Nokia Lumia 925 is the first phone with six-element camera lens, ISO 3200


Wondered why the newest Nokia Lumia 925 doesn't have a Xenon flash, whereas its Verizon sibling 928 announced last week has one? Well, it might just not be needed, as the camera on the 925, despite sharing specs with the Lumia 920, seems to be quite the improved beast, and not only in terms of new software algorithms, too.

The Lumia 925 sports not two or three, but six lens elements, whereas the most reached so far on smartphones the rank of the iPhone 5 or the 808 PureView are five elements. In addition, the sensor can go as high as the staggering ISO 3200, which would play a big role in those low-light shots, if noise is kept in check, and should also lower the need of a Xenon flash.

source: AAWP

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Lumia 925
  • Display 4.5" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8.7 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 2000 mAh(12.8h 3G talk time)

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60 Comments

1. jlp34876

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 02, 2012

awesome!

12. wendygarett unregistered

Awesome? Really?

13. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

WELCOME BACK WENDY AFTER A WEEKS VACATION BY PA™ This time we hope you don't Troll like last time, they PhoneArena keeps sending you away to holiday. Now lets see if you can stay and post for a week, good luck... TROLL™®©

46. TheBitterTruth unregistered

PA should send you to vacation in hell ASAP.

53. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

How are you people still not ban from PA?

15. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Stop it Wendy, don't tell me that you want a vacation by PA again. There are no more vacations for you. If you keep trolling, PA will send you away to the dumpster.

16. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

I"m surprised that experiadroid has not been given a vacation by PA yet.....? When was the last time they sent you away Experia...?

21. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

They didn't send me away before. And why would I want a vacation from PA? I will faint if they give me a vacation.

44. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

That was funny®

36. UrbanPhantom

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

TROLL and wendygarett are very likely the same person: a paid shill, working for the competition, and their sole purpose is to write hateful and dishonest comments about Nokia and Microsoft. NOTE: All of their comments should be deleted due to their past violations, and their accounts should be suspended indefinitely. PHONEARENA, please stop allowing this website to become the sounding ground for paid employees of other companies looking to interfere with the review and feedback process.

45. samsunggalaxylover

Posts: 37; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

I'm just asking. How many elements does the galaxy s4 have?

2. yyuu1000

Posts: 260; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

Hope the nexus 5 will have that

47. TheBitterTruth unregistered

Only if Nexus 5 runs Windows 8 OS :P Just saying.

3. hipnotika

Posts: 353; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

more iso more noise ... pffff

6. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Noise will be the challenge for the L925. HTC used larger pixels to improve light capture. L925 is going with multiple lens elements. The proof will be in the pics.

59. hipnotika

Posts: 353; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

i have also htc one. and more iso has bright photos but has more noise. it is disgusting :S

14. wendygarett unregistered

Unfortunately, Nokia fans will deny any cons of the device :(

27. cam-whore

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

and trolls like you would be thinking of a thousand cons and ignore the innovation. that's understood, you're a troll.....

37. UrbanPhantom

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

TROLL and wendygarett are quite likely the same person: a paid shill, working for the competition, and their sole purpose is to write hateful and dishonest comments about Nokia and Microsoft. NOTE: All of their comments should be deleted due to their past violations, and their accounts should be suspended indefinitely. PHONE ARENA, please stop allowing this website to become the sounding ground for paid employees of other companies looking to interfere with the review and feedback process.

38. lovefist unregistered

yup, 200 to 400 iso is more than enough for me, anything higher would have too much noise.

4. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Wow must give credit where it's due™ Sony Exmoor RS sensors are on par with this, Cyber Shoot, Carl Zeiss....?

5. nvrhde

Posts: 77; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

Full of Nokia news

7. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

Hey Nokia, 3200 ISO or 3200 times more noise ? What's the reason to put 3200 ISO on a so much small sensor. Xenon would be far a better idea. PS: I'm waiting to see the result thus, because Nokia is a BIG lier (cf: the teaser for this L925)

10. steelicon

Posts: 318; Member since: Apr 02, 2011

20. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Thank you for that steelicon! You gave me my first laugh of the day...that was a classic! +100

11. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

it means that iso 800 will produce lesser noise.i think. lol

24. jacobspeeds

Posts: 40; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

it means double the noise of the previous step of iso...i.e.,1600ISO...each step goes like 50,100,200,400,800,1600,3200ISO...each step has double the noise of the previous but will help reduce blur by greater extents at higher isos and also produce better photos in low light

50. Diazene

Posts: 129; Member since: May 01, 2013

because when you're shooting outdoors, xenon flash and OIS wouldn't be that effective, the aperture and ISO are more important

8. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Amazing!

31. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

how many NL920 have? 4 or 3

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