World's leading mobile company, Nokia has officially launched Nokia Lumia 820 on September 05, 2012 in New York, USA. It has also launched Nokia Lumia 920 in the launch event organised today. Both Microsoft and Nokia are very happy about the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 s. Let us see the complete specifications, features and review along with price details of Nokia Lumia 820 .
Review, specs and features of Nokia Lumia 820
First let us see the design features such as dimensions, display, user interface and various dedicated keys of Nokia Lumia 820 in detail.
Dimensions of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 comes with the dimensions of 123.8 mm height and 68.5 mm width. It is a slim phone with just 9.9 mm thickness. Nokia Lumia 820 weighs approximately 160 grams. It has Monoblock phone form factor.
Display and User Interface of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 comes with a huge 4.3 inch touch screen. It has screen height resolution as 800 pixels and screen width resolution as 480 pixels. Nokia Lumia 820 has polarization filter to give polarization effect. It has light time out feature to provide you more battery back up by saving up the energy. Nokia Lumia 820 has ambient light detector and brightness control to make you set your preferred brightness of the screen. It has orientation sensor and proximity sensor to boast of.
Nokia Lumia 820 has high brightness mode so that you can see the screen when there is extreme light in the surroundings. The Windows Phone 8 smartphone from Nokia has RGB stripe and sunlight readability enhancements to give you more flexibility over screen settings. Nokia Lumia 820 has an awesome 15:9 aspect ratio of touch screen. Super sensitive touch feature in the touchscreen makes it more sensitive to your fingers touch to provide you smoother drive.
Nokia Lumia 820 has the feature of color boosting which boosts the color and provides you with the bright screen colors. It has 16.7 million display colors to give you the exact color of the picture and videos when you are watching them on the touch screen. Nokia Lumia 820 comes with AOLED and clearBlack technology to provide you crystal clear picture quality. It has touch user input through touchscreen. Nokia Lumia 820 has dedicated keys for Camera, power, volume, search, back and for Windows start key.
Connectivity of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 comes with dual SIM facility which means you can have two SIM cards operating simultaneously. This features plays an important role for those who travel a lot between two states. So if you are a frequent traveller or businessman who travels from one state to another state, you can have the advantage of having a dual SIM Windows 8 phone. Also if you want to keep the old SIM whose call rates have increased drastically but you don't want to remove the SIM as you are fearing to miss important calls.So for the above reasons, having dual SIM phone is advantageous.
Nokia Lumia 820 comes with Micro – USB charging connector to charge the Windows 8 phone via USB charger. And it comes with Micro – USB data connector so that you can connect to your laptop or PC for data transfer and internet connectivity. Nokia Lumia 820 comes with 3.5 mm universal audio connector. Having 3.5 mm audio connector is also an advantage as you can plug in your favourite ear phones or head phones and listen to the cool music without having any implications to use Nokia handset headphones only.
Nokia Lumia 820 has micro – USB version 2.0 connector through which micro – USB data connector will be attached. Micro SIM card slot is provided to place the SIM cards. Nokia Lumia 820 has near field communication facility. It has Bluetooth 3.1 to provide you fast wireless Bluetooth transfer facility. Wi – Fi Direct and Wi – Fi channel bonding facilities are there in the Nokia Windows 8 phone to make use of Wi- Fi network connectivity. Nokia Lumia 820 has WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n and Qi wireless charging facilities too.
Synchronization of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 comes with Windows computer companion application to communicate and synchronize with the Windows based laptop or personal computer. Mac computer companion application is useful if you want to use with any Mac operating system platform computer or laptop. Nokia Lumia 820 also has the feature of Exchange ActiveSync. You can synchronize calendar, contacts, To – Dos via Outlook in by Nokia. Also Nokia Lumia 820 has transfer media feature by which you can transfer music, video and photos from your smartphone to your laptop or personal computer.
Memory and WLAN security features of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 has 1 GB internal memory. It has an extended support up to 32 GB memory. Nokia Lumia 820 has mass memory feature up to 8 GB and 7 GB in SkyDrive. It has WPAZ ( AES / TKIP ), WPA, WEP, PEAP – MSCHAPv2, EAP – SIM, EAP – AKA WLAN security features implemented in it.
Data network support of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 has 4G data network support with FD – LTE technology. And it also has support for 3G data network with HSPA, HSUPA, WCDMA technologies. Nokia Lumia 820 has support of 2G data network with EDGE / EGPRS, GSM, dual transfer mode facilities. Nokia Lumia 820 also has excellent data transmission speeds up to 100 Mbps provided mobile data network supports it.
Battery backup and power management of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 920 Windows 8 smartphone has a BP – 5T model battery of 1650 mAh. It has battery voltage as 3.7 Volts which can be removed from the phone when it is required. Nokia Lumia 820 comes with 330 hours maximum 2G stand by time and 14 hours 2G talk time battery backup. It has 330 hours of 3G stand by time and 8 hours 3G talk time backup. Nokia Lumia 820 music playback time is up to 55 hours and you will be having 5 hours of video playback time.
Operating frequency of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 has operating frequencies of GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900 in GSM range. It has WCDMA Band V ( 850 ), WCDMA Band VIII ( 900 ), WCDMA Band II ( 1900 ), WCDMA Band I (2100) WCDMA frequencies support. Nokia Lumia 820 also supports LTE 800, LTE 900, LTE 1800, LTE 2100, LTE 2600.
Upload and Download data speed of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 has HSUPA Cat 6 5.67 Mbit/S and LTE Cat 3 50 MBit/s upload speed. And it has EGPRS MSC 12 – 236.8 kbit/s download speed. Whereas, Nokia Lumia 820 has LTE Cat 3 speed of 100 Mbit/s and it has HSDPA Cat 24 speed of 42.2 Mbit/s to provide you fast internet connectivity.
Processor of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 is powered by Snapdragon S4 processor. Snapdragon S4 processor is a dual – core 1.5 Ghz smartphone processor used in the upcoming . Nokia Lumia 820 Snapdragon processor is most powerful mobile processor. Snapdragon processor provides the good support for photography, gaming and business applications effectively. Nokia Lumia 820 Snapdragon processor uses asynchronous technology by which the power consumption of the smartphone will be reduced to the minimum which means more battery backup for you to have.
Software and applications of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 has the following personal information management applications by which you can manage personal information.
Nokia Lumia 820 do have an integrated phonebook where your personal and social networks phonebook will be clubbed together. You can have software updates over the air.
Business productivity applications of Nokia Lumia 820 are as follows.
Software platform and User Interface of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 has Windows Phone 8 operating system which can support multi core processors. It has Silverlight technology support. Nokia Lumia 820 has XNA, Visual Basic, DirectX, Java Script, C++ and XAML development technology application support.
Communications features of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 have the following Email solutions integrated in it.
Nokia Lumia 820 have support for SMTP AMAP4 and POP3 email protocols. You can view and edit the attachments in your email inbox. Nokia Lumia 820 has the features of filtered emails, multiple email account usage, HTML email, Text - to – speech message reader and awesome feature is linking multiple inboxes to one inbox.
Nokia Lumia 820 supports all major social networking websites such as Facebook Chat, LinkedIn, Twitter and Windows Live Messenger. It supports PDF, Excel, Word, and Powerpoint file formats.
Nokia Lumia 820 also have loads of call management features such as listed below.
Security features of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 enforces remote security policy. It has the various device start-up security features such as Secure device start-up, PIN code, Device passcode and Firware and OS integrity check security technologies. Also Nokia Lumia 820 has device tracking feature and anti-phishing protection. It uses data encryption technology for the device.
Browsing and internet facilities of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 can be used as Wi – Fi hotspot as 5 Wi – fi networks can be connected at a time to this . Also it supports XML, CSS 3, HTML 5, HTML 4.1, CSS web technologies. Nokia Lumia 820 has the latest Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 in it.
Navigation features of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 has lots of GPS and navigation services and features in it.It has Nokia maps, Nokia City Lens, Nokia Drive – for route optimization, Offline maps, voice guided navigation features to boast of. Nokia Lumia 820 has GPS, Glonass, Magnetometer, WLAN Network positioning features which will help you in the position finding.
Camera and photography of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 has dual LED flash 8.0 megapixels main camera in the rear side of the smartphone. It's camera lens is Carl Zeiss Tessar lens, world's finest lens. Nokia Lumia 820 main camera resolution is 3264 X 2448 pixels. The main camera has the feature of auto focus and it can capture two-stage with its two-stage key. Nokia Lumia 820 camera has aperture of 2.2 f which comes with 4 X zoom and focal length of 28.0 mm. Nokia Lumia 820 has a 640 X 480 pixels secondary camera for video calling.
Main 8.0 megapixel camera features of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 's main camera has touch focus facility by which it auto focuses when it senses the touch. Landscape orientation is also there along with Geo-tagging facility. Nokia Lumia 820 has auto and manual white balance, various lens applications, still image editor and true 16:9 sensor. Nokia Lumia 820 supports output of JPEG and Exif formats. Flash is there to capture images in low light conditions too with automatic, off and on modes. Nokia Lumia 820 's camera can record videos and take pictures too. It has Tungsten, Cloudy, Flourscent and Daylight white balance modes to get the perfect picture in any weather conditions.
Music and audio features of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 has multimicrophone with noice cancellation feature integrated. It has auto recording feature with high volume capture facility. Nokia Lumia 820 has Music & media player, Dolby headphone, and it can stream audio. Supports all audio formats.
Video features of Nokia Lumia 820
Nokia Lumia 820 has video camera resolution of 1920 X 1080 pixels with 30 fps and 4X zooming facility. Videos can be streamed from this smartphone. Nokia Lumia 820 has video calling, video recording, video player and video sharing facilities in it. It can play almost all video formats without any third party software. Nokia Lumia 820 has a secondary video camera with 640 X 480 pixel resolution for 3G video calling.
So with all these exciting features, let us hope Nokia Lumia 820 will beat all other smartphones.
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