Former Nokia Imaging chief Damian Dinning recently posted his comments on Nokia’s flagship smartphone Lumia 1020. Damian before leaving Nokia was involved in the earlier stages of the development of Nokia Lumia 1020. Overall, he liked the imaging quality of Lumia 1020 over Nokia 808 and defended Nokia’s decision to deliver somewhat color saturated photos as opposed to more natural Nokia 808 photos.
Here is an excerpt from his comments,
In low light, I think Nokia already has the balance about right for sharpening, detail and noise handling where it seems a significantly lighter touch has been applied to sharpening. My above recommendations are therefore for good ambient lighting levels and enjoy the benefits OIS provides in low light.You may be wondering, of the outlined recommendations, which would I use myself? For colour handling, in most situations I probably would use the default (although ideally as said with a little less saturation/colour vibrancy) but at times change across to a more natural setting.
With regard to sharpening, I would use the setting which provides the lowest sharpening, for me, I like the low/zero noise and smooth clean details the 808 produced, even if the images ‘look’ less sharp at lower viewing magnifications. However, I can also see for ‘snapshots’ myself using the super sharp setting. Viewed on our projection screen at home, they do look rather awesome!
Which would I use, 808 or 1020? Definitely the 1020, even as it is today.
I love it (especially in yellow! 🙂
Read his long post from the link below.
Source: PureView club