Lumia 720: Improved Camera with no LTE

Nokia, today, is unveiling its new Lumia smartphones at MWC 2013. With the Lumia 520, Nokia also release Lumia 720, its is equipped with a 4.3-inch WVGA display, 1GHz dual-core processor, 512MB of RAM, and 8GB of onboard storage, it’s a device that finds itself between the Lumia 620 and the Lumia 820.

This device is mid-range device with some treats. Nokia, with the unibody design in Lumia 720, also popped it with a microSD card slot. This is one of the slimmest Lumia at just 9mm thin. It is also equipped with super sensitive display that allows you to use gloves with the Lumia 720. It also has NFC and wireless charging with an optional rear cover. It’s not the usual removable wireless charging cover found on the Lumia 820, there are three points at the rear of the device where the wireless charging attaches, it also ads to the thickness of the device.

Nokia is focusing on its imaging technology for the Lumia 720. It has a HD 1.3-megapixel camera with a wide angle lens on the front with a 6.7 megapixel camera on the rear with a f/1.9 aperture. Nokia is also bundling a Glam Me application designed for users who want to take self portraits. The sample images suggest that the images are pretty well in the daylight, though Nokia is still not calling a PureView.

Nokia is still targeting the Developing markets with this device, as Nokia has no plans to release this is the US. Nokia has already announced that this device will be available Q1 2013 in the Asia pacific including India for about $341 (about Rs 18,000). Nokia appears to be targeting young users with this device, offering a unibody design and bright colors at an affordable price. Red, yellow, cyan, and black will all ship in matte finish, while the white version will be available as a glossy variant.



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