Nokia Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 get a price tag in Germany

Nokia Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 get a price tag in Germany
The Nokia Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 are the company's latest mid-range Windows Phone 8 handsets, offering a rich array of features without costing an arm and a leg. Or at least that's what their maker tried to convince us at the smartphones' unveiling, which took place in Barcelona last month. 

At the event, a price tag of 140 euro was given for the Nokia Lumia 520 while the Lumia 720 was priced at about 250 euro. These figures, however, did not include tax, which explains why the smartphones will be a tad pricier in real life.

Pre-orders for the Nokia Lumia 520 and Nokia Lumia 720 are now being accepted in Germany. The former is priced at 199 euro (about $260) while the latter can be yours for 379 euro (about $495). Of course, that's without any long term commitment or carrier subsidy involved. Both can be had for as low as one euro after signing a contract with a local carrier.

No details have been given as to when the Nokia Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 will hit the shelves, but that should happen within the following weeks. Who's already thinking of getting one?


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Lumia 720
  • Display 4.3" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 6.7 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2000 mAh(13.4h 3G talk time)
Lumia 520
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 1430 mAh(9.6h 3G talk time)

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16 Comments

1. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Great ... i am eying 920 for a change as getting bored of Android :D

11. PhoenixWright

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

Don't wanna wait for the Catwalk or EOS [That may or may not be waterproof/resistant]?

3. joeymk

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 26, 2012

From 249 to 379 euros there is a lot of price gap. I won't be able to buy the Lumia 720 now.

6. windroid unregistered

You are considering the 620 price and 720 price, right? It's true, there's a big gap, but those prices are only upon release as they get cheaper one or two weeks after. In expansys the 720 is at 359,99€ for pre-release.

15. chrischau1308

Posts: 53; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

I think he's talking about the promised original price of the lumia 720, it's was 249 euros. Now Germany sells it for 379 euros and I was shocked too

9. SportDriver

Posts: 31; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

380 € for Lumia 720 is to much. I hoped for price around 350€ or less. Look like i will have to buy Lumia 620 or any thing with droid on ;)

14. Jabarkas unregistered

You can easily buy Lumia 820 for 340 € (EU distribution). :) Although 379 € for Lumia 720 is just a first price tag - so of course it's crazy.

10. ddxmms

Posts: 170; Member since: Feb 09, 2012

the price of Nokia lumia 720 is too damn high !

12. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

that's in germany,it aint supposed to b that much,nokia suggested retail prices way less,about $350 i think

13. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Cause sales are declining

16. Siaw_Yong

Posts: 12; Member since: Dec 09, 2012

Phones do cost more in Europe, don't they? In my country, Indonesia, Lumia 920 is sell for 6.5 million Rupiahs or 660 in dollars.

17. hombreee

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 08, 2013

They don't. Lumia 920 you can buy from 450EUR (585USD).

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