Nokia Lumia 1020 launched in South Africa

Nokia announced at a press event in Johannesburg on Thursday, 7 November 2013, that it has launched the Lumia 1020 in South Africa.

Vodacom had previously revealed that it plans to offer the Nokia Lumia 1020 during November.

According to a Nokia spokesperson, the Lumia 1020 will be available on Vodacom‘s Smart S contract for R399 per month and has a recommended retail price of R9,499.

Nokia officially unveiled the Lumia 1020 at an event in New York on 11 July 2013, with product demonstrations focussing heavily on the capabilities of the 41-megapixel camera built into the device.

The key specifications of the device are summarised in the table below:

Specifications Nokia Lumia 1020
Dimensions 130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4mm
Weight 158g
Operating system Windows Phone 8
Display 4.5″ WXGA (768×1280)
Rear camera 41MP PureView
Front camera 1MP (1280×960)
Storage, internal 32GB
Storage, expandable No
RAM 2GB
Processor 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
Battery 2,000mAh
Cellular data HSPA+, LTE
SIM type Micro SIM
NFC Yes

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