At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 in Barcelona, held in February, Nokia officially announced its mid range and budget Windows Phone 8 powered smartphones - Lumia 720 along with 520. While, Lumia 520 got launched in India, soon after the showcasing, it was Lumia 720 which was awaited by the India Nokia Lumia fans for official market release. Well, finally the day has come as the handset which was on pre order till now on various e commerce sites, is now on sale on the Nokia India online store itself at a price tag of Rs 18,999.
The vivid handset is available in five color options including Black, Cyan, White, Red and Yellow, all at the same price.
A quick recap of specs shows that Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 operating system powered Nokia Lumia 720 is packed with a dual-core 1GHz Snapdragon processor and 512MB RAM, 800 x 480 ClearBlack display and has a 2,000mAh battery, NFC, and it will also support wireless charging capability. Other basic specifications will include 4.3 inches WVGA display, 127.9 x 67.5 x 9mm, 128g, 8GB internal storage, microSD card support up to 64GB, 6.7MP rear camera, 1.3MP front camera, Wi-Fi, 3G, USB 2.0, Bluetooth 3.0 and more.
Also Nokia Lumia 720 will come with the likes of services like the full suite of Here Maps, Nokia Music and several lenses such as Cinemagraph and panorama, all the Nokia exclusive features and apps which are present in high end Lumia 920 and 820 handsets launched in India in January 2013.
Hence, if you are thinking to buy a mid range Windows Phone 8 smartphone, then Lumia 720 is not a bad option to go for. At least, it has not received any feedbacks from international customers about calling issues, like it was reported in Lumia 820. Consequently, GizBot has listed few online deals which are available across the internet retailers in India for instant purchase. So what are you waiting for? Hit the slideshow below and choose your deal!