Nokia has made a nice comeback in the smartphone market. However, HMD Global (the company behind the Finnish brand) is not taking it easy. Apparently, the company is planning to bring the iconic Lumia series camera features to its devices. We will most likely see some Lumia inspired changes in the default camera app (with some tweaks). Read more to find about HMD Global’s Plans To Bring Lumia Camera Features To Nokia Smartphones
HMD Global has hinted at the arrival of the Lumia Camera update to Nokia smartphones. The original UI experience was exclusive to Windows Lumia smartphones. The new upgrade will enhance camera results Nokia devices. Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer (CPO), HMD hinted at the development on Twitter.
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) October 30, 2017
In a series of tweets, the company CPO hinted at the new development. He was responding to queries related to the benefits of pure Android. The executive also confirmed the Oreo update for all Nokia models. When asked about ‘the plans for bringing back the Lumia Camera interface’, he replied, “I agree with your assessment.” That particular tweet was later liked by the official Nokia Mobile account on Twitter.
Lumia Camera App Interface
The Nokia Lumia 1020 debuted with the Lumia camera app interface in July 2013. The camera app features multiple controls and features that help users to enhance their pictures. It allows you to adjust setting like shutter speed, ISO sensitivity, and white balance among others.
The original Lumia Camera app interface was designed by Microsoft for Windows-Nokia smartphones. However, HMD Global now holds the exclusive rights to the Nokia brand and its patents. This includes exclusive technologies as well.
The addition of Lumia Camera features is a great news for Nokia owners. The new addition will offer a special boost to the likes of Nokia 8 which features a dual-camera setup and Carl Zeiss optics. As of now, there is no news about a roll-out date.
HMD Global is working hard to create a powerful Nokia brand. So far, the company has introduced competitive devices in multiple price segments. Recently, the company announced its most affordable handset. The Nokia 2 is an entry-level smartphone which comes with a 5-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 SoC, an 8-megapixel rear camera, and 4,100mAh battery. It is priced at €99 (approx Rs 7,400).