Nokia Lumia 1320 launched for Rs 23,999: A Review

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Nokia Lumia 1320 launched for Rs 23,999: A Review

Nokia has just launched the Lumia 1320 at an event in New Delhi and the mid range device comes with a 6 inch screen and a decent set of specifications. It is will hit the retail stores for about Rs 23,999 and we review its specifications to find out if its worth the price and should you go in for it

New Delhi:  In the past couple of years, we have witnessed Nokia doing well with its giant screen Windows based smartphones. This time once again, the company has brought out a 6 inch Windows based phablet, Nokia Lumia 1320 which was codenamed ‘Batman’.

The device was recently unveiled at an event in New Delhi for Rs 23,999. The budget phablet may not have a power packed processor or a super fine camera like its elder sibling Lumia 1520 but it offers many moderate features which budget buyers will find considerable.

Let us look at its features and specifications-
. Display- 6 inches, 720p Clear Black display panel with 3 three capacitive touch buttons for back, home and Bing search – a standard Windows Phone affair.
. Processor, Chipset and RAM- 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor and 1GB of RAM
. Camera- 5MP autofocus primary camera with single LED flash light
. Memory- 8 GB internal memory with expansion capacity via microSD card
. Operating System- Windows Phone 8 GDR 3 OS with Nokia Black top up
Battery- 3400 mAh battery to provide approximately 350 hours of standby time and 14 hours of 2G talktime

It will be available for sale starting the next year. The device will be first rolled out in China and Vietnam before being rolled out in rest of the Asia and Europe. It will be available in orange, yellow, black and white colors. Its global price has been kept at Rs 23,999.

For someone who is looking a budget phone with Windows operating system and an array of features with Nokia’s durability, this could be an ideal device. However, we all know that the segment is highly competitive with offerings from Micromax, Samsung, Karbonn and many others. Its key rival will be the Grand 2 which has been launched at a similar price of Rs 23,990.