Nokia N8: Camera Sample Shots 12 MP / Carl Zeiss optics

By Jamie Pert - Apr 27, 2010

Over the last couple of days we have posted a few articles regarding the upcoming Nokia N8 smartphone, so far the handset is not looking too impressive, however a look at the handset’s specifications reveals that it does feature a very impressive camera.

There are two cameras on the N8, there is a front-facing camera which is there for video calls and a rear facing camera for high quality photo and video capture, this rear facing camera has a 12.0 megapixel sensor which uses Carl Zeiss optics, in this article we will look at this camera in detail.

If you take a look at the camera’s technical specification (here) you can see that the camera features a 2 x digital zoom and takes photos at a resolution of 4000 x 3000, also worth mentioning is its Auto Exposure, Auto Focus, Geotagging, Red-Eye Reduction, Self Timer and Xenon Flash.

The camera also offers HD video recording at 720p (1280 x 720), this captured video has a frame-rate of 25 frames per second. The supported video recording formats are H.263[1], H.264/AVC[2], MPEG-4 and whilst recording video you can make use of a 3 x digital zoom.

Reports suggest that N8’s sensor takes better quality photos than the Sony Ericsson Satio’s 12.1 megapixel camera, if you check out the source article below you can see some sample photos taken by the N8, are you impressed?

Source: SlashGear

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