Both Windows Phone 8 devices will hit shelves on December 8
Nokia’s Windows Phone 8 devices are arriving in more countries around the world, with Singapore being one of the latest countries where both Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 were officially introduced.The Finnish handset vendor announced plans to make these devices available for purchase in the country starting with December 8.
The phones will be priced at SGD $899 (around $740 USD / €570) and $699 (around $570 USD / €440), respectively.
While these are the off-contract price tags for the two devices, it seems that users in the country will also be able to purchase the new Lumia phones with contracts at SingTel.
Nokia Lumia 920 was made official with a large 4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ touchscreen display, as well as with a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor packed inside.
The handset also comes with 1GB of RAM, as well as with 32GB of internal memory, and 7GB of SkyDrive storage, though there’s no possibility to add more via microSD memory cards.
However, the mobile phone sports impressive imaging capabilities, courtesy of its 8-megapixel PureView camera packed on the back, which offers support for full HD video recording. A front camera to enable video chatting was also included on the device.
The specs list of the Lumia 920 also includes Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, 4G LTE and 3G, as well as NFC, GPS receiver, wireless charging, and the like.
The Lumia 820, on the other hand, packs the same processor and amount of RAM as the flagship Lumia 920, but comes to shelves with a smaller touchscreen display, at only 4.3 inches.
The device also features an 8-megapixel camera and front snapper for video calling, along with 16GB of internal memory and a microSD memory card slot to expand it. It also comes with the entire range of connectivity capabilities packed inside its bigger brother.
Both of them can take full advantage of the features and capabilities that Windows Phone 8 sports, while also providing users with a series of exclusive applications that Nokia has built for them.