With a Nokia hire, Apple’s excellent iPhone camera may get even better

Gigaom

While the world is tuned in to Apple’s rumored Beats Electronics purchase, perhaps more focus should be put on the iPhone’s popular camera. Why? Because Apple has hired Ari Partinen, one of the senior engineers responsible for Nokia’s(s nok) PureView camera technology. Partinen tweeted out his career move on Friday, which was reported by Engadget.

Nokia PureView 808

PureView is what Nokia calls the camera technology that debuted with the Nokia 808 in 2012. That model was more of a concept device, running the company’s older Symbian operating system. Nokia paired a massive 41 megapixel image sensor to a floating, five-element lens in the Nokia 808, and that setup found its way into various Lumia handsets running Windows Phone starting with the Lumia 1020. The Lumia 920 with PureView tech actually arrived prior to the Lumia 1020 but used a smaller image sensor.

In addition to unique hardware elements and optical image stabilization, PureView also provides lossless…

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