Nokia Lumia 1020: 41.0-Megapixel Camera Smartphone Up for Pre-order in India for ₹2,000
Nokia’s flagship smartphone Lumia 1020 which was unveiled in July is reportedly getting ready hit the Indian store shelvesFacebook/Nokia India

Finnish handset maker Nokia is reportedly getting ready to release its flagship Lumia 1020 on India, which made its global debut on 11 July in the US.

Before Nokia could officially launch the 41-megapixel camera phone in the subcontinent, online retail store Snapdeal went ahead and announced that Lumia 1020 would be released in the first week October.

It also began taking pre-orders from prospective buyers on an advance payment of ₹2000. (Rest of the amount has been asked to be paid after the smartphone is released)

Nokia Lumia 1020 sports a 4.5-inch AMOLED WXGA (1280x768p) screen with PureMotion HD+ display technology and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen shield.

Like all high-end Lumia smartphones, it too runs on the Windows Phone 8 OS. Lumia 1020 houses a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Processor with sumptuous 2GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt memory, enough to load numerous apps and games.

The USP of Lumia 1020 is its camera specifications. Its stunning 41.0-megapixel PureView camera boasts of 6 physical lenses (Carl Zeiss Tesser) with OIS (Optical Image stabilizations). It features Xenon flash support, f/2.2 aperture and 3X high-resolution lossless zoom.

To further enrich the photography experience, the phone comes pre-loaded with applications and editing tools such as 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.

Earlier this week, Nokia's rivals, Samsung and Sony launched their flagship handsets-Galaxy Note 3 and Xperia Z1 in India, while LG is set to release 5.2-inch smartphone, G2 later this month.

Key specifications of Nokia Lumia 1020:


Nokia Lumia 1020


4.5-inch AMOLED WXGA(1280x768p) display with PureMotion HD+ technology, pixel density: 334 ppi (pixels per inch)


Windows Phone 8


Dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Processor with 1.5GHz



Storage capacity



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 flash

Front: 1.3-megapixel HD wide-angle camera


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;


2G & 3G


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


130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm


158 g


Not Revealed