Nokia have released the 808 PureView mobile phone with some so so features that are not real stand outs except for the size of the 41 megapixel sensor camera that is included. That’s right the Nokia 808 PureView sports a whopping 41 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens. Crazy right? Or are they playing with maths…. Over at Image Sensors World they have the details of how it is done. “So how is this possible?
The starting point is a super-high-resolution sensor. This has an active area of 7728 x 5368 pixels, totalling over 41Mpix. Depending on the aspect ratio you choose, it will use 7728 x 4354 pixels for 16:9 images/videos, or 7152 x 5368 pixels for 4:3 images/videos.
First check out the videos showing off the 41 megapixel camera and some spinning FX and GFX to giving you the how.
Mobiles-Actus video with a huge hands on look see:
Nokia 808 PureView – How good can a pixel be?
It’s not about the amount of the pixels, it’s what you do with them. Nokia PureView imaging technology can distil 7 pixels into 1 for stunningly sharp and clear 5 MP photos that are easy to share.
Nokia 808 PureView – Zoom and zoom again:
You can keep zooming — up to 3 times as close — with no loss of detail. It works with video too, so you can shoot Full HD video at 30 frames per second at 4 times zoom.
Now head on over to Image Sensors World where they help you fathom how a 41 megapixel camera can fit into the Nokia 808 PureView mobile phone.