Posts Tagged ‘nokialumia’

Canon & Microsoft Sign Patent Agreement, Hints at Canon-Powered PureView Phones

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Future iterations of the already-impressive Nokia Lumia PureView cameras might sport Canon tech, thanks to a newly-signed patent agreement between the Japanese camera company and Microsoft, who recently bought Nokia. Read more…

Scientists are Using the Nokia Lumia 1020 to Get a Better Look at Diseased Tissue

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Do you know what Histopathology is? No, it’s not the study of histograms, it’s actually the study of changes in tissues caused by disease. And now, advances in photographic technology that you or I could go pick up at Best Buy are actually helping to study those changes like never before.

Using the Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone, scientists are once again bringing together the worlds of Science and Photography to do some amazing work. Read more…

DxOMark Put the Lumia 1020 to the Test as a Dedicated Camera, See How it Performed

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When DxOMark tests out the quality of mobile phone cameras, they usually classify and rank them as such. There’s a whole mobile section to the site where one can compare different smartphone cameras using a different scoring system.

The thing is, the Lumia 1020 is no typical smartphone. Nokia has touted it as a camera first, and it seems DxOMark was listening. When they put the Lumia 1020 through its paces, they tested it as a full-fledged camera. And it didn’t perform half bad. Read more…

Instagram Available for Windows Phone, Lacks Some Key Features

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Yesterday, Windows Phone shutterbugs found reason to rejoice when news came down the pipeline that Instagram had finally arrived on their platform. But that happiness quickly turned to grumbling (or in some case downright outrage) when they found that the Windows Phone version of Instagram was woefully under-featured compared to its Android and iOS brethren. Read more…

Nokia Publishes DNG RAW Image Samples Taken with Lumia Phones to Silence Critics

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When Nokia announced that the new Lumia 1520 and the current Lumia 1020 would both soon have DNG Raw capabilities, the response was polarized — half of the smartphone photo community was excited, the other half skeptical. Would these files really give you the latitude that RAW is known for? Or would they just be a massive waste of hard drive space. Read more…

PureView Arrives on Amazon, Coming Soon to Lumia Phones

There’s good news coming out of the Nokia camp if you live in the US and you’ve been wanting to get your hands on the 41-megapixel camera in the company’s 808 PureView smartphone. Not only is the 808 itself now available to purchase on Amazon unsubsidized for $699, but the camera technology inside it may soon be available without the hefty price tag. Read more…

Nokia Already Putting Scalado Acquisition to Work in Camera Extras App

It looks like Nokia wasted no time putting the folks at Scalado to work for them. As we reported a week ago, Nokia is acquiring Scalado’s developers, technologies and IP portfolio, and we’re already seeing Scalado’s well-known “rewind” technology make its way into Nokia’s new Camera Extras app.

Besides allowing you to rewind faces for group shots, the Camera Extras app also offers burst shooting, advanced panorama, timers and more. The app, which will remain a Nokia exclusive, launches in the US and China tomorrow. So if you’ve got a Lumia phone and you wanna take advantage of some cool new features, head over to the Windows Phone Marketplace tomorrow, or check out Nokia Conversations for more details.

(via The Verge)

Nokia Looking to Acquire Scalado and Make Lumia Phone Cameras Even Better

Scalado is a big name in imaging, having come up with some pretty phenomenal ideas like the Rewind and Remove apps — the first of which made a big splash when it was demoed as part of RIM’s BlackBerry 10. And now it seems someone is finally trying to move in and steal Scalado all for themselves: Nokia. Read more…

Nokia To Put 41MP PureView Cameras in Future Lumia Windows Phones

Those of you in the US who were salivating over the 41-megapixel camera in the Nokia 808 PureView were given a small ray of hope when you found out that the smartphone was possibly going to make it stateside unlocked. But if the camera was what you were pining for then you have no reason to fret, because according to Nokia USA President Chris Webber, future Lumia Windows Phones will be sporting the same tech. Read more…