Video Comparison: Just How Good Is The Lumia 920's PureView Camera?

Here's a side-by-side-by-side of the Nokia Lumia 920's PureView camera up against the iPhone 4S and Galaxy S III. It's pretty darn impressive.

This video comparison (taken with a Canon EOS 600D) shows low-light shots taken at the same time by all three phones in a dark box that was set up at the Lumia event in New York today. Please note that the Galaxy S III representation isn't fair since my screen brightness was turned down to save battery. But even just comparing the Lumia to the iPhone 4S demonstrates a really awesome showing from the Lumia 920. The Nokia reps couldn't tell us what the ISO setting was for the Lumia's camera, since the firmware and processing isn't final, but it looks pretty amazing already.


Comments

    Hmmm... SGS3 vs. Lumia 920 vs. iPhone 5 will be more appropriate methinks. But so far so good! ^_^

    At the end of the Day. I would still use a normal camera over a phone camera.
    Pixel Density is far better in a DSC and even better in a DSLR.

      Sure, anyone would say that picture quality is consistently better from a DSLR or P&S camera - although I'm not sure why pixel density really matters, it's really fidelity that you should be after.

      In any case, at the end of the day the best camera in the world is the one you have with you. I don't have a DSLR partly because I know I'd only ever carry it to special occasions - I have a P&S and frequently forget to bring it or pull it out. But I always have my phone with me, and if I can rely on it to replace my P&S for quality then for my purposes that's yet another device consumed by the current king of convergence devices: the smartphone.

        There is a video attached to this story? Why would we not be allowed to see it, or why would people be saying....

        "Hmmm… SGS3 vs. Lumia 920 vs. iPhone 5 will be more appropriate methinks. But so far so good! ^_^"

        "Daaammmmnnn :D That’s impressive"

        when there is no video linked yet?

        I am slightly suspicious, when Nokia 920 stories are jumping to the top of the front page.

        Also this image seems to show they are comparing the phone display of what the video is taking, so are we comparing video quality or each phone's screen quality? I am confused.

          I would have thought both were equally relevant and how the two work together even more important. Still, if it makes you feel better to think that it is some kind of cheat, feel free to live in your own little delusion, you sad little thing, you.

          I agree that the title is a little confusing - I'm not seeing any video attached to the post either. But I figure that the picture taken on a 650D, showing a video still from each phone in a low-light situation. I further reckon that the Lumia's brightness is turned all the way up, but the reason I say "so far so good" is that you can actually see colours on the Lumia screen where the iP4S shows a dull image and the S3 shows nothing (thanks to the low brightness, I suppose).

    http://www.idownloadblog.com/2012/09/05/deceptive-advertising-nokia-admits-to-faking-the-pureview-ad/

      Can you stop spamming that link. It's already an article on Giz. No one cares what idownloadblog has to say.

    What video? and still glowing comments, self promotion FAIL.

    "Please note that the Galaxy S III representation isn’t fair since my screen brightness was turned down to save battery". Why didnt you change it Kyle, before having this picture taken? Whats the point? Its really a comparison between the iPhone and the Lumia.

    “Please note that the Galaxy S III representation isn’t fair since my screen brightness was turned down to save battery”.

    So ah.... why include it then?

    Too hard to change phone settings and take another snap?

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