Nokia introduces its flagship smartphone on Verizon Wireless Network. The polycarbonate and metal made smartphone is running on Windows Phone OS. The device is sporting a 1920×1080 resolution OLED 5” display, protected by an edge-to-edge Gorilla Glass 3 technology. The display features a high density of 441ppi, an increase over 35% of the iconic iPhone 5S Retina Display. Nokia improves the OLED screen readability with Sunlight Readability Enhancement and High Brightness Mode features.
The Lumia Icon includes a 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon CPU ; 32GB of onboard storage – Adding to 7GB of free cloud storage from Microsoft personal Cloud Service OneDrive; the battery is told to last near 8 hrs of normal use.
Nokia adds a rear 20MP camera equipped with Zeiss lens with aperture f/2.4 and optical image stabilization. The camera can record 1080p videos at 30 fps. The front-facing camera is a respectable 1.2MP shooter. The high quality cameras coupled with 4 Omni-directional microphones designed as built-in noise reduction and multi-dimension sound recoding, should help to produce great video/audio contents.
The Lumia Icon costs $200 with 2-year contract on Verizon network.