Nokia is holding its press event in New York City right now, confirming details of the upcoming Lumia 920 Windows Phone, which the company describes as its flagship device for Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 8 operating system.
Features include wireless charging, the ability to recharge via magnetic induction using the Qi wireless power standard. Lumia 920 users will be able to recharge by placing the device on or near a wireless power transmitter.
Nokia also is bringing out an augmented reality experience called City Lens as a native feature of the phone, using the camera to let people view a street scene with information about businesses and other locations laid over the top.
The phone features a screen that Nokia calls PureMotion HD+, which the company describes as better than normal high-definition on a mobile phone.
Running through the features of Windows Phone 8 at the event, Microsoft exec Joe Belfiore confirmed that the new operating system adds the ability to take screen captures on the phone, something that has been missing from the Microsoft operating system.
No word yet on pricing, availability or additional specs for the Lumia 920.
The company also unveiled another Windows Phone Lumia handset, the 820. Details in this news release.
The webcast, which was unavailable at the outset of the event, is now live here.