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    Shortly after meeting him in person for the first time at IFA 2012, I sat in a Berlin bar with Managing Editor Anton D. Nagy and we talked about our hopes for the future of smartphones. He'd just given me a gander at his prize Nokia 808 PureView, and despite its bulk and its dated software platform, I wanted it. More precisely: I wanted a Windows Phone version of it. Fast forward to MWC 2013. Anton and I were again sharing a couple end-of-the-day drinks, this time in a hotel room in Barcelona, and talking about our expectations for that show on a special-edition episode of the Pocketnow ...

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    After seeing just what the PureView Technology is in reality and how it works, we compared the image and video capturing capabilities of the Nokia 808 PureView with some hot phones on the market right now. As described in the PureView Technology piece, one of its main features is lossless zoom. We have a couple of images for you to check out; the captions on each image will describe the mode used to shoot, but of course, you need to check out the full resolution versions by clicking them open. Note: You may want to scroll to the bottom of this post to check out the focus and zoom demo ...

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    Nokia fans in the U.S. that were hoping for the 808 PureView to hit the market -- there were actually indications of that happening shortly after MWC -- were probably excited over the weekend with Nokia U.S. featuring 808-related material on their Facebook page, hinting towards a June 18 announcement. As expected, the Finnish manufacturer is bringing the 808 PureView to the States. It will be available forĀ $699 from Amazon and, while it will be fully operational on AT&T's network, it will only be able to generate 2G traffic on T-Mobile. The main attraction of this phone is the ...

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