Nokia Lumia 1020
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Finnish handset maker, Nokia, has officially revealed the price of its flagship Lumia 1020 camera phone ahead of the 11 October release date.

Nokia India has begun taking pre-orders of Lumia 1020 at its e-Store for a whopping ₹49,999. The package offers free Nokia WH-530 stereo headphones worth ₹2,999 with every purchase.

The new phone is available in three colours -yellow, white and black. [Prospective buyers, who want to pre-book Lumia 1020, can click here].

Lumia 1020 flaunts a 4.5-inch AMOLED WXGA (1280x768p) screen with PureMotion HD+ and ClearBlack display technologies. It boasts of pixel density of 334 ppi (pixels per inch) and is protected by 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen shield.

The handset runs on the Windows Phone 8 OS backed by a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Processor with 2GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt memory, sufficient enough to run almost all power-intensive applications and games available at the Windows online store.

The striking feature of Lumia 1020 is its camera specifications. Its sports a 41.0-megapixel PureView camera which is said to feature six physical lenses (Carl Zeiss Tesser) with OIS (Optical Image stabilizations), f/2.2 aperture and 3X high-resolution loss less zoom. It is to be noted that the main camera features two separate types of flash support - one Xenon flash for still images and another LED light for video recording.

To further enhance the photography experience, Nokia has loaded a plethora of applications and editing tools like Nokia Pro Camera, Cinemagraph, Nokia Smart Camera, PhotoBeamer, Panorama and Nokia Glam Me Lens. The phone packs a 1.3-megapixel wide angle HD secondary camera which can record 720p HD video.

Considering the internal hardware, Lumia 1020's price-tag might seem a bit hefty, but many believe that the 41.0-megapixel camera is certain to attract professional as well as amateur camera enthusiasts alike.

Nokia's rivals Sony, LG and Samsung recently released their flagship smartphones, Xperia Z1 (₹44,990), LG G2 (16GB- 41,500 & 32GB-43,500) and Galaxy Note 3 (₹49,990) in India.

 Key specifications of Nokia Lumia 1020:

Model Nokia Lumia 1020
Display 4.5-inch AMOLED WXGA(1280x768p) display with PureMotion HD+ technology, pixel density: 334 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Windows Phone 8
Processor Dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Processor with 1.5GHz CPU speed
Storage capacity 32GB
Camera Main: 41.0-megapixel PureView camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), 6-lens optics, 3X high resolution zoom, Carl Zeiss Tessar lens, image resolution: 7712x5360p, Xenon flashFront: 1.3-megapixel HD wide-angle camera
Battery BV-5XW battery model with 2000 mAh (non-removable);Talk time: 19.1 hours (2G) & 13.3 hours (3G);Standby time: close to 16 days;
Network 2G & 3G
Add-ons Bluetooth v3.0; Wi-Fi: WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n; NFC, Micro-USB v2.0; 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen shield, Wireless charging capability
Dimensions 130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm
Weight 158 g
Price ₹49,999/-