The full hardware specifications for Nokia’s first Windows Phone 8 device, the Lumia 920, are now available online for all of us to make an idea of what to expect from it.
was made official yesterday, but no specific info on its availability or pricing has been unveiled, although Nokia did say that it should hit the market sometime in the fourth quarter of the year.
We already knew that the new handset packs a large 4.5-inch touchscreen display that can deliver a 1280 x 768 pixels resolution, along with a dual-core 1.5Ghz Snapdragon S4 application processor inside, but little was known of its other capabilities.
The hardware specifications for Lumia 920 that Nokia has published on its website unveil the fact that it will also come with 1,000 MB of ROM, complemented by 32GB of internal mass memory and an additional 7GB of storage on SkyDrive.
Nokia also unveiled that Lumia 920 comes with a PureMotion HD+ display that can support up to 16.7 million colors, and that it is Corning Gorilla Glass protected.
On the back, the new smartphone sports an 8.7-megapixels photo snapper with PureView technology, dual LED flash, auto focus and full HD video recording capabilities, similar with those “simulated” in a video ad
already published for the smartphone.
Those who purchase the new Windows Phone 8 device will also enjoy a front camera for making video calls.
Connectivity-wise, the smartphone packs HSPA+, FD-LTE, HSUPA, HSDPA, and WCDMA capabilities, as well as Bluetooth 3.1, WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct and Near Field Communication, as well as the much praised Qi Wireless charging.
The handset can also be used as a Wi-Fi Hotspot for up to 5 Wi-Fi-enabled devices, Nokia unveiled, adding that it can also be connected to DLNA compatible TVs through the use of specific applications.
The smartphone is powered by a BP-4GW 2000 mAh battery that can deliver up to 400 hours of standby time or up to 10 hours of talk time on 3G. The battery is rated at 67 hours of music playback, or at 6 hours of video playback.
Just as rumored before, the smartphone also offers Calendar, Contacts, To-Dos syncing via Outlook, as well as the option to transfer photos, music and videos to a PC via a Windows computer companion application.
The Windows Phone 8 platform loaded on Lumia 920
also comes with a range of pre-loaded applications, including Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and OneNote), Mail for Exchange, Nokia Email, Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive, Nokia City Lens, Internet Explorer 10, and more.
Measuring 130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7 mm and weighing 185 grams, the Lumia 920 comes with a one-piece polycarbonate body and “ceramic zirconium camera detailing and side keys” meant to impress. You can learn more info on the new device straight from Nokia’s website