MWC 2013: Nokia Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 smartphones to pad out the mid-level Windows Phone 8 range

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nokia-720-top.jpgNokia have used Mobile World Congress 2013 to show off two new mid-range Windows Phone 8 handsets, the Nokia Lumia 720 and Nokia Lumia 520.

The 720, pictured above, sits just below Nokia’s Lumia 820 in the specs stakes, packing in a 4.3-inch WVGA screen and 1GHz dual-core processor. 512MB RAM is also included, as well as 8GB of storage that can be supplemented with microSD cards.

No PureView camera smarts on offer from the 720, instead getting a 6.7-megapixels with an f2.0 aperture snapper on the rear, and a 1.3-megapixels front-facing camera.

NFC is also slotted into the 9mm thin phone, which also can be paired with a wireless charging cover.lumia-520-mid.jpgMoving on to the Lumia 520, it’s a 4-inch device with a screen so sensitive it’ll even work with gloves on.

Again, a 1GHz dual-core processor is onboard alongside 8GB of storage that can be expanded with microSD cards. A 5MP camera sits on the rear.

Windows Phone 8 is the OS for both devices.

In terms of pricing, you’re looking at 249 EURO (£218) for the Lumia 720 and 139 EURO (£122) for the 520.

By Gerald Lynch | February 25th, 2013