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Nokia Lumia 1020 and HTC One Mini Unofficially Land in the Philippines

The Nokia Lumia 1020
The Nokia Lumia 1020

The Nokia Lumia 1020 and the HTC One Mini are starting to pop up in online shops here in the Philippines. Widget City is actually already offering the HTC One Mini and they just announced yesterday that they will start selling the Nokia Lumia 1020 very soon. Still no word from both Nokia PH and HTC PH on official availability and pricing.

The Nokia Lumia 1020 is one of most much awaited smartphones because of its monstrous 41-megapixel camera coupled with Nokia’s Pro Camera application. It will be available in white, black and yellow.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Spec Sheet

  • 1.5 GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 processor
  • Adreno 225 graphics
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage, no expandable memory
  • 4.5-inch AMOLED PureMotion HD+ ClearBlack display (768 x 1280 pixels) 332 ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 41-megapixel rear facing camera with Carl Zeiss optics Optical Image Stabilization, auto/manual focus and Xenon flash.
  • 1.2 megapixel front facing camera
  • LTE, dual band Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth 3.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • 2,000 mAh battery
  • Windows Phone 8 upgradable to WP8 Amber
  • SRP on Widget City – P32,990

The Nokia Lumia 1020 will work well on Smart LTE network because it supports Smart’s 2100 LTE band though we are not sure if it will work on Globe’s 1800 LTE band.

HTC One Mini!
HTC One Mini!

The mini version of the HTC One, on the other hand, is priced at P21,490 which is a little steep compared to its rival, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, which has a P16,480 pricetag at Kimstore. Anyway, the HTC One Mini also has LTE capabilities and it supports both Smart and Globe’s LTE bands.

HTC One Mini Spec Sheet

  • 1.4GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • Adreno 305 graphics
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory, no expandable memory
  • 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 display (720 x 1280 pixels) 342 ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Beats Audio sound enhancement
  • 4 megapixel Ultrapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 1.6 megapixel front facing camera
  • LTE, dual band WiFi, WiFi hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • 1,800 mAh battery
  • Android 4.2 Jellybean
  • SRP on Widget City – P21,490.

We’ll try our best to get units for review of both devices. 🙂

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