I remarked in my recent full review of the Apple iPhone 6s a few days ago, that image quality from its rear camera is ‘excellent but not quite class leading’. Of course, the word ‘class’ is somewhat ambiguous here – did I mean to include camera specialist phones like the 1/1.5″-sensored Lumia 1020? Did I merely refer to 2015 camera-toting smartphones? And what about platform? Below, I look at each of these, including comparisons to imaging on the original iPhone 6 – suffice it to say that the camera in the iPhone 6s manages to be ‘up there’ while knocking spots off much of the competition in terms of performance and usability.
Microsoft has announced that it will be buying Nokia’s Devices and Services units.
Microsoft will paying Nokia a total of EUR 5.44 billion (approximately $7.1 billion), EUR 3.79 billion to buy Nokia’s Devices and Services business, and another EUR 1.65 billion to license Nokia’s patents.
Nokia has started airing a new Nokia Lumia 925 television ad called “Photos to remember from the night you can’t,” which pokes fun at the low-light performance of other smartphones like Apple’s iPhone.
Nokia today published a new ad for the Lumia 925, pitching the device’s camera against the iPhone 5. The entire ad pokes fun at Apple’s “Photos Every Day” ad campaign, and is even shot in pretty much the same format.
Despite its troubled condition, Nokia is developing a number of products that set it apart from other smartphone manufacturers. Today, the company announced a new Windows Phone device called the Lumia 1020 that has a 41MP camera sensor on board which could take mobile photography to an all new level.
Nokia has started airing a new Nokia Lumia television ad called “Don’t flash, Amaze”, which portrays iPhone users as zombies.
When the presenter of the Finish TV show, Hjalliksen kanssa, told Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop that he has an iPhone and wanted a Nokia phone (the yet-to-be-announced Lumia 928), Elop took his iPhone and threw it on the floor.