With 41 megapixels and reinvented zoom, nothing else comes close

Nokia Lumia 1020

No other smartphone can match the beautiful, detailed photos and vivid HD videos of the Nokia Lumia 1020.

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Learn more about the Nokia Lumia 1020's amazing camera

Take stunning, full-resolution photos

Use auto-mode or manual controls to get the perfect composition with Nokia Pro Cam.

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Stay Sharp

The floating lens on the Nokia Lumia 1020 keeps your photos and videos crisp and clear—even on a pogo stick.

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Enhance and share amazing photos

Show off more often, and in more interesting ways, by combining the Lumia 1020’s impressive camera with Windows Phone apps like Lomogram, Vine Explore, Hipstamatic Oggl, and Photosynth.

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Camera Specs

Nokia Lumia 1020

Apple iPhone 5s

Samsung Galaxy S4

Main Camera

More megapixels means larger prints and the ability to crop for new images.

41 MP sensor
38 MP image res.
30 fps, 4x lossless zoom

8 MP image res.

13 MP image res.

Photo Resolution

The largest possible image size you can capture.

7152 x 5368

3264 x 2448

4128 x 3096

Optical Image Stabilisation

Helps keep your photos and videos sharp in bumpy situations.

Front Camera

Most situations can be captured smoothly in 30 frames per second.

1.2 MP
720p @ 30 fps

1.2 MP
720p @ 30 fps

2 MP
1080p @ 30 fps


A xenon flash takes well-balanced photos with more natural color.

Xenon & Dual LED

Dual LED


Video Capture

Lossless zoom allows you to zoom in without sacrificing quality.

30 fps, 4x lossless zoom

30 fps

30 fps

Manually control ISO, shutter speed, aperture, focus and white balance

Gives you more control over your phone's camera right out of the box.


Phone Specs

Nokia Lumia 1020

Apple iPhone 5s

Samsung Galaxy S4

Screen Size

4.5 in.

4.0 in.

5.0 in.

Internal Memory

32 GB,

16/32/64 GB,

16/32/64 GB,


Windows Phone 8

iOS 7

Android OS, v4.2.2
(Jelly Bean)


Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait

Dual-core 1.7 GHz

Quad-core 1.6 GHz


Accelerometer, tilt control,
proximity, compass,

Accelerometer, tilt control,
proximity, compass

Accelerometer, tilt control,
proximity, compass,
barometer, temperature,
humidity, gesture


Yellow, white, black

Silver, Champagne,
Space Grey

White Frost, Black Mist,
Arctic Blue

Battery Talk Time

Up to 12 h 30 min (3G)

Up to 10 h (3G)

Up to 17 h (3G)


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What the smartphone experts are saying

Trusted Reviews

"The first phone that properly replaces a compact camera."

Mail Online

"best smartphone camera on the market..."

What our fans are saying

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Simply the best!

"Having just upgraded from an HTC 8X WP, the excitement and anticipation of waiting for the 1020 to arrive was immense! Now it's here it has met with those expectations - a simply gorgeous phone, the great features of WP combined within a quality package, this Nokia is the best phone I've ever had. And being an enthuasitic amateur photographer, I adore the camera - immense! WP for me is the only phone O.S. - fast, stylish, different. This is my 7th Windows phone, and WP 8 is now at the top of the market - thanks for catching up and thanks for being different."
anonymous on My Kind of Phone

Slick and Smooth

“So this is my 3rd Windows Phone since its launch and they just keep getting better and better. Every time I use the Windows Phone O/S I'm amazed at how slick and smooth the experience is. I got the NL1020 because of the camera - I am pretty much designated camera girl whenever I'm out with friends so getting the best photos is important to me. The quality of the images I've captured are brilliant. Plus I can zoom in and edit them to my heart's content.
anonymous on My Kind of Phone

It’s easy to switch to Windows Phone

If you’re ready to move, but have things on your phone that you don’t want to lose, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Using Bluetooth, USB and the cloud, you can bring them with you.

Keep your contacts

Keep your contacts

Transfer My Data uses Bluetooth to copy the contacts on your current phone to your new Windows Phone.

Keep your music and videos

Keep your music and videos

In most cases, you can transfer your collection to Windows Phone and access it through Music + Videos.

Keep your photos

Keep your photos

Sync the photos in your camera roll to OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive), then access them later in the Windows Phone Photo Hub.

Keep your files

Keep your files

You get 7 GB of free storage with OneDrive, which leaves plenty of room for other files worth saving.

For more help moving your info to Windows Phone, have a look at one of these detailed guides.

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