Nokia has unveiled two affordable Lumia smartphones running on Windows Phone 8 platform- Lumia 720 and Lumia 520. Along with these two Windows phones, Nokia also launched two feature phones Nokia 105 and Nokia 301 at mobile World congress 2013 in Barcelona.
The  Nokia Lumia 720 features a 4.3 inch LCD touch screen with ClearBlack display technology and sports a resolution of 800*480 pixels. The device is powered by 1GHz dual core Snapdragon processor with 512MB of RAM.  Nokia Lumia 720 hosts features like NFC (Near-Field Communication), wireless charging and microSD support (up to 64GB) apart from 8GB of internal storage.  It has 6.7MP Carl Zeiss primary camera with LED flash  and a 1.3MP front facing camera. The Lumia 720 is expected to available in India from second quarter of 2013 and price will be 249 euros world wide.
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Key Specifications of Nokia Lumia 720:

  • Microsoft Windows Phone OS 8
  • 4.3 inch  LCD touch screen with ClearBlack display technology and screen resolution of 480*800 pixels(~217 ppi pixel density). It also has Cornering Gorilla Glass protection.
  • Dual core 1GHz processor with 512MB RAM and Adreno 305
  • 6.7MP primary camera with Carl Zeiss optics and 1.3MP front facing camera
  • 8GB internal storage and upto 64GB expandable memory through microSD card
  • 2G,3G, NFC, Bluetooth, WiFi and  USB connectivity
  • Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery
Nokia Lumia 520 comes with 4 inch LCD IPS touch screen with a screen resolution of 800*480 pixels. The device is powered by Dual core 1GHz processor with 512MB RAM.  It is 9.9mm thick and weighs about 124 grams.  Lumia 520 has 5MP primary camera. The device will hit the stores in the first half of 2013 and will be priced around $183(₹9900approx).
Key Specifications of Nokia Lumia 520:
  • Microsoft Windows Phone OS 8
  • Dual core 1GHz processor with 512MB RAM
  • 4 inch IPS LCD screen with 480*800 pixels(~233 ppi pixel density)
  • 5 MP primary camera with 720p video capturing ability
  • 8GB built in storage and upto 64GB expandable storage via microSD card.
  • 2G,3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and USB connectivity
  • Li-ion 1430 mAh battery 

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