2013

Smartphone Camera Shootout: iPhone 5s vs Nokia Lumia 1020

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The Nokia Lumia 1020 has been hailed by many as the best camera phone on the planet, and there are lots of reasons for that. This Windows Phone device packs a whopping 41-megapixel sensor that not only captures spectacular detail but enables you to zoom in on your photo after the fact. Plus, the ProCamera app lets you tweak all sorts of manual settings.

However, the iPhone 5s is no slouch in the imaging department. The 5s’ camera packs a larger sensor than its predecessor and a dual LED flash, as well as built-in image stabilization. But how does the 5s compare to the mighty Lumia? Pretty darn well, actually.

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For the purposes of this face-off, Laptop magazine set both the iPhone 5s and the Lumia 1020 to their Auto settings, with HDR off, and used the Sony NEX-F3 mirrorless camera as a control.

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For an in-depth review of this smartphone camera face-off, check out Laptop Magazine’s article