Nokia has launched the Lumia 1020 the much talked about windows phone that comes with a 41 megapixel camera with Xenon flash and image stabilization (optical). The handset is already listed on some online store (Flipkart, Snapdeal, Homeshop18)  as forthcoming items.

Users will not be able to pre-book yet, probably the pre-bookings will start from first week of October. None of the stores have mentioned the price. The Nokia Lumia 1020 windows 8 powered phone houses 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual core processor with 4.5 inch AMOLED screen supporting 1280×768 pixels resolution.

RAM is 2GB and internal storage is 32GB. There is no external SD card support. The Lumia 1020 is 10.4mm thick and weight is 158 grams. This is a single SIM handset. The key highlight however is the 41 megapixel camera with Xenon flash support. There is a front camera too of 1.2 megapixel resolution.

The rear camera can record videos in full HD (1080p) resolution at 30 fps. The camera comes with carl zeiss tessar lens with 26mm focal length, minimum focus range is 15 cm. Its auto focus with optical image stabilization and high resolution zoom.

Nokia Lumia 1020 launched in India

Other features are 3G (42Mbps), Wi-Fi, GPS with GLONASS + A-GPS, Bluetooth 3, DLNA, FM radio and NFC. Nokia 1020 comes with accelerometer, proximity, light, gyro, barometer and magnetic sensors. Battery is of 2000 mAh capacity with up to 13 hours talk-time on 3G and 19 hours on 2G networks.

This WP8 handset will hit the stores soon, this October.

By Rajeev Rana

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