That said, it's not really a 41Mpixel camera, they do pixel binning and whatnot, so the results are not Nikon D800ish, they're not 4x5 negatives, but they are jaw-dropping for a phone, and objectively excellent.
Microsoft needs to appeal to consumers with something and theyre unlikely to match Apple and Googles app system, said Avi Greengart, a research director at Current Analysis Inc.The camera may be it.
"One of the first smartphone makers, Nokia dominated with a global market share topping 50 percent before Apples iPhone and Google Inc.s Android software were introduced about six years ago. Nokias market share has since collapsed to about 3 percent, according to IDC. The slump has pushed Nokia to losses and forced it to cancel its dividend for the first time in at least 143 years."
"Nokias debt rating was cut last week one step deeper into junk by Standard & Poors, which said the handset makers net cash may tumble ..."
Yeah, a new high-rez phone will rescue these guys.
Yeah, Nokia hired a guy out of Microsoft to save them and, surprise, his solution was 'We'll commit fully and one hundred percent to Mobile Windows, because this time, unlike the last 30 cracks Microsoft has made at this, it's genuinely awesome'
It's really a shame, the camera is pretty startling. Nokia's always been sound on the hardware side.