Damian Dinning on the Nokia Lumia 1020: vs 808 imaging quality; has most of what he hoped for in final product

| July 15, 2013 | 253 Replies


Reader, arts, shared the tweet above from Damian Dinning who responds to some of the comments he’s read regarding the quality and noise for the Nokia Lumia 1020.

Look what damian have to say about our residential photography experts? ;)

Reading comments on some forums about image quality and noise for #Lumia1020 has me wondering if these people are in a parallel universe

Juha says 5MP oversampled images will look better than the 808


And… this is what the creator of the pureview idea have to say about the oversampling algorithms ;)

And the oversampling algorithms are significantly improved so the 5MP images will look even better than 808 PureView.

Since Damian has a lot of insight into the products Nokia was developing before he left, he knew what Nokia was trying to squeeze into the 1020. When asked what he thought of it, he says there’s a few cool things that didn’t make it this time.

@ratkutti ….a few things didn’t make it however which I think will be pretty cool … @Harsh_Doshi96

@ratkutti well I’m biased of course, but so far it has most of what I had hoped would make it to the final product… @Harsh_Doshi96

I wonder what the cool things Damian was referring to that didn’t make it? 60FPS video? Android :p Jokes.

Going through some other tweets, it’s clear Damian sees the 1020 as a complete progression and successor to the 808.

808 was the start of what I refer to as Pixels 2.0 whereas the 1020 really take that a big step further…

(on which is better)

low light for sure. Daylight I would imagine will be broadly similar. 1020 has lots of advantages enabled by Nokia’s lenses tho.

Interesting rewtweet by Damian. Original tweet by Stefan, previously RingNokia, then became a writer and intomobile, then worked for Nokia, then left and became very critical of Nokia.

Every demo video I watch of the Nokia Lumia 1020 has me more and more convinced that this company has invented the perfect camera UI/UX.


Cheers arts for the tip!


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