Nokia Brings Innovation to India; Launches Affordable Lumia 520 and Lumia 720

By March 20th, 2013 AT 7:58 PM

The new additions to the Lumia series that were unveiled at Mobile World Congress earlier this year, today made their way into the Indian Market. Nokia Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 that are expected to bring a range of innovative, unique and high end experience to Indian audiences will be available for sale from early April 2013. The Nokia Lumia 520 seems to be the Nokia’s most affordable Windows 8 smartphone with a price of approx. Rs 10, 500 while that of Lumia 720 will be around Rs. 20,000.

With two new launches, the Lumia series has now gone innovative and bolder in terms of design, color, craft, material and functionality. Available in five eye-catching bright covers – red, white, cyan, black and yellow, the devices are sure to make heads turn.


Launching the new devices, Mr.Vipul Mehrotra, Director –Smart Devices, India Middle East Africa, Nokia said, “The Windows Phone 8 momentum is building and Nokia is charging ahead with Lumia series. The launch of Nokia Lumia 720 and Nokia Lumia 520 reflects our commitment to build a winning ecosystem that will enrich people’s mobile experience and help them connect with each other at newer price point.”





Operating System

 Windows Phone 8

 Windows Phone 8


 4.3” Clear Black WVGA LCD with super sensitive touch for nail and glove use

 4”IPS LCD WVGA with super sensitive touch for nail and glove use


 1.0GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon S4

 1GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon


Back : 6.7 megapixel

Front: 1.3 Megapixel

5 Megapixel Rear Camera; No front camera


512 MB RAM; 8GB Internal memory with a support for micro SD cards upto 64 GB

512 MB RAM; 8GB Internal memory with a support for micro SD cards upto 64 GB


2000 mAh with wireless charging option via Snap-on charging cover



NFC Enabled

Lacks NFC Connectivity


Rs.20,000 (Approx.)

Rs. 10,500 (Approx.)

Apart from the above features, Nokia Lumia 720 and Nokia Lumia 520 devices are high on style, navigation options and an integrated entertainment and social experience of Windows Phone 8.

Chhavi is a social media enthusiast and telecom technologies admirer. Based out of New Delhi, she is a corporate communication and marketing professional by day and writer by night. If she is not busy with Telecom, you can find her reading management books.

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