Nokia Lumia 820, 920 leak out: PureView coming to Windows Phone

Nokia Lumia 820, 920 leak out: PureView coming to Windows Phone
The new Nokia Lumias have leaked out and they bring great news for Windows Phone fans - Nokia is bringing its PureView imaging technology to Windows Phone 8 with a monster 4.5-inch Nokia Lumia 920, designed in Nokia’s best N9/Lumia 800 traditions and with great new colors, at least if this here leak proves true.

Along with it comes a lesser specced and non-PureView 4.3-inch Nokia Lumia 820 with equally colorful jazzy looks and probably a more affordable price.

Both the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Lumia 820 seem to focus on the camera with Carl Zeiss lenses on both gadgets. 

We don't know the actual resolution of the allegedy Lumia 920 PureView camera, but so far we've heard speculation that a PureView Windows Phone Lumia could sport a 21-megapixel sensor. This would allow the PureView oversampling technology to combine four pixels into one super pixel when you shoot at 5 megapixels, which in turn would mean less noise and better performance in low light conditions, as well as some non-degrading zoom capability (not just plain digital zoom). Still, in all likelihood this won't be exactly like the monster 41-megapixel sensor on the Nokia 808 PureView Symbian device, but somewhat less capable. On the bright side of things - you don't have to deal with a huge bulge on the back of the device, and the upcoming Lumia 920 definitely looks very, very sleek, much better than the bulky 808 PureView.

We love the colors on both the Lumia 920 and 820. That amazing yellow and vivid, almost crimson red right in the middle seem to set the new trend for Nokia Windows Phones.

As good and veritable as it sounds, this is still a leak so the final handsets Nokia unveils on September 5th might differ from what we see here. Still, to us it seems that there is all likelihood that those images are legit. If so, there will be a lot to get hyped up about in less than a week.

How do you like what you see? Could that be your future phone right here?

source: evleaks (1), (2) via PocketNow



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Lumia 820
  • Display 4.3 inches
    800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
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  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 8GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 1650 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 8
Lumia 920
  • Display 4.5 inches
    1280 x 768 pixels
  • Camera 8.7 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 2000 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 8

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100 Comments

100. shammont

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

I love my Samsung GS3 but would probably have to go with Nokia on this one.

99. Whodaboss

Posts: 176; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

My only concern as a TMo customer is that we won't get a sniff of the 920. We'll be relegated to very nice, but second class citizen version of the 820 variety. Samsung is looking better and better each day.

93. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

I will sell my SGS2 just to get lumia 920... XD

90. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

i think they should re design these new lumia... N9 design's really a revolutionary one... N9 win an award for its design, lumia 800/900 also win an award for the very same design...so i think they should make some tweaks and changes to the N9/lumia 800/900 design.. if they want to put pureview on the slick design of the N9, i dont think its possible coz if they want pureview, it will give a bump on the back coz it has huge sensors... but if they get rid of the bumps and came up with something that will keep the pureview tech on a very tiny sensor, maybe its now possible.. i like the N8 design though.. they should consider to recreate the design.. and when i was looking at lumia 820, i think its somehow get the N8's design.. the camera was on top... i tihnk the lumia 920 will get pureview and the 820 will get N8's sensor but better! *fingers cross*

88. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

awesome!! but seems a little bit fake... if its really a pureview, what happen to the camera bump? its should bump a little if its a pureview.. all nokia best camera phone have bumps on the back (808, N8)...what about that 4.7" lumia? what happen to the cyan,magenta color... im really loving this new lumia!!! i wish they could pull the windows phone to low end.... i wish these new nokia colors are true... im getting a purple one!!!

86. tmcr7

Posts: 180; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

Rectangle with rounded corners? Oh no! Lawsuit in 3... 2... 1...

89. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

oh please.. its an old design of nokia.. have you ever heard N9 or lumia 800?

82. krimHD

Posts: 106; Member since: May 23, 2012

looking sweet for playing xbox games

77. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

I've just red that they probably won't look like those on renders. check g_s_m_a_r_e_n_a I wish they did

75. bolaG

Posts: 468; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

The 920 is awesome. I might just try out WP because of this phone. I'm tired of crappy cameras on phones but refuse to carry a snap and shoot...

73. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i didn't think the 808 looked bad at all. i think it looked very good considering the circumstances. i'd rather take a 41MP camera with a 808-esque design than a 21MP one incorporated into a Lumia 900 design.

80. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

gotta agree. its hard being addicted to electronics.. makes it hard to settle.. lol

81. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

sure does, especially when you're looking to switch platforms, there's gotta be enough Hardware Persuasion if you will to justify deciding to go through the transitional period.

72. cobaltox1

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

totally agree with you its looks like a georgous phone....but such a waste of space with that huge black bezel.

71. fak521

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

We just came across some alleged live images of the Lumia 820 and they have little to do with the leaked renders. The device has a flat screen, and the camera lens on the bottom are quite different, which could indicate that the two are separate devices or that at least one of the images is face. Also WPCentral point to the Lumia 820 having not a 4.3 but a 4.65" AMOLED display (probably HD) and a dual-core 1.5 GHz processor along with LTE, NFC and a microSD card slot.

70. antmiu2

Posts: 552; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

if the 920 has a 2000maH+ battery im throwing out my phone!

67. ZayZay

Posts: 571; Member since: Feb 26, 2011

Uh oh, yellow... can't resist!!!

66. eman99

Posts: 410; Member since: Aug 03, 2010

if only it went to android all these units will sell for free a month after their release date

65. So-Sayz-Eye

Posts: 31; Member since: Nov 08, 2011

Is it just me or are the pictures labled wrong. The supposed 820 model has the deatures of a purview on the back. The camera lens even looks like lits moveable. Maybe its just me.

64. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Folks it has been rumored that Verizon will sell a near AT & T look alike 820. the differences will be that the "Verizon Nokia smart phone will have Pure vue technology and the rear Camera will be oriented differently and it will have the special CDMA Transceiver so it can operation on a "Verizon network" if this is true Then at last My DSL service provider has the Windows smart phone I want.Take my money now1.

61. cheeseycheeser

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

Really is gorgeous! I love windows phone, but I just don't know if I could deal with not having all the options and apps of Android! Specifically Google Music, and the knowledge that pretty much any app or service that I hear about will work on my device! But wow, the camera, and the design have me in love haha. Does anyone know how the shutter speed is on Pureview?

60. Savage unregistered

A very tough competition to the Samsung Ativ S. Look's impressive. Lets see what Nokia has for us.

59. boblight

Posts: 84; Member since: Jul 28, 2012

Seriously loving the colours.. Vivid Yellow, Crimson Red. Wonder what the Blue might look like? And hoping for Pureview!

49. Dunknown

Posts: 84; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Hope NOkia will be introducing the tablet. Since most of us is talking about phone, i think that what was Stephen Elop thought of and maybe he is going to introduce a tablet which is not in any of our minds. That's why the video said something is special, I think tablet is another one will be out on 5th Sep

48. Ueliton

Posts: 34; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

It think this is fake... the 920 is a 900 in different colors and the 820 is a 800 with rounded corners and camera in horizontal position...

47. Dunknown

Posts: 84; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Wow this is what I never saw it before. Compared with other Nokia phone, non of them have this type of sleek sleek look phone. Nokia is going to the future and Go NOkia. Good luck in getting back the Crown

45. champ_vl

Posts: 44; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

What's with the HUGE bezel under the screen? It doesn't look very pretty. I don't like how they extended the "Lumia" design...the best looking polycarbonate Nokia is the N9. As for the competition...I'd rather go with the 4.8" Samsung Ativ S...just love the metal back pannel.

76. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

do you like extra heat coming through plus scratches and intendations?

42. Hafiz

Posts: 78; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

Welcome back nokia, its been a long time!

40. Roomaku

Posts: 278; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

I like the silver one allot. Too bad Apple will sue because they look just like the top halves of iPod Nano 5th generation, duh! Just kiding can't wait for these though!

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