Nokia Lumia will take us underwater with Fabien Cousteau and Mission 31

Nokia Lumia will take us underwater with Fabien Cousteau and Mission 31
Nokia is keeping the momentum going behind its line of class leading camera technology in the Lumia line of smartphones. The iconic brand is teaming up with Fabien Cousteau, grandson to the legendary Jacques Cousteau, on what is being called Mission 31, in reference to the 31 days Cousteau and his team of aquanauts will spend underwater, one day longer than the elder Cousteau did in 1963.

Cousteau and his team will be anchored off the coast of the Florida Keys, and they will photo document everything using awesome Nokia Lumia 1020 with its magnificent 41-megapixel camera.

Nokia is inviting folks to share pictures and videos of their own adventures using the hashtag #NokiaMission31. You can then use the URL from that social media (Twitter, Facebook, Vine, Instagram) entry to enter in a contest which will make you eligible for winning your own “truly unbelievable adventure.”

That adventure involves flying you to a luxury hotel in Florida where you will be trained as an open water diver. With those newly acquired skills, you will dive with Fabien to experience some time with the Mission 31 team, and their underwater habitat.

Just as interesting as Mission 31 itself will be, it will also be interesting to see all the entries people share to win a chance at the adventure. Watch the video below to learn how to enter.  What adventurous story will you share?



source: Nokia (YouTube)

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12 Comments

1. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Figures. Nokia got themselves in deep water when it adopted WP.

3. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

In other news Nokia is threatening Indian government to fire 30,000 employees.

6. maverick786us

Posts: 159; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

I think indian government to should bend on thier knees and clear Nokia from these on going disputes

4. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Troll detected!

8. rihel_95

Posts: 305; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

Hope the make next 1020 waterproof and add microsd card!

2. bayhuy

Posts: 320; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

So they jumped from the burning platform into the ocean?

5. pureviewuser

Posts: 501; Member since: Nov 11, 2012

Better than jumping in with the galaxies!!!!

7. express77 unregistered

they must be teasing a waterproof pureview flagship.

9. maverick786us

Posts: 159; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

I can't wait for a Nokia flagship to be completely water proff like Galaxy S5, where you can take underwater photos and record videos

10. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

the galaxy s5 is not completely, the z1s however

11. Vanster

Posts: 124; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

s5 not water proff, it just water resistant

12. hmmm...

Posts: 81; Member since: Jun 05, 2013

If I remember correctly it is stated 1 meter for 30 min for the S5. 1.5 meter for 30min for Sony. So it depends on your definition of waterproof. At 5meters for 1 hour, there is a chance both phones will spoil.

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