Nukia Lumia 720 launched, priced at Rs 17,800

Written by Chaitanya Gudipaty | Pranay Parab | New Delhi | Updated: Feb 26 2013, 01:46am hrs
Mobile World Congress 2013 kicked off in Barcelona on Monday. This column highlights the most important launches in the four-day event.

Nukia Lumia 720

Price: EUR 249 (Rs 17,800 approx)

With Lumia 720, Nokia aims to target mid-range smartphone users. Lumia 720 has a 6.7-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens (aperture f/1.9). It features Windows Phone 8 OS with 1GHz processor with 512 MB RAM and 8GB internal memory. Nokia says the smartphone's software enhancements complement its 4.3-inch display to provide wide viewing angles and clarity in a bright environment. Lumia 720 has Nokia supports the wireless charging accessory -- as seen in Lumia 920. Lumia 720 rollout will be available in China and Asia from April 2013. Another device in the segment is 4-inch Lumia 520 that costs Rs 10,000 (approx) and is expected to hit Indian markets by Q2 2013.

Nokia has also improved its Here maps application. The app comes with LiveSight -- set of augmented-reality technologies. It uses the phone's camera and displays that view with relevant, place-based information.