Nokia Launches Two New Large Screen Windows Phones
Nokia hosted an event early this morning and announced a few of their new products during it. The first was the long anticipated Lumia 1520. The device was leaked on numerous occasions but has now officially been announced. The screen measures 6-inches at a 1080p resolution. It runs on a quad-core Snapdragon 800 and 2GB of RAM. All of those set firsts for Windows Phone devices. You can also get the phone in 32 and 64GB variants. It packs a 20MP “PureView” camera with Zeiss optics and Optical Image Stabilization. The device is no small phone so it’s not a surprise that it weighs in at 209 grams challenging the HTC One Max for heaviest smartphone. The phone costs $750 unlocked.
The 1520 wasn’t the only large Windows Phone unveiled though. Nokia also introduced the Lumia 1320. While it sports the same display size as the 1520, this device sports a lower resolution at 720p with lower specs. These include 1GB of RAM, dual-core Snapdragon S4 Pro, and 8GB of storage. The camera comes in at only 5MP as well. While these don’t sound too great, keep in mind the device is aimed at the budget market. Unlocked the phone only costs $340. The device is available in orange, yellow, black, and white. A release in the United States is not expected, but users in China and other Asian markets can expect the device in early 2014.