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Lumia 720 and 520 are Nokia's latest smartphones

25 February, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Lumia 720 and 520 are Nokia's latest smartphones - read the full textNokia's event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is now over and the highlight is the announcement of the Lumia 720 and 520. Both devices pack a dual-core 1 GHz Snapdragon processor (Krait to be precise), run on Windows Phone 8 and share Nokia's many software advancements like Drive, Maps,...

 

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> In reply to Goon @ 2013-02-25 12:47 from IVZ@ - click to read720 has 4'3 screen and still you're hoping for a smaller screen? Awesome.

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  • 2013-02-25 12:50
  • Pxrs

What disappoints me:

- Lack of 1GB RAM (for Lumia 720)
- Lumia 720 and 820 the same size
- Lumia 520 BIGGER than 620. (what are they thinking?)

I was looking forward for the 720 to be a 4.0" phone with 1GB RAM and with at least a secondary camera.

Now the 920 and 820 is too big and too expensive, the 720 is a bit big and a bit weak, the 620 is a bit small and a bit weak, and the 520 has the perfect dimensions, but is also a bit weak, and doesn't have a front camera.

But if I had to pick one I'll go for the Lumia 720. At least the battery inside it is stellar.

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  • 2013-02-25 12:47
  • IVZ@

> In reply to [deleted post]:))). Coming and doing some cleaning, ha?:))). Joke. But for real now. This site is full of "rich" kidos. They all have 100 gadgets on-line and just one lousy device in real life. It is amazing how much unaware and hypocrisy can some people expose. And if they would have at least known something...

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  • 2013-02-25 12:40
  • L71k

> In reply to X @ 2013-02-25 11:59 from Am9Y - click to readLOL child you got owned by many people. Now I hope you will lock yourself in your grandma's basement and cry a bit. I prefer take a nap, after it. Open Google and start increasing your "no good" information.
Peace

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  • 2013-02-25 12:38
  • sSP9

> In reply to Carol @ 2013-02-25 12:29 from L71k - click to readI was expecting that you will come out from nowhere to kick some ass. Haha and here you are.:) it's been a while.

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  • 2013-02-25 12:33
  • Pxrs

> In reply to X @ 2013-02-25 11:01 from iEP6 - click to readNokia 808 has a way better camera than Lumia 920(despite OIS on Lumia) and both have a way better and a slightly better camera(despite the big white ballance issue on Lumia) than what's now on the market and CAN be compared to them. If you give me Sony NEX 5R, the third generation NEX-5 and saying Pureview 808 is lower than a compact you don't know anything about anything. It's a little there: NEX 5R has the APSC sensor(bigger one between two, to give you additional hints) and because it has interchangeable lenses it's NOT a compact camera!

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  • 2013-02-25 12:30
  • 3RQm

> In reply to Spacebar @ 2013-02-25 12:27 from Pxrs - click to read:)), why? are you looking for me?:))

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  • 2013-02-25 12:29
  • L71k

> In reply to Carol @ 2013-02-25 12:23 from L71k - click to readhaha Carol. found you! :)

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  • 2013-02-25 12:27
  • Pxrs

> In reply to X @ 2013-02-25 11:01 from iEP6 - click to readYou better shut it, you have no clue what you're talking about... bragging and unknowing wannabe kidos like you, we can all see here, everyday. BORING trolls;)

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  • 2013-02-25 12:23
  • L71k

> In reply to X @ 2013-02-25 11:59 from Am9Y - click to readare there any "fake" DSLR if I may ask?

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  • 2013-02-25 12:20
  • Pxrs

> In reply to X @ 2013-02-25 11:59 from Am9Y - click to readand now you just sent your butler to pick up your bugatti veyron, it had its oil changed and since the carrara marble is still late on arriving you've got bored so you decided to write comments on the Lumia 720 and 520 article about you having a DSLR...right. If you cared to look at that link I gave, you would have noticed that people who actually do that for a living(review cameras) were impressed about 808 and only an(how to call you if I were to believe you having iph5 and s3?) ifandroid would say "As a camera phone, the iPhone 5 is the best compromise"-that's the proof of you knowing nothing about photography(808 as a smartphone may not be on everyone's taste, but its camera is brilliant, period)...go home kid, or write on Vertu topics...

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  • 2013-02-25 12:18
  • mjPY

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-25 11:39 from mjPY - click to readI have both the SGS 3 and the iPhone 5. So I can afford more than a cheap 808 that gets only greyish photos. Yes, the 920 gets good photos in low light(not so much in bright light), but it's problems come from WP8(not sure the "Other" space problem is solved, and well, apps.
As a camera phone, the iPhone 5 is the best compromise(apps, battery life, photo quality). But for really nice photos, a real camera is better always than anything a phone can have. BTW I have the NEX 5R(that's why I mention it), and I have a real DSLR camera too, but it doesn't fit in a pocket;), so affording any kind of device is no a problem for me.

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  • 2013-02-25 11:59
  • Am9Y

waiting for 720 review

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  • 2013-02-25 11:56
  • HsLt

> In reply to Droided @ 2013-02-25 09:38 from PZUk - click to readHtc one's camera was inferior to iphone 5's camera(8mp). There's no way it can beat that of nokia 808 let alone lumia 1000's camera. Read the review yet?

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  • 2013-02-25 11:42
  • N7Ax

> In reply to X @ 2013-02-25 11:01 from iEP6 - click to readI pay more attention to people who actually know what they are talking about than the ones who are frustrated for not having such great cameras on their laggy OS:)

http://connect.dpreview.com/po...eview-review

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  • 2013-02-25 11:39
  • mjPY

Nokia is holding conference from 25th to 28th so
dont speculate everything on the 1st day itself wait...

I'm pissed as much all of you as even i was waiting for 920 successor.

Their are 5 phones to be unveiled at MWC, 3 of them are 520,720 and asha. 2 mite be CATWALK and EOS.

Fingers crossed not loosing hope in NOKIA.

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  • 2013-02-25 11:38
  • tUe@

Ignorant people cannot see a good device in their hands, but instead follow salespeople's advice, advertising and popularity. Even reviews are not even reliable. Nokia does not need hype, their design/hardware/software makes them distinctive and their products speaks for themselves.

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  • 2013-02-25 11:34
  • RN}j

Nokia has launches the Lumia 520 and Lumia 720 as its most affordable Windows Phone 8 powered devices. The phone are great lineup to Lumia series.

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  • 2013-02-25 11:28
  • 2@1y

> In reply to X @ 2013-02-25 11:01 from iEP6 - click to readCool story bro!!!! Changed my Life.. Thanks. :)

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  • 2013-02-25 11:24
  • IaEp

> In reply to gary1238 @ 2013-02-25 10:39 from IWam - click to readI can send SMS to multiple clients on my 710 LOL.

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  • 2013-02-25 11:22
  • v0Xx

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