Today, Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has released its Lumia 920 flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone in South Africa, with 4G LTE connectivity packed inside.The handset was launched in red, white and black, and is expected to be followed by the Nokia Lumia 820 before the end of the year.
Nokia Lumia 920 arrives on shelves with a large 4.5-inch touchscreen display, as well as with a powerful 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor packed inside.
The phone’s sensitive touchscreen is complemented by high-quality photo shooting and great navigation capabilities.
Furthermore, the handset arrives on the market with wireless charging capabilities, as well as with the largest battery ever packed inside a Nokia device.
The smartphone sports 32GB of internal memory, with no microSD slot to expand it, an 8-megapixel PureView camera on the back, with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), front camera for making video calls, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS receiver, and the usual set of sensors.
Moreover, the device was packed with a series of exclusive applications from Nokia, such as the Nokia City Lens, which takes advantage of augmented reality and the phone’s camera to overlay information about restaurants, shops, hotels.
Nokia also loaded the Nokia Drive and Nokia Maps applications on this Windows Phone 8 device, so that users would be able to easily navigate to the destinations they want.
Not to mention that the smartphone delivers a great experience courtesy of the various features and enhancements that Windows Phone 8 was launched with, such as Live Tiles, Internet Explorer 10, or Microsoft Office.
It also supports seamless syncing with Windows 8 computers and Xbox consoles, so that files, music, pictures and video can be at hand at all times.
Before the end of the year, Lumia 820, the second Windows Phone 8 handset from Nokia, will be launched in South Africa as well, also with support for petaband LTE connectivity.