How to Buy a 41-Megapixel Camera Phone for $300

Still waiting to jump into the world of smartphones? Or maybe you like to be the first guy to have the coolest new toys?

Nokia’s new Lumia 1020 smartphone boasts a 41-megapixel camera with flash and low-light performance. That’s a pretty large jump in the world of photography over any smartphone currently in production.

nokia lumia 1020While utilizing the Windows Phone 8 OS, perhaps the best part is the price tag. Under AT&T contract, it will be sold for a mere $300 while the off-contract price is $700. You can place your pre-order on July 16.

Nokia 1020 Features

  • Dual Capture – 5-megapixel photos and 38-megapixel photos are captured simultaneously, allowing you both a high-res and low-res photo to choose from and share.
  • 3 Colors – Yellow, black and white will be offered by AT&T with more colors as a possibility for off-contract phones.
  • Sharp Display – 4.5-inch AMOLED display with WXGA resolution
  • Snapdragon Processor– A 1.5GHz dual-core processor is considerably faster than the 1.02GHz dual-core A6 chip in the iPhone 5.
  • Lots of Storage – Nokia is offering a 32GB and 64GB model.
  • Camera Extras – Optical image stabilization, tripod mount support and a xenon flash come standard and you can choose from six different lenses.

Nokia’s biggest challenge might be simply be getting the public to believe in a company that has never released a high-end smartphone product. At $300 though, we’d take a chance.

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