Nokia Lumia 1320, Lumia 525 to Hit Stores in India Next Month: Report

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By Rohit KVN | December 20, 2013 7:28 PM EST

On Monday (16 December 2013), Nokia launched the company's first ever phablet, Lumia 1520 in India. Now, the company is reportedly planning to release its affordable phablet sibling, Lumia 1320 along with a budget phone Lumia 525 next month.

Top senior executives of the Finnish company currently hosting the 6th Annual Strategy Sharing Summit in Goa have confirmed the launch of new handsets - Lumia 525 in January first week and Lumia 1320 later that month, in the subcontinent, reported BGR India.

Nokia's Lumia 1320 was unveiled alongside its expensive sibling, Lumia 1520 at the Nokia World event, Abu Dabhi in October. While both the devices were rumoured to debut in India earlier this week, Nokia chose to go solo with Lumia 1520 (₹46,999).

The new Lumia 1320 falls in the mid-range segment; it sports 6.0-inch with HD (720x1280p) IPS LCD screen with pixel density of 245 ppi (pixels per inch) and ships with the Windows Phone 8 OS out-of-the box.

Inside, it packs Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory (expandable up to 64GB), 5.0-megapixel camera (with LED flash, two-stage auto-focus and full HD video recording features), a VGA snapper on the front and 3400 mAh battery.

On the other hand, Lumia 525 is the successor of company's bestselling smartphone Lumia 520. It made its international debut last month and houses almost the same specifications as seen inside its predecessor sans a bump in RAM capacity.

Lumia 525 flaunts a 4.0-inch WVGA (800x480p) IPS LCD screen with pixel density of 235 ppi. It runs on the updated Windows Phone 8 OS (Lumia Black) powered by a 1GHz dual-core snapdragon processor backed by 1GB RAM and 8GB inbuilt memory (up to 64GB).

As of now, the official prices of Lumia 1320 and Lumia 525 are under wraps, but fans can expect the cost details to go public during their commercial release next month.

Key Specifications of Nokia Lumia 1320 and Lumia 525:

Model

Nokia Lumia 1320

Nokia Lumia 525

Display

6.0-inch HD (720x1280p) IPS LCD screen with pixel density 245 ppi (pixels per inch), Corning  Gorilla Glass shield

4.0-inch WVGA IPS LCD Display(800x480p) with pixel density of 235 pixels per inch

OS

Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 with Lumia Black OS update

Processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor with 1Ghz CPU speed

RAM

1GB

1GB

Memory

8GB, expandable up to 64 GB

8GB,expandable up to 64GB

Camera

Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with LED flash, two stage auto-focus, f/2.4 aperture, full HD video recording

Front: 640x480p camera with f/2.8 aperture

Main:5.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus, 4X zoom, f/2.4 aperture, ( no flash support)

no front camera

Battery

3400 mAh;

Talk time: up to 25 hours (2G) & 21 hours (3G)

Standby time: close to 28 days

1430 mAh

Network

3G/4G-LTE

2G & 3G

Add-ons

Micro-SIM slot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), A-GPS, GLONASS, microSD card slot, USB v2.0,

Bluetooth v4.0, USB v2.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), microSD card slot, FM radio

Dimensions

164.2 x 85.2 x 9.8 mm

119.9 x 64.0 x 9.9 mm

Weight

220 g

124 g

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