Lots of people have been either excited or baffled by Nokia’s 41-megapixel beast it’s slapped into the 808 Pureview. Firstly there’s Symbian, don’t get us started on that; then there’s the why? 41-megapixels in a sensor that small is just ridiculous – utter nonsense in fact, at least according to Olympus.
The shocking news of the day — Nokia is making a phone with a 41-megapixel camera—is shocking for all the wrong reasons. It may shoot higher-res than most DSLRs, but that won't help you at all. Why? After a certain point, megapixels don't matter.