Lumia 720 And 520 Are Nokia's Latest Smartphones

By 10:45 Thu, 15 Jul 2021 Comments

Nokia's event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is now over and the highlight is the announcement of the Lumia 720 and 520. Both devices pack a dual-core 1 Giga Hertz (GHz) Snapdragon processor (Krait to be precise), run on Windows Phone 8 and share Nokia's many software advancements like Drive, Maps, software lenses, etc.

Nokia Lumia 720

The Lumia 720 sports a 4.3" ClearBlack display of WVideo Graphics Array (VGA) (800 x 480) resolution with super sensitive touch, which works with gloves, nails, etc. The dual-core processor is coupled with 512 Mega Bytes (MB) of RAM. There's NFC, the battery power is 2000 mAh, the phone is 9 mm thick and weighs 128g.

There are 8 gigs on on-board storage and there's a microSD card slot with up to 64GB support. Wireless charging is enabled too.

The capturing camera on the back is a 6.7MP unit with a colorful f/1.9 aperture and Carl Zeiss optics.

The device comes in a plastic body - in a variety of colors and exchangeable panels - red, yellow, cyan, magenta, etc. The device will launch in Asia (TD-SCDirect Memory Access (DMA) version for China) and in select European countries this quarter for a price of €249 (around $330). Since it lacks LTE, is will most likely skip the US market.

Nokia Lumia 520

The Lumia 520 is the lesser of the two smartphones. It also packs a dual-core 1 Giga Hertz (GHz) processor and 512 Mega Bytes (MB) of Random-Access Memory (RAM) but the display is a 4" WVideo Graphics Array (VGA) IPS Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) with super sensitive touch. The capturing camera on the back is 5 MP, which does 720p video capture.

The Lumia 520 weighs 124g and is 9.9 mm thick.

The Lumia 520

The Lumia 520 will hit the shelves this Q2, too, for $183 starting with China. Later on it will hit the rest of Asia, Europe and T-Mobile in the US.




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