Nokia Lumia 820

  • Nokia Lumia 820
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Based on 95 scores, 208 reviews available
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    11
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    53
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    19
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    12

The Nokia Lumia 820 features a 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor and 1GB of RAM. It has 8GB of onboard storage and supports microSD cards up to 64GB. The 820 sports a vibrant 4.3” AMOLED screen featuring Nokia’s much-touted ClearBlack technology, a 8MP rear and a front-facing VGA camera. It also features wireless charging support.

Expert reviews and ratings

By mobilephones.com on 83

The Lumia 820, I must admit, is slightly larger than I was expecting when I first took it out of its packaging. At just under 12cm long and 6 cm wide, the handset looks a little bulky, especially when compared with other models such as the Samsung Galaxy...

By Good Gear Guide on

Nokia's flagship smartphone for 2012 is the Lumia 920 but the Finnish giant hasn't neglected the rest of the market. The Nokia Lumia 820 is a mid-range smartphone that will ship with the latest Windows Phone 8 platform. It boasts an 8-megapixel camera...

By TechRadar AU on 80

Nokia is building a solid line-up of smooth, competent Windows handsets that started with the original Lumia line-up last year and continues through to the Windows Phone 8 era. We feel the Lumia 820 is a building block for that line-up rather than its...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 70

Interested in Nokia’s flagship Lumia 920, but not sure if you can justify the massive size or weight? Well it has a 4G brother that offers similar performance, but without the same bulk. The second of Nokia’s Windows Phone 8 Lumia range to come out,...

By micromart.co.uk on 80

Nokia has garnered plenty of attention with its line-up of Windows Phone 8 handsets, and the Lumia 820 gets off to a great start with a typically high-quality design.The matte, white rear helps the 820 stand out amid legions of glossy black phones, and...

By NotebookCheck on 86

Nokia Lumia 820 Smartphone Nokia offers a decent midrange smartphone with its Lumia 820. The good build and rigid casing are compelling. The device scores with its high-contrast, relatively bright 4.3-inch touchscreen featuring a resolution of 480x800...

By CoolSmartphone on

We reviewed the Nokia Lumia 820 a while back, but as part of my Windows Phone experiment I thought I’d give it a go. So thanks to the nice people at Vodafone I got to have a play with one. I’m not going to review it again so don’t panic I’m just going...

By delimiter.com.au on

The Lumia 820 is a very solid smartphone, and represents less of a mid-range model than a slightly smaller and slightly less powerful version of Nokia's current flagship, the Lumia 920. With this in mind, we highly recommend it to those who want a Nokia...

By firstpost.com on 70

To sum up the whole experience with the Lumia 820, we would state that the Windows Phone 8 seems pretty impressive because of the fluid user interface and stable performance. A few downsides on the hardware front, such as the camera performance and the...

By TechSmart.co.za on

Nokia’s Lumia 920 (review) flagship makes for a great all-round top-end smartphone, but its tank-like frame is not for everyone. Enter the Lumia 820 which offers the same smartphone experience in a compact package.Although the 820 features solid...

By uk.hardware.info on

The Lumia 820 offers the same performance and software as the Lumia 920 at a more affordable price, and you can also use it with gloves on. The phone is smaller and lighter, but we do miss the higher resolution for the display and the image stabilizer...

By TechSpot on 75

I expected to have reservations about Nokia’s Lumia 820 - but in the end, I actually quite liked it. In the real world, though, I’m just not sure that I can recommend it.

By micromart.co.uk on 80

It's been a tough few years for Nokia, but phones like the Lumia 820 are beginning to give the ailing firm a shot in the arm. The Finnish company is on the up thanks to two key factors: a switch from Symbian to Windows Phone 8, and hardware that's...

By PC Advisor on

The HTC Windows Phone 8S and the Nokia Lumia 820 are the cheapest Windows Phone 8 handsets around. The 8S has an understated two-tone design. At 10.3mm thick it is far from the thinnest phone around, but it doesn't feel bulky and at just 114 grammes, it...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

Nokia's Windows Phone 8 line-up for 2013 has three star attractions. The Nokia Lumia 820 is the middleweight model. It has a 4.3-inch screen, dual-core 1.5GHz processor and 8-megapixel camera. These respectable specs sit fairly happily alongside the...

By TechTree on 80

The Lumia 820 is a solid piece of hardware, no doubt; and Microsoft has gotten its latest mobile OS right; which means, the fundamentals are covered. The bonuses come in form of the AMOLED display, multimedia performance, Nokia's exclusive navigation...

By What Mobile on 80

Price: £25 per month on a contract, £329.99 pay as you go, £379.95 sim freePerhaps unfairly, I’ve always been wary of Windows Phones. Tales of a dearth of apps, unwieldy operating systems and a generally unsupported infrastructure have kept me away. So...

By AsiaOne on 60

The Lumia 820, while not revolutionary, is a breath of fresh air for those who want something simple that isn't iOS or...

By FoneArena on

The Lumia 820 is a very interesting device which brings some cool additions like removable covers and a range of colors. That said, the current pricing for the handset is definitely on the higher side keeping in mind the competition which makes it...

By PC Advisor on

The Nokia Lumia 820 may be overshadowed by the 920 but this Windows Phone 8 smartphone shouldn't be overlooked. See Group test: What's the best smartphone It's about as tall as the iPhone 5 but a bit wider. It's also quite a bit thicker and weighs a...