Nokia Announces the Lumia 820 with Exchangeable Shells
Nokia today announced the Lumia 820 at an event in New York City. It has a polycarbonate body with smooth lines and removable and swappable rear body panels. The Lumia 820 also features a 4.3-inch ClearBlack display with 800 x 480 pixels, NFC, Nokia location services, Nokia Music, an 8-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, and Nokia digital lenses. Other features of the 820 include a dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB of RAM, a 1650mAh batter with Qi wireless inductive charging, and 8GB of on-board storage with microSD card support. Pricing and availability has not been announced.
The Lumia 820 is a welterweight contender in AT&T's smartphone lineup. It packs a powerful three-punch combo with LTE, Windows Phone 8, and an 8-megapixel camera.
Nokia debuted two new Lumia smartphones today and Phone Scoop had a change to take a close-up look at the new hardware, both of which are running Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 platform. Here are our initial impressions.
Jan 23, 2013
Microsoft today announced that a beta version of Nokia's Drive+ navigation application is being made available to all Windows Phone 8 devices in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada. The app had previously only been available to Nokia's Lumia-branded Windows Phones.
Oct 29, 2012
Verizon Wireless today announced that it will soon offer the Nokia Lumia 822 smartphone. The 822 is a customized version of the Lumia 820, which was announced earlier this year.
Oct 4, 2012
AT&T today announced that it plans to sell both the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 devices beginning in November. The two Lumia smartphones run Windows Phone 8.