Nokia is expected to release a 41 megapixel camera on its latest smartphone. Will it take a bite out of Apple?
“I went to a boxing match and a hockey game broke out,” goes the old joke.
Now it’s “Two types of cameras are fighting and a smartphone war broke out.”
Once the pride of Finland, cellphone-maker Nokia is now worth just one-tenth of what it was in 2007. Rivals Apple and Samsung now dominate the mobile market. Nokia’s revenues went from nearly $57 billion in 2010 to just under $40 billion last year. Last week, Standard and Poors downgraded the company to B+ from BB-.
But Nokia wants the world to know that, although they may be Finnish, they’re not finished.
The company plans on releasing a 41 (!) megapixel camera in its new 808 PureView phone, hoping the trend for people to photograph their lunches and share them on the Internet also requires higher definition images.
Yet Apple, one of Nokia’s largest rivals, may have something up its sleeve, according to the websiteRead More »from This Could Threaten Apple’s iPhone