Nokia has unveiled its first two Windows 8 handsets – the NFC-enabled Lumia 920 and Lumia 820.
The flagship Lumia 920 (pictured) features a 4.5-inch Nokia PureMotion HD+ WXGA IPS LCD display, Nokia’s largest ever 2000mAh battery with integrated Qi wireless charging, 1.5GHz Dual Core Snapdragon S4 processor and embedded NFC.
The 920 also debuts Nokia’s PureView imaging solution, which uses floating lens technology to enable the 920’s 8.7MP camera to take in five times more light than competing smart phones without using flash, according to Nokia.
The Nokia Lumia 820 is a mid-range smart phone that features embedded NFC along with a 4.3 inch ClearBlack OLED WVGA 800×480 display, 1650mAh battery with support for Qi wireless charging, 1.5GHz Dual Core Snapdragon S4 processor, 8MP camera and microSD memory card support.
Both phones will be available in pentaband LTE and HSPA+ variants and are expected to start shipping in select markets later this year. Nokia will announce pricing and specific roll-out dates country by country when sales are due to begin.