HELSINKI/NEW YORK: Nokia and Microsoft will take the wraps off the struggling European company’s most powerful smartphone on Wednesday, in what may be their last major shot at winning back a market lost to Apple, Samsung and Google.
The world’s largest software maker and the Finnish company that once dominated the cellphone market will showcase the device in New York on Wednesday morning and demo it for industry insiders about the same time in Helsinki.
Microsoft and Nokia hope the new Lumia will become a potent weapon in an escalating global mobile industry war.
Lumia 820 and 920 will run on window’s latest os windows 8.The New lumia’s have features like :-
Location and City Lens: Nokia Maps will offer true offline maps that work without caching. Nokia Drive will also include daily commute feature, calculating time it takes to your place of work. It will tell you when to leave. Nokia Transport will give you public transportation info, and maps will even extend indoors.
Nokia City Lens lets you explore the world around you by pointing your camera at any city block. You can see names of restaurants, cafes, shops and more overlaid on buildings. You’ll be able to see it all in the Lumia 920′s display. This app then links to info and you can book reservations from there.
Pure Motion HD+ Screen: This 4.5 inch curved glass display on the Lumia 920 is designed to outclass the competition. It has blur-free scrolling and a fast refresh rate, keeping content sharp and flicker free.
Built-in wireless charging: The Lumia 920 features a 2200 mAh battery paired with a Qualcomm Snapdragn S4 processor to help save on power. Nokia says this phone is up to 30 percent more efficient than quad core phones.
Nokia will also sell the Fatboy pillow based on the Qi wireless charging standard. Nokia is also bringing wireless charing to Virgin Atlantic within the airport as well as Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf shops.
Windows Phone 8: Microsoft showed off some of the new features of Windows Phone 8 running on the Lumia 920. You can pin people to the Start screen and
resize them so you can see at a glance how many messages or updates you have waiting.
Now seeing the features i feel this phone can really revive nokia and bring bang it’s loosing gloory.
The best features i found is the wireless charging and offline maps.
#switchtolumia is now trending.People are very happy with this phone.And some are saying
SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY
~will update more soon