Today, Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia officially announced the upcoming availability of its full range of Windows Phone 8 devices in India, including the Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and Lumia 620.Starting tomorrow, users in the country will be able to purchase the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 smartphones through select stores in major cities.
The cheaper Nokia Lumia 620 is expected to become available for acquisition starting with early February, the handset vendor announced.
The company also unveiled that the Nokia Lumia 920 would hit shelves with a price tag of INR 38,199 ($700 / €535) attached to it, while the Lumia 820 should cost INR 27,559 ($505 / €386).
No info on the price tag of Lumia 620 was unveiled for the time being, but details will be announced closer to its availability date.
“The world’s most innovative smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 920, has wowed reviewers and customers alike with its high-end PureView imaging technology, a screen that’s unmatched for brightness and speed, and its wireless charging capabilities,” a post on Nokia Conversations reads.
“The Nokia Lumia 820, our mid-range offering, delivers the same user experience There are also exchangeable shells, not just to change the color (though why not?) but also to offer rugged and wireless charging options.”
All of Nokia’s Windows Phone 8 devices will arrive in India with exclusive applications from the company, including Nokia Maps, Drive, Transport and City Lens.
Furthermore, they will also offer Nokia’s exclusive free streaming music service, Nokia Mix Radio, as well as camera lenses and apps such as Cinemagraph, PhotoBeamer and Smart Shoot.
Nokia also says that Lumia 920 will be available in India in yellow, red, white and black, while Lumia 820 is set to arrive on the market in red, yellow, cyan, white and black. When made available, Lumia 620 will be dressed up in magenta, yellow, cyan, white and black.
“We are working with partners across the board to take the Lumia experience to more and more consumers faster,” said Vipul Mehrotra, director and head of Smart Devices, Nokia India.
“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 India. With a range of accessories and partnerships to bring wireless charging outside the home, we are also kickstarting wireless charging into the mainstream. All this innovation adds up to one thing – it’s Time to Switch!”