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Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone 8 handset review

Microsoft's mobile OS refresh – is it more of the same?

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Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8

At dusk: not bad for a 1/15sec shot
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Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8

At dusk: OIS won't cure all ills as unsteady shooting with this 1/20sec image shows
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Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8

Lumia 920 image crop at 100% retains detail and colour – 1/15sec, f/2.0, ISO 640

Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8

Apple iPhone 4S (HDR on) image crop at 100% reveals significant noise artefacts – 1/15sec, f/2.4, ISO 800

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Here's the low light comparison. All three pictures were taken a minute apart. The first two are the Blackberry Bold 9900 – not the best camera on the market, but not the worst – and fairly typical of the optics people have in their pocket. The bottom picture was taken on the Lumia 920.

Blackberry Bold 9900: 'Night mode' [90% JPG compression]

Blackberry Bold 9900: 'Night mode', Flash:off [90% JPG compression]

Nokia Lumia 920 Night Mode

Here's some video, including standing still, panning, and walking.


Video originally captured at 1080p

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