Microsoft, AT&T make Lumia 1020 price drop permanent
Cost-conscious fans of Nokia's Lumia 1020 have lucked out, as Microsoft and AT&T have decided to drop the price of the device by $100 for good. The most powerful smartphone-camera combination on the market can now be had for $199. The announcement came Friday by way of the Windows Phone Blog. That price point is available at AT&T's site, its physical retail locations, and at Microsoft Stores.
Nokia Lumia 1020 reveals tightly packed internals
The Nokia Lumia 1020 PureView 42-megapixel camera phone has had its internals splayed open for the first time. Posted on Chinese site Baidu, the new teardown gives an insight into how Nokia managed to pack in the best smartphone camera module on the market into a device that is thinner and 30 grams lighter than the Lumia 920. The photos of the internals of a Lumia 1020 prototype highlight the way in which Nokia managed to dramatically cut down the size of the camera module in the original Symbian OS-powered PureView 808 so that its design would not be compromised.