Leaks Abound For The Almost-Announced Nokia Lumia 1020 With 41MP Camera

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Mere hours before we expect Nokia to show off the Lumia 1020 in all its glory, the phone has found itself splayed across the internet for anyone to see.

Alongside some leaked press shots, AT&T also seems to have accidentally published a video of the new 41-megapixel camera-equipped smartphone to YouTube, which the nice folks at Engadget pulled for us. Oh, and if that weren’t enough to ruin the surprise, WP Central seems to have gotten their hands on a complete specs list.

Let’s just start with the specifics:

You can get a full run-down of the ins and outs of the Nokia Lumia 1020 over at WP Central, but the highlights include LTE support, Windows Phone 8, 2GB of ram, 32GB of internal storage and a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor under the hood.

You’ll also notice a 4.5-inch AMOLED 1280×720 display up front, complete with Nokia’s ClearBlack technology which keeps the phone visible in the bright sunlight.

But most importantly, the Lumia 1020 comes with Nokia’s 41-megapixel PureView camera tech, including Carl Zeiss lenses. This offers Optical Image Stabilization, Backside-illuminated image sensors, 6 lens optics, 3x high-res zoom, autofocus, Xenon flash, and the ability to shoot 1080p video at 30fps.

While the camera tech certainly can certainly be exciting to those of us who’ve grown up with photography happening primarily on a phone, but not everyone is as impressed.

As you can see from these leaked press shots, first published by TheVerge, even the phone’s design language says “Camera,” from the huge, almost bezel-free display on the front to the overstated camera sensor on the middle of the Lumia 1020′s backside.

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And if these images aren’t enough to tide over your appetite until today’s announcement, check out these videos found by Engadget from AT&T’s YouTube channel:

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