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Nokia Lumia 820 (Black)

  • SKU: 236949
  • , EAN: 6438158525764
  • , Mfr: L820BK_UK
  • , Brand: Nokia
  • This product has been discontinued, the information below is for reference purposes only.

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Nokia Lumia 820 Features

One of the latest handsets from the "special relationship" between Nokia and Windows, the Lumia 820 has some nifty features. Like its big brother, the Lumia 920, it can be charged wirelessly and has the same supersensitive touchscreen technology, so you can tap away when wearing gloves (great for winter!). There's a brilliant 4.3 inch OLED screen layered with Gorilla Glass and an impressive 8MP camera with Carl Zeiss optics. The covers are changeable so you can pick and choose the colour of your Lumia to suit you.

The Nokia Lumia 820 is a stylish, mid-range smartphone that delivers high-end performance in a compact package.

While the Nokia Lumia 820 has the same unibody look and feel as the high end Lumia smartphones, it comes with an exchangeable shell design. Exchangeable shells not only make it possible to select from a range of colors, but also to add wireless charging. Beneath the shell is room to insert a micro SD memory card.

Features you'll love:

  • New Windows 8 Operating System – live tiles interface
  • Supersensitive AMOLED Screen - can be used when wearing gloves
  • Removable Battery & wireless charging - compatible charging plate required
  • 8GB memory built in & micro SD slot (up to 64GB)
  • 8MP Camera & NFC

  • Shipping Weight: 0.70kg

Technical Details

  • CPU: Snapdragon™ S4 Dual-core 1.5Ghz Processor
  • Platform: Windows Phone 8
  • Network: HSPA/WCDMA Europe/Asia: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz / Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz / (Band frequency, HSPA availability, and data speed are operator dependent)
  • Memory: Internal phone storage: 8GB / RAM: 1GB / 7GB free SkyDrive storage / microSD slot (up to 32GB)
  • Display: 4.3-inch AMOLED Clearblack touch screen with 800 x 480 resolution
  • microSIM
  • GPS: Internal GPS antenna
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth® 3.1 / Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n / 3.5 mm stereo audio jack / Micro-USB / NFC
  • Camera: 8.0MP Carl Zeiss Tessar lens, dual LED flash / Full 1080p HD video capture at 30fps / Video front camera (640 x 480 pixels)
  • Battery: Removable rechargeable BP-5T 1650mAh battery with integrated Qi wireless charging
  • Weight: 160 grams
  • Dimensions: (LxWxT): 123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm

User Reviews

  • by Anonymous
  • 13 February 2013

Lumia 820

This is my first really smart smartphone, and there seemed to be a lot to learn! Build quality is faultless! Getting the cover off to fit the SIM and microSD card is a knack. At first I could not believe that such a well fitted seam would ever come apart, then almost miraculously it just opened. The inital set-up process is well explained, with lots of opt-outs if you don't want Microsoft, Nokia and whoever watching your every move, and I even came accross clear instructions if you want to clear everything out and start again. It took an hour or so to find my way round the interface and menus, but it is beasutifully and logically laid out. I like it! I like it! I like it!

  • by Andrew Butler
  • 30 December 2012

Nokia is back in 2012 brilliant device

Purchased the Lumia 820 as a Christmas present for my wife and she has not been disappointed it s a wonderful piece of kit. I already have a Lumia 800 so I had a lot of experience setting up her phone right. So before the day I had setup an outlook account (Microsoft account) dropped her gmail into it, got a micro SIM off the local phone shop and added in an 8GB Micro SD card to the package. The phone was setup on the Three Ireland phone network. On xmas morning I activated the micro sim without issue by calling Three. The initial setup goes through a few wizards like the Microsoft account setup, contacts transfer via Bluetooth from her old N8 and wi-fi setup all worked flawlessy. Had to wait about 2 hours for the new micro sim to kick into the Three Ireland network when it came we were up and running. We then tested a few things like call quality: excellent, MMS picture sending again worked first time without any settings modification. As did mobile internet access, again no input of any settings was required. As with the Lumia 800 the facebook integration under people hub is absolutely brilliant. The windows 8 interface is really sweet being fast and fluid. Added in a few apps and they were all really brilliant. People complain about the lack of apps however this has not been an issue so far and there is more on the way. The Lumia 820 is bigger and heavier than the 800 also the screen is much better as is the speed of the device. You really notice the snapdragon processor and 1GB of ram versus the Lumia 800 though it’s no slouch either. The phone feels right in one hand it’s solid with a removable cover that is a bit tricky to get off but has really decent quality to it. The phone has 2 camera’s the main one is really excellent with brilliant photos even in low light indoors. Again sharing on facebook and uploading to skydrive is so easy. The internet browser is excellent being fast to render web pages and pinch and zoom plus playing video links seamlessly, the mobile youtube site works flawlessly. My one gripe is the battery which you have to charge every night, however it being removable this might be upgraded in the future. I bought this phone from 3 choices, the iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S3 and Lumia 820. Having seen all the others I am very happy with my choice. The Lumia innovates more than the iPhone 5 has better built quality than both and allowing a Micro SD card means the phone is upgradeable. I encourage others who left Nokia because of some very bad products (N97 comes to mind) to reconsider you will not be disappointed.

  • by Bunjiweb
  • 25 March 2013

Nokia are back in the game....

Firstly an apology to Nokia – I left you in the days of the 3210 when apps were limited to Snake and sending texts was cutting edge and haven’t yet been back. I just haven’t been excited by anything Nokia came up with in recent years and don’t even get me started on my thoughts on Symbian – that’s for another post. Roll forward to 2012 and I started becoming increasingly interested in seeing what all the hubbub was about now that they've joined forces with Microsoft on the latest Lumia line-up. Using the Nokia 820 was my first proper experience with Windows Phone and was generally positive - the Nokia Lumia 820 does a great job of showing off its capabilities. The interface is very fluid and never showed any signs of slow-down thanks to the good specification components Nokia have packed in. The build and design of the 820 is also really appealing. It may not be the lightest phone I've used recently but it feels really solid and well constructed that will please many people who just aren't convinced by the lighter plastic feel of some of the other phones around. Nokia are right back in to the smartphone race with their latest Lumia handsets that present a great alternative to the plethora of Android phones out there and the predictability of the iPhone and the Lumia 820 can be easily recommended in many regards.

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