TELUS customers are one step closer to getting their hands on the 41-megapixel Nokia Lumia 1020. The smartphone is now listed on its website as coming soon.
The Nokia Lumia 1020 is a very impressive smartphone thanks in part to its high-end 41-megapixel PureView camera. Tech critics have highly praised the handset's camera for producing the best images on any smartphone available. That shouldn't come as a surprise, as Nokia has had a long reputation for using the best imaging hardware and software in its camera-equipped handsets.
Nokia recently announced that the Lumia 1020 would be making its way to Canada, and TELUS customers will be happy to know that the Lumia 1020 will be available soon. The carrier posted a Nokia Lumia 1020 teaser page and, while no date has been provided, it lists the smartphone as "coming soon."
The Nokia Lumia 1020 features a 4.5-inch ClearBlack AMOLED PureMotion HD+ display with a resolution of 1280 x 768 and a pixel density of 334 pixels per inch (ppi). It also uses a special sunlight readability enhancement, scratch-resistant glass and includes support for wide viewing angles. It is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, Adreno 225 graphics processing unit (GPU), has 32GB of internal storage and 2GB of RAM.
The Lumia 1020 is packing a 41-megapixel PureView rear camera with Carl Zeiss optics, boasts optical image stabilization (OIS), Xenon flash and full HD 1080p video recording. The smartphone also includes a 1.2-megapixel front facing camera for video chat. In terms of wireless connectivity, it features a 4G LTE radio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and NFC. The handset comes equipped with a long-lasting, non-removable 2,000mAh battery, which offers up to 19 hours of talk time and 16 days (384 hours) of stand-by time. Its dimensions are 5.13 x 2.81 x 0.41 inches (130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm) and it weighs 5.57 oz (158 g).
Even though TELUS is not listing an exact release date for the Lumia 1020, this is the first concrete evidence that it will offer the smartphone, and the wait shouldn't be too much longer.