Nokia to keep PureView Phase 1 and 2 separate this year, prepping aluminum-clad EOS and Catwalk for a slimmer fit

Nokia to keep PureView Phase 1 and 2 separate this year, prepping aluminum-clad EOS and Catwalk for a slimmer fit
If you've been longing for a merger of Nokia's PureView Phase 1, as found in the 808 PureView, and Phase 2, as found in Lumia 920, camera technologies, it might not happen this year.

Nokia is reportedly prepping a handset, codenamed EOS, which will use big sensor, similar to the 808 PureView and pixel-binning for creating stunning images out of a Windows Phone device. The new phone will feature aluminum design with square edges, and be one of the first in a polycarbonate design shift Nokia will undergo this year. The EOS will reportedly hit AT&T later in the year. 

The same info was confirmed in a tweet by Flavio Pic, who has leaked Nokia-related info before with a steady rate of hitting the bull's eye, which you can see on the right.
As for PureView Phase 2, or the optical image stabilization found in the Lumia 920, this will be featured in a new handset also, again aluminum-clad, to dispel with the 920's biggest drawback - its size and heft. This more compact OIS phone is codenamed Catwalk for now (clever), and will debut in the summer, the sources indicate.

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32 Comments

1. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

808 tech + Android 4.2 = win. Too bad it won't happen.

2. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

yeah that would sell so good

3. lilhart

Posts: 23; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

Then you would have less options, you know. Let NOKIA make Windows while others fight it out for little green robot.

5. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

thank you for speaking sense. Sick of fandroids crying because EVERY OEM doesnt make android. dont you guys have enough options as it is?

8. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Let the adults talk, kiddo, I'm sure you have some homework to do,

9. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Adults don't talk like they can get everything without thinking of the consequences and the obvious result. Nokia made their choice...it's WP, deal with it. Who's the kid? You are...

10. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

seems ur the kiddo here...

12. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

so me who is 26yrs old is a kiddo because I'll tell adults who whine about nokia not making android to stop crying.....interesting

17. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Anyone using words such as "fandroids" is a child at heart. Grow up. 808 tech in Androids would be great, and it's hardly an opinion that should trigger an overly emotional response from a mentally stable individual.

18. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Why don't you go ahead buy an 808 and flash it with a custom Android Alpha ROM? You'll atleast get what you want...an 808 with Android in it.

19. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

lol you're one of those that likes to internet bully....mentally unstable hmmmm I'll let you be a big boy and have your cake cause an adult doesn't get online to start a childish fight of belittling and name calling period.

20. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Never understood your type of ppl.

23. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

but android cant support that sensor yet, so the old horse symbian still has advantages over android. now nokia will bring there specialties to wp8 besides you all rave about samsung so why do you need more? the way you act you would think android and samsung are perfect in every way

26. SleepingOz unregistered

Android can't support the sensor yet? Where did you get your BS, seriously? Android supports cars, fridges, mirrorless cameras and even SATELLITES! Learn your lessons before posting BS, buddy.

27. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

haha you should take your own advice idiot, it strue android cant support the sensor on the 808] s40 can run in cars, camera's etc doesnt make it powerful lmao so go rage somewhere else fanboy you proved your been a defensive kid and your comment is BS of the highest kind anything else to add?

29. SleepingOz unregistered

Oh cm'on! Still spiting BS, buddy but no proof provided? Remind your BS about "symbian multitasks on the same level as Android".. LMAO! Really? Based on what? You know deep inside you that Android is much more capable but the biased fanboy inside you, won't just admit it. Android can actually support better cameras with bigger mirrorless sensors and interchangeable lenses, so your argument is invalid. Next time think, before posting baseless BS!

14. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

they all bleed for good camera in android phone

32. gazmatic

Posts: 808; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

never..... jolla, bb10, tizen but android never

4. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

Why not have a sensor that has both huge resolution and stuff like stablization and make the best camera phone ever! And i wish the next nokia flagship has a better battery, i mean battery is the most under-rated component on a phone yet the most important. (at least to me)

15. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

with currect tech the weight will pass beyond 200gm and back will also get a big hump again in time this will integrate for sure

16. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

I imagine they might do both. The EOS name is very telling, as that is the name Canon uses for its SLR camera lens system. Could we see a Nokia phone with interchangeable lenses? Personally not a huge fan of the metal.body. Cold to the touch, slippery, scratches and dents, and wears poorly. Polycarbonate though can feel.warm or somewhat inviting to touch, us hard to scratch (and shows the same color throughout when it does), and holds up well. The lighter weight is appreciated, but not necessary. Odd that Nokia is rumored to go to metal when apple is rumored to be going polycarbonate.

22. No_Nonsense unregistered

Only possible if those guys use a graphene based sensor otherwise it's gonna be a brick.

6. w-t-f

Posts: 42; Member since: Aug 21, 2012

It would be great if Nokia could make both WP8 and Android devices,but that's just dreams.. i still use my old Nokia E52 as a second phone,primary is Android :)

7. AhmadAlsayegh

Posts: 326; Member since: Jul 18, 2011

it is really annoying that in every article mentioning Nokia, people start ranting about how should Nokia go with Android...Nokia made their choices, and those are based on strategies and forecasts...well, unless you are RIM's ex CEOs

11. papss unregistered

Couldn't agree more.. Stay where you are Nokia and keep tearing it up with great phones and great build quality... Also would like to give kodos to them for amazing support

13. jsdechavez

Posts: 799; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Metal Lumia is my wettest dream come true!!! Woohoo!!!

21. CardiWPfan

Posts: 129; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Bring it on Nokia,Bring it on!! We were waiting for ths since last year's MWC!! I am very excited to see what Nokia has up its sleeves for the summer 2k13!!

24. DerryAhmad

Posts: 296; Member since: May 05, 2012

Awesome news!! Damn, I might trade my Lumia 920 for this Nokia Lumia 41(or 38) Mpx WP !!!

25. aco96

Posts: 244; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

I want stereo speakers. :D

28. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

808 will always be the best of all... as long as that live tiles is there i wont buy it!

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