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Nokia 808 PureView Heads to Space to Snap 41-Megapixel Photos

by Mark Hearn | May 11, 2012May 11, 2012 7:15 pm PDT

Other smartphones have been to space, but none of them have sported a 41-megapixel camera. In an artsy form of self-promotion, Nokia traveled to Iceland snapping photographs along the way to showcase its now U.S. bound smartphone’s fine optics. Perhaps unsatisfied with taking pictures of objects anchored by gravity, Nokia’s crew elected to attach an enormous ballon to the device, which carried it 21 miles above the Earth to bring the crew’s photo-snapping trip to a grand finale. For a live action recount of this journey, check out the six and a half minute short below.


Mark Hearn

Mark Hearn is a nerd's nerd if ever such a thing existed. Covering the mobile scene for several years, he also has a love for film, sports, gaming...

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