Nokia has today announced the Nokia Lumia 720’s availability and price details for Australia. It will be available from Vodafone, Virgin Mobile and leading retailers for a RRP of AUD $429. The Lumia 720 will be in store at Virgin Mobile from the 4th April. Vodafone will announce availability in the coming weeks, while retailers will being receiving stock from the 10th April.
With arguably the best unibody polycarbonate design from Nokia, Lumia 720 has, 6.7 MP Carl Zeiss optics and largest f/1.9 aperture camera, for delivering amazing low-light images. You can read more about its comparison with iPhone 5 and more coverage here.
The Lumia 720 is only 9 mm thick – and weighs just 128 gm and comes in a range of colours including black, white and red.
Read the full press release here,
-Slim, lightweight design and high-quality camera define latest mid-range smartphone-
Sydney, Australia – 2 April 2013. Nokia today added the Nokia Lumia 720 to its growing Lumia line-up.
Nokia’s latest mid-range smartphone will be available from Vodafone, Virgin Mobile and leading retailers for a RRP of AUD$429*.
Similar in design and build quality to other Lumia smartphones, the Nokia Lumia 720 has, without doubt, the best imaging credentials of any smartphone in its price band. Combining Carl Zeiss optics with Nokia’s largest f1.9 aperture, the Nokia Lumia 720 delivers sharp, clear pictures every time, day or night.
The Lumia 720 is super-slim – only 9mm thick – and weighs just 128g and comes in a range of colours including black, white and red.
Nokia Australia’s managing director, Steve Lewis, said: “As we continue to grow our smartphone offering, devices such as the Lumia 720 give breadth and depth to our Windows Phone 8 portfolio.
“With smartphone adoption continuing to grow in Australia, consumers want more choice at different price-points. Smartphones like the Lumia 720 are critical to Nokia’s strategy as they allow us to bring familiar features such as high-end design, quality hardware, unparalleled imaging capabilities and a rich navigation experience to a wider audience.”
Other key features of the Lumia 720 include:
- Access to the full HERE suite of applications, including HERE Maps, HERE Drive for free turn-by-turn navigation in Australia and HERE Transit
- Access to Nokia’s new subscription-based music streaming service, Nokia Music +, which allows users to stream from playlists curated by a team of musos and international artists
- Access to more than 130,000 applications from the Windows Phone Store including the recently launched Pandora, SBS and Take 40 apps
- In-built NFC and wireless charging capability when a shell is added.
- Access to all the best Windows Phone 8 experiences including Xbox, PeopleHub and Microsoft Office
*The Lumia 720 will be in store at Virgin Mobile from the 4th April. Vodafone will announce availability in the coming weeks, while retailers will being receiving stock from the 10th April.
Tech spec summary:
Nokia Lumia 720 Operating system Windows Phone 8 HERE maps and location experiences Free global HERE Maps, free regional HERE Drive, and free HERE Transit (data charges may apply) Display 4.3” ClearBlack WVGA LCD, 2.25 D Gorilla Glass 2.0, Super Sensitive Touch for nail and glove use Battery Nokia’s largest battery, 2000mAh battery, providing excellent battery life and performance Processor 1.0 GHz Dual-core Snapdragon S4 Cameras Back: 6.7 MPIX, BSI, F1.9, Auto-Focus, Carl Zeiss, LED flash, HD 720p @ at 30 fpsFront: Skype HD wide angle (1.3Mpix) Memory 512 MB RAM8GB mass memorySupport for micro SD cards up to 64GB7GB free SkyDrive storage Frequency 3G – 850, 900 and 2100 band
For more information about the Nokia Lumia 720, visit www.nokia.com.au.
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