Nokia has announced that they will be delivering firmware updates for their Windows Phone 8 offerings - Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and Lumia 620. The announcement, delivered via the Nokia Developer Blog, states that the updates will deliver further performance, stability improvements and more.
Microsoft has recently begun pushing out an update for the Windows Phone 7.8 platform that featured a number of bug fixes and enhancements especially for the Live Tile sticking issue. Now, Nokia has revealed plans for a new firmware release for its Windows Phone 8 range of handsets that include the flagship Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and Lumia 620 models.
The new software has the version number of 1232.5957.1308.00xx and features a number of performance and stability enhancements to the handsets, which include better display stability when making a call, along with enhanced automatic display brightness adjustment, and has started to be pushed out to the Lumia 920 and 820.
Meanwhile the company has revealed that the Lumia 620 is being treated to some new software of its own that has a version number of 1030.6407.1308.00xx, which will bring with it better stability to the handset, improved camera quality that will see the exposure corrected when a user takes a photograph with a flash in bright conditions.
There are also improvements made to the handsets touch behavior and this new firmware has also begun being pushed out by the company so users can keep an eye out for a notification of its availability.
When it comes to specifications, Lumia 920 sports a 4.5 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels along with PureMotion HD and ClearBlack display technologies. The handset is equipped with an 8.7MP rear camera with PureView branding, 1.3MP front camera, 1.5GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 1GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, micro USB 2.0, NFC connectivity and 2,000 mAh Li-ion battery. The handset will come in Red, Yellow, Cyan, White and Black color options.
On the other hand, Lumia 820 packs a 4.3 inch AMOLED ClearBlack capacitive touchscreen display with 800 x 480 pixels. The handset has a 1.5GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, 8MP camera with the PureView technology, a VGA front camera video calling, NFC and 1,650 mAh Li-ion battery. When it comes to color variants, Lumia 820 comes in White, Black, Yellow and Red.
Claimed to be the cheapest Windows Phone 8 based handset - Lumia 620 comes with a 3.8 inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen display, 1GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 512MB RAM, 8GB internal storage, 5MP rear camera, VGA front camera, NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 1,300 mAh battery. Lumia 620 will come in Magenta, Yellow, Cyan, White and Black color variants.