Starting today, Australian mobile phone carrier Vodafone is providing its users with the possibility to purchase and enjoy the Windows Phone 8-based Nokia Lumia 820 on its network.The carrier has announced the immediate availability of the device at $0 upfront on Vodafone’s $50 Plan with a 24-month contract and a total minimum cost of $1,200.
Furthermore, the carrier said that users who purchase the new Nokia Lumia 820 smartphone would benefit from the Vodafone Network Guarantee, which enables them to return the device within 30 days after signing the contract.
The smartphone arrives on shelves with a large 4.3-inch ClearBlack display, as well as with an 8-megapixel photo snapper on the back, and with a front camera for making video calls.
“The Lumia 820 offers superb features, making it one of the best value smartphones available,” Katie Turkal, general manager of Devices at Vodafone, said.
“Nokia’s really taken Windows Phone to the next level with the inclusion of some amazing Nokia exclusive bonuses like Nokia City Lens and Nokia Drive.”
The mobile phone also packs 8GB of internal memory, along with a microSD memory card slot with support for up to 64GB of additional storage space.
Furthermore, it was launched with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity capabilities, as well as with NFC (Near Field Communication), built-in GPS receiver, and the usual set of sensors.
Nokia Lumia 820 can also deliver great performance capabilities, courtesy of its 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, which is complemented by 1GB of RAM.
“The slick Nokia Lumia 820 brings together technology and design in a neat package, powered by Windows Phone 8. If the easy to use interface doesn't win you over, the crisp, vivid shots photographed by the 8 megapixel Carl Zeiss lens will,” Vodafone notes.
“The Nokia Lumia 820 is perfectly matched with optional protective shells in a range of colors that can also enable support for a wireless charging pad (cases and pad sold separately).”