Nokia has 41 reasons why you should buy the Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia has 41 reasons why the Nokia Lumia 1020 should be your next smartphone; as you can imagine, most of the reasons have to do with the 41MP PureView camera on the back of the device. For example, the Optical Image Stabilization on board the camera brings blur-free pictures while dual capture gives you two images of each photograph you shoot...
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95 Comments

84. cam-whore

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

I'm sure you meant the paid trolls like you right....

71. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 725; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

Honestly no. I didnt mean to call anyone out. I just saw your comment and commented on what I saw. I do love Android but I wasn't co-signing 25. I didnt even know who you were replying to. "Android Fanboy Plague"? I honestly refuse to go into a WP8 vs Android discussion. Its severely redundant on this site at this point. I just respect everyones choices and opinions. Yours and his. Now... back to flashing this rom.

61. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Wrong you crazy kid You no why Fan droid Ftw™®©

33. Cod3rror

Posts: 142; Member since: Apr 06, 2013

I would not mind Windows Phone, I mean hey, at least it's better than Symbian. But this phone has a smaller sensor than 808, no ND filtre, shorter focal point, and couple of other things I forgot worse than 808. Also 1020's algorithms are terrible, it takes very grainy, noisy and oversaturated images. And PureView oversampling does not produce images are smooth and noise free as 808, which could produce practically noise free images in good daylight. If it has 1" sensor and was really better than 808 in every way, I would've been temped, but as it is now, no.

54. Nokfan1603

Posts: 53; Member since: Mar 13, 2013

I am sorry, but according to various sites testing and comparing phones, the Lumia 1020 is the best smartphone camera on the market, if that is not good enough for you, go buy something else.

37. TakashiPerun

Posts: 20; Member since: Jul 21, 2013

@JACKHAMMER comment no. 36 ahh ok UNCLE you guessed it right i am a kid and you also go and eat some pudding made by AUNT..... lol lol lol lol dont worry yes i can see lumia breaking all records in sale but in reverse :D so so so so gooooood ok uncle hope to see u again because if pa removed these comments then just understand u will be banned with me too as u replied me too lol lol lol then again come back with a new username

39. Googler

Posts: 813; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

There's really only 8 reasons not to buy it.

43. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

Is that infograph a picture from the lumia 1020s camera because the detail sucks making the text low quality.

44. freebee269

Posts: 541; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

i went to at&t yesterday and played with the lumia 1020 for about 20 minutes. i brung my lumia 920 with me. i came away impressed with other things besides the camera. the camera of course was as advertised. the pictures were very detailed and the color representation to what my eye was seeing and what actually came out in the picture was accurate. the video's it took looked even better than lumia 920's video's. that surprised me. the screen on it although not 1080p was looked very good. having played with my lumia 920 alot and now this 1020 i have to say it's amoled screen is better than the lumia 920's. i didnt notice any ghosting when scrolling on the screen in the UI, web browser or apps. (amoled screen are known to have ghosting when scrolling like on my gs4). the lumia 1020 was noticeably lighter than the 920. to me the difference in numbers of the weight of the 2 are nothing but when you hold it in your hand you notice the difference. when taking a picture there was a 2 second pause (me and the sales rep timed it) for the camera to save the 38mp and 5mp picture. to me this is normal when saving a picture that big. all in i think nokia has a winner here. i'm going to wait though for the gdr3. i'm hoping nokia does a 1080p screen (i've grown to like 1080p screen from my gs4) with quad core cpu and the 41mp pureview camera this christmas. that will be my christmas present.

45. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

I just check this phone has no microSD card slot you cannot store all your high resolution photos inside your phone but good for email and facebook albums.

47. freebee269

Posts: 541; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

the lumia 1020 has 32gb space. lets say you have 20gb left after the hard drive format and OS and apps and music etc. that's 20gb to have for high res images. the size of the images depends on how much detail is in the picture so they will vary. when i took pics with the lumia 1020 using 38mp pictures, the size varied from 30-50mb. that's alot of high res pictures you'd need to fill up 20gb. i think it will be just fine. keep in mind, most people wont keep the 38mp pics on their phone to share on social sites. they'll use the 5mp oversampled pic instead that retains alot of detail also.

58. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

with 20gb you could store 512 40Mb photos. Thats not that much.

67. freebee269

Posts: 541; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

selective reading i see. you missed this part: "keep in mind, most people wont keep the 38mp pics on their phone to share on social sites. they'll use the 5mp oversampled pic instead that retains alot of detail also." will be alot more than 512 photo's.

68. papss unregistered

Not to mention that they aren't 40 MB so the argument is invalid.

92. cam-whore

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

a good photographer only needs one amazing picture compare to a thousand crappy ones...

56. Sureal

Posts: 38; Member since: Jan 31, 2010

i guarantee every single person bashing this phone, or wp8 in general has never used one, i myself was diehard android until i got my 928, yes there are some things i miss, google now was amazing, and all the google interconnectivity were amazing on android (duh, made by google), and there are some things you have to get used to, but such is life, im not bashing android or iphone or wp8, they all have their plus's and their minus's, and to each their own, and i know this will fall on deaf ears, but stop bashing what you dont know, because what you dont know shows when you bash it

66. Dj_Yawar

Posts: 43; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

Every body fight and kill each other... An electrical device is damn important to be compared with each other.... Lame!!

69. papss unregistered

As silly as it is we are all passionate hence the reason we fight. We will never persuade each other but that doesn't mean we don't try.

74. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

I love reading all the fandroids comments hating on Nokia. These are the same fandroids that say nobody will buy Iphones, but Apple keep selling over 11 million Iphones worldwide every month. Nokia would be happy with those numbers.

77. wurmZ

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 11, 2013

.,lagroids are afraid to be overtaken by WP that is why they are here bashing.

76. Akfred

Posts: 76; Member since: Nov 08, 2012

@Troll, house was not built in a day, android has been in Existence for years and windows phone is just new in the game And yet it runs very very smooth than android, without any lags , I use galaxy s3 and it runs jelly bean 4.2.2 yet force close still Appear in some occasions. Sooner or later the whole game will change . 1020 is my next phone. Troll I will let you know when I get it.. ??.........

80. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

O please don't.... ™

81. cheetah2k

Posts: 2156; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

If Elop quit Nokia, I would buy a Nokia again. Simple as that.

91. cam-whore

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

then don't buy nokia, simple...nokia needs elop more than you, simple as that...

85. lumialove

Posts: 75; Member since: May 16, 2012

One more Nokia article and see the number of comments it garnered....,this only proves how famous is Nokia compared to android phones where the comments are rare......and talking of Lumia 1020 all the technology sites in this world had heaps of praise for this monster....please guys open up your eyes,ears and minds....and innovation is not about doubling the rams' and processor.

88. Edmund

Posts: 656; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

The gs4, or any other crappy android phone, don't even come close to the 1020. I'm sure you've seen a few $hitty camera comparisons on different tech sites portraying the Lumia range as nothing exceptional; What you won't see however, is the difference that a few adjustments to the camera's settings can make to the image quality of photos taken using a Lumia 920, 925, 928, and 1020. Small things like increasing the shutter speed in low light to compensate for camera shake (Something even top of the range DSLR's suffer from) and keeping the ISO at reasonable levels. Remember, "auto" may work fine on the gs4 and iphone, but it doesn't do a very good job when used on the Lumia range of advanced cameraphones.

94. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

All features are about Camera, so it's perfectly a CameraPhone.

95. Akfred

Posts: 76; Member since: Nov 08, 2012

O my nokia what would I have done without you? 1020 ! O I can't wait to have it. I don't need a any lagdroid. Anymore . Who's gonna buy my galaxy s3?

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