Nokia’s first ad for Lumia 920 a fake

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    Posted: 06 September 2012 06:28 PM

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    Have you heard just how stupid Nokia is? They released a video ad for the Lumia 920 that shows off the phone’s camera’s PureView video stabilization technology. The problem? The ad is a fake. As reported by Computerworld:

    Nokia says PureView eliminates the shakes and jitters you can get when taking video and photos with a smartphone. To show how well it works, the company released an ad showing a man and woman riding a bicycle side by side, with the man taking a video of the woman. You then see the video the man is taking of the woman—with PureView off and with PureView on. The difference is startling.

    That video, though, wasn’t shot with a Lumia 920, or any smartphone. And it wasn’t shot from someone riding a bicycle. Instead, someone rode in a van next to the woman and took the video of her using a sizable video camera. Nokia then faked the scene of a man riding a bicycle taking footage of the woman with a Lumia 920, so that you would think the video was being shot with a Lumia 920.

    The Verge uncovered this when it noticed a reflection in a trailer the man and woman were passing by. If you look at the reflection, you don’t see the man on a bicycle. Instead, you see, in the words of The Verge, “a big white van with a lighting rig and a cameraman standing in the doorway — with what appears to be a large camera rig.”

    Great way to launch a new flagship phone, right? DUH!

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    Posted: 10 September 2012 11:11 AM #1

    It gets even more fun. Apparently the still photos were also faked.

    http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2012/09/10/nokia-admits-still-images-from-lumia-20-also-faked/

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    Posted: 10 September 2012 12:36 PM #2

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    Intruder - 10 September 2012 11:11 AM

    It gets even more fun. Apparently the still photos were also faked.

    http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2012/09/10/nokia-admits-still-images-from-lumia-20-also-faked/

    What could they possibly have been thinking (and/or smoking)???

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