Nokia Lumia 1020 launched in India, price starts just under Rs 50k

Written by PTI | Chennai | Updated: Oct 15 2013, 19:29pm hrs
Nokia Lumia 1020, Nokia LumiaNokia Lumia 1020 is a top-end smartphone that is set to take on rival Apple Inc's iPhone5S. Reuters
Finnish handset major today launched its high-end smartphone Nokia Lumia 1020 equipped with a 41 Mega Pixel camera, targeted at shutterbugs.

The Windows-operating system enabled Nokia Lumia 1020, made in Nokia's facilities in Europe and Beijing, was priced at Rs 49,999, Nokia India Director (South) T S Sridhar said unveiling the phone, here.

He said the company had sold 27 million units of Lumia range of phones across globe till June 2013, adding Lumia sales in Indian market witnessed a significant jump.

"Sales of Nokia Lumia has been increasing. There was a 32 per cent growth in second quarter of 2013 over the first quarter", Sridhar told reporters here.

India was ranked among the top three markets for Nokia Lumia range of phones, he said.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 comes with 41 MP camera and can access 8 billion songs from Nokia Store. It would also allow user to download 1.65 lakh apps from Nokia portal, he said.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 will be available across the stores today and the company is offering a six months EMI scheme, he said.