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We’ve told you all about the specifications and the technology, but what’s most important is what the camera on the Nokia Lumia 1020 lets you achieve: simply stunning pictures and videos.

Here are just a few examples of what can be done with the combination of our second-generation, huge, 41-megapixel PureView sensor, optical image stabilisation, unparalleled optics and the latest camera software.

Click through on the pictures to get the full-sized versions (they’re between seven and 13MB each) and zoom in!


Above: Capture every detail with the 41-megapixel sensor, then pick out the details later as you reframe and zoom in.


Above: Shallow depth of field and manual focus allow for stunning macro shots.


Above: A picture is worth a thousand words? With the Lumia 1020, you’ll discover and rediscover new stories each time you go through your pictures and zoom into the details.


Above: Try capturing detail like this indoors with any other smartphone camera. Or actually, don’t bother!


Above: The manual shutter speed options make it easy to capture people, pets and other things in movement.

We’ll have a lot more samples for you over the coming days and weeks, showing off what you can achieve with the camera on Nokia Lumia 1020.