Nokia World: Instagram, Lumia 2520 Tablet, Lumia 1520 and 1320 announced

Several new products have been announced at Nokia World, among them a Windows RT 8.1 Tablet and two new smartphones, check out the announcements below.

And it's here! The Lumia 2520 'Bandit' wasn't fluff after all. Combined with the Nokia Power Keyboard it will offer 5 extra hours of battery life.

Lumia 2520 Specs:

Here are the rest of the specs for Nokia’s first Windows 8 tablet.

  • Windows RT 8.1
  • 10.1” full 1080p HD AH-IPS, High Brightness with Low Reflectance, Gorilla Glass 2
  • 6.7MP Auto Focus ZEISS optics, Secondary: 2MP HD wide-angle
  • Video 1080p@60fps
  • 4G LTE
  • Nokia Music for unlimited streaming of ad-free music
  • Free global HERE Maps
  • Microsoft Office built-in
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (2.2GHz Quad Core)
  • 8000 mAh (integrated)
  • Red, White (glossy), Cyan, Black (matte)
  • Price: USD 499

As far as we can tell, this is the first tablet to feature Zeiss optics for the camera. Nokia also released a hands-on video you can view below.

Lumia 1320 Specs:

  • Windows Phone 8
  • 6-inch HD LCD IPS (1280×720), Super sensitive touch support for glove and long nail use; Gorilla Glass 3
  • 5MP Auto Focus, flash. Video 1080p @ 30fps
  • LTE
  • Nokia Music for unlimited streaming of ad-free music
  • Free global HERE Maps and HERE Drive+, HERE Transit available in the Store
  • Microsoft Office built-in
  • 1.7GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB internal user memory; 7GB SkyDrive cloud storage, micro SD card support up to 64GB
  • 3400 mAh (integrated) with built-in wireless charging
  • Orange, yellow, black, or white
  • Price USD 339

Kevin Systrom, CEO and co-founder of Instagram had this to say of the announcement:

"Our ultimate goal is to bring Instagram to everyone who wants to use it…We're looking forward to watching the Windows Phone community use Instagram to capture and share beautiful moments in the coming weeks."

Lumia 1520 Specs:

  • Windows Phone 8
  • 6” full HD 1080p LCD, ClearBlack, Sunlight readability, Super sensitive touch, Gorilla Glass 2
  • PureView 20 MP, ZEISS optics,OIS, 2x lossless zoom, oversampling, dual LED flash
  • Video 1080p @ 30 fps full HD video with optical image stabilization
  • 4G LTE
  • Nokia Music for unlimited streaming of ad-free music
  • Free global HERE Maps and HERE Drive+, HERE Transit available in the Store
  • Microsoft Office built-in
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (2.2GHz Quad Core)
  • 3400 mAh (integrated) with built-in wireless charging
  • Yellow, white, black, glossy red
  • Price: USD 749

Among the announcements, Stephen Elop said that Instagram will finally be coming to Windows Phone 8 "later this year", Nokia and Microsoft worked together with Instagram to build the app, and there was no date announced for when it could be downloaded.

Nokia also announced a ton of apps coming to the Windows Store and Windows Phone 8, among them Instagram, Vine and Flipboard, check out the announcement here.

Check out the gallery below for some high res pics of the announced products.

Source: Nokia UK | Gallery Images: Nokia

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Dot Matrix said,

Why would it be DOA? It'll still be supported by the Nokia team, they'll just be under Microsoft's supervision at that point.

Because it would be the first and the last. Making two devices, very similar, still different therefore cannibalizing each other markets does not make sense. Besides if and when the deal will go through there will no longer be a "Nokia team"; there will only be a "MS team" under the direction of MS upper echelon.

Sexy. I'd really like that 2520, it's great looking... But if only it had Intel BayTrail/x86 it would be perfect. This is frustrating.

NoClipMode said,
Sexy. I'd really like that 2520, it's great looking... But if only it had Intel BayTrail/x86 it would be perfect. This is frustrating.

Have to leave something for the PC OEMs to do, heh. Lots of people are talking about the Lenovo and Dell devices.

The Lumia 1520 would be a great birthday present for me. I wish I knew someone that won the lottery, then I'd get the 1520 and 2520 tablet.

Are they likely to announce any other phones at Nokia World, or is this it? I was really hoping for an average-sized phone on AT&T.

Only the basic free skydrive storage for someone purchasing a new windows phone? Come on Microsoft if they are purchasing your products at least give them a small bump for free.

anothercookie said,
Only the basic free skydrive storage for someone purchasing a new windows phone? Come on Microsoft if they are purchasing your products at least give them a small bump for free.

Uhh, phone aside aren't Surface 2/Pro2 users getting 200GB free skydrive for a year?

Yeah but it would be a nice push for users that want big cloud storage. Samsung already does 48 extra GB on dropbox for two years on their big name phones.

Stoffel said,
Any news on the price for the KB that comes with the 2520?

$150 for the Power Cover, it's kb+battery with 2 USB ports.

GP007 said,

$150 for the Power Cover, it's kb+battery with 2 USB ports.

That makes it a total of $650, that's not cheap.
It looks really nice but I think I like the way the surface looks better, especially when you combine the tablet and keyboard.

Stoffel said,

That makes it a total of $650, that's not cheap.
It looks really nice but I think I like the way the surface looks better, especially when you combine the tablet and keyboard.

It is but I expect to see it sold through some carrier with a data contract so the whole package could be $399 or something? Who knows?

*edit* After I posted this I then saw this page. http://www.nokia.com/us-en/phones/tablet/lumia2520/ Looks like the 2520 is going to be on AT&T and Verizon.

Edited by George P, Oct 22 2013, 3:48pm :

Right before the new iPads? Might have had a better chance if they released them a month or so before

Not really... it's perfect timing since people are looking at the new ipads they can compare with the new Surface and new Lumia tablets.

j2006 said,
Not really... it's perfect timing since people are looking at the new ipads they can compare with the new Surface and new Lumia tablets.
They would have had better luck if people would have compared with the older model ipads

Fawzi Breidi said,
No one mentioned that 1520 contains 32GB on board + SDCARD expansion!
I'm sold!

Yeah wtf! That's really important and great news! Plus 2gb of ram this thing is great! Still less ram than a note 3, but if this costs less than a note 3 this is going to be a great seller and most likely my next phone!

The new Video Director Suite is exactly what my life needs, lol. Hopefully it comes to the Surface 2, seeing as how Microsoft will essentially own Nokia soon.

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