iSource compares cameras of Nokia Lumia 1020 with iPhone 5, “As much as I like the iPhone, the 1020 bests it”

| August 11, 2013 | 57 Replies

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Here’s another comparison between the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the iPhone 5 by an Apple fan site.

It’s taken with the basic photographer in mind, so everything in auto, no additional apps (e.g. HDR lenses for the 1020). Though I don’t know if that means we should consider Smart Cam into the mix since that’s pre-installed.


Verdict? “Lumia 1020 is still the winner of this camera showdown any way you slice it.”

At the end of the day, the Nokia Lumia 1020 clearly outperforms the iPhone 5. But that really shouldn’t come as any surprise. The 1020 has vastly superior specs, and it is technically a generation ahead of the 5. However, I wouldn’t expect the coming 5S to be a massive leap forward, so this is still a valid comparison.

Just a little pointer on “The only problem is that you are limited to 2-finger zooming” You can zoom with one finger.

Something to learn is that Nokia needs to add functionality within the ProCam. No stepping out to use a lens (e.g. HDR or Panorama). ProCam needs to be its own entity.

Quite recently another Apple fan compared the iPhone to the 1020 in the camera where, ‘of course’ the 1020 won. Cameras are important to quite a lot of people. Why settle for ‘good enough’ for capturing those memories when you can have the best?

Cheers Alvester for the tip!


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