1. bsayegh's Avatar
    So I have pretty much decided that I am going to wait for the next high end AT&T Windows Phone (1520 is just too big for me), but I feel like this question may be relevant because I am expecting the next phone to essentially be a smaller 1520. As unimpressed as I am by iPhones in general, one thing I do like about them is how quickly they take pictures. If something is going on that is worth taking pictures of, you can whip it out and start snapping them without having to worry about the auto focus or the lag. I have a Titan II with a 16mp camera, and while I think the pics are really nice outdoors when nothing is moving, the photos become much worse with action shots. The best I can do it press down on the shutter button without letting the camera focus. It works okay, but it still isn't THAT quick and its hard to press down on the shutter button rapidly. Even if I use Burst Shot on a moving target, its just 5 blurry looking pics.

    How fast can you take pics on a 1520? I know if you tap on the screen it is going to focus, but what about just pressing down on the button and ignoring the focus? Does it take good action shots? I know the 1020 has a setting for shutter speed, but does the 1520 have one as well?
    01-08-2014 09:19 PM
  2. Agent-P's Avatar
    I don't own a 1520 (I have a 920), but I know exactly what you're referring to. My interm solution is to use the Nokia Camera app and adjust the shutter speed manually. It's not ideal, but I haven't found a better solution.
    01-08-2014 10:03 PM
  3. bsayegh's Avatar
    Sadly there is no such Nokia camera app on the Titan II =( There are plenty of 3rd party apps out there, and some of them are pretty good, but I like being able to start the camera with the shutter button.
    01-08-2014 10:14 PM
  4. Agent-P's Avatar
    Sadly there is no such Nokia camera app on the Titan II =( There are plenty of 3rd party apps out there, and some of them are pretty good, but I like being able to start the camera with the shutter button.
    sorry, I missed the part where you mention you have a titan II.
    01-09-2014 01:01 PM
  5. Mr Lebowski's Avatar
    ProShot has photo bursts from 2FPS to 5 FPS using the shutter button and you can run off 10 shots in about 2 seconds saving is pretty quick too.
    01-09-2014 01:08 PM
  6. roastbeefalo's Avatar
    This is important to me as well. One of the reasons our family moved from a digital camera to a digital SLR camera was shutter lag. I posted this in the 1020 forum, and was not satisfied with the lag. That alone keeps me from buying the 1020. Is the 1520 any better? I tried both in the AT&T store, and both seemed about the same, but there was not a lot of action to really tell. Another webpage linked below states the following on shutter lag, with iphone the best and 1020 the worst of 5 phones:

    I got the result:
    In very good lightning condition:
    Iphone 5 is about 0.2 sec
    my Nokia N8 about 0.3 sec
    Nokia 808 about 0.4 sec.
    Nokia 1020 0.8 sec.

    Re: What is the shutter lag of Nokia 1020?: Mobile Photography Talk Forum: Digital Photography Review
    01-14-2014 04:49 PM

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