Nokia Lumia 820

70
Engadget
Score
70

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone (Windows Phone)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
8 GB
Screen size
4.3 inches

General

Type
Smartphone (Windows Phone)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
yes

Power

Talk time
2G, 3G (up to14 hour) (up to8 hour)
Standby time (max)
330 hours
Battery type
Li-ion (1650 capacity mAh)

Camera

Camera
yes (8 megapixels) (Records video, Digital zoom, Flash) (yes)

Location

Location support
yes (GPS, Cellular location, WiFi location)

Storage

Internal memory
8 GB
Memory card
Array

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2) (yes)
Bluetooth
3.0 + HS (HSP [headset], HFP [hands-free], A2DP [stereo audio])

Media

Media playback
yes (AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA) (h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, VC-1, WMV) (Streaming / internet) (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)

Messaging

SMS
yes
MMS
yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML
Email
yes (POP3, IMAP, Push email)

Sync

Sync PIM data
yes (OTA sync) (Windows)

Apps

Apps (default)
Array

Carriers

Regions offered
Array

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM, LTE (GSM, GPRS, EDGE) (UMTS / WCDMA, HSDPA, HSUPA)
Subscriber identity
micro-SIM card

Display

Screen size
4.3 inches
Screen resolution
Other (800, 480)
Pixel density
216 PPI
Screen type
OLED (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
no

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Mono (yes)
Voice dial
Yes

Hardware

CPU
1.5 GHz
CPU cores
Dual-core
RAM
1 GB
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Array

Other features

NFC or RFID payment
yes