Published on January 7th, 20140
Nokia launches Lumia 1320 and Lumia 525
Two new phones from the Nokia Lumia stable hit Indian shores today. A look at what’s good and what’s hot.
by Manik Kakra
Nokia today launched its Lumia 1320 (see image above) in India. The device, first seen at the last Nokia World, sports a 6-inch 720p LCD touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top. The phone has a 5 MP rear camera (f/2.4) along with an LED flash and it can shoot full HD videos at 30 FPS; while the front has a VGA camera.
Under the hood, this Windows Phone 8 device has Qualcomm’s 1.7 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 SoC, with 1 Gb of RAM. Connectivity-wise, the Lumia 1320 has microUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi b/g/n, NFC, A-GPS, and 3G. Powered by 3,400 mAh battery, the phone comes with 8 GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card, and users also get free 7 GB of storage space on Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud service.
Yes, it does seem like the Lumia 1520‘s budget version, and it’s pretty much so. The Lumia 1320 comes in red, yellow, white and black colours, and has been priced at Rs 23,999.
Coming to the Lumia 525, it is the successor to Nokia’s popular Lumia 520. The phone has the same 4-inch (800×480) touchscreen, and Volume, Camera and Power/ lock keys. The Lumia 525 has microUSB 2.0, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and 3.5 mm headset jack. Powered by 1,430 mAh battery, this phone has a 1 GHz dual-core S4 SoC and 1 GB of RAM, which is double that of the Lumia 520, its predecessor.
Just like the Lumia 1320, the Lumia 525 also comes with 8 GB of internal storage, and microSD card slot for expanding storage and 7 GB of free SkyDrive storage space. Nokia’s Lumia 525 comes in black, white, orange and yellow colour options. Lumia 525 users will also get games, like Asphalt 8, N.O.V.A 3, up to Rs 2,025 free till end of March 2014.