Nokia 808 PureView
Nokia 808 PureView was launched at Mobile World Congress 2012 event at Barcelona, Spain. Nokia

Finnish mobile manufacturers Nokia announced the 808 PureView smartphone on the opening day of the 2012 Mobile World Congress (MWC). The handset quickly became famous for a monstrous 41 megapixel camera that according to the company used PureView imaging technology with exclusive Carl Zeiss optics and company-developed algorithms.

The 808 PureView is set to launch in the UK on 7 May and will be priced at £539.95, reports Techradar.

Meanwhile, another smartphone from the Nokia stables - the Lumia 900 - was announced at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas in January. The phone is the company's first Windows OS-based device to feature high-speed LTE connectivity.

Check out how the two stack up against each other


The Nokia 808 PureView features a 4-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. The display has a resolution of 640 x 360 pixels and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.

The Lumia 900 has a 4.3-inch AMOLED ClearBlack glass capacitive touchscreen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass with a resolution of 800 x 480pixels.


The 808 PureView measures 123.9x60.2x13.9mm and weighs 169g. In contrast, the Lumia 900 measures 5.03x2.7x0.45inch and weighs 5.6 ounces.

Operating System:

The PureView runs on the Symbian Belle operating system whereas the Lumia 900 runs on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.


The PureView is powered by single-core 1.3GHz processor and the Lumia 900 by a single-core 1.4GHz processor. Both phones have 512MB of RAM.


The PureView packs a 41 megapixel camera with Nokia PureView Pro imaging technology and Carl Zeiss optics. The camera has AutoFocus and Xenon flash. The smartphone features exclusive Dolby Headphone technology and Dolby Digital Plus for 5.1 channel surround sound playback.

The Lumia 900 features an eight megapixel camera, with touch focus, dual LED flash and Carl Zeiss Optics. The resolution of the camera is 3264 x 2448 pixels and it has a F2.2 aperture. The secondary camera is of 1 megapixel and has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.


The PureView has a Micro USB connector, 3.5 mm AV connector, 2.0 mm Charger connector and HDMI. It also supports Bluetooth version 3.0 and WLAN IEEE 802.1b/g/n.

The Lumia 900 supports WEP, WPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and also Micro USB, Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, Bluetooth Stereo Audio, 3.5mm AHJ connector and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR.


The PureView has 16GB of memory onboard, which can be expanded to 32GB or 48GB using a microSD card. The Lumia 900 has 16GB and access to SkyDrive Cloud storage.


The PureView has a standard 1400mAh battery and the Lumia 900 has a BP-6EW, 1830mAh battery.