It was the world’s best smartphone camera on the worst smartphone. Outfitted with a 41-megapixel sensor, the Nokia 808 PureView
took amazing photos, but everything else about this device was woefully outdated, from its low-res display to the creaky Symbian OS. Fortunately, the idea lives on: Nokia’s camera technology has made it into phones such as the Lumia 920
, and the Samsung Galaxy Camera
has also melded a phone and super-camera into a single device.