Nokia Lumia 820

Specifications
Nokia Lumia 820
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  • 4.3" 480x800 pixels
  • 8MP 1080p
  • 1GB RAM Snapdragon S4 Plus
  • 1650mAh Li-Ion
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2012, September
Status Available. Released 2012, November
Body
Dimensions 123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm, 83.5 cc (4.87 x 2.70 x 0.39 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz)
SIM Micro-SIM
Display
Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches, 52.6 cm2 (~62.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels, 5:3 ratio (~217 ppi density)
 Nokia ClearBlack display
Platform
OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8, upgradable to 8.1
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus
CPU Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait
GPU Adreno 225
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 8 MP, AF
Features Carl Zeiss optics, dual-LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single VGA
Video
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 Dolby Headphone
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE/ aptX after WP8 Denim update
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery
  Removable Li-Ion 1650 mAh battery (BP-5T)
Stand-by Up to 330 h (2G) / Up to 330 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 14 h (2G) / Up to 8 h (3G)
Music play Up to 55 h
Misc
Colors Black, Gray, Red, Yellow, White, Blue, Violet
SAR 1.37 W/kg (head)     0.71 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.79 W/kg (head)    
Price About 170 EUR
Tests
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal) / 2.193:1 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 67dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 70dB
Audio quality Noise -82.2dB / Crosstalk -81.4dB
Battery life Endurance rating 40h

User opinions and reviews

According to notebookcheck.net, this phone can heat up to around 47.8 Degrees Celsius under 100% CPU Load. You can get quite close to this when browsing (I browse a lot) using the stock IE11, 47.8 Degrees Celsius is uncomfortably hot. I tried this br...

I got this on 16 March 2019 for £20 in great condition, it was a bargain, honestly. I don't know why but I really wanted it. Currently using it as my secondary phone to my J7 Nxt. Ratings: Performance - 7.5/10 Battery - 4/10 Camera -...

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Got my Nokia Lumia 820 Developer Device as a gift for being one of the 2012 Nokia Champions in Asia. Its still working until now, just that the sim tray broke so I purchased a full motherboard (costs 1.1k Php) instead of just the sim tray (costs 170 ...

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