Nokia Makes a Number of Big Announcements at MWC

Nokia Makes a Number of Big Announcements at MWC

Nokia had a number of announcements from their huge MWC press conference. Here are a few of the highlights with links to the Nokia site covering each of the items:

Nokia advances on its new strategic direction, rolls out range of new mobile devices and services Nokia has extended the range of products with Windows Phone by introducing the Nokia Lumia 610, the most affordable Lumia yet, as well as targeting availability of the widely acclaimed Lumia 900 to additional markets beyond the U.S.

Nokia also today ushered in a new era in high-end smartphone imaging. The Nokia 808 PureView is the first smartphone to feature exclusive Nokia PureView imaging technologies that will enable a range of high-end imaging experiences into Nokia products over the coming years.

The amazing thing with the 808 PureView is that it features a 41MP sensor. No, that isn’t a typo! Here are more details on the Symbian-based phone:

The Nokia 808 PureView features a large, high-resolution 41 megapixel sensor with high-performance Carl Zeiss optics and new pixel oversampling technology. At standard resolutions (2/3, 5 and 8 megapixels) this means the ability to zoom without loss of clarity and capture seven pixels of information, condensing into one pixel for the sharpest images imaginable. At high-resolution (38 megapixel maximum) it means the ability to capture an image, then zoom, reframe, crop and resize afterwards to expose previously unseen levels of details. With superior low-light performance and the ability to save in compact file sizes for sharing in email, MMS, and on social networks, the Nokia 808 PureView makes it possible for anyone to capture professional looking images in any conditions.

Nokia expands its Asha range with smarter mobile phones that improve ways to work, learn and play
Nokia today unveiled additional services (Nokia Life) and three more Asha mobile phone models – the Nokia Asha 202, Asha 203 and Asha 302.

Here is a link to the replay of the Nokia MWC webcast

Keep tuned to Gear Diary for more on Nokia and all the great stuff coming out of the MWC!

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