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Nokia Announces Lumia 920 And Lumia 820; Pushes Mobile Imaging Tech By Bringing PureView To Windows Phone

Nokia Announces Lumia 920 And Lumia 820; Pushes Mobile Imaging Tech By Bringing PureView To Windows Phone

September’s the season of new mobile handset launches, as you might have noticed by now, and Nokia just got over with its press event focused on its Lumia range of phones.

The Finnish company announced two Windows Phone 8 handsets, the Lumia 920 and the Lumia 820, targeted at the high and mid end smartphone audience respectively.

Apple’s Rival Rush To Announce Products Before ‘iPhone 5’ Event

Apple’s Rival Rush To Announce Products Before ‘iPhone 5’ Event

We expected September to be a big month for Apple with the launch of the next generation iPhone and possibly the iPad mini, next generation iPod touch and iPod nano.

But as it happens every year, Apple’s rivals are in a rush to announce new products before the ‘iPhone 5’ event. Samsung, Nokia, Microsoft, Google’s Motorola and Amazon have announced plans to launch new products just few days before Apple’s rumored media event on September 12.

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8

Microsoft unveiled their next generation mobile operating system – Windows Phone 8 codenamed “Apollo” at the Windows Phone Developer Summit in San Francisco.

The update addresses a number of shortcomings that were present in Windows Phone 7, like the lack of support for multi-core processors and high resolution displays. It also introduces a number of new features like a redesigned start screen, NFC support, external storage support and built in Nokia maps.

Apple Makes Nearly Twice as Much on iPhone as Nokia Does on Lumia 900

Apple Makes Nearly Twice as Much on iPhone as Nokia Does on Lumia 900

Nokia’s flagship smartphone, the Lumia 900, is almost $200 cheaper than Apple’s iPhone 4S. Despite that, Nokia ends up paying more for Lumia’s components than Apple does for the iPhone.

The specifics: It costs Nokia $209 to acquire components for the Lumia 900, which is currently sold for a retail price of $450. The $649 16GB iPhone 4S on the other hand uses components which cost Apple just $190.

Nokia Lumia 900 Not Good Enough For European Carriers

Nokia Lumia 900 Not Good Enough For European Carriers

Although Nokia’s Lumia 900 seems to be selling well in the U.S., the company is having a tough time convincing European carriers to carry the phone on their networks.