Nokia has just unveiled its next generation Lumia smartphones, including the flagship Nokia Lumia 920 and the Lumia 820, both of which will run Windows Phone 8 at the joint Microsoft and Nokia ‘s New York press conference today.
“The Windows Phone is unlike any other phone on the market,” Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told the audience. “It keeps you closest to the people and the things that matter to you most. In a very powerful way, our partnership with Nokia brings that power to life, and you can really see it in the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820.”
The Lumia 920 features a 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, a 2,000 mAh battery, 4.5 inch curved glass WXGA LCD display of the IPS variety that boasts what Nokia called PureMotion HD+, it is equipped with an 8.7-megapixel rear-facing camera which can handle full 1080p HD video capture at 30 fps, it also has a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera with 720p HD video capture.
The Lumia 820 comes with a 4.3 inch, 800 x 400 display, built-in NFC, a 1650mAh battery, it includes removable shells, allowing you to switch the colour of the phone’s back panel, it includes an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with Carl Zeiss optics, dual LED flash, and full 1080p video capture at 30 fps. There is also a front-facing VGA camera, along with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of memory, and once again 7GB of free SkyDrive storage.