At Nokia World event yesterday, Nokia officially unveiled its latest flagship smartphone for 2012 – the new Nokia Lumia 920. Also announced was another WP8 device – Nokia Lumia 820 with somewhat lower specs. Lumia 920 is the first Windows Phone 8 device from Nokia succeeding its four elder WP 7.5 siblings. With Lumia 920, Nokia (almost) lived up to the expectations of its fans packing the flagship smartphone with impressive and some unique features. Here is brief overview of Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 specifications –
Nokia Lumia 920
1.5 GHz, Dual-core Krait processor, 1GB RAM
4.5 inches, 768×1280 pixels resolution, ClearBlack IPS LCD display with PureMotion HD+ technology (“colors look so natural that they seem to pop out of the screen” according to Nokia)
8.7 Megapixels, PureView, autofocus camera with Carl-Zeiss lens and optical image stabilization by “floating lens technology”, Dual-LED flash, 1280×960 pixels front camera
Full HD (1080p@30fps) video recording and playback
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 OS
Unibody (N9-like) design, Internet Explorer 10 with HTML 5 support, GLONASS, HSDPA (Upto 42 Mbps download) and LTE support (Upto 100 Mbps download), Bluetooth v3.1, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct
Li-Ion 2000 mAh Battery with Wireless charging support (using Qi protocol and via supported accessories)
Cons – No memory expansion slot, no FM Radio, very heavy (185 gm)
Nokia Lumia 820
4.3 inches, 480×800 pixels, AMOLED Clear Black, capacitive touchscreen
Li-Ion 1650 mAh battery, memory card support (upto 32 GB), 160 gm weight
Rests of its specs are same as that of Lumia 920. Both of the devices will be in the market soon all over the world. However Nokia kept mum over the price.
Nokia has a history of producing some of the most popular and amazing mobiles of all time and they have proved it once again with the new Lumia phones. On paper above phone specifications might look just “fine” as per today’s smartphone standards but in reality everyone knows that with the same specifications, Nokia phones have that “something special” factor, a certain edge that translates into quality and solid build. What do you think about it?