Nokia's Windows Phone 8 handsets enjoy expanded availability
Nokia’s Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 smartphones, the first devices that the Finnish mobile phone maker has brought to the market with Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system on board, are now available for purchase in the Middle East at Axiom Telecom.Nokia announced not too long ago that both devices would become available for purchase in the area soon, and has even kicked off pre-orders for them (though exhausted fast due to high demand).
However, it seems that users can now purchase the phones through Axiom Telecom, which is also said to have managed to secure an exclusivity on the red flavor of these smartphones until the end of December, ameinfo reports.
The Nokia Lumia 920 smartphone was launched with a 4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ touchscreen, a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory.
The handset also comes with an 8.7-megapixel PureView photo snapper on the back, capable of recording videos in full HD, as well as with a front camera for making video calls.
Furthermore, it was packed with support for 4G and 3G networks, as well as with WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity, GPS receiver, and Near Field Communications (NFC) capabilities.
Another important feature of the new handset is its support for wireless charging, which is available for the Lumia 820 smartphone as well, with the purchase of an additional shell.
The smaller brother of Lumia 920 was launched with a 4.3-inch touchscreen display, the same dual-core processor, an 8-megapixel photo snapper on the back, and 16GB of internal memory, with a microSD memory card slot available to expand it.
The handset also features all connectivity capabilities of the flagship handset, as well as 1GB of RAM and all the features included in Windows Phone 8, complemented by exclusive apps coming from Nokia themselves.