Good news for Nokia fans in India who were waiting for the new Lumia phones. According to Tech2 the company has sent out official invites for a press event planned for 10 January and the Lumia 920 and 820 will be launched at the event.

The report states that the event will be held in New Delhi with a simulcast press event in Mumbai. The invite comes with the the headline ‘Are you ready to switch?’. Remember Nokia coined #SwitchtoLumia as a hashtag when they had first launched the device in New York.

Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 in this file photo. AFP

Ahead of Nokia’s launch there were rumours that the smartphones would support 9 bands including LTE for high-speed Internet.However according to the latest description for the Lumia 920 from the official Nokia website, it appears that device will support only 8 bands.

The 2600 Mhz band has been taken off description. 4G in India runs on 2300 Mhz while Lumia 920 supports 2100 Mhz.

The Lumia 920 is expected to cost Rs 40,000 while the Lumia 820 could cost Rs 31,000. For all key features of the two smartphones click here.

Publish date: January 8, 2013 4:59 pm| Modified date: January 8, 2013 4:59 pm

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