Nokia handset with 12-megapixel camera – real or faked?

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Nokia handset with 12-megapixel camera – real or faked?
We all know Nokia has been catching up with the other manufacturers in things like touch sensitive screens and devices coming with double-digit camera sensors. But the images of a 12-megapixel Nokia handset that recently appeared on Flickr are truly baffling, if not odd. The Carl Zeiss optics and protective cover are nowhere to be seen, plus flash is looks way too small, which is rather suspicious, because all high-end camera phones of the manufacturer sport double LED flash. On the ther hand, the back of the device looks stylish and made of metal, similarly to the E55 and E52. Can this be just another fakery crafted by a skillful prankster or what we see is an early prototype? We bet our bottom dollar it´s the former, but the source claims images were acquired from the Flickr account of Nokia Maemo team member. Or it´s just that someone appreciates a good laugh and doesn´t mind sending us on a wild goose chase... Now, where´s your 12-megaixel cell phone, Nokia? 

Please, do sound off your opinion in the comments below.

source: MobileBulgaria



1. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

Definitely a fake. The font isn't even correct. Nokia has used the same one on all their camera phones. The camera lens itself looks way too small as well, and of course all the things you guys mentioned.

2. azoller45

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 16, 2009

that is so fake how would that ever be real the lens are tiny and it only looks like a 5 MP or 3.2 MP

3. dblue45

Posts: 77; Member since: Aug 26, 2009

This phone is freaking fake!!! the camera looks pretty small even if it is 12 mp or 1 mp(whatever!) and Nokia's putting a double LED flash for most of the phones which have cameras above 3 mp...... BTW There is no match with this font and the actual nokia font.... Therefore this is no NOKIA but a piece of CRAP!!

4. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

well damn ppl take pics of the front 2!!!! jk jk n FAKED

5. Whitecarnage

Posts: 12; Member since: Mar 22, 2009

Guys, just enlarge the thumbnail and observe the word "Nokia" closely. The rectangular pattern of the back panel is see-through on every letter of "N-O-K-I-A". What's that? A transparent Nokia logo? Oh come on! It's obvious that it was just added there (READ: FAKED) using an Image Editor like Adobe Photoshop. What's even more interesting is that, the way the word "megapixels" was written seems more like a Samsung to me because this is usually Samsung's approach in writing the "megapixel" label. And also, if this is a Nokia cameraphone, then I wonder why they didn't specify some bare camera numbers in detail like the F and Aperture Numbers and also, the focal length - which is the usual Nokia approach in their cameraphones. All in all, there's no reason to believe that this is a Nokia, regardless of the source stating that the flickr account owner is a member of the Nokia Maemo team.

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