Rafe Blandford from AllAboutSymbian and AAWP takes a look at the Nokia 808 PureView, sharing his experience as well as a pretty gallery to look at.
There’s a lot to take in but Rafe says to expect an even more detailed review once units are available.
…it’s hard not to get excited. It really is an amazing imaging device – there’s a lot of hype around, but the truth is that it appears to be almost entirely justified.
Nokia has made some impressive imaging advances over the years with devices like the Nokia N90, N93, N82, N86 and N8, but the 808 stands out even from this select company. Yes, the Nokia 808 PureView sets a new benchmark for cameraphones. But the real eye opener is that it looks like Nokia has made what is arguably also the best compact camera on the planet.
You don’t have to take the word from the chief Symbian fan , Rafe alone(though Rafe is extremely fair in his opinions). We reported also that even Gizmodo were saying Nokia 808 PureView makes compacts and even bridge cameras obsolete, with Engadget saying Nokia 808 PureView sets a new benchmark for mobile imaging: