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Friday, April 26, 2013

Nokia Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 most affordable Windows 8 Phone in the Philippines






Nokia has announced its latest two highly budget-friendly competitive smartphones in the Philippines, the Nokia Lumia 720 and the Nokia Lumia 520. Both devices pack a dual-core 1 GHz Snapdragon processor (Krait to be precise), run on Windows Phone 8 and share Nokia's many software advancements like Drive, Maps, software lenses, etc.


The Lumia 720 sports a 4.3" ClearBlack display of WVGA (800 x 480) resolution with super sensitive touch, which works with gloves, nails, etc. The dual-core processor is coupled with 512 MB of RAM. There's NFC, the battery capacity is 2000 mAh, the phone is 9 mm thick and weighs 128g.


There are 8 gigs on on-board storage and there's a microSD card slot with up to 64GB support. Wireless charging is enabled too.

The camera on the back is a 6.7MP unit with a bright f/1.9 aperture and Carl Zeiss optics

Nokia Lumia 720 Specifications
4.3-inch WVGA (800x480) ClearBlack LCD display (217ppi)
2.25 D Glass, Super Sensitive Touch
1GHz dual-core MSM8227 processor
Windows Phone 8 OS
512MB of RAM
8GB of internal storage
6.7MP Auto-Focus BSI camera with Carl Zeiss lens and LED flash
720p@30fps HD video recording
1.3MP Skype HD wide angle camera (front)
GPS with A-GPS+GLONASS
GSM/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900
WCDMA: 850/900/1900/2100
HSPA+: 21 Mbps, (Cat 14)
microUSB v2.0 / 3.5mm audio jack
NFC Support, WLAN (2.4/5Ghz) a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v3.0
3D Accelerometer, Proximity, Magnetometer, Automatic Light Sensor. (No Gyroscope)
Li-Ion 2,000mAh battery + Wireless Charging Cover Accessory
Stand-by time up to 520hrs
Talk time up to 13.5hrs
2xHAAC (high-amplitude audio capture) mics
HD Voice (wideband audio, noise cancellation)
127.9 x 67.5 x 9mm (dimension)
128g (weight)
Colors: White, Red, Yellow, Cyan & Black
Price: Php14,590 (Official SRP)
Availability/ Release Date: Now available at a Nokia Store near you!

The Lumia 520 is the lesser of the two smartphones. It also packs a dual-core 1 GHz processor and 512 MB of RAM but the display is a 4" WVGA IPS LCD with super sensitive touch. The camera on the back is 5 MP, which does 720p video capture, the Lumia 520 weighs 124g and is 9.9 mm thick.


Nokia Lumia 520 Specifications
4-inch WVGA (800x480) IPS display, 16M colors (233ppi)
2D hardened glass, super sensitive touch for fingernail and glove use
1GHz Dual Core Snapdragon processor
Windows Phone 8 OS
512MB of RAM
8GB of internal storage
microSD support up to 64GB (7GB free SkyDrive storage)
5MP autofocus camera with LED flash
720p@30fps HD video recording
GPS with A-GPS support
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0
GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
UMTS 900/2100, 850/1900/2100,
3G HSPA+ (21Mbps)
3.5mm audio connector / MicroUSB v2.0
Li-Ion 1,430mAh battery
Talk time up to 9.6 hours (on 3G)
Standby time up to 360 hours
119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm (dimension)
124g (weight)
Colors: Black, White, Cyan, Red and Yellow
Price: Php7,990 (Official SRP)
Availability/ Release Date: Now available at a Nokia Store near you!