Nokia Pakistan

Nokia proudly unveiled its latest range of powerful Lumia devices running on Windows Phone 8 (WP8) today at an event held in Karachi, Pakistan. These flagship devices included the Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and the Lumia 620 with all three devices promising to deliver a “distinctive experience through Nokia’s revolutionary technology and gear accessories”. Speaking on the launch, Mr. Alessandro Lamanna, vice-president marketing  for Nokia IMEA (India, Middle East and Africa) had this to say,

We are focused on redefining the future of smart devices and continue to invest towards delivering truly compelling experiences to consumer’s across price points. With the launch of Lumia Windows Phone 8 range, we aim to usher an era of unique innovations in the smartphone market. The announcement today is yet another a giant leap in the remarkable progress we have made against our strategy announced in February 2011. We are working with partners across the board to take the Lumia experience to consumers more and more faster. The roll out of not two, but three devices marks not just our intent and agility but also reflects our commitment to our consumers in Pakistan. With the range of accessories and partnerships to bring wireless charging outside the home, we are also boosting wireless charging into the main stream. All this innovation adds up to one thing – “Its Time to Switch to Lumia!”

 

Nokia Pakistan

 

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Salman Siddiqui, Country Lead – Channel Sales, Microsoft Pakistan said,

With Windows Phone 8 we created a new way to think about smartphones, one that puts people at the center. With the same look and feel, the same technology core and cloud service, Windows Phone is built seamlessly to work with Windows 8, you can learn it once and use it everywhere. From Tablet to PC to Phone, it is all there for you whenever and however you want it. Nokia has done a phenomenal work to bring Windows Phone to life with truly stunning hardware, there’s a phone for everyone, these phones are colorful, different and diverse.”

Nokia 920

 Nokia Lumia 920

BODY 

Dimensions 130.3 x 10.7 x 10.7 mm, 99 cc
Weight 185 g

DISPLAY 

Type IPS TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.5 inches (~326 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 2
PureMotion HD+ display

SOUND 
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

MEMORY 
Card slot No
Internal 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM

DATA 
GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
EDGE Class 12
Speed HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Yes, v3.1 with A2DP, EDR
NFC Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support

CAMERA 
Primary 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash
Features PureView technology, geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps
Secondary Yes, 1.3 MP (720p video recording)

MAIN FEATURES
OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon
CPU Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait
GPU Adreno 225
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
Wireless Charging
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS

COLORS

Black, White, Red, Grey and Yellow

BATTERY

Standard battery, Li-Ion 2000 mAh

PRICE 

PKR 62,000/-

Nokia 820

 

Lumia 820

 

 

BODY 

Dimensions 123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm, 83.5 cc (4.87 x 2.70 x 0.39 in)
Weight 160 g

DISPLAY 
AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
480 x 800 pixels, 4.3 inches (~217 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Nokia Clearblack Display

SOUND 
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

MEMORY 
Card slot No
Internal 8 GB storage, 1 GB RAM

DATA 
GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
EDGE Class 12
Speed HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Yes, v3.1 with A2DP, EDR
NFC Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support

CAMERA 
Primary 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash
Features PureView technology, geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps
Secondary Yes,VGA

MAIN FEATURES
OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon
CPU Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait
GPU Adreno 225
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS

COLORS

Red, Yellow, Cyan, White, Grey and Black

BATTERY

Standard battery, Li-Ion 1650 mAh battery (BP-5T)

PRICE 

PKR 44,000

 

Nokia 620

 

Lumia 620

 

BODY 
Dimensions 115.4 x 61.1 x 11 mm
Weight 127 g

DISPLAY 
Type TFT ClearBlack display capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 800 pixels, 3.8 inches (~246 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes

SOUND 
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes, with Dolby headphone sound enhancement

MEMORY 
Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM

DATA 
GPRS Class B
EDGE Class B
Speed HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, EDR
NFC Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0

CAMERA 
Primary 5 MP, 2592х1936 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 720p@30fps
Secondary Yes, VGA

MAIN FEATURES 
OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
CPU Dual-core 1 GHz Krait
GPU Adreno 305
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS

COLORS 
Lime green, orange, magenta, yellow, cyan, white, black

BATTERY 
Standard battery, Li-Ion 1300 mAh (BL-4J)

PRICE 

PKR 24,000/-

OFFICIAL LUMIA ACCESSORIES

Besides the three devices, Nokia also unveiled a wide range of wireless charging partnerships and accessories, each designed to meet the needs of different people which include the Nokia Recharge Pillow by Fatboy that provides the perfect place to comfortably charge your Lumia device  by just placing the device inside the pouch without the hassle of connecting any wires and additional cables. The other wireless companion to go with your new Lumia device is the Nokia Wireless Charging Plate and the Nokia Wireless Charging Stand.

 

Fatboy

 

Other notable accessories that were introduced included the all new JBL PowerUP for Nokia, the world’s first wireless charging docking station featuring NFC and Bluetooth Connectivity along with the  the JBL PlayUP Portable speaker specially designed to compliment your Lumia deivces. Music and Podcasts can be streamed live with the help of Bluetooth and NFC connectivity.

So there you have it guys we hope you enjoyed our roundup on the event and would like to hear your views on Nokia’s new range of Windows Phone 8 devices. Would they be able to stand up against the likes of the OS giants Android and iOS ? We’ll have to wait and find out. Head on to our Facebook page for more photos and updates. Cheers !

 

Be Sociable, Share!

Comments

comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *