One Nokia’s latest gadgets, Nokia 808 Pureview is now available in Kenya. Nokia confirmed that the phone can be purchased from various dealers across the country.
The phone encompasses the new Pureview technology that enhances the picture view of phones. Nokia has adopted the technology to this new high-end smartphone.
Bruce Howe, General Manager for Nokia East Africa said PureView has completely raised the bar on imaging performance for the whole smartphone industry.
“We are excited to bring this innovative experience to our consumers in Kenya, especially those who loved the Nokia N8,” he said.
Nokia confirms that since the phone was released to the public in February this year, it has gone ahead to receive awards such as Best Mobile Device at Mobile World Congress 2012 and Best Imaging Innovation for 2012 from the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA).
The phone comes with high-resolution 41-megapixel sensor with high-performance Carl Zeiss optics, high zoom functionality that lets you zoom without losing the quality of pictures, full HD 1080p video recording and playback with 4X lossless zoom and the world’s first use of Nokia Rich Recording.
Nokia Rich Recording brings professional camera recording and comes with an external microphone. It also incorporates the Dolby Headphone technology for a stereo feel on headphones.
Nokia has been fighting to stay relevant in the Kenyan market with new players such as Huawei coming in with cheap, Android preferred gadgets.
The company recently released the Nokia Asha 305 in the Kenyan market, which takes a break from the Asha Qwerty models and embraced the touch screen.
The Nokia 808 Pureview will retail averagely at KSh52, 900 (USD622).