Nokia Lumia 920 takes on iPhone 5 again, this time in video image stabilization

Nokia Lumia 920 takes on iPhone 5 again, this time in video image stabilization
Yet again, we see the Lumia 920 face off against the leading competition with its amazing camera.  This time, it is a comparison of the image stabilization when recording video against the iPhone 5.

Using a precision machined foam holster held together with tape, the gang at Engadget took the two devices for a walk to compare the quality of the image stabilization.  After hitting record on the devices, they walked and ran across the parking lot in front of the Nokia R&D facility in Tampere, Finland. 

As you can see from the video below, the Lumia 920’s optical image stabilization outperforms the iPhone 5’s digital compensation pretty handily.  It should be noted that the Nokia being used was a prototype device.  However, we have seen similar comparisons made against the Samsung Galaxy S III, and the performance shined there as well.

The next month or so of waiting is going to be a serious test of our patience, especially if we are afforded the opportunity to observe this continuous flow of tid-bits of what is to come.

source: Engadget


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49 Comments

1. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Soooo getting the 920 when it comes out!

3. wendygarett unregistered

and I'm sooo getting the iphone 5 :)

7. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

and I'm sooo getting note II :)

8. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

And I'm sooo getting the next Nexus :)

11. No_Nonsense unregistered

Enjoy with your choices guys.

30. GMS85

Posts: 216; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

And I'm So getting Sony Xperia T

36. fernsruben

Posts: 28; Member since: May 10, 2012

and im soooooo gettin a walkie talkie :P

38. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

and im sooooo NOT getting anything because im broke right now..

34. Nematc

Posts: 28; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

and I aaaalready got note 1

10. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

That's your choice, as it is your money, but there's no rationale in it for me. Iphones look like the electronic learning devices I'd buy for my nephews at the toy store, with the tiny screen and ridiculously large bezels. The home button seems so cheesy as well nowadays. Most of the third-party "concept" iphones had a modified home button and reduced bezels; guess Ive doesn't know how to evolve his [plagarized from Braun] designs. The aluminum back plate was already something other manufactures have moved away from (notably Nokia with the N8 and E7, and HTC who, like Nokia, have gone to polycarbonate).

16. No_Nonsense unregistered

I'm getting the 820/920 (whatever fits in my budget), and a BB10/Jolla whenever they come out. BB10 because it does look promising and Jolla as I love MeeGo.

19. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

SUPER AGREE WITH YOU!!!! BB10 and jolla are really promising!!! BB10 coz it will be the baby of all platform-- WP, iOS,Android and Meego jolla- coz they stand up and fight for meego!! but ashamed about tizen though.. have you heard that it is already at version 2.0? aka Magnolia? i guess no one wants to talk about that even samsung themselves! http://tizentalk.com/2012/09/tizen-2-0-magnolia-alpha-sdk-and-source-code-released/

21. No_Nonsense unregistered

My personal experience with Samsung smartphones: Galaxy S / S advance/ S2/ Wave525/ Wave (the first one running bada) and feature phones(Champ and another one I don't exactly remember which one) hasn't been good. So I don't think I'll buy Samsung again. I'll buy a Nexus device when I have to buy an Android. No Tizen for me.

12. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

i like the iPhone (all apple devices) but lumia 920 (coz im a nokia fan from the start) will give more than what iPhone can give! in terms of productivity.. but in terms of apps.. it will just come around! now that WP8/win8RT/win8 shares same kernel! MS devs can now make apps to all these platform!

13. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

im so getting an iPhone, a lumia 920 and a BlackBerry 10!!

20. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

but lumia first.. then BlackBerry 10 then i'll wait for cheaper iPhone 5! :P

32. iphone4me

Posts: 35; Member since: Sep 09, 2012

Ooh La La Louis, I'm soo getting the iPhone5! ;-))

33. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

ok.. you and wendy are best of pals! :)

39. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

the image stabilization is good but far away from the faked ones hahaha shame on u nokia

44. applesauce

Posts: 165; Member since: Aug 26, 2012

Ahhh... Do you hear that? It's the sound of millions of iFans asking siri what the strong discomfort is in their rears, and siri telling them they should consult their proctologist for their butthurt complaint. Iphones got OWMED!

45. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

i gave u a thumbs up i was just sayin cuz a company like nokia should´t do something like that.. and yes i hate apple xD i love android and wp :-) but more android :D and im getting the note 2 ;-)

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

The Nokia Lumia 920 looks better and better the more I see it in action.

4. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Is that really the iPhone 5?!? Forget about image stabilization, the images looks so washed out!

26. Hafiz

Posts: 78; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

Oppan gangnam style!! xD

5. fsnas

Posts: 122; Member since: Jun 18, 2012

iphone5 is a piece of cr*p.

6. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

really annoyed by these comparison!!! we already know that nokia pureview (and phase 2) is the best camera tech in cell phone world!!! but on the other hand its a great advertisement for lumia 920 with its superpower camera! it just put a shame to samsung, a phone manufacturer also a digital camera maker... and to apple with all its "innovation" gonna get a lumia 920 when it arrive!

9. No_Nonsense unregistered

If you can get away with OIS and low light shots without flash, the 808 is the best camera on a phone. Period.

14. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Looking forward to Phase 3; I'm anticipating a mix of stages 1 & 2, with some new surprise goodie. Won't keep me from getting the 920, but at least the 920, like the N8 before it, will hold its value if I were to sell it and buy the newest iteration of the breed.

18. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

i just wish for the monstrous 41mp on the next lumia next year... but 920 is amazing!!

22. No_Nonsense unregistered

Phase 3 is NOT a mix of phase 1 and 2 if Elop's interview to Engadget is to be believed.

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