Nokia Lumia 820: Now selling in Kenya

Nokia Lumia 820

Nokia’s Lumia 820, one of the three Nokias running Windows Phone 8 for the global market, has since found it’s way in Kenya officially. Nokia has Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and Lumia 620, priced from high to low respectively, with features reflecting the same. Lumia 820 was the first Windows Phone 8 device selling from Nokia with removable battery shells for more colour  options.

The colours are Black, Yellow, White and Red. Nokia Lumia’s notable features include expandable memory via MicroSD to 32GB and of-course the removable shells that make the battery removable too. SIM slot is next to the battery like the 620 and different from high end 920.  Pricing for the Lumia 820 is Kshs 45,000 in Kenya and is available via several select retailers.

Lumia 820 specifications:

Networks: GSM 850/900/1800/1900
WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100
LTE 800/900/1800/2100/2600
• Speed: LTE Cat3 100Mbps/50Mbps
HSDPA+ Dual Carrier cat24 (42 Mbps)
HSUPA cat 6: 5.8 Mbps
• Display: 4.3” OLED WVGA 800×480,
ClearBlack, super sensitive touch for
nail & glove use
• OS: Windows Phone 8
• Memory: 1GB RAM, 8 GB mass memory,
support for microSD cards up to 32GB
• Camera: 8Mp with Carl Zeiss optics and
dual LED flash
• Front camera: VGA
• Video capture Full HD 1080p @ 30fps
• Size: 123.8 x 68.5 mm x 9.9mm
• Weight: 160g / 83.5cc
• Connectivity: NFC Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n,
Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 3.1, AGPS/GLONASS, micro-USB, 3.5 mm
• Sensors: accelerometer, proximity,
compass, ambient light, gyroscope
• Processor: 1.5 GHz Dual Core
Snapdragon S4
• Audio: 2 distortion free high amplitude
mics, Dolby Headphone, HD Voice
• Battery: 1650 mAh with support for Qi
wireless charging
• Talk time: (GSM/WCDMA) 2G – up to 14
hours, 3G – up to 8 hours
• Standby time: (GSM/WCDMA) up to 330
• Music playback: up to 55 hours