Next Nokia flagship smartphone EOS to feature 41-megapixel camera
The spirit of the Symbian OS-powered Nokia 808 PureView is set to live on in the Nokia EOS if rumors about the device’s camera are accurate. According to a MyNokiaBlog source, Nokia is indeed set to include 41-megapixel camera in the EOS, bringing its vaunted camera capabilities to a Windows Phone-powered handset for the first time. Nokia is said to be testing two versions of the handset, one powered by a dual-core chip and the other a quad-core variant.
Nokia set to bring full PureView experience with 'EOS' handset
Nokia is said to be working on a true PureView Windows Phone 8 handset that it plans to bring to market this, reports The Verge. Unlike the Lumia 920, which uses some degree of ‘PureView’ technology, the new handset would incorporate a super high-resolution sensor similar to the 41-megapixel 808 PureView. Sources familiar with the device say that is going by the ‘EOS’ codename internally.
Nokia site confirms US PureView launch
Nokia's big news on the 808 PureView appears to be that the smartphone will indeed be coming to the United States. A new product page on Nokia's website confirmed today that the smartphone, outfitted with a 41-megapixel camera sensor, will be launching in the US sometime in the near future, though the company has yet to provide specific details surrounding a launch date or carrier partners. The news seems to confirm earlier rumors regarding a US launch, even though details on the phone's arrival remain sketchy.
Nokia Facebook page teases event for June 18
Nokia appears to be preparing an announcement for Monday involving its 808 Pureview smartphone. Images and posts on Nokia's Facebook page have been hinting since yesterday that some event was scheduled for Monday, and it appears to concern the 41MP 808 Pureview. The company has yet to reveal any further details and is instead continuing to tease images related to the event.
First run expected to ship this month
Nokia has announced that its PureView 808 phone, which we tried out earlier this year at Mobile World Congress, is set to arrive in select markets sometime this month. The first countries to receive the camera-centric handset include India and Russia, ahead of a wider international rollout.