Nokia today announced that its high-end offering, 808 PureView, will be hitting the UK market on June 30 — just a week ahead of its release in the US on July 8.
Amazon UK has now begun accepting pre-orders for the Nokia 808 PureView, which is in news for its 41-megapixel camera. From customers in the UK, the Symbian-powered handset will be available for £499.98.
But is Nokia’s SIM-free 808 PureView handset worth buying?
The innovative handset from the Finnish mobile giant, has split opinion so far. Some are already put off due its outdated operating system, but some are keen to buy it due to ist industry-leading camera of 41MP. The Nokia 808 PureView has won the Best New Mobile Handset, Device or Tablet Award at Mobile World Congress back in February.
With 41MP sensor, the handset also features Carl Zeiss optics, Xenon flash, HD 1080p video and Nokia’s Pureview imaging technology. Apart from the camera, Nokia 808 Pureview features a 1.3GHz processor, a 4in 360×640 AMOLED Clearblack display and Dolby Digital Plus audio technology.
16GB of internal storage expandable to 32GB, HSDPA and WiFi connectivity are some of the other impressive features of the device. Like other Nokia mobiles, 808 PureView handset also has a long running battery - 1400mAh battery, promising up to 11 hours of talk time on a single charge.
Despite advanced features, 808 Pureview might face tough competition with Samsung Galaxy S III and the iPhone 4S due to its hefty price tag under £500. Having said that, you’ve still got time to decide whether or not you should buy Nokia 808 PureView.
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