Nokia Lumia 1520, the first 6-inch Lumia smartphone, available in India at Rs.46999

Nokia has launched the bigger, 6-inch Lumia smartphone — the Nokia Lumia 1520 — featuring Windows Phone 8 OS with the latest updates, in India, for INR 46999/-.

The smartphone is powered by 2.2GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 800.

The Nokia Lumia 1520 comes with a 1080p Full HD screen, a 20MP PureView camera with optical image stabilization, oversampling technology and zooming capabilities.

An innovative feature of the smartphone is the new Nokia Storyteller that helps users create personal stories with the help of Nokia Camera.

Nokia Lumia 1520 brings PureView imaging and HERE maps together on the Nokia Storyteller. Users can re-live memories in a new, dynamic, and interactive way with Nokia Storyteller that automatically integrates pictures with HERE location information into a chronological picture journey on a map.

The bigger screen also makes it a convenient device for using office applications like Microsoft Office on the go.

The smartphone features 2GB RAM, 32 GB internal user memory; 7 GB SkyDrive cloud storage, micro SD card support up to 64GB. The 3400 mAh battery comes with integrated wireless charging support (Qi compatible).

P Balaji Managing Director Nokia India and Vipul Mehrotra Director-SD Nokia India Middle East and Africa launching Nokia Lumia 1520

“With the Nokia Lumia 1520, the first 6-inch Lumia smartphone, we’re significantly expanding our Lumia portfolio applying our industry leading design,” said P. Balaji, managing director, Nokia India. “With our latest imaging innovations and the best from Microsoft brought to a new form factor, we’re helping people to capture the world around them and do more on the go.”

Nokia 20MP PureView camera with optical image stabilization also creates the best high quality image. The new Nokia Camera integrates the most popular imaging modes – Pro, Smart, and video – into one seamless picture-taking experience.

Nokia Lumia 1520 camera also captures full HD video with crystal-clear audio. The device also boasts Nokia Rich Recording with four microphones, providing directional stereo recording capability to capture distortion free audio from the preferred direction for accurate and clear sound.

Commenting on the trend of large screen smartphones, Vipul Mehrotra, director – Smartphone Devices, Nokia India, Middle East and Africa said, “Large screens are increasingly becoming popular among smartphone users and imaging is one of the key factors that define a good smartphone.”

“With the Nokia Lumia 1520, we have boosted the Lumia design to a large 6 inch screen, with the clearest and sharpest display offering people a better way to tell their stories,” Mehrotra added.

The Nokia Lumia 1520 comes preloaded with a bevy of applications and games including InNote and CamScanner, digital magazine Zinio and Flipkart eBooks, gaming/fitness apps like Rail Rush and Adidas miCoach, imaging apps like Camera 360 and movies apps that include Your Movies, Big Flix and Vimeo.

Nokia has also launched the Nokia CP 623, a functional case, for the Nokia Lumia 1520. It has a front cover that can also flex and bend into a variety of shapes to ensure users get the best viewing or working angle, while also complementing the Nokia Lumia 1520’s design.

The Nokia Lumia 1520 is available in Red, Black, Yellow and White, in India starting today and is priced at INR 46999/- . The Nokia CP 623 is available in matching colors at an MRP of INR 2999/-.

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