Nokia Lumia 1020, the flagship device has been in the news since quite some time. The 41MP camera lens is what that makes stand out from the rest of the device in the market. In US, the phone is going to arrive first on AT&T’s network for 299USD for a two year contract. In the past week, it was also reported that Amazon is attracting buyers by offering the phone at a lower down payment price.
Today, the Nokia Lumia 1020 was unveiled for the Chinese markets at Nanjing, China. The device will be available on Unicom’s network in China. It will also be available for purchase at retail outlets. What is so striking about the news is that Nokia has priced the quite expensively for China. The Nokia Lumia 1020 price in China is 5999 CNY which is around 980USD.
China is the biggest smartphone market in the world and Nokia is aiming to release the best ever Windows phone on a three year contract at an easy price tag of USD 163. The Lumia 1020 has got the trademark PureView technology. The phone comes with whole lot of camera features. The Pro Camera allows you feature like dual capture. The Smart Camera lets you snap professional kind of photos. Apart from the camera technology, all the other specs are quite similar to that of Lumia 920.
Sad thing is that Lumia 1020 is runs Windows Phone 8 OS with GDR2 update that means unless GDR3 arrives Windows Phone powered devices will not support 1080p full HD display. The Lumia 1020’s 4.5inch display supports 720p resolution. It is powered with 1.5GHz dual-core CPU and 2GB RAM. There is no external storage feature but it comes with an onboard storage capacity of 32GB.
In US, AT&T is the only network that is going to supply the Lumia 1020. Major networks like Sprint and Verizon have not announced anything on supporting the device. May be other networks are just waiting for good response and later on they may also start offering the device. However, until then it is going to available only on AT&T. Until it arrives on other networks, Nokia will continue to lose many customers.
The new Lumia 1020 seems to be very promising. The snaps taken from the Lumia 1020 appear as if it has been taken from a DSLR camera. Also, the onboard camera is capable of snapping stunning photos in low lighting conditions. Even the videos shot from the camera appear very rich and crisp and by far offers the best results ever offered by any smartphone. Thanks to the optical image stabilization onboard, the videos recorded with it can record clear visuals.