Intercomp, authorised distributor for Nokia phones in Malta, is announcing the launch on the local market of the Nokia Lumia, powered by Microsoft’s latest Windows platform. The Nokia Lumia is the first Windows smartphone that resulted from the Microsoft – Nokia collaboration. Two models are currently available, namely the Lumia 710 and the Lumia 800.
The Nokia Lumia 800 features head-turning design, vivid colors and the best social and Internet performance, with one-touch social network access, easy grouping of contacts, integrated communication threads and Internet Explorer 9. It features a 3.7 inch AMOLED ClearBlack curved display blending seamlessly into the reduced body design, and a 1.4 GHz processor with hardware acceleration and a graphics processor. The Nokia Lumia 800 contains an instant-share 8MP camera experience based on leading Carl Zeiss optics, HD video playback, 16GB of internal user memory and 25GB of free SkyDrive storage for storing images and music.
The purposely built, no-nonsense Nokia Lumia 710 can be personalized with exchangeable back covers and thousands of apps to bring the Lumia experience to more people around the world. The Nokia Lumia 710 is designed for instant social & image sharing, and the best browsing experience with IE9. With the same 1.4 GHz processor, hardware acceleration and graphics processor as the Nokia Lumia 800, the Nokia Lumia 710 delivers high performance at a more affordable price tag. It also incorporates a 5MP Camera, HD video playback, 8GB of internal user memory and free SkyDrive storage for storing images and music.
Both smartphones include signature Nokia experiences optimized for Windows Phone, including Nokia Drive, which delivers a full-fledged personal navigation device (PND) with free, turn-by-turn navigation and dedicated in-car-user-interface; and Nokia Music introducing MixRadio, a free, global, mobile music-streaming application that delivers hundreds of channels of locally-relevant music. In an update delivered later this year, Nokia Lumia users will also gain the ability to create personalized channels from a global catalogue of millions of tracks. Also integrated in Nokia Music is Gigfinder, providing the ability to search for live local music for a complete end-to-end music experience, as well as the ability to share discoveries on social networks and buy concert tickets also coming in the Nokia Music software update delivered later this year.
The Lumia 710 is currently available in both black and white finishes whilst the Lumia 800 is currently available in black, and soon also in white. Prices for the Nokia Lumia range start from €369 incl.vat and 2 years warranty.
Meanwhile, a number of important updates have just been announced namely significant gains to the phone’s battery life, enhanced audio capabilities and an improved music-listening experience. The update also makes sure that the soft keys illuminate no matter what your brightness levels settings are. Nokia Lumia updates are available via Zune or Windows Phone 7 Connector.