Wednesday, September 5, 2012

The Lumia 920 and 820 Windows 8 smartphones unveiled: Specs, details, and photos

t’s been a rough year for Nokia due to lagging sales, but with the unveiling of its two newWindows 8 powered phones, it expects to finally turn things around. And if what was shown at a New York press conference on Wednesday is any indication, there may be hope for the struggling company. The details The Lumia 920 is Nokia’s new Windows 8 flagship model, and it says that it is the “most innovative smartphone in the world.” View slideshow: Lumia 920 and 820 This may or may not be correct but the Lumia 920 does seem to pack a lot of features into its case. The Lumia 820 is the low-end model of the 920, but has many of the same features as its big sister. The following are an overview of the highlights: Display: The Lumia 920 will feature a 4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ display while the 820 will have a 4.3-inch ClearBlack display. Both have 3264 x 2448 pixel resolutions. Processors: Both cameras feature a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor. Cameras: The Lumia 920 has an 8.7-megapixel rear-facing camera. The 820 has a smaller 8-megapixel rear facing camera. Both have front-facing cameras with the Lumia 920 having better resolution. Image stabilization is utilized in both models. SmartShoot: This feature enables the camera to take a series of six photos with one click of the shutter. The camera’s software then allows the user to combine all the images to make a “perfect shot that never took place.” Smiles can be edited, surroundings enhanced or other editing can be done. PureView Technology: 41-megapixel images are taken and then downsized to 5-megapixel images to provide photos with more detail. Nokia City Lens: With this feature, a user can hold up the phone to view a city street and the Lumia will automatically spot, label, and point out nearby restaurants, lodging, and business establishments on the display screen. Wireless charging: Both phones can be recharged by using wireless charging technology. The phones are simply placed on a charging pad to re-power the batteries. Nokia Music: This is a free service for both phones and features music streaming at no charge from Nokia’s music library. Users can also download playlists onto their phones to listen to tracks later. Microsoft Office: The Lumia 920 and 820 will be compatible with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office software for editing documents. For full specifications of these cameras click here for the Lumia 920 and here for the Lumia 820. When and how much? Nokia did not give a specific launch date for its new line of Lumia smartphones but did indicate that they would be available in “select markets” during the last three months of the year. No information was given on the prices for these new phones. wholesale accessories,ipod accessories,ipad accessories,iphone accessories

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