Nokia and Carl Zeiss Agree to Extend Exclusive PartnershipMay 2, 2012 1 Comment
Don’t you love those Carl Zeiss optics on your Nokia device? Well get used to it as Nokia announced today that their exclusive partnership with Carl Zeiss has been extended. It wasn’t noted how long their partnership has been extended to however but with devices like the Nokia 808 being produced and the promise that the technology would be making it to Windows Phone. I can’t see their romance ending any time soon.
Espoo, Finland – Nokia and Carl Zeiss today announced that the exclusive partnership between the two companies, which has resulted in some of the industry’s best camera smartphones such as the Nokia N8 and the Nokia 808 PureView, has been extended.
The Nokia 808 PureView, which starts rolling out in May, combines high-performance Carl Zeiss optics with Nokia developed algorithms and a super-high resolution sensor to set a new standard in high-end smartphone imaging.
“Carl Zeiss was a crucial partner in the creation of the first PureView experience,” said Jo Harlow, executive vice president of Nokia Smart Devices. “The benefits of our ongoing collaboration will be more PureView innovation and further advancements in smartphone imaging in the coming months and years.”
Michael Kaschke, CEO, Carl Zeiss AG: “When joining forces with Nokia in 2005, we wanted to push the boundaries of mobile photography. Looking back at seven years of successful partnership, we are proud of the innovations and outstanding products created in this shared journey. Today we are celebrating the extension of our collaboration with a new technology that sets another real benchmark in this sector.”