Nokia Lumia 1020 Promo Video Showcases 41MP Camera

The Nokia Lumia 1020 features a massive 41-megapixel Pureview camera, and the smartphone manufacturer is focused on that feature.

A new video showcases the smartphone with a CGI heavy theme that offers a closer look at the devices microscopic details.

The Lumia 1020 features a new lens and sensor which allows for ultra high definition picture and video capturing.

In the video, Nokia shows light particles being converted into digital signals which are then displayed in the form of images on the devices PureMotion HD+ display.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone uses one of the best camera modules in the industry. With that being said, the module sticks out from the back of the device, which means users can't lay the smartphone flat on its back.

The device features a six-lens Ziess optics setup with the camera shooting 38-megapixel stills and the option to take oversampled 5-megapixel photos for social networks sharing.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 also shoots high-definition 1080p video and can film quality footage at 4x zoom. 720p video can be captured at 6x zoom with minimal loss of quality.

Nokia also bundles the Pro Camera app which allows for professional level control over camera functions. For example, you can gain control over certain functions such as flash levels, shutter speed, white balance, exposure, ISO settings, and focus.

Viewing photos on the Nokia Lumia 1020 is simple thanks to a 4.5-inch AMOLED display that is protected by Gorilla Glass 3.

The $300 smartphone (with a two-year contract) is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor alongside 2GB of RAM.

The 41MP smartphone will be offered exclusively through AT&T Wireless.

Are you willing to purchase a $300 "camera first" smartphone with the Windows Phone OS?