Nokia 808 PureView

  • Nokia 808 PureView
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Based on 61 scores, 163 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    17
  • Average:
    15
  • Bad:
    22

Pros:

  • Great camera.
  • Good selection of preinstalled applications.
  • Excellent battery life if you are not in the business of snapping a great many photos.

Cons:

  • Outdated OS experience.
  • Chubby device.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Good Gear Guide on

Nokia's 808 PureView has a huge 41-megapixel camera.• Nokia Lumia 800 review • Nokia N8 reviewYes, you read that right. The Nokia 808 PureView comes with a 41-megapixel camera sensor with Carl Zeiss optics and a Xenon flash. Before you...

By Phone Arena on

Over the years we've done our fair share of cameraphone comparisons, but the one we have for you today is unlike any other. That's because among the contestants we have a real, dedicated point-and-shoot camera – the Android-powered Samsung...

By gottabemobile.com on

The Nokia 808 Pureview is simply the best camera-phone we've seen so far. Its more capable than many dedicated cameras and is something to look at if you're serious about high-quality photos on the go. Unfortunately, the Nokia 808′s...

By theregister.co.uk on 80

So what's the bottom line here? I have to say that despite its photographic excellence as a phonecam, I will not be rushing to trade in my iPhone nor my camera for a Nokia 808 PureView just yet. The camera and the PureView technology are very...

By TechSmart.co.za on

Nokia delivers the successor to the N8 smartphone, the venerable 808 PureView. Can it set a new camera phone benchmark like its predecessors managed to do?Although the snapper’s tech might be novel, the design of this device is pretty...

By AsiaOne on 70

Phone let down by the operating...

By Mobile88 on

Without a doubt the Nokia 808 PureView smartphone has one of the best cameras. It is a little chunky because of the 41-megapixel but the trade off is well worth it. The camera shoots detailed and high resolution pictures and the lossless digital...

By cnet on 70

Even if you're only interested in its sharp, innovative camera, the Nokia 808 PureView's weak Symbian Belle OS and slower processor make it a questionable investment considering the price, especially since Symbian's days are...

By The Inquirer on 50

WHEN the Nokia 808 Pureview was first announced, we didn't think it would make it to market. The handset's 41MP camera seemed more likely a novelty than anything else, and we were confused as to why Nokia had loaded the phone with its ageing...

By IT Pro Portal on 70

As a cameraphone, Nokia has raised the bar massively with its Nokia 808 PureView handset - there's nothing quite like it at the moment when it comes to phone/camera convergence. However, it's only likely to appeal to users who are prepared to...

By V3.co.uk on 40

The Nokia 808 Pureview showcases the best and worst of Nokia. Featuring foward looking, amazing camera technology, its ability to shine is hampered by its outmoded operating...

By TechRadar on 70

As Nokia's Symbian hardware development comes to an end, its long awaited "Game Changer" device has finally hit the UK streets with its killer camera. Although the Nokia N8 has long held the crown of the Finnish firm's best camera phone...

By Know Your Mobile on 60

We've got used to the idea that if a device is built by Nokia it will be built to a very good standard and the Pureview is no exception. The outer shell and back panel may be plastic, but the materials used have a quality feel to them and the whole...

By 3G UK on 70

If you’re a fan of Symbian, you’ll probably not mind its odd quirks and clunkiness, but the dearth of decent apps is a real issue. However, no one can deny that the 808 Pureview’s 41-megapixel snapper beats any of its rivals hands down...

By ePHOTOzine on 70

The Nokia PureView 808 offers exceptional image quality in the PureView (PV) mode, with significantly better image quality than other 8 megapixel camera phones. It's also impressive how much zoom is available in PV and video modes, however, you...

By Know Your Mobile on

The Nokia Pureview is an odd phone to look at and hold - it's a relatively small device though in terms of proportions it seems long and thin, but it's also quite chunky thanks to the hefty camera seated in the top of the back-panel. The size...

By gottabemobile.com on

The Nokia 808 PureView is finally available in the U.S. as an unlocked smartphone. The Symbian phone sells for $699 with no contract, and can run on any GSM carrier like AT&T or T-Mobile.The main feature on the Nokia 808 PureView is not the device's...

By Wired UK on 70

The Nokia 808 PureView is basically a one-trick pony, with a cracking camera attached to an average smartphone that just happens to be saddled with an out-of-favour OS. If you want to treat yourself to a new camera that also acts as a phone, it's...

By Wired on 40

The Nokia 808 PureView is the most exciting smartphone on the market that you shouldn’t buy.The phone generated a ton of buzz at February’s Mobile World Congress, not because it sports a stunning display or has the latest software features...

By LaptopMag on 50

With a 41-MP camera, the Nokia 808 PureView takes the best photos we've ever seen from a phone, but it's not good enough in other...