Rich Recording DnB: watch a compilation of concert footage taken with the Nokia 808 PureView

Rich Recording DnB: watch a compilation of concert footage taken with the Nokia 808 PureView
Someone has gone through the trouble to compile a lot of live concert footage taken with the Rich Recording stereo audio in the Nokia 808 PureView, and the results are nothing short of amazing for a phone, any phone.

We made a little test in the office, comparing it with Samsung's and Apple's finest, and you can hear the difference in our review of the 808 PureView - it's the only one where you can actually hear the bass.

Live concert footage only confirms what we found out in an isolated environment - that the Nokia 808 PureView is not only the best handset for imaging, but also for sound recording. Just hear the Armin van Buuren concert beats or the young Finns from Defiant playing Iron Maiden's The Trooper as instrumental in the clips from the source link below, and you'll know what we mean.

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808 PureView
  • Display 4.0" 360 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 41 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1400 mAh(6.50h 3G talk time)



1. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

...and I thought that my N8 records great sound during quality has just arrived

2. abish1234

Posts: 51; Member since: Oct 22, 2011

we get it.. camera is great !!

7. whothisperson

Posts: 102; Member since: May 06, 2012

and sound !!

3. blade

Posts: 32; Member since: May 28, 2012

why buy this s**t running symbian instead buy a good dslrr dislikers will be nokia fans definetly jumming up and down for the piece of camerea

4. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

stfu kid I'm not going to walk everyday with a dslr. I've always got aphone in my pocket so if I want to take a photo which is really good why should I carry a bag with camera? I used to carry a small cybershot but after a while I noticed that N8 makes better photos. The same goes to 808. You wouldn't be able to tell a difference between the 808 and low/mid end dslr unless you take it under huge zoom or you've got an eagle eye.

5. onesome

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

I possess DSLR /Canon 7D/ and recently bought 808. In terms of pictures taken it is very bold to compare them both. Then again considering the convenience which PureView gives me I must admit it is completely capable back up camera. 7D for example could serve you great as a video camera but you need to put a lot of effort and pay constant attention to its manual focus and other settings. With 808 you could keep taking fun of the event and to have more than decent result at the end. While 808 comes short compared to true DSLR, it outperforms any entry level Point and Shoot camera.

9. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

I'm not a nokia fan at all but I much rather carry around a 5 ounce phone then a 40 ounce DSLR, not to mention I can make phonecalls anytime I want...Have you tried making phonecalls on a DSLR???? Its nit easy because theres no cellular radio, LMAO....I thinks its kind of impossible too...UGH close minded individuals these days...

10. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

I'm a nokia fan but i'm thumbing you down because you're a pathetic ignorant closed-minded person who can't accept what other OSes or companies could come up to. I'm thumbing you down because you lack of knowledge when it comes to the word "innovation". I'm thumbing you down because you really don't know what's the difference between a phone and a dslr. Also.. i rather use and carry a phone with a stunning camera, instead of using and bragging a dslr.

6. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Androiders (which first used symbian) are very sad that there Best Android Model lacks Rich Recording.......I Mean grow up and accept the truth

8. Atrixboyyy

Posts: 605; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

lol did you read the article comparing the top cell phone cameras and which one was praised for great HD recording? No couldn't have... that's the truth.

11. jazzdglass

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

perhaps Nokia should diverge from mobile phones?

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