The camera makes the device with the Nokia Lumia 1020
9 January 2014
Excerpt: There are many things users can say about the Nokia Lumia 1020 . In fact, many of them have been said in reviews and editorials since the phone came out last year. Using the device on a daily basis provides a very good user experience.
Excerpt: For Nokia fans, nay – for imaging fans - the Nokia Lumia 1020 is the culmination of two of the most exciting mobile camera innovations the industry has ever seen. First a 42-megapixel sensor as introduced by Nokia in 2011 on the 808 PureView, and second, optical image stabilisation, first see on the...
Pros: Incredible camera experience, Standout design, Great battery life
Cons: Flash white balance issues, Pro cam app lags, Non-expandable
Summary: In the Lumia 1020 Nokia set out to produce the best image quality of any phone camera, along with the ability to zoom without that image quality disintegrating. It has succeeded on both counts.
Pros: The best image quality available on a camera phone; The ability to zoom up to 3x without losing quality; A good level of manual control, with a well designed interface; Outstanding low light performance, Effective Optical Image Stabilisation; Two stage shutter button gives camera-like experience;...
Cons: A little slow, especially between shots; Limited range of apps
Summary: The Nokia Lumia 1020 is the flagship Lumia series and probably will remain so for some time. The group has included in this terminal all the best of its offer, improving the project in every aspect and enriching it with an unparalleled photographic equipment in the market.
Pros: Camera unique for a smartphone, Dual flash LED / Xenon, Photo editing in-camera.
Cons: Overall, overheating when under pressure, storage space is not proportional to the weight of the image files of the photos.
Nokia Lumia 1020 review - the ultimate cameraphone
23 October 2014
Excerpt: For all the new Lumia phones we've seen this year, one handset that's been left without a successor is the Lumia 1020. There's a possibility that the recently-spotted " Nokia RM-1052 " could be a potential replacement, but until Microsoft officially announce it (or another phone altogether), you'll...
Conclusion: Let's cut to the chase: the Nokia Lumia 1020 is the smartphone to beat when it comes to photography. Its camera is a serious bit of kit that, given the right conditions, will create exceptional shots. The caveat is that the best smartphone camera still isn’t always as good as a dedicated camera.
Pros: Image stabilisation great to assist with shots in low light, bright exposures, manual controls available, touchscreen is responsive, inherent smartphone abilities to share/apps, raw files hold plenty of detail at low ISO settings
Cons: Chunky for a smartphone, image quality can't always rival a dedicated compact camera, some settings may confuse the uninitiated, no microSD/SD storage, tricky to hold without accessory grip
Summary: Without a doubt, the Lumia 1020 is Nokia’s best phone yet, delivering some of that excellent Lumia 925 performance in a body that is even more comfortable, and with a camera that hands down is one of the best in the business.
Pros: Great design and matt finish makes it feel excellent in the hands, Decent battery life, Solid phone and mobile broadband performance, One of the best smartphone cameras ever created, Manual control in a phone camera = awesome
Cons: No expandable storage, Macro support on the camera is practically non-existent
Excerpt: Nokia being one of the most trusted brands in India has again achieved success with the best high-end Windows 8 phone- Nokia Lumia 1020 . It has a sturdy metal edging; and this thin and light phone is a definite competition to other outgoing models.
Review: Nokia Lumia 1020 â€” The Best Camera Phone Till Date
15 November 2013
Conclusion: The Lumia 1020 is undoubtedly the best camera phone in the market. Not just the great optics, but Nokia has done an excellent job with the camera software. Apart from that, it flaunts an excellent screen, great sound quality, sturdy construction, and a bunch of productivity apps including Microsoft...
Pros: Best camera phone in the market; Intiutive camera UI; Refocus app is stunning; Crisp and vibrant display; Fluid WP8 experience; Free voice-guided sat nav; Impressive sound quality; Sturdy build.
Cons: Shot-to-shot time should have been less; Not many games available on WP8 platform; Lacks memory card slot; Camera protrusion on back.