Nokia Lumia 920 Arriving in East Africa in January via MiDCOM

The smartphone will be launched in 11 African countries

By on January 7th, 2013 07:38 GMT

Unveiled back in September 2012, Nokia Lumia 920 has already hit shelves in most regions. However, there are some countries where Windows Phone fans are still waiting for the smartphone to arrive.

Well, it appears that the wait is almost over for customers in East Africa, as WMPoweruser reports that the Lumia 920 will be available for purchase at some point this month.

The information has been recently confirmed by MiDCOM, the exclusive distributor of Nokia handsets in 11 countries across East and West Africa.

According to MiDCOM, “the most innovative smartphone, the Lumia 920 is coming this January to East Africa.”

The company operates in Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Ghana, and has sales coverage across Ethiopia, Togo, Cameroon, D. R. C. and Ivory Coast.

For the time being, no details on the phone’s exact release date and pricing options emerged, but we expect more info to surface in the following days.

It is unclear how many units will be released in each country, but we can safely assume there won’t be enough to fulfill the high demand for Nokia’s flagship smartphone.

One of best smartphones launched by the Finnish company in the last few years, the Lumia 920 features a hyper-vibrant 4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ ClearBlack capacitive touchscreen display that supports 768 x 1280 pixels resolution.

The phone’s display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2 coating. On the back, the Lumia 920 boasts an impressive 8-megapixel photo snapper with Carl Zeiss optics, dual-LED flash, autofocus, image stabilization and full HD (1080p) video recording.

Hardware-wise, the device is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon processor, an Adreno 225 graphics processing unit and 1GB of RAM.

There are 32GB of storage inside and no microSD card slot for memory expansion. However, users will get an additional 7GB of free cloud storage via SkyDrive.

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