Nokia and Carl Zeiss announced a collaboration to incorporate Carl Zeiss optics into new camera phones such as the Nokia N90 multimedia. The two companies will bring the design expertise and stringent quality requirements of Carl Zeiss to Nokia's product creation process for high-end camera devices. As a result of the collaboration, consumers will be able to capture, share, store and print better quality images with Nokia's flagship imaging devices.
"The close collaboration with Carl Zeiss, one of the most respected companies in the camera industry, underlines Nokia's dedication to excel in mobile imaging products," says Juha Putkiranta, Senior Vice President, Imaging, Nokia. "We are proud to be the first camera phone manufacturer in the world to introduce ZEISS-quality products to consumers. Through continuous knowledge exchange and determination for hard work, we strive to set a new benchmark for the mobile imaging industry."
"We are delighted to join forces with the world leader in mobility, and recognize this collaboration as an important step in creating a high-end camera phone market," comments Dr. Dieter Kurz, CEO at Carl Zeiss. "Nokia's technological expertise and market understanding of mobile devices combined with Carl Zeiss' proven proficiency of optics and lens solutions makes us a strong team."
The Nokia N90 multimedia is part of the new Nseries from Nokia. More details and pictures of the N90 can be found here