When Nokia (NYSE:NOK) recently rolled out its new Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows Phone, a central feature was a camera that blows away all competitors with 41 megapixels of resolution. While Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone is the single most used camera in the world, it is not likely the primary reason for the device's popularity, begging the question as to how effective Nokia's camera move will be in driving sales.

In the video below, Fool.com contributor Doug Ehrman discusses the relative positioning of the companies, why cameras are important, and how this may impact the industry.

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