Nokia is one of the manufacturers who have announced their new products in the excitement of the first day (and morning) at MWC (Mobile World Congress) in Barcelona.
If the terminals presented at the exhibition were largely Android, Windows Phone 8 was also well with this particular great and friendly Nokia booth. It was quite original because there was an atmosphere “at home” with the possibility of taking a refreshing soda or ask quietly in a sofa or ottoman …
Start with the Nokia Lumia 520 is equipped with an LCD touch screen 4-inch (with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels), a dual-core Snapdragon processor 1 GHz, 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB internal memory (with support for a microSD card). He also has a battery of 1430 mAh, a camera of 5 megapixels and includes features found on the Lumia 920 include: sharing pictures on a TV or a friend’s phone with Photobeamer the Cinemagraph with animated photos and features more classics like panorama, but also the latest version of the application suite HERE (Maps, Drive + Transit CityLens). Compatibility with Bluetooth 3.0, A-GPS, WiFi and 3G is also appropriate. As for its dimensions, they are 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm for 124 grams.
Nokia smartphones Lumia 520 (left, red) and Lumia 720 (center in yellow)
Finally, the Nokia Lumia 720 is the big brother of the 520 with some features that do not change and others are clearly more interesting: it is equipped with a 4.3-inch screen and the same processor, the same RAM and the same storage capacity (always with the microSD slot). However, the camera is a notch above with Carl Zeiss 6.7 megapixel camera that opens and f/1.9 wide-angle front camera of 1.3 Megapixel HD. In addition, it includes an NFC chip and a battery of 2,000 mAh, it is slightly larger but barely heavier: 127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm 128 grams.
Nokia Lumia 520 and Lumia 720 should land sometime in the second quarter of this year at a price of respectively 199 and 369 euros without subscription. Suffice to say that the price / quality ratio is excellent fluidity is also the appointment (despite the 512 MB of RAM) and it is a good way to test Windows Phone 8 without going broke.
See details of the Lumia 520 and Lumia 720 on Nokia site.