Nokia Lumia 720 and Nokia Lumia 520 launched in Pakistan


Nokia Pakistan has announced two more Lumia smartphones in Pakistan. The low-end Lumia 520 and the mid-range Lumia 720 are now available Pakistani customers. Both the new smartphones run Windows Phone 8 OS where Lumia 520 is the most inexpensive Windows Phone 8 smartphone which was launched globally in February of current year along with the Nokia Lumia 720.

Nokia previously has launched the high-end Lumia smartphones running Windows Phone 8, Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and Lumia 620 in Pakistan. You can checkout our thorough reviews of Lumia 920 and Lumia 820. Lumia 620 now stands between Lumia 520 and 720 obviously feature wise and price wise. Nokia Lumia 520 has been tagged to sale in Pakistan for Rs. 18,400/- including taxes while Nokia Lumia 720 is available for Rs. 32,800/- inclusive of taxes. Both prices are official from Nokia.

Nokia Lumia 520 is having 4-inch WVGA IPS LCD display featuring the same Super Sensitive touch technology as came with high-end Lumia 820 and Lumia 920. Supporting 1 GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon S4 processor and 512 MB of RAM. Mass memory has 8 GB for internal user storage and an option to extend memory via MicroSD card of up to 64GB. Additional 7GB of free cloud storage on SkyDrive will be added to your Windows Live account. Battery capacity is 1430 mAh. The smartphone does bring a 5 Megapixel primary camera for regular photography and video recording but no secondary camera is available, hence no front facing video chat on Skype. Nokia’s traditional dedicated camera shutter key is present. With support of 3G HSPA, WLAN, Bluetooth 3.0, A-GPS, Micro SIM, 3.5mm Audio Connector, USB 2.0.

Lumia 520 lacks the NFC connectivity and Wireless charging features.

Nokia Lumia 720’s valued features include 1 GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon S4 processor as it is in Lumia 520 as well as other memory elements are same being 512 MB of RAM. 8 GB of internal user storage and extendable memory with MicroSD card of up to 64GB. 7GB of free cloud storage on SkyDrive. The major inclusion of f/1.9 aperture opening in camera module with 6.7 Megapixel sensor of size 1/3.6″ and Carl Zeiss lens with LED flash.

What differs Lumia 720 from Lumia 520 is the battery capacity which is 2000 mAh. Lumia 720 also supports NFC connectivity and wireless charging with add-on accessory cover.

You can check the full official press release document attached below.

Press Release

Karachi – 19th April, 2013: Nokia has made available two new additions to its Lumia series, augmenting its range of Windows Phone 8 devices in Pakistan across price points to attract younger and hyper social audience. With the availability of the two new devices in Pakistan – Nokia Lumia 520 and Nokia Lumia 720 – Nokia brings a range of innovative, unique and high end experiences to a whole new set of audiences across the country. Blending exceptional style and innovation, Nokia Lumia 720 offers a powerful camera as well as an integrated entertainment and social experience of WP8. Nokia Lumia 520 is a highly immersive and affordable smartphone that provides rich selection of innovations for a more fun and exciting smartphone experience.

Speaking about the new devices, Arif Shafique, country general manager, Nokia Pakistan & Afgahnistan said, “The WP8 momentum is building and Nokia is charging ahead with the Lumia series. The availability of Nokia Lumia 720 and Nokia Lumia 520 in Pakistan market 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 points. The two new smart devices will further invigorate brand Nokia amongst the new generation of smartphone purchasers.”

With a focus on younger and connected audience, the two devices are not only high on innovation but come with a stunning and eye catching design that is sure to make heads turn. Nokia Lumia 720 and Nokia Lumia 520 are based on the core components of design-inspiration, colour, craft, simplicity and material – that bring together gorgeous design and great functionality to reveal devices that are truly spectacular.

Nokia Lumia 720:

Nokia Lumia 720 has an award-winning unibody design and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus mobile processor optimized for the Windows Phone 8 experience. The highly responsive curved 4.3” Clear Black Display with super sensitive touch brings an innovative lamination process for wider viewing angles, and enhanced clarity in bright conditions thanks to software enhancements. Providing a rich entertainment experience, Nokia Lumia 720 also comes with the option to add wireless charging with a snap-on wireless charging cover. The sleek and stylish Nokia Lumia 720 delivers a high-end camera performance at a mid-range price point. Along with powerful hardware and Nokia digital camera lenses including Cinemagraph, Smart Shoot and Glam Me, the Nokia Lumia 720 makes it easy to capture and share stunning pictures. Nokia Lumia 720 is available in 5 eye catching colours yellow, red, cyan, white, and black.

Nokia Lumia 520:

The Nokia Lumia 520 is Nokia’s most affordable Windows Phone 8 smartphone, delivering rich selection of innovations taken from the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820. Powered by Windows Phone 8, this fun and colorful addition to the Nokia Lumia family contains many of the features as its high end siblings including the same digital camera lenses, as well as a four inch super sensitive touchscreen for a highly immersive smartphone experience. Digital camera lenses transform the 5-megapixel autofocus camera on the Nokia Lumia 520 into a fun way to capture pictures and share memories. Cinemagraph adds motion to still images that can then be shared with friends on Facebook, Twitter or via email. Nokia Lumia 520 is available in yellow, red, cyan, white, and black and with changeable shells.

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