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Nokia confirms the existence of the 41 megapixel Lumia 1020

Nokia launches Lumia 1020, a photon-eating, 41 megapixel monster

Charles Gantt | Jul 11, 2013 at 12:26 pm CDT (0 mins, 56 secs time to read)

At the company's Zoom Reinvented event this morning, Nokia finally announced the existence of the 41 megapixel Lumia 1020. CEO Stephen Elop took the stage to announce the new uber-camera smartphone we have all been anticipating. We also learned when and where we can get out hands on the new flagship phone.

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Elop said that with the Lumia 1020, "you'll see things with this device that you've never seen before." He went on to say, "the Nokia Lumia 1020 will change how you shoot, how you take pictures, and more. The Lumia 1020 continues Nokia color story" with yellow, black, and white. "We've made the back the new front - we're so proud of it."

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In case you've been hiding under a rock for the last two months, the Nokia Lumia 1020 is a smartphone unlike any other. It features a 41 megapixel rear-facing camera based on an updated version of Nokia's PureView 808 sensor. Nokia's Lumia 1020 will debut exclusively on AT&T in the US for $299.99 on a two-year contract. AT&T will start taking preorders on July 16th,with a full launch on July 26th.

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A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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