Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/05/02/nokia_41mp_camera_phone_pureview_shoots_towards_retail/

Nokia's 41Mp cameraphone shoots towards retail

PureView to a thrill

By Caleb Cox

Posted in Phones, 2nd May 2012 09:46 GMT

Nokia focused attention on its PureView range this morning and announced that the first of its 41Mp cameraphones will shoot onto shelves this month.

Announced at Mobile World Congress 2012 in February 2012, the Nokia 808 PureView features a large 41Mp sensor with Carl Zeiss optics and a new pixel oversampling technology.

The saucy snapper sports zoom abilities with no loss of clarity, Nokia claimed, "superior" low-light performance and 1080p video recording and playback.

As for regular blower specs, the 808 PureView packs a 4in Gorilla Glass capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 640 x 360.

The handset is powered by a 1.3GHz processor running Nokia's Symbian Belle OS, and boasts 16GB of internal storage extendable by up to 32GB with a Micro SD cards.

There's also Bluetooth 3.0, an HDMI port, DLNA and NFC support.

The Nokia 808 PureView hits select markets this month including India and Russia. No word on pricing, or an exact UK rollout yet, but we'll let you know how things develop. ®