Nokia PureViewWhile the Nokia brand might not be what it used to be back in the day, back in their heyday the company was known for pushing the boundaries when it came to phone design and technology. For example the Nokia 808 PureView was the first smartphone to launch with a 41MP camera, and it seems that Nokia could be interested in furthering their camera efforts.

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According to a report from VTECH (via PhoneArena), it seems that HMD Global and Foxconn could be working to bring a new camera to smartphones in the form of a penta-lens camera. What this means is that this is a camera that could feature five lenses, which in concept is similar to that of the Nokia OZO which has eight lenses.

However what makes this remarkable, if true, is that they have managed to shrink down the setup to fit inside of a smartphone’s case. The report claims that HMD is working closely with Foxconn’s R&D arm to bring this concept to life, and that so far HMD has managed to create a working prototype, and now they are apparently looking to see if Foxconn will be able to mass produce it.

Now we know that HMD has promised “awesome” Nokia news at MWC 2018 which kicks off next month, but unfortunately this handset in question will not be making an appearance at the event. Instead it is expected that the phone might only debut in the later part of 2018, but since nothing is official it’s probably best to take it with a grain of salt.

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