Nokia Lumia 720, company's latest Windows Phone 8 offering, is up for pre-order on Flipkart.com
for Rs. 18,999. The online retailer is also offering a 16GB ScanDisk card to all customers who will be pre-book the smartphone. However, the website does not mention when this smartphone will start shipping.
Nokia Lumia 720 sports a 4.3-inch display and is powered by a Snapdragon S4 dual-core 1GHz processor alongside 512MB of RAM. It comes with 8GB of internal storage expandable by up to 64GB via microSD card. It comes with a 6.7-megapixel rear camera and 1.3-megapixel front camera. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 3.0, NFC, Wi-Fi and 3G. It comes with a 2000mAh battery and the 128gm weighing device measures 127.9 x 67.5 x 9.0mm.
The device is also the first uni-body design with microSD support. The Nokia Lumia 720 will come in five colours options - Yellow, Cyan, Black, White and Red.
Nokia had launched the Lumia 720 along with Lumia 520 (Review | Pictures) in March 2013. At the time of the launch, the company had indicated that the Lumia 720 will be available in the market from mid-April.
At Rs. 18,999, the Lumia 720 will be competing head-on with the HTC 8S, which is currently available for the approximately the same price. The HTC 8S comes with a 4-inch (480x800 pixels) super LCD display with Gorilla Glass, 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor with 512MB RAM, 5-megapixel auto focus camera with LED flash and 720p HD video recording, 4GB internal memory expandable memory with microSD and a 1,700 mAh battery.
Nokia is also offering Lumia 620, which is available for Rs. 14,999, which is slightly cheaper than the Lumia 720. The Lumia 620 (Review | Pictures) sports a 3.8-inch TFT WVGA display (480x800) with ClearBlack technology. It features a 5-megapixel rear autofocus shooter capable of 720p video recording and has a VGA front camera on-board as well.
On the inside, the Lumia 620 is powered by a 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor with 512MB of RAM and has 8GB of internal storage with microSD support up to 64GB. Windows Phone users can also make use of the additional 7GB SkyDrive storage. The smartphone boasts connectivity options like NFC, Bluetooth 3.0 and Wi-Fi. It comes with a 1,300mAh battery claiming up to 15 hours of talk time (2G).
Mobiles launched in April 2013Nokia Lumia 720 specifications
- 4.3-inch IPS ClearBlack display
- Snapdragon S4 dual-core 1GHz processor
- 512MB RAM
- 8GB internal storage expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
- 6.7-megapixel rear camera
- 1.3-megapixel front camera
- Bluetooth 3.0,NFC,Wi-Fi, 3G
- 2000mAH battery
- Windows Phone 8
- 127.9x67.5x9 mm
- 128 grams