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Pre-PureView – my shots from the Nokia N8

It took me a while to make this selection of 44 from well over a thousand shots from my Nokia N8, captured between 2011 and 2012 in Barcelona, Hilversum (Netherlands), Sitges (Spain) and Stalida (Crete). The Nokia N8 wasn’t labeled as “PureView” in those days, but I think it could have – even after my

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PureViewClub is open for 2 years! Send your shots, share your own Nokia imaging history

I suddenly realized I started the PureViewClub two years ago – in May it opened its doors. With this post (I admit it’s a bit late :-) I’m celebrating the club’s second “birthday” to so say. And I thought of what made me so crazy about Nokia’s PureView technology. I remember the day I heard

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Serious Megapixels: Nokia N8, 808 PureView, Nokia Lumia 920, Sony Xperia S and Xperia Z

Maybe this is not very relevant to many, but I just happen to like do stuff like this: compare serious smartphone cameras. Now, the definition of “serious” is getting more and more tricky. Some brands say “it’s not about megapixels anymore”, whereas many (like me :-) strongly believe in the great possibilities of the 41MP sensor

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Camera shootout: Nokia 808 PureView vs N8, part one (and part two ;-)

Just a short update to point you to this camera shootout between the Nokia 808 PureView and it’s predecessor, the Nokia N8, that has been the best camphone for about two years! This is just round one on NokiaPowerUser.com, and the Nokia 808 is a clear winner. I’m looking forward to round two (and will

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Nokia: alpha and omega of the camphone

The Nokia 808 PureView is not just a sensational highlight in the history of digital imaging, it’s a shining crown on the tenth anniversary of the camphone. The first camphone in Europe was Nokia’s 7650. Since the Nokia N8 there has been no better camphone for two years, and now the 808 PureView makes a

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A giant camera comparison at PhoneArena.com

So I tried to make a nice camera comparison, but the guys over at PhoneArena.com have more phones (and time) at their disposal ;-) In a blogpost they posted just now, they compare the picture quality of the Nokia 808 PureView with – hold on to your seats – the Nokia N8, iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy

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