Today at MWC Nokia announced the release of four new devices covering a wide range of price points and features.
Of the new devices there are two new additions to the Nokia Lumia range, the Nokia Lumia 720 & The Nokia Lumia 520.
There are also two new budget phones, the Nokia 105 which will retail at an incredible €15 & the Nokia 301 which will retail around €65, these two are your more traditional candy bar style phones, styled in same colour palette as the Lumia range but targeting the “I just want a phone to be a phone” type user.
Lets take a quick look at the 4 devices starting with the Nokia Lumia 720
Nokia Lumia 720
It is stated to have the best camera of any mid-range smart-phone available today, a slim profile, good battery life, and a light at just 128 gram
It features Nokia Music, HERE location services, NFC and the option of adding snap on wireless charging covers, it’s a lot of phone for this price.
Along with the Lumia 920 & 820 the Lumia 720 also features sunlight readability and super sensitive touch.
The Lumia 720 the sleekest Lumia yet, the Lumia 720 is also the first to have curved glass at this price point and its polycarbonate uni-body feels smooth and almost completely seamless.
The 4.3” ClearBlack Gorilla Glass 2.0 display has easy to clean technology that also boosts visibility from different and wider angles.
Estimated Price: €249
Nokia Lumia 520
Another addition to the Lumia range, the Nokia Lumia 520 features a 5MP auto-focus camera and Cinemagraph, which brings pictures to life with animation with built in quick social media share functionality.
It also features ‘Smart-Shoot’ which allows you takes multiple group pictures with a single click providing powerful editing features to create that perfect shot
The Panorama lens provides an easy way to capture super-wide-angled photos of any beautiful scene.
The Nokia Lumia 520 has 8GB internal memory and support for micro SD cards up to 64GB which is great for a smart-phone at this price range.
Estimated Price: €139
The Nokia 301 has a 3.2-megapixel camera, with some useful features. which include a self-timer self-portrait feature that uses voice prompts to tell you how to position the phone so your face is properly in the frame, it also has a panoramic feature, sequential shot which takes 3-5 frames and then lets you choose the picture you want to keep.
You can also send images via ‘Slam‘ a new nokia blue-tooth sharing feature which allows you to send images in 1 second to a blue-tooth enabled device close to you without the usual hassle of blue-tooth sharing.
The Nokia 301 supports 3.5G internet and the Nokia express browser and has an amazing battery life of 39 days on standby.
The 301 comes pre-loaded with Facebook, eBuddy, WhatsApp and Twitter, so you wont miss out on all the social aspects found on more expensive smart-phones.
The Nokia 301 is designed to be a stable useful. practical device for a great price.
Estimated Price: €65
This little stunner is cheap and very cheerful, created to be dependable, focusing on the essentials, namely phone calls and SMS (Texting) it is ideal for a second phone, maybe to take to those places where you don’t want to take your £500 smart-phone.
It does offer a bit more than the basics though with an FM radio a flashlight and is splash proof and dust proof.
It has a decent battery with 12.5 hours talk-time and 35 days standby.
The Nokia 105 is a basic but reliable phone for those situations where you want to travel light and be a bit more carefree.
Estimated Price: €15