Nokia unveils new line up at MWC 2013

Written by Russell Co. Posted in Launch, Mobile Phones, News, Smartphones

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Published on February 25, 2013 with No Comments

nokia-mwc-2013Nokia has unveiled its newest additions at the 2013 Mobile World Congress, with four new devices at various price points. First off are two additions to the Lumia line up, the Nokia Lumia 720 and Nokia Lumia 520, both delivering Windows Phone 8 devices more cheaply. While Nokia boosts its affordable bread and butter line up with the Nokia 105 and Nokia 301. Alongside these new devices, the Finnish company has also announced that it will be expanding its HERE brand of location services to non-Nokia Windows Phone smartphones in selected markets.

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Both the Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 fill in the gaps in the current Lumia line up. The Lumia 720 covers the mid-range area with a starting price of EUR 249 (about Php 13,400) and should be arriving on our shores in Q2. The 720 comes in 5 different colors and can be equipped with a snap-on wireless charging cover. The Lumia 520 becomes Nokia’s most affordable Windows Phone 8 smartphone with a 4-inch screen selling for EUR 139 (about Php 7,500) and should be arriving in Q2 as well.

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Nokia brings to the market two very affordable mobile phones with the Nokia 105 and Nokia 301. The Nokia 105 is a pretty simple barebones phone, it’s got a colored screen, FM radio, clocks, dust and splash-proof, pillowed keypad, and a flashlight. It looks to be built like Nokia classics so expect great durability and it’s also got up to 35 days of battery life. What makes it stand out is its EUR 15 (about Php 800) price tag that should start rolling out in Q1. The colorful Nokia 301 is the most affordable Nokia device that offers video streaming and comes with 3.5G Internet connectivity. It also comes with new smart camera features that have been inspired by the Lumia cameras. The Nokia 301 starts at EUR 65 (about Php 3,500) and should roll out in Q2.