Espoo, Finland—Nokia’s latest family of products builds upon its advancements in camera features as well as applications. The company unveiled six new devices along with new accessories. Building on Nokia’s imaging technologies, the latest range of Lumia and Asha products are said to enable people to capture and share their images like never before.
Nokia introduced its first-ever Windows tablet, the Lumia 2520; a portfolio of large-screen Lumia smartphones, the Lumia 1520 and 1320; and three Asha models, including the first 3G device in the Asha platform family of smartphones—all designed to deliver “vibrant colors and a more intuitive user interface, all at an accessible price.”
“Now more than ever, mobile devices are at the center of consumers’ lives as they look to capture, curate and share experiences on the go,” said Stephen Elop, executive vice president, Devices & Services at Nokia. “Today we’re inviting people around the world to switch to Nokia. With our latest range of Lumia and Asha products, we’re delivering industry leading design and imaging innovation to bigger devices at more accessible prices. The quality and value that Nokia products deliver continues to grow as we partner with developers to introduce app experiences that are unique to Lumia and Windows Phone.”
The new large-screen Lumia smartphones—the Lumia 1520 and Lumia 1320—boast a 6.0-inch screen and the latest software advancements for Windows Phone. A new third column of tiles on the home screen means people can see and do more on the larger screen. The new format is coupled with some of Nokia’s most advanced camera innovations.
The Lumia 1520 offers a 20 megapixel PureView camera with optical image stabilization (OIS) to help enable sharp images even in the dark, as well as oversampling and zooming technology similar to the Lumia 1020. It will be available in yellow, white, black and red in Q4 2013, with an estimated price of $749.
In addition to the new Nokia Camera and Nokia Storyteller applications, the Lumia 1520 offers a 6.0-inch, 1080p Full HD display, and consumers can bring their videos to life with Nokia Rich Recording—audio capture using four built-in microphones.
The Lumia 1320 features a 6.0-inch 720p HD display and extends the Nokia Camera app to another price range. With a range of imaging apps available, the Lumia 1320 comes with Nokia Music for free streaming of ad-free music and HERE maps and location services. The 1320 will come in orange, yellow, white and black versions and is expected to ship Q1 2014 with an SRP of $339.
Consumers can get the most from Nokia’s latest Lumia portfolio through a new selection of applications that includes: Nokia Video Director, to create, edit and share customized videos direct from the Lumia 2520; Nokia Beamer, to share instantly with by projecting your phone screen to any HTML5 enabled screen, including documents, maps, location details, or even the camera viewfinder; Nokia Storyteller, which automatically integrates pictures from the phone with HERE location information and collates a chronological picture journey on a map; Instagram; and Vine, the popular video service. nokia.com