Lumia 920 India Release: Top 6 Amazing Software Features of WP8 Handset Priced at Rs 38,199

    The wait is over! Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 - the two Windows Phone 8 flagship smartphones of Nokia have hit the Indian market starting today, kicking in the opportunity to the Finnish handset vendor to come back in to the smartphone battle against giant competitors penetrating in the Indian market and abroad including Samsung and Apple.

    Especially, Lumia 920 - flagship smartphone of the duo being an high-end handset has to compete with similar offerings from other companies including Samsung Galaxy S3, Apple iPhone 5, HTC One X, LG Nexus 4 amongst the rest.


    Hence, the Finnish manufacturer has dumped in a lot of innovative and useful software features in to the handset to make it very interesting.

    Nokia Lumia 920 Specifications

    Before talking about these features, let us have a look at the specifications of Lumia 920, which includes a a 4.5 inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels along with PureMotion+ HD and ClearBlack display technologies.

    Further, 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 is priced at Rs 38,199 and is available in Red, Yellow, Cyan, White and Black color options.

    Lumia 920 Best Software Features

    As mentioned above, Lumia 920 has a plethora of software features, some of them are unique to the handset, while some are borrowed from Windows Phone 8. For the Nokia fans who were eagerly waiting to buy the Lumia 920, below is an explanation on all the software aspects of the smartphone.

    Glove-Friendly Touchscreen Display

    Wireless Charging

    PureView Camera

    Kids Corner

    Windows Phone 8 With Microsoft Office

    Glove-Friendly Touchscreen Display

    Lumia 920 packs in a 4.5 inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels along with PureMotion+ HD . Wondering what is so special about this display? Once the screen sensitivity is set to high, the users can navigate through the screen with their gloves on, with fingernails or any tip, indicating that there is stylus support.

    Wireless Charging

    Lumia 920 comes with Qi Wireless charging and Nokia has made its own charging accessories for the same. With in-built wireless charging, Lumia 920 can be charged without plugging in a power adapter wirelessly by placing the handset on a wireless charging shell. Nokia has even launched a Fatboy pillow accessory for this purpose.

    PureView Camera

    Lumia 920 has an 8.7MP rear camera with PureView branding, which adds more features including low light performance and more. Nokia Lumia 920′s camera takes blur-free images even when it's dark and there is no flash on.
    There are several interesting aspects in the Lumia 920 camera as explained below.

    Smart Shoot

    Smart Shoot technology that takes multiple snaps every time a user chicks a photograph. Then it chooses the best image of from the lot and creates a perfect picture.


    Cinemagraph is an exclusive app for the Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices such as the Lumia 920 that allows to create animated GIF files. The app captures a series of photos and then presents it in a still picture style that brings any animation within the picture to life. Animated files can be created using this feature while specific parts are moving and the background is static.

    At the Indian launch event, Lumia 920 camera features were compared with that of Galaxy Note 2 (which was obviously covered with strips to hide the brand name) and was claimed to excel over HTC One X in conditions of motion blur, however, there was comparison with iPhone 5, which has an 8MP iSight camera with numerous features including panorama shots, HDR and more.

    Kids Corner

    This was one more interesting feature demonstrated at the media launch event which emphasized on that Kid's Corner would let the kids use their parent's phone to play games and access select and customise apps from the Kid's Corner section, even if the phone is locked. Parents can add apps and games and set a password for the lockscreen. All that has to be done is swiping from right to left from the lockscreen to open apps and games from the kid's corner.


    NFC - Near Field Communication, offers easier mobile payment options simply by tapping the screen, however, it is a big question when it comes to its penetration in India.

    Windows Phone 8 With Microsoft Office

    Lumia 920 with Windows Phone 8 comes with beautiful lock screen, multiple Windows feature, free Microsoft Office software with complete access to SkyDrive. Moreover, there is access to all types of files from PowerPoint presentations to Excel files with predictive text inputs.

    Hence, after taking an insight into all the aspects of Nokia Lumia 920, let us know in the comments section below, will you consider buying the new flagship WP8 phone over other smartphone offerings in the market?

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