Chunky Nokia cameraphone patent discovered, looks a bit retro, N85 coming?


There’s something chunky and slightly retro about the latest patent to escape from Nokia. The slider phone itself looks reasonably up-to-date, but that swivelling camera on top is decidedly blocky, and either fell out of a Duplo set or travelled forward in time about three decades. (OK it could’ve come off a Nokia N90.)

Nevertheless, the potential specs are 21st century enough, with the rotatable camera snapping a minimum of five megapixel images, if not six…