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Re: Camera update for Lumia ?

Posts: 193

Camera update for Lumia ?



Lumia is a great phone. I might buy it as my next phone (currently owning a N8).


Lot's of reviews however show very bad camera results. Pictures look awfull.Since N9 pictures look fine (and i believe Lumia uses same camera module) : will there be a fix soon ? Is Nokia adressing this ?


Maybe someone is willing to share this info.

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Posts: 41

Re: Camera update for Lumia ?

one reason could be is the position of the flash is different from n9 or mayde its down to the fact that n9 is just a better phone with a much better operating system.
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Mobile Visionary
Posts: 1,234

Re: Camera update for Lumia ?

I think there is something wrong from Nokia's part because if you read reviews of other windows phones like htc radar and samsung focus s then you would find that those two phones with same hardware specs and 8mp camera units perform slightly better than lumia 800
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Mobile Guru
Posts: 3,185

Re: Camera update for Lumia ?

Apparently even the Windows Phone Tango (WP iteration that will be shipping next spring) is not able to handle all the Nokia camera wizardry yet. The earliest I heard that they might be able to port most of Nokia’s imaging assets to Windows Phone, will be Apollo/WP8, which is now allegedly scheduled for Q3 2012 release. If then.


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Ex-Technical Expert (retired)
Posts: 190

Re: Camera update for Lumia ?

One thing that might help to improve picture quality is to change the default focus setting currently set to ‘Macro’ over to ‘Normal’. Open camera and go to camera settings > focus mode > normal.

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New Member
Posts: 3

Re: Camera update for Lumia ?

I not so sure about those reviews but this photos are taken by my friend
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