Gadget, MWC 2013, Nokia

Nokia 105, 301 and Lumia 520, Lumia 720 Announced

nokia-logoIn Barcelona Spain at this years Mobile World Congress, Nokia announces 2 new feature phones with smart capabilities and 2 addition to it’s flagship Lumia Line.

Nokia is still the leader in terms of feature phones, so it just makes sense to keep creating feature phones until such time that the world no longer needs these kind of phones, the Nokia 105 and 301 are two feature phones that has the basic smartphone feature like Internet and email access, as well as camera.

It looks like Nokia is about to expand it’s Lumia line with these two new addition. They already release the Nokia 920, 820 and the 620, now Nokia will soon be launching the Nokia Lumia 720 and the 520. Its interesting to see how Nokia will market these two new phones, since the first 3 (Lumia 920, 820 and the 620) already covered the high-to-mid and mid-to-low end smartphones.

More information after the break.

Nokia 105

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Nokia 105 – the most affordable feature phone to date with a retail price of EUR 15 (around SAR 74); it sports the classic Nokia brick form factor, with FM radio; multiple alarm clocks; speaking clock; a dust and splash-proof body, pillowed key pad; and a built-in flashlight. Nokia 105 will be available globally by the end of Quarter 1.

Nokia 301

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Nokia 301 – is a feature phone bordering smartphone, it supports 3.5G connectivity, 3.2 MP camera @2048 x 1536 screen resolution, Nokia Xpress web browser and video streaming. Nokia will be available globally by 2nd quarter of this year or by April and it’s expected to be available in more than 120 countries. The Nokia 301 will have a retail price of EURO 65 or around SAR 318.

Nokia Lumia 520

The Nokia Lumia 520 is the cheapest Windows Phone 8 in the market with a retail price of EUR 139 or SAR 681. The Lumia 520 will sport a 4″ WVGA (800 x 480) @235 ppi; a dual-core 1 GHz Snapdragon™ S4 processor and an 8 GB SSD that’s expandable up to 64 GB via microSD. The most notable feature of the Lumia 520 is it’s camera which Nokia said is the same as the digital camera lenses found in Lumia 920.

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Nokia 520 full Spec:

  • 4″ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 480 x 800 screen resolutoin, @233 ppi
  • Dual-core 1 GHz Snapdragon™ S4 Processor
  • Adreno 305 GPU
  • Scratch-resistant glass
  • 5 MP, 2592 x 1936 screen resolution with Auto focus, f/2.4, 28 mm focal length
  • 720p@30fps video capture
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8
  • 8 GB internal storage and expandable up to 64 GB via microSD
  • 512 MB RAM
  • GPRS Class B
  • EDGE Up to 236.8 kbps
  • HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
  • (2G) GSM 850/900/1800/1900
  • (3G) HSDPA 900/2100 – RM-914, HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 – RM-915
  • dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP
  • 3.5mm jack
  • microUSB v2.0
  • Accelerometer, proximity, Ambient light sensor
  • GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS
  • Dimensions 119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm, 75.7 cc
  • Weight 124 g
  • Colors Yellow, red, cyan, white/black
  • Li-Ion 1430 mAh battery (BL-5J)

Nokia will first roll-out the Lumia 520 in Hong Kong and Vietnam in the 1st quarter before expanding to global markets.

Nokia Lumia 720

Nokia Lumia 720 is the Lumia 520 on steroids with a slightly larger camera and screen but the same processor, storage, RAM and GPU. The Nokia 720 will have a retail price of EUR 249 or around SAR 1220 – still not bad if you’re choosing between 820, 620 and 720.

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Nokia 720 full Spec:

  • 4.3″ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 480 x 800 screen resolutoin, @217 ppi
  • Dual-core 1 GHz Snapdragon™ S4 Processor
  • Adreno 305 GPU
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • Rear camera: 6.7 MP, 2848 x 2144 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, LED flash
  • 720p@30fps video capture/playback
  • Front camera: 1.3 MP 720p@30fps
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8
  • 8 GB internal storage and expandable up to 64 GB via microSD
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Free 7 GB SkyDrive cloud storage
  • GPRS Class B
  • GSM network: 1800/850/900/1900 MHz
  • EGPRS 236.8 kbps (DL/UL)
  • WCDMA : 900/2100/1900/850 MHz
  • HSDPA – 21.1 Mbps ; HSUPA – 5.76 Mbps
  • dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP
  • NFC (sharing, tagging, pairing)
  • 3.5mm jack
  • microUSB v2.0
  • Accelerometer, proximity, Ambient light sensor
  • GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS
  • Dimensions 127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm, 78 cc
  • Weight 128 g
  • Colors White, Red, Yellow, Cyan/Black
  • Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery (BP-4GW)

Like the Nokia Lumia 520, it will start rolling out to markets like Hong Kong and Vietnam; then on the 2nd Quarter of 2013 to the rest of the world.

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