See a Nokia Lumia 820 shell being made using a 3D printer

See a Nokia Lumia 820 shell being made using a 3D printer
While the Nokia Lumia 820 lacks many of the fancy features found on the Lumia 920 flagship, such as the PureView tech or the high-definition display, it comes with removable polycarbonate shells available in different colors and finishes. What's more is that one can even make their own unique shell, as long as they have access to a 3D printer and the necessary software. Isn't that awesome? Sure it is, and Nokia didn't miss the chance to demonstrate the 3D printing process during the MWC expo in Barcelona using hardware provided by MakerBot. 

In the video below you'll see a time lapse of the entire procedure, which takes a little over an hour to complete assuming you have a 3D model ready for printing. And since making your own 3D design from scratch won't be easy, Nokia has made the files necessary for 3D printing a Lumia 820 or Lumia 520 plastic shell are available online for those eager to use them.

So, what kind of shell would you come up with for a Nokia Lumia 820 or Lumia 520? Let us know in the comments!


source: Nokia (YouTube)

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Lumia 820
  • Display 4.3 inches 800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera) 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus 1GB RAM
  • Storage 8GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 1650 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 8

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