The Nokia Lumia 1020 still remains an impressive piece of hardware with a 41MP camera that works well for point-and-shoot moments, especially after Microsoft pushed the Lumia Denim update that made the camera software more agile. Along with the 1020 came the Lumia Camera app (formerly known as Nokia Camera), which has now been made available to all Windows Phones devices through the Windows Store.
The download is free and the app offers great options for shutterbugs to tweak settings pre-snap to get various intended results. You can adjust the ISO sensitivity, focus, white balance, shutter speed and brightness from within the app through a slick U.I. with the swipe of a finger. There's just one problem: the app has stability problems on certain devices.
Take the HTC One M8 running Windows Phone 8.1 for example; opening the app works just fine, but adjusting some of the settings within the app will cause Lumia Camera to crash, forcing you to re-open the app and set up your shot all over again. Microsoft clearly wants us to use this app as the go-to option for all Windows Phones, but before we can do that it will have to work properly on all devices - something that should get sorted out sooner than later.
Download: Lumia Camera App