually buys a digital camera these days ? :P

6. muhsen

Posts: 281; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

there's not a camera better than this ...maybe at double the price...in that case...switching to the 1020 is a lot better

11. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Are you serious? Try checking out a Sony RX100. If you don't buy on contract, the L1020 is priced a little higher than the RX100. The RX100 is a waaaay better camera than the L1020. Better optical zoom, better max aperture, 60 fps video, and, and, and.

9. Kal-el

Posts: 96; Member since: Dec 14, 2012

Well i don't want to carry 2 things...that's kinda of the point of having a smartphone with a decent camera if i had a digital camera to carry around then i'd carry the smallest thinnest phone available like razr or something

4. MEeee

Posts: 438; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

There's no way you're going back to that screen size (if you own Note 2).

8. Kal-el

Posts: 96; Member since: Dec 14, 2012

ROFL soo true man i look at the 920 in windows store and i'm like how does anyone see anything on this since i'm so use to my giant note

13. vincelongman

Posts: 5730; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

I'm disappointed Nokia didn't make the huge bezels smaller and increase the screen to at least 4.7" res to 1080p, the photos would look even more amazing (when viewing them on the phone). And I like that they changed to OLED, I wonder how it compares to the S4's AMOLED.

7. techguyone

Posts: 214; Member since: May 18, 2013

It's such a shame Nokia don't do phones for Android.

10. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

So true that.

15. x88yunkw

Posts: 132; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

they still have contract with MS. probably will finish by end of 2013 or 2014. and that.... new story begin

12. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

If only it has a MicroSD port, too, with hot swapping.

14. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Thats simply great, no need for extra battery.

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