During today's Nokia World in Abu Dhabi, Nokia unveiled a portfolio of two new large screen Windows Phone 8 Lumia smartphones - the Lumia 1520 and 1320 - which are said to continuing the redefinition of smartphone innovation. With its 6" screens and the latest software advancements for Windows Phone, the Lumia 1320 and Lumia 1520 are said to perfectly suit for entertainment and productivity. A new third column of tiles on the home screen means people can see and do more on a larger screen. Bringing larger displays to the award-winning Lumia design, the new format is coupled with some of the most advanced camera innovations so people can capture and share the world around them.
The Lumia 1520 offers the latest imaging innovation from Nokia - which is a a 20 megapixel PureView camera with optical image stabilization (OIS) - enabling sharp images even in the dark as well as oversampling and zooming technology similar to the Lumia 1020. In addition to the new Nokia Camera and Nokia Storyteller applications, the Lumia 1520 offers a 6" screen and a vivid 1080p full HD display for outstanding outdoor readability.
People can bring their videos to life with Nokia Rich Recording, an unparalleled audio capture using four built-in microphones. With Microsoft Office built in, documents can be edited and shared easily for maximum productivity.
The Lumia 1320 features many high-end Lumia innovations on a large 6" 720p only HD display and extends the Nokia Camera app to another price range. With a range of imaging apps available, the Lumia 1320 comes with Nokia Music for free streaming of ad-free music and HERE maps and location services, so people can experience the most popular Lumia experiences at a more accessible price.
The Nokia Lumia 1520 will be available in yellow, white, black and glossy red. It is expected to start shipping in Q4 2013, with an estimated price of US$ 749 before taxes and subsidies in Hong Kong, Singapore, U.S., China, U.K., France, Germany, Finland and other European markets, with other markets to follow.
The Nokia Lumia 1320 will be available in orange, yellow, white, and black and is expected to start shipping in Q1 2014 with an estimated price of US$ 339 before taxes and subsidies in China and Vietnam, followed by other Asian markets, India and Europe.
Cheers ~ Arne